Celebration of Engaged Scholars at Brown

On Wednesday, April 15, students, faculty, staff, and administrators came together in Petteruti Lounge to welcome the first class of more than 60 Engaged Scholars at Brown. The event also served to launch the new Engaged Scholars Program in five pilot departments: Anthropology, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Public Policy, and Theater Arts and Performing Studies.

(Distributed April 17, 2015)

Social Justice Immersion Program Hits Close To Home

Swearer Center’s Winter Break Projects fosters students’ connections to local communities:


While some students relaxed at home over winter break, 35 social action-minded undergraduates spent a week living in a church in downtown Providence as part of the Winter Break Projects, a program run by the Swearer Center for Public Service. Participants broke off into five smaller groups that each focused on a specific issue in Rhode Island, including homelessness, environmental justice, health care, refugee communities and education.

(Distributed January 23, 2015)
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