May 2nd, 2016 @ 12:15 pm
Dear Leaders, The Advising Team needs your help! The summer is a very busy time for the Dean of the College Office, and we're looking for summer office workers to help us get ready to welcome the Class of 2020 to Brown. The work will be primarily clerical: filing, answering phones,…

April 29th, 2016 @ 08:38 am
Good afternoon, first-year advisors and Meiklejohns,As you know, today marks the first day of Reading Period. Please remind your first-years that Reading Period is optional and at the discretion of the instructor; they should continue to attend any classes that are being held. Featured Question:Q: The year ends in just a…

April 27th, 2016 @ 10:20 am
Join Faculty Advising Fellow Jonathan Conant (HIST) for a Bike Ride on Friday, April 29 (Rain Date: TBD)!Plan to meet at 3:15 pm at Faunce Arch (bring a working bike and a helmet that fits!) and roll out at 3:30 pm. This will be a relaxed-pace ride (all levels welcome!) through the East…

Liberal Learning Goals

Expand your reading skills

Studying written texts, interpreting graphs, and evaluating systems and codes are all forms of analysis that belong to the more general category of "reading." Learning how to read closely makes you aware of the complex nature of expression itself, where the mode of expression is as important as what is expressed. Gaining experience with close reading--across many genres--may be one of the most important things you will learn to do in your four years at Brown.

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