Brown University moves to remote learning

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PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) – Brown University announced on their website that they will be making adjustments based on evolving information about the spread of COVID-19.

One of the listed adjustments is moving academic instruction for undergraduates to online learning, effective March 30.

The university said that undergraduate students who live on-campus or Brown-owned properties must vacate their residences no late than March 22 and complete the semester either at home or in an alternate location.

Classes at Brown will be canceled for the week of March 16 so instructors and other members of the faculty can prepare to transition courses to remote learning.

According to the university, all but most of the essential events have been canceled, and all University-sponsored travel both international and domestic has been suspended,

Brown university wants residents of the state to know that there are no confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19 on the Brown campus.

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