Monday, April 7:
Event: BuDS Commencement Information Session
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: Faunce Underground
If you’re hoping to stay and enjoy the activities of Commencement, BuDS is hiring students to help out for the whole week. Interested? For more information, check out one of BuDS’s mandatory information sessions in the upcoming weeks. Consult their Facebook page here for the time and locations of the other sessions.
Event: Creative Mind Lecture: Fahrenheit 212
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center
This year’s last Creative Mind Lecture will feature Fahrenheit 212, an innovation consulting firm that “helps grow client business by identifying, developing, designing and implementing profitable new products and services.” Two members of F212’s multidisciplinary team, Nithya George and Sandra Steving Villegas, will share their experiences, more information about F212, and case studies of successful innovative projects.
Tuesday, April 8:
Event: Senior Gift: FREE Spring Weekend Tanks
Time: 11:00 a.m.. – 2 p.m.
Location: JWW Lobby
Seniors, if you make your contribution to the Senior Class Gift before this week, you can come pick up a free Spring Weekend tank top! You can pick up a tank on Tuesday or Wednesday in JWW lobby. Need directions for giving a gift? They’re all laid out here.
Event: Assembling the Dinosaur
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Location: Faunce Memorial Room 229
Join the Science and Society DUG for a presentation by History Professor Lukas Rieppel on the late-19th century emergence of dinosaurs as “the most visible and sought-after display objects in American natural history museums.” This event is open to the public, and free Kabob and Curry will be served.
Event: “We The Corporation”: The Ethics of Managing a Billion Dollar University Budget
Time: 5-6 p.m.
Location: MacMillan 117
This panel and discussion hosted by The Janus Forum will address policies and issues of Brown’s budgetary planning and spending. The event will begin with moderated questions for the varied panelists and will continue with an open Q&A with the audience.
Wednesday, April 9:
Event: SEEED on the Greeen
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Main Green
Come out to the Main Green on Wednesday to share what inspires you and to find out more about this year’s SEEED conference! This SEEED Summit, to be held at Brown on April 25-26, “is the first national conference to focus on what is needed to build an effective social enterprise ecosystem that can drive economic development.”
Event: Brown’s Finest
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Sayles Hall
Formerly “Mr. and Ms. Brown,” “Brown’s Finest” is a Class Board event that will feature student-body nominated candidates showcasing their talents and competing for the title of “Brown’s Finest.” Faculty judges will include Barrett Hazeltine, Fiery Cushman, Sarah Taylor, and Michael Paradiso.
Thursday, April 10:
Event: SPEC Carnival 2014
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Main Green
Don’t miss SPEC’s annual Carnival! One of the highlights of Spring Week, the carnival will, as always, offer all of your favorite treats (cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn), rides (mechanical bull) and games (pedestal joust, bouncy obstacle course). Student performances and a DJ will also be featured. If you plan on participating in any of the activities, don’t forget to sign a waiver! Check back on SPEC’s Facebook page later in the week for more information.
Event: Pride Prom: Sec’s and Exec’s
Time: 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Location: Kasper Multipurpose Room
Step into Pride Prom’s office with this year’s “Sec’s and Exec’s.” Pride Prom “is an affirming space for queer students, recognizing that some students were not out in high school and may not have been comfortable attending their high school prom.” All students welcome!
Friday, April 11:
Event: Breakfast at Midnight
Time: 11:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
Location: Alumnae Hall
The Brown University Class Board brings you the second annual Breakfast at Midnight! You know you’ll work up an appetite during Friday night’s concert, so head to Alumnae Hall for this free feasting event when Diplo leaves the stage.
Saturday, April 12:
Event: Fratty in the Ratty
Time: 7:45 p.m.-11 p.m.
Location: The Ratty
After Saturday’s concert,
sprint make your way to the Ratty for your favorite dining hall grub and fratty table dancing. The Greek Council’s annual event never disappoints, but prepare yourselves for the stampede that will inevitably ensue.