• Shared Space

    Shared Space

    A quarter of Brown’s students are PhD and master’s candidates. The scale and culture of the University encourage close mentoring at all levels.  

  • Master's Studies

    Master's Studies

    Nearly 700 students are enrolled in Brown's 27 master's programs. Pictured here: Jing Li (American Studies), Ijeoma Azodo, MD (Clinical and Translational Research) and Oliver Strand (Literary Arts). 

  • Research Matters!

    Research Matters!

    Celebrating 125 of graduate study at Brown, eight graduate students and two alumni gave brief talks at this Fall Weekend event on "why my research matters." Topics ranged from teaching citizenship to what medical history tells us about broken hearts. Watch the videos.

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Can the Wave Function of an Electron be Divided and Trapped?

The electron wave function:

Electrons are elementary particles — indivisible, unbreakable. But new research from Humphrey Maris, professor of physics and Zhuolin Xie doctoral student in Physics suggests the electron's quantum state — the electron wave function — can be separated into many parts. That has some strange implications for the theory of quantum mechanics.

Hamlet Opens at Trinity Rep with MFA Acting Students

Performed and directed by Brown/Trinity Rep MFA students, Hamlet opens this week at Pell Chafee Performance Center. Hamlet is the story of a young man who returns home from school only to only to discover that nothing is as he remembers. Brown/Trinity MFA student James D. Palmer directs the show. MFA cast members include: Ashley Monique Butler, Nicole Davis, Jessica Ko, Timothy N. Kopacz, Olivia Khoshatefeh, Dennis Kozee, Joshua Lomeli, Peter Martin, Anna Miles, George Olesky, Lee Osorio, Griffin Sharps, Kyle Vincent Terry and Alex Woodruff.

Neuroscience Student Wins Award at SACNAS Conference

Eric James, doctoral candidate in Neuroscience won the best oral presentation award in neuroscience at the 2014 Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Meeting in Los Angeles, CA in mid-October.