• 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.

  • Empowering Support

    Empowering Support

    'What I like about the five-year guarantee is that it incentivizes collaboration,’ says Meghan Kallman, a Brown PhD candidate in Sociology. ‘The guarantee also meant I could take intellectual risks and try out new ideas.’ Read More.

  • Effective Mentoring

    Effective Mentoring

    Stuart Geman "changed my perspective on thinking and learning," says Guangyao  Zhou, a PhD candidate in Applied Mathematics, about his advisor. “Stu cares about the problem and not just the statistical methods. He always learns about the problem first.” Read More.

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News and Announcements

Career Week: Experts, Alumni Provide Tips to Students

Graduate career week is underway, with talks by experts such as Professor Barbara Tannenbaum, speaking on Effective Communication for Career Success. Thirty graduate alumni will participate in the Graduate Career Options Conference on Satuday. Coming from around the nation and Mexico, the alumni will share lessons learned in a wide variety of careers and also attend a networking luncheon sponsored by the Brown Annual Fund.

Moorefield Wins Wolf Prize

Bryan Moorefield:

Anthropology doctoral student Bryan Moorefield has won the Eric. R. Wolf Prize for a paper on Mexican guest workers in the Florida citrus industry. The essay will be published in Anthropology of Work Review, a journal of the American Anthropological Association. His paper titled Exceptional Protections: Contracts, Temporality, and Mexican Guestworkers.

Keep Calm and Thrive: Session on Healthy Habits

The second session of the five-part Wellness Series for Graduate Students is on healthy habits in everyday life to help you to reach your academic goals. The 45-minute presentation by Sherri Nelson, Director of Counseling & Psychological Services, and Erin Lane-Aaronian PhD, Psychotherapist will be held on November 19 at 6 pm in the Faunce Memorial Room, 2nd floor of the Robert Center. Learn more.