• 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.

  • Mentoring


    Megan Creighton, who is studying the impact of nanomaterials on human health and the environment, enjoys mentoring undergrads. She gives them space to figure it out for themselves while being approachable. “You get to be part of them becoming engineers.”

  • International Resources

    International Resources

    As part of her dissertation in Archaeology, Müge Durusu-Tanriöver focuses on the pottery traditions of the Hittite Empire. She used a Graduate School summer research grant to access the collections at the British Institute at Ankara. 


  • Orientation 2014

    Orientation 2014

    New graduate students converse on the main green outside the Resource Fair, where 40 Brown offices, associations, and groups presented information about services and activities available to doctoral and master's students.

  • 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). 

  • Advice for New Students

    Advice for New Students

    Open your mind, and be active in your department, counsels Julia Troche, an advanced candidate in the Egyptology program. “Make a name for yourself.”

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News and Announcements

Walton Named GS Title IX Coordinator

Associate Dean Brian Walton has been named Title IX Coordinator at the Graduate School. In this capacity, he is coordinating with the Office of Institutional Diversity and the Office of Campus Life and Student Services. He will, upon appointment, work with a full-time Title IX program officer for the University. 

Google SVP Sridhar Ramaswamy PhD ‘95 Speaks at IT Lecture

Brown alum and Google Senior Vice President of Advertising and Commerce,  Sridhar Ramaswamy PhD ‘95, will kick off Computer Science's Leaders Lecture Series today at 4 in CIT 368. He reviews his career and the path that led him from Brown to Google and his return as an honored guest to deliver the lecture F1: A Distributed Database That Scales.

Research Matters! Graduate & Alumni Talks

Join the Graduate School on September 27 at 3 p.m. for Research Matters, a Graduate School symposium celebrating new ideas and discoveries. Eight graduate students and two alumni will give brief talks for a general audience on why their research matters. The event is part of the University's 250th Anniversary Fall Celebration.  The speakers were chosen after September 4 talks by semifinalists. Learn more.