• 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.  

  • Empowering Support

    Empowering Support

    "What I like about the five-year guarantee is that it incentivizes collaboration," says Meghan Kallman about doctoral funding at Brown. "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.

  • Becoming a Scholar

    Becoming a Scholar

    “In the last year or two, I realized there might be a handful of people who have as much knowledge as I have on my very specialized area” in the history of photography, says Monica Bravo. She also has developed a teaching portfolio and secured grants. Read more.

  • Open Graduate Education

    Open Graduate Education

    PhD student Adam Nitenson is pursuing an innovation-management master’s degree through the Open Graduate Education program. “I want to strengthen my science communication skills,” says the neuroscience researcher. Read more

  • Research Matters

    Research Matters

    Eric James is immersed in tadpole model research, which shows a link between fetal exposure to an epilepsy drug and autism-like effects. “We can use this to identify biological targets that we can potentially manipulate to effect a rescue,” said the PhD student and lead author of a Journal of Neuroscience paper. Read more. Hear his 5-minute talk.  

  • Global Engagement

    Global Engagement

    Graduate School international travel funds enabled Danielle Boucher (left) and Lauren Combs to conduct research in Colombia this winter. The Urban Education Policy Master’s students focused on federally subsidized career and technical education. Read More.

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News and Announcements

Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program Presents Two Dramatic Works

Look Back in Anger, under the direction of MFA student James D. Palmer and The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, directed by MFA student Caitlin Ryan O’Connell will run through May 3 at the Pell Chafee Performance Center on alternating nights. The shows are adapted from dramatic literature and feature members of the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Acting program. For more information and tickets, visit www.trinityrep.com.

Master’s Student Dialogue Sessions

The Graduate School and the Graduate Student Council (GSC) will begin hosting Master’s Student Dialogue sessions, an occasional and ongoing series of feedback sessions to better understand community needs and foster student representation. The first meeting will be on Tuesday, April 21 at 7 pm in Horace Mann 103. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Sign up and provide feedback

Two PhD Students Win Fulbright Grants

Stephanie Galasso and Brian Horton have been awarded grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for 2015-16. Horton is a third-year doctoral student in Anthropology who will travel to India. He will serve as a volunteer grant writer and researcher for the Humsafar Trust, helping to complete projects and proposals for their research with sexual minorities in Western India. Galasso, a third-year student in German Studies, will be affiliated with the University of Konstanz in Germany. She will explore the instability of the notion of elegy as it appears in German Romantic poetry.