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Tyler receives teaching award

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Associate and Professor of Education, Economics, and Public Policy John Tyler was awarded a Brown University Teaching with Technology Model Course Award. The award was presented by Dean of the College Maud Mandel during the Spring University Awards Ceremony.

(Distributed June 23, 2015)

BIARI gathers scholars from Global South

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The seventh annual gathering of the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) included participants selected from the largest ever pool of applicants. The two-week program, hosted by the Watson Institute, brought 155 scholars (of more than 1,100 applicants) from 60 countries in the Global South to Brown University to learn from each other and work towards solving relevant topics around the world. Read more...

(Distributed June 19, 2015)

Restoring the rainforest

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The Atlantic rainforest in Brazil, which is nearly extinct, receives less press than the Amazon but provides a small laboratory context for a restoration and development project being undertaken by PSTC Associate Director and Associate Professor of Sociology Leah VanWey along with a team of American and Brazilian students, postdocs, and faculty. Read more...

(Distributed June 17, 2015)
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