News & Announcements
Brown admits 2,580 to Class of 2019
Brown University has made 2,580 offers of admission for the Class of 2019. The offers made to 1,970 students in Brown's regular decision pool, combined with the more than 600 students offered admission in Brown's early decision program, represents 8.5 percent of the this year's 30,397 applicants. Read more.
Future Journalists Send Dispatches from Nicaragua
A group of ten students recently travelled to Nicaragua for spring break as part of the Watson Institute's International Relations course “International Journalism.” On the trip, students took part in community activities, met with Nicaraguan novelist Sergio Ramírez Mercado, and spent the week reporting on the topic of their choice. Their articles will be published in two major online news outlets. Stephen Kinzer, a former foreign correspondent for the New York Times and journalist in residence at Watson, taught the course and anticipates teaching it again next year. Learn More >
BrownConnect - special synergy in which student talent meets Brown community experience!
President Paxson’s new BrownConnect initiative is off and running—to rave reviews! BrownConnect aims to provide Brown first-year students, sophomores, and juniors increased support for summer internships, research, and funding. Read more.
Young Alumns Honored as Social Innovators
A young woman who invented spiced, compostable paper that keeps food fresh, an 18-year-old who raised $10 million for Hurricane Katrina victims and three Brown alums all share a new honor: inclusion on this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 list for social entrepreneurship. Read more.