News from Brown University
February 14, 2013
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Brown creates School of Public Health

The Corporation of Brown University has approved creation of a School of Public Health in July. The new school will allow Brown's already strong research and teaching in public health to expand ... Read More


Financial aid budget grows 5.6% for FY14

The Corporation of Brown University has approved a total operating budget of $902 million for the 2014 fiscal year, including the use of $4.4 million from University reserves to balance revenue with ... Read More


All-female DIVA Jazz Orchestra visits Brown

The Brown University Department of Music will host the acclaimed all-female DIVA Jazz Orchestra for a four-day residency that will include a series of public events, including panel discussions, ... Read More


Study in mice yields Angelman advance

In a new study in mice, a scientific collaboration centered at Brown lays out in unprecedented detail a neurological signaling breakdown in Angelman syndrome, a disorder that affects thousands ... Read More


A neural basis for benefits of meditation

Mindfulness meditation training in awareness of present moment experience, such as body and breath sensations, prevents depression and reduces distress in chronic pain. In a new paper, Brown ... Read More

Brown in the News

Wed 13 Feb

The New York Times

Ted Widmer op-ed: From Obama, a proudly liberal message

Sat 9 Feb

NBC News

Brown research: Salty Antarctic pond may hold clues to water on Mars

Fri 8 Feb

The New York Times

Brown research urges aging easy riders beware

Thu 7 Feb

ABC News

Brian Silver on stroke and suicide risk

Thu 14 Feb

Inside Higher Ed

Academic Minute with Corey Brettschneider

Mon 11 Feb

Publishers Weekly

Smuggler Nation: One of the week's best books

Sun 10 Feb

USA Today

Kali Thomas on Meals on Wheels spending cuts

Wed 6 Feb

Pink News (U.K.)

Brown research: The price for reducing HIV risk

Tue 12 Feb

The New York Times

College Health Plans Respond as Transgender Students Gain Visibility

Wed 13 Feb

Los Angeles Times

Advice for MFA applicants, from Brian Evenson

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