Andrew G. Campbell, the 15th dean of the Graduate School: We are deeply committed to the work of broadening participation in higher education and creating a more diverse and inclusive scholarly community.
More than 30 alumni shared insights at GradCON 2019. “Reach out to researchers to learn about their experiences and career paths; talk to people with a variety of titles. Gain strong communication skills in conveying complex research to non-technical audiences by taking opportunities to teach, give talks and write," says Anna Hartley ’13 PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Amazon.
Twelve graduate students explained the importance of their research at the Graduate School’s fourth Research Matters event. Topics ranged from oceans on Mars to creating privacy-preserving tools for blockchain. Read more.
Welcome! The Graduate School's incoming class of almost 800 students enjoyed sessions on thriving at Brown, gender inclusion, advising, wellness, professional development opportunities, as well as a resource fair and campus tours.
Brown’s website on COVID-19 includes details on the University’s actions to protect the health of the campus community and general information about the virus. Also read our FAQs specifically for graduate students.
A team of Brown University physicists, including doctoral Physics student Yiou Zhang, has developed a new type of compact, ultra-sensitive magnetometer. The new device could be useful in a variety of applications involving weak magnetic fields, the researchers say. “Nearly everything around us generates a magnetic field — from our electronic devices to our beating hearts — and we can use those fields to gain information about all these systems,” said Gang Xiao, chair of the Brown Department of Physics. The new device is detailed in a paper published in Applied Physics Letters. Read more.
Mira Nikolova '20 PhD and Abdullah Shihipar '20 MPH will address graduating doctoral and master's students during the Graduate School’s Virtual Degree Conferral ceremony on Sunday, May 24. Learn more about Mira and Abdullah.