• Campus Culture

    Campus Culture

    Graduate students make up a quarter of Brown’s student population. Learn about our culture, distinctive 
    opportunities, and academic programs. Read about initiatives in doctoral education and support.

  • Master's Education

    Master's Education

    Brown offers 32 master's programs, ranging from Data Science to Public Health. Learn about the academic programs

  • Leadership

    Leadership

    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. 

  • International Orientation 2018

    International Orientation 2018

    International graduate students complete a two-day orientation featuring sessions on academic life and resources, wellness, intercultural communication, campus tours and more. Over 300 new international graduate students from almost 50 countries begin their studies this fall.

  • Research Matters!

    Research Matters!

    Eleven graduate students explained the importance of their research at the Graduate School’s third Research Matters! event. Topics ranged from preventing arthritis to nostalgic narratives of the South. Read more.

  • Summer Research

    Summer Research

    More than 350 doctoral and master’s students received funding for research and conference travel this summer. Graduate students share images from around the globe: California, Pennsylvania and Tampa to London, France and India. Learn more about Research, International and Conference travel grants.

  • Open Graduate Education

    Open Graduate Education

    Samantha Lash, a PhD student in Archeology, is pursuing a master’s in Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences through the Open Graduate Education program. This unique combination is opening doors and catalyzing connections that may have not been otherwise possible, she says. Read more.

  • Graduate Student of Color Orientation 2018

    Graduate Student of Color Orientation 2018

    President Christina Paxson greets new students at the second annual Graduate Student of Color Orientation. 

  • Orientation 2018

    Orientation 2018

    New graduate students meet at the Resource Fair, where more than 40 Brown offices, associations and groups presented information about services and activities available to doctoral and master's students.

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News and Announcements

Child Care Subsidy Applications Available for 2019

Human Resources is now accepting Child Care Subsidy applications for calendar year 2019. Eligible graduate students should submit applications by October 16, 2018. Learn more about the program and apply

The subsidy helps students pay for child care expenses by granting awards up to $4,000 a year. Eligibility requirements include a total household adjusted gross income of less than or equal to $100,000 per year. The subsidy covers child care for dependents between the ages of 0 to 6 and will vary from family to family and year to year depending on a family's financial need and a range of other factors.

Diversity Preview Day for PhD Students

Prospective graduate students from diverse backgrounds with an interest in pursing a PhD are invited to visit campus October 28-29 to explore academic, social and professional opportunities at Brown. There will be opportunities to meet faculty, deans and current doctoral candidates, as well as tour campus and learn about Graduate School diversity initiatives. Priority will be given to recent graduates and current seniors who anticipate applying for fall of 2019. Associated expenses, including accommodations, meals and travel (up to $600) will be covered. Apply by September 19. Applications: Humanities & Social Sciences | Life & Physical Sciences

Swearer Center New Student Learning Communities

The Swearer Center is offering five learning communities for faculty and graduate students holding an instructor role with Brown undergraduates. Join a small group of colleagues discussing key themes, best practices and their own experiences and questions related to community-engaged teaching and research; specific topics including community-engaged research, developing effective K-12 partnerships and creating a community-engaged course. Application deadline is September 17, 2018. Learn more.

Register for Teaching Intensive Institutions Workshop

A free workshop on September 28 is open to all Brown PhD students who may be interested in careers at teaching intensive institutions. The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Westfield State University. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from and network with faculty and deans from a range of teaching-intensive institutions across the New England region. They will be available to review and offer advice on CVs and cover letters as well. Learn more and register.