• 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.

  • 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.

  • GradCON 2019

    GradCON 2019

    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.

  • Research Matters!

    Research Matters!

    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.

  • Orientation 2019

    Orientation 2019

    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.

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News and Announcements

Youn Receives American Lung Association Grant

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Doctoral candidate Bora Youn has been awarded a Lung Health Dissertation Grant from the American Lung Association to investigate a new treatment approach for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in the elderly. Youn will study the real-world impact of treatments such as novel chemotherapies, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies. She aims to examine the patterns of use, survival, and cost of treatments that are commonly used for advanced lung cancer patients receiving care in routine oncology practice. She hopes to generate important evidence on the expected clinical and financial impact of common treatment options and enable patients and providers make informed decisions, and advance evidence-based cancer care.

Third-Year MFA Student, Carlo Directs FADE at Trinity Rep

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FADE, a behind-the-scenes dramatic comedy, is directed by Tatyana-Marie Carlo, a third year MFA Directing candidate. She has directed a diverse body of work including: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis, She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, and Commedia de las Equivocaciónes, a bilingual Spanish/English adaptation by Kufa Castro of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. During her time in Providence, Carlo has worked closely with Trinity Rep and the Rhode Island Latino Arts on their Teatro en el Verano (Theatre in the Summer) bilingual adaptations of Shakespeare plays. Most recently Tatyana was named the 2019 Matt Harris Directing Fellow at Williamstown Theater Festival.

FADE features guest artist Elia Saldana as Lucia, a Mexican-born novelist who just accepted her first job writing for television and resident acting company member and alum Daniel Duque-Estrada '13 MFA as Abel, an ex-Marine working as a janitor. The show runs December 5, 2019 – January 5, 2020. Learn more.

Shamara Alhassan ’19 PhD Wins Book Prize

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Shamara Alhassan ’19 PhD has been awarded the National Women's Studies Association/University of Illinois Press First Book Prize for 2019. The prize is awarded for cutting-edge intersectional feminist scholarship that offers new perspectives on issues central to women’s and gender studies; recipients receive a book contract with University of Illinois Press.

“Winning this Prize is a testament to the importance of Rastafari women's intellectual contributions to Rastafari studies, Africana studies, religious studies, and women's studies,” says Alhassan. She receives the award for her book manuscript, Re-Membering the Maternal Goddess: Rastafari Women's Intellectual History and Activism in the Pan-African World." Read more.