• 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 31 master's programs, ranging from Literary Arts to Computer Science. Hear from 2015-16 students about their goals and development. Learn about the academic programsPictured: Master's students Brandon Armstead, Yangnaihui Feng, and Khaled Almilaji. 

  • Leadership

    Leadership

    Dean Andrew G. Campbell embarked on an outreach campaign in the early days of his appointment to create the Graduate School's strategic plan. He and Associate Deans held student input sessions in September. See details.  

  • Research Opportunities

    Research Opportunities

    'If you think of yourself solely as either a scientist or an engineer, you can get trapped in a certain way of thinking,' says PhD student Tess Caswell, who attended a mission-planning bootcamp. 'But if you want to fly a spacecraft to other planets, you have to wear both hats.' Read more.

  • Opening Pathways

    Opening Pathways

    William Jordan overcame odds to study at Brown. The PhD student hopes to inspire others to pursue science. He has won two competitive awards this year. Read more.

  • Research Matters!

    Research Matters!

    Nine graduate students and a postdoc explained the importance of their research at the Graduate School’s second Research Matters! event. Topics ranged from ways to improve lithium-ion batteries to how social media can help protect cultural heritage. Read more  or watch the videos.

  • GradCON 2016

    GradCON 2016

    Alumni shared insights at the Graduate Student Career Options Conference. "You know way more than you think you do, and your value is much higher than you realize," says Michael Siegel ’10 PhD (at right), Special Assistant to the President of RISD.

  • Building Community

    Building Community

    Maria Ortega, the graduate student coordinator at the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center, says students are affirmed and have a home away from home. Read more.

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News and Announcements

B-LAB Info Session Set for Dec. 7

Graduate students are invited to register and attend a Breakthrough Lab (B-LAB) information session on Wednesday, December 7, from 6:30 - 7:30 pm in Wilson Hall 309. Food will be served and past participants of this summer intensive program will speak. B-LAB enables students to develop high-impact ventures and provides critical resources, mentoring, networking, and a final venture showcase.

Call for Applications: Interdisciplinary Opportunities

Advanced PhD students in the humanities and social sciences are invited to apply for interdisciplinary opportunities at more than a dozen centers and institutes at Brown University. Those who will be in their 5th or 6th year of doctoral study at Brown University in 2017-2018 are eligible to apply. Support will be offered to up to 16 candidates, who will engage in the activities of these centers and institutes and benefit from enhanced professional development and mentorship in 2017-2018. The application deadline is January 30, 2017.

MFA Students Stage 'We Go Round and Round'

Running December 1-10 at the Pell Chafee Performance Center, We Go Round and Round stars all Brown/Trinity Rep MFA students. The play is an interpretation of Arthur Schnitzler’s play, La Ronde, and is the story of how paramours meet, part, and fall in and out of love through different decades. Student actors include: Julia Atwood, Sinan Eczacibasi, Alexis Green, Gwen Kingston, Marina Morrissey, Laura Lyman Payne, David Samuel, Ashley Teague, Will Turner, Alec J. Weinberg and Brad Wilson. For more information, visit trinityrep.com.

Entrepreneurship Conference Features Students

The conference on "Entrepreneurship at the Intersection of Diversity and Inequality" features four graduate students. Nicole Aimua, Hannah Marshall, Krystal Sarcone, and Julian Saporiti will present their scholarship at the December 5 event, which is hosted by the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, with the sponsorship of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the School of Public Health, the Sociology Department, and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy. Register to attend; seating is limited. Read more.