Join Rory Summers, Woods Hole SEA Admissions Counselor, as she shares information about SEA Semester, the leading off-campus Environmental Studies program focused on the oceans. SEA programs incorporate a traditional academic experience on shore and a field-based learning component at sea aboard one of our two tall ship sailing research vessels.
Ever been bothered by an ultra-slow download? How about a phone that won’t stay charged or a cracked touchscreen? Imagine you were stranded on an island with nothing to drink. Graphene, a Nobel winning supermaterial, has the potential to solve these problems. (Distributed August 13, 2014)
Light passing through any transparent material is assigned an Abbe Value, a mathematical number expressing how much light is dispersed upon passing through a material with a particular refractive index. Working with the Abbe Value and the ensuing quality of light, Dispersion becomes three things at once: a lens projecting and bending light, a filter changing the color and pattern and an object that redefines the space through its towering presence. As the light shines through the antique glass a stage set is born. (Distributed June 19, 2014)
The Health Careers Peer Advisors (HCPAs) are experienced health careers students who are available to provide advice to their fellow students about the intricacies of pre-health and medicine studies at Brown. The HCPAs hold weekly peer advising hours in Sci-Li 303 and take a leading role in organizing two events per semester to address the needs of First-Year and Sophomore students interested in the health professions. (Distributed April 22, 2014)