Students report increased trust in the University and knowledge of resources related to sexual and gender-based misconduct, but the prevalence of incidents reported makes clear that sexual assault remains a significant issue at Brown and on campuses nationwide.
With references to Brown’s earlier advocacy on DACA, amicus brief argues that rescinding the program would deprive the nation of the contributions of DACA students, some of the most gifted and motivated young people in the world.
The new book by Brown physicist S. James Gates Jr. and Cathie Pelletier tells the stories of astronomers who worked for a decade to get images of a solar eclipse, which ultimately showed Einstein’s theory of relativity was correct.
In the face of mounting pressure from political leaders, journalists and the public must stay committed to pursuing the truth, urged New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger in a presentation at Brown.
One semester after moving into its new space on campus, the Carney Institute for Brain Science installed three brain-inspired works of art by Brown students — in this Q&A, each student shares the inspiration behind their art.
A free self-guided tour of the Providence neighborhood, created thanks to a partnership between a Brown professor, the city and the Jewelry District Association, features original research conducted by undergraduate students.
Early-career researcher Jessica Plavicki is advancing understanding of how environmental contaminants interfere with heart and brain development — the formidable task of establishing her new lab should prove fruitful for decades to come.
In marking the start of the 2019-20 academic year, President Christina Paxson and Dean of the College Rashid Zia encouraged students to harness the power of the Open Curriculum to become change agents in their communities.
This month, staff members from the Administrative Fellows Program’s second cohort returned from an experiential opportunity in Brazil with new insights on how to achieve a fully diverse and inclusive campus.
A two-day event in early August offered undergraduate researchers from Brown and beyond the chance to showcase findings unearthed and topics investigated in the University’s classrooms and laboratories this summer.
More than 31,000 generous donors contributed $420.6 million to Brown during its Fiscal Year 2019, investing in student success, high-impact scholarship, campus life and many other University initiatives.
Brown’s anchor tenancy in the Wexford Science and Technology building continues University’s commitment to transforming Jewelry District into a hub for technology transfer, entrepreneurship and economic innovation.
An analysis led by Brown sociologist Jayanti Owens found that different treatment of black and white students accounted for half of the racial gap in school suspensions and expulsions among 5- to 9-year-old children.
New research sheds light on the ages of ice deposits reported in the area of the Moon’s south pole — information that could help identify the sources of the deposits and help in planning future human exploration.
Brown University researchers, surgeons from Rhode Island Hospital and private partners will develop and test a device aimed at bridging the gap in neural circuitry created by spinal cord injury, in the hope of restoring muscle control and sensation.
A new study finds that climate has been the dominant controller of wildfire activity in the Sierra Nevada region over the past 1,400 years, suggesting that future climate change is poised to make fires worse.
In a finding that could shed light on tissue formation, wound healing and cancer spread, a new study shows that human cells follow the same rules as non-living particles to form fractal-like branching structures.
Researchers in Brown’s School of Engineering are developing next-generation renewable energy technologies, advancing energy efficiency in computing and finding new ways to detect and clean contaminants in the environment.
Brown researchers are building understanding of the brain, restoring movement for patients with paralysis, unlocking the secrets of devastating diseases and devising new treatments to address brain-related disorders.
With an increased focus on unearthing novel data sources for analysis, Brown’s economics scholars are bringing new insights to complex problems and teaching the next generation of researchers and policymakers to do the same.