Since 1948, a spirited December event hosted by the Department of Classics has drawn hundreds of audience members from far and wide for performances, readings and carol singalongs in Latin, ancient Greek and Sanskrit.
The Mae Belle Williamson Simmons Diversity Fellowships honor the legacy of a trailblazing Providence native whose lasting impact on the field of child psychology belied a life and career that were cut short.
Logan Powell, the University’s dean of undergraduate admission since 2016, will oversee the College Admission, Financial Aid and Registrar offices in the elevated role of associate provost for enrollment.
At a 15-year anniversary celebration held on Thursday, Nov. 17, Building Futures recognized the University for its long-term partnership in helping hundreds of Rhode Islanders to launch rewarding construction careers.
Brown’s Center for Philosophy, Politics and Economics, a new hub for research, teaching and debate, is blending old and new academic traditions to confront complex social problems facing the world in the 21st century.
The new agreement will create a unified, streamlined approach to administering health and medical research, positioning physicians and scientists to conduct more research to benefit patients and populations.
In a conversation held at the Watson Institute, the director of “Summer of Soul” shared how he resurrected 50-year-old, never-before-seen Harlem concert footage — and revealed what he left on the cutting room floor.
Deepening its economic impact and commitment to supporting construction careers for local residents, Brown signed a labor agreement with the Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council and Building Futures.
The Watson Institute’s expanding Military Fellows program brings U.S. and international defense professionals to Brown for a year of courses, seminars and problem-solving conversations with policymakers and researchers.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Under Secretary of Defense Gilbert Cisneros joined University leaders, student veterans and Brown ROTC students in celebrating the service of the nation’s military members.
At the end of a three-day residency at Brown, bestselling author and Indigenous botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer took part in a panel discussion focused in part on how Indigenous knowledge can help address climate change.
In true testament to the University’s mission to serve the community, the nation and the world, Brown students, faculty and staff are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic on multiple fronts. Explore new research, community impact initiatives, expert perspectives and more.
The new approach effectively delivered anti-cancer drugs across the blood-brain barrier in mice, increasing survival rates and informing a potential pathway for one day treating human patients with brain cancer.
Team from MIT and Brown demonstrates the accuracy and safety of using magnetic sensors to track muscle length during movement, which could make it easier for people with amputations to control prosthetic limbs.
Every two years, a unique gathering connects patients and family members contending with an autism-like condition called Christianson syndrome with brain scientists working to develop therapies and solutions.
A team led by a Brown biologist discovered that the same specialized brain area that helps songbirds learn their songs also exists in woodpeckers, suggesting that the communicative drumming evolved in a similar way.
In a finding that could inform therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, a team of Brown University neuroscientists reports on a mechanism of degeneration for the locus coeruleus region of the brain.
A research team including Brown University faculty and students created a superconducting diode without a magnetic field in multi-layer graphene, a development that could form the basis for future “lossless” electronics.
The study is an example of how brain imaging technology — in this case developed by researchers at Brown University — can be adapted to advance knowledge of brain processes and prompt new questions about behavior.
After surveying thousands of Americans on the COVID-19 vaccine, climate change and other contested issues, scholars found a correlation between how much people think they know and deviation from scientific consensus.
The projects, which address problems ranging from mental health to food security to the impact on K-12 education, will receive $643,029 in research support from a new Peter G. Peterson Foundation fund.
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.