Student, faculty and community artists, violinist Itzhak Perlman and countless other creators will take part in a day of performances, discussion and tours to celebrate the opening of the unique performing arts center in Providence.
Researchers from the Institute for Biology, Engineering and Medicine at Brown will lead an effort with Columbia, Johns Hopkins and Yale to increase the number of faculty from historically underrepresented groups.
“Voices of Mass Incarceration: A Symposium” marked the public opening of an exhibition and John Hay Library collection with conversations, performances and receptions that drew hundreds from across the region and world.
At an anniversary kickoff event, public health faculty, staff and students were joined by government and community leaders in commemorating the school’s 10-year milestone and looking to a future of continued impact.
University leaders hosted a special celebration to recognize key project partners, skilled craft workers who dedicated hundreds of thousands of hours to the planning, design and construction of the state-of-the-art venue.
Providence’s City Plan Commission approved a new Brown Institutional Master Plan, offering a key approval to create laboratory space for cutting-edge life sciences research and a new indoor athletics training facility.
An exhibition and symposium at Brown University will use Abu-Jamal’s writings, correspondence and creative work as the entry point into a larger conversation about the impact of the American carceral system on millions of lives.
A series of detailed landscapes and other nature-inspired prints by regional artist and educator Andrew Nixon, on display at Brown’s Watson Institute, merges the worlds of old-world etching, contemporary digital image-making and traditional printmaking technology.
Speaking to a packed Salomon Center for Teaching hours after a celebratory unveiling of the Simmons Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Simmons spoke about her new memoir and shared advice with students.
With their first day of classes in the books, Brown’s newest students are adjusting to living and learning on College Hill — and a few were willing to share comforts from home that they’d brought along.
Across education, research, community engagement and the economy, Brown University is deeply intertwined with its home city of Providence, Rhode Island. From improving medical care and public health, to supporting local schools and fueling the regional economy, Brown’s commitment to the success of the local community is reflected in many ways.
The hydrogel is designed to balance pH levels in a malignant tumor and act as a delivery system for one of the most effective cancer fighting drugs, potentially addressing critical problems faced in current cancer treatment.
The same blood biomarker that signifies Alzheimer’s disease is also a driver of the life-threatening pregnancy condition of preeclampsia, a finding that has important implications for diagnosis and treatment.
A study led by Brown University scientists begins to address a longstanding question in condensed matter physics on whether disorder mimics or destroys the quantum liquid state in a prominent compound.
Using a brain-computer interface, a clinical trial participant who lost the ability to speak was able to create text on a computer at rates that approach the speed of regular speech just by thinking of saying the words.
A team of Brown-led engineers show that a sphere held almost completely under flowing water induces drag forces several times greater than if it were fully submerged, detailing new and interesting physics of drag resistance.
A new in-depth analysis of sea ice motion in the fastest-warming part of the globe shows how Arctic Ocean sea ice responds to different ocean currents and reveals that the seafloor plays a crucial role.
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.