The Rosenberger Medal has been awarded just 31 times since its establishment in 1919 to a distinguished group of individuals who include among them Nobel laureates, university presidents and chancellors, and esteemed public servants.
As alumni returned to campus and thousands of new graduates prepared to receive their degrees and begin the next chapter of their lives, the Brown community dedicated a student-designed sundial sculpture named ‘Infinite Possibility.’
In the six months since it opened its doors, the new Watson Institute building has become a prime destination on campus and supported an equally ambitious programmatic expansion underway at the institute.
As college students across the nation contend with challenges accessing healthy, affordable food, the University will provide meals during spring break at no additional cost and require all sophomores to enroll in meal plans.
After a series of investments in academic departments, the University will offer new concentration tracks in business economics and organizational studies as well as a new undergraduate certificate in entrepreneurship.
In the three years since launching its strategic action plan, Brown has boosted student, faculty and staff diversity and implemented a wide range of initiatives in support of diversity and inclusion on campus.
Open Curriculum at 50 anniversary kick-off event on May 7 will commemorate a pivotal moment in Brown’s history and begin a 12-month community exploration of the University’s distinctive, student-centered curriculum.
The new initiative at Brown — spearheaded by a master of public health student — will formalize collaboration among faculty and students who are conducting research on health outcomes of Filipinos and Filipino Americans.
After a successful pilot with high-need students, Brown will expand textbook and course materials program to first-year students receiving University scholarship funds and undergraduates who have a $0 parent contribution.
As envisioned, the state-of-the-art center will provide teams with a central space for training, practice and competition — amplifying the student-athlete experience and advancing teams’ ability to succeed at the highest level.
A partnership between Brown and I.E. University, the 10th annual “Reinventing Higher Education” conference convened 37 international opinion leaders from higher education and the private sector to discuss educating and managing the global workforce of the future.
Working with a Brown University faculty member, an undergraduate student developed an algorithm that enables robots to reproduce human-like pen strokes just by looking at images of handwriting or sketches.
In a finding that is soon to be ground-truthed by NASA’s next Mars rover, Brown University researchers show that a Martian mineral deposit was likely formed by ashfall from ancient volcanic explosions.
In a study of 200 years of pre-industrial Quebecois genealogical history, researchers at Brown found that fertility-related changes in natural selection during the pre-industrial era paved the way for economic and technological progress.
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.