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.
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.
From U.S. News and World Report to Forbes and Princeton Review, Brown placed among top universities based on its distinctive student experience, high-impact teaching and research, and inclusive community.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Brown’s Opening Convocation brought moments of celebration, levity and poignancy, as University leaders upheld their commitment to advancing diversity on campus and urged students to continue fighting for sustainable climate solutions.
As part of an annual excursion geared toward incoming graduate students in Brown’s Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, about 20 students joined Brown faculty on a Save the Bay tour.
Deepening the University’s legacy of student-centered learning, the center will expand career advising, resources, programs and partnerships to position students to achieve successful lives and careers.
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.
Offered by the school in partnership with Brown University’s Swearer Center, a five-week summer camp at William D’Abate Elementary School in Providence bolsters learning opportunities outside of the school year.
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.
SBUDNIC, built by an academically diverse team of students, was confirmed to have successfully reentered Earth’s atmosphere in August, demonstrating a practical, low-cost method to cut down on space debris.
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.
In a new fluid biomarkers laboratory at Brown’s Carney Institute for Brain Science, researchers study blood samples for biological signals of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, expanding the possibilities of brain research.