New food security and research funding initiatives will augment the many ways in which Brown students, faculty and staff are already supporting the University’s home city and state during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor and Chair of Political Science Wendy Schiller weighed in on how COVID-19 is changing the Democratic primaries — and how the fallout could change people’s minds in November’s presidential election.
Dr. Jim Yong Kim and Dr. Ashish Jha joined Brown President Christina H. Paxson to debate solutions for ending the coronavirus pandemic, restoring economies and anticipating COVID-19’s impact on higher education.
To meet the unique needs of a class admitted during the COVID-19 crisis, the University has launched a virtual campus visit platform that will enable students to interact with Brown community members as they make decisions on enrollment.
Dr. Jud Brewer, director of research and innovation at Brown’s Mindfulness Center, explains how practicing mindfulness can curb the spread of coronavirus anxiety in individuals’ personal lives and social circles.
Researchers have been searching for Sak Tz’i’, an important city from the ancient Maya civilization, since 1994; thanks in part to Brown anthropologists, they now have physical evidence that it existed.
Three graduate students in archaeology worked with the Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission in Newport, Rhode Island, to create an interactive map of God’s Little Acre, one of the oldest African and African American burial grounds in the country.
With soon-to-graduate students from the Warren Alpert Medical School placing in medical residency programs across the country, Match Day was a time to celebrate, even without the ability to convene in person.
Dr. Megan Ranney, an associate professor of emergency medicine and health services, policy and practice at Brown, coauthored recommendations detailing a set of public health and financial measures to combat the historic health crisis.
Brown President Christina H. Paxson wrote to students, faculty, staff, parents and alumni on March 17 about maintaining a strong sense of community, even in the face of COVID-19’s impact on campus and beyond.
A study provides new details about the collective motion of individual agents in a liquid-crystal-like system, which could help in better understanding bacterial colonies, structures and systems in the human body, and other forms of active matter.
At Brown, first-year student Chance Emerson finds opportunity to explore wide-ranging academic interests and pursue musical collaborations while perfecting his first full-length album, “The Raspberry Men.”
President Christina H. Paxson wrote to the campus community on March 4 with an update on Brown’s efforts to confront climate change through net-zero GHG initiatives, halting investments in fossil fuel extraction in the University’s endowment and other efforts.