In her annual Commencement address, Brown University President Christina H. Paxson asked the Class of 2023 to bring a “discerning humanistic lens” to everything they do, particularly in a technology-dominated world.
In a sunshine-filled Commencement celebration on the College Green, graduates Kailiang Fu and Margherita Micaletti-Hinojal addressed their peers, family members and friends, offering advice as they forge into the future.
Seniors who will graduate with the Class of 2023 celebrated the Baccalaureate with joyful performances, faith traditions from across the globe, and remarks that encouraged graduates to put action behind ideas.
Co-authored by a Brown economist, the study found that over the last three generations, Christian children have surpassed their parents’ level of education at a much higher rate than Muslim and traditionalist children in Africa.
The teams were among 28 selected this year through DEPSCoR, which is designed to strengthen basic research infrastructure at higher education institutions and propel forward science in areas important to U.S. defense.
Wendy Wallace will work to grow and strengthen the University’s local impact initiatives, while Nick Figueroa oversees the soon-to-launch Brown Collegiate Scholars Program for Providence public school students.
A study led by Brown University researchers found that a low-impact, meditative movement program involving qigong was as effective as more standard exercise programs in improving cancer-related fatigue.
From University spending on goods and services to help make events happen, to travel spending by the tens of thousands who visit Providence to stay, dine and shop, the weekend energizes many Rhode Island businesses.
Disbursements from the Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence will strengthen libraries at nine PPSD high schools and enable local middle schoolers to decide how their school spends $100,000.
By observing spin structure in “magic-angle” graphene, a team of scientists led by Brown University researchers have found a workaround for a long-standing roadblock in the field of two-dimensional electronics.
Lemley lecture series guest and alumnus Dr. Arthur Horwich discussed how medical school at Brown sparked a passion for basic science and medicine, a combination that has led to discoveries of significance to Alzheimer’s and more.
Launching with the opening of the Lindemann Performing Arts Center in October 2023, the IGNITE series will include performances, exhibitions and events that demonstrate how art can be a powerful vehicle for change.
Brown community members read passages from “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison, a novel banned in school libraries across multiple states, to show support for educators resisting a growing number of censorship efforts.
Commitment to equal opportunity prompts analysis that finds no gender-based differences between men and women faculty in some areas at Brown, and others where the University must take steps to improve.
Researchers from Brown and Rhode Island Hospital are working with Rhode Island community members to understand how apps, monitors and other emerging technologies can help prevent opioid overdose deaths.
For a decade, a committee of faculty, students and staff has brought more than 40 diverse exhibitions to Brown’s Watson Institute, amplifying the institute’s mission of promoting a just and peaceful world.
Thanks to the popularity of new AI-powered chatbots and technology, Brown alumni Aaron Gokaslan and Vanya Cohen are seeing newfound interest in their dataset replicating OpenAI’s language processing model GPT-2.
In an essay titled ‘The gravest threats to campus speech come from the state, not the students,’ Christina H. Paxson says those who try to ban the advancement of knowledge will find themselves ‘on the wrong side of history.’
Kim Cobb, a Brown University professor and director of the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, spoke about the need to act on climate change, urging that action must be taken collaboratively and equitably.
The 13 signatories, including Brown’s Christina H. Paxson and Tejal Desai, call on universities to help meet the U.S. Commerce Secretary’s semiconductor workforce goals by preparing more women, people of color to enter the field.
A team of Brown University researchers created a solution to a nanoscale resolution challenge that has for decades limited the study of materials that could lead to more energy efficient semiconductors and electronics.