In a message to the Brown community, University President Christina Paxson shared comments she sent to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos regarding proposed changes to the way schools handle sexual misconduct complaints.
Chris Horvat, a postdoctoral scholar whose regular research on polar ice floes is temporarily derailed by the government shutdown, is using a strange ice disk (and internet sensation) as a research analog for sea ice.
A letter to Brown students, faculty and staff shared news of a tragic car accident that claimed the life of Class of 2018 alumna and current graduate student Maryori Conde; three others affiliated with the Brown community were injured.
A new Brown initiative with Constellation and Energy Development Partners will transform a former gravel pit in North Kingstown into Rhode Island’s highest-capacity contiguous solar generation project.
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.
Brown President Christina Paxson emphasized the need for collaboration in a conversation with fellow Rhode Island college and university presidents about approaches to meeting students’ mental health needs.
With generous support from the family of Duncan MacMillan and from Barry Sternlicht and Mimi Reichert Sternlicht, and with architect selection underway, the University’s vision for an integrated, state-of-the-art health and wellness center and residence hall is on a path toward realization.
A new study in mice unveils the role of vitamin A in immune system regulation, a finding that could assist in developing treatments for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases as well as vitamin A deficiency.
As Care New England, Brigham Health and Partners HealthCare begin state regulatory process, Brown’s Warren Alpert Medical School to become the affiliation's primary academic research and teaching institution of record.
Brown University researchers have assembled two massive arrays of photomultiplier tubes, powerful light sensors that will serve as the "eyes" for the LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter detector, which will start its search for dark matter particles in 2020.
In a move that will create a unified location for Brown’s Department of History and free a site on The Walk for future development, the 446-ton building began its westbound journey on steerable dollies on Monday, Dec. 17.
With three decades of experience leading digital transformation in higher education, Thirsk will lead all digital strategy and technology platforms to support education, research and business operations at Brown.
Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician and Brown faculty member, authored a New England Journal of Medicine editorial asserting that firearm safety is, in fact, in the lane of health care professionals.
A course titled “1968: A Year in Review,” taught by Francoise Hamlin, offers global context to the 1968 Black Student Walkout, which spurred a greater commitment to enrolling and supporting black students at Brown.
An impressive resume of journalistic pursuits, including stories published in the New York Times, earned Katrina Northrop the award to pursue a master’s degree at one of China’s most acclaimed universities.
With a new five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Central Nervous System Function will launch five research projects and develop new analysis tools to advance brain science at Brown.