Three people with paralysis participating in the BrainGate clinical trial, an effort that includes Brown University researchers, chatted with family and friends, shopped online and used other tablet computer applications, all by just thinking about pointing and clicking a mouse.
Three medical and legal scholars discussed the implications of one couple's wrongful death suit seeking compensation for the March 2018 loss at a fertility center of more than 4,000 frozen eggs and embryos.
Four months after Brown agreed to election procedures with graduate student representatives, eligible students voted in favor of unionization in an election managed by the American Arbitration Association.
As part of a New England Journal of Medicine case study series, two doctors present a case study involving a homeless man with schizophrenia and discuss the implications of “demedicalization” of mental illness.
The Diana Nelson and John Atwater Lobby will serve as a convening space in the University’s envisioned performing arts center, and additional funds from the couple will support the Brown Promise and Brown Annual Fund.
One day after the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, a ceremony and panel discussion held on the Brown University campus touched on student veterans’ unique contributions to academia and honored all veterans in the surrounding community.
Four months after Brown agreed to election procedures with Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the American Federation of Teachers, eligible graduate students will vote in an election managed by the American Arbitration Association.
At an event held on Wednesday, Nov. 7, Brown President Christina Paxson was recognized by Providence Business News for creating strategic partnerships aimed at building economic growth in Providence and beyond.
While most college students who drink alcohol don’t intend to drink to the point of blackout, many don’t fully understand the specific behaviors and risk factors associated with alcohol-induced memory loss.
As part of a broader Brown Arts Initiative series on protest, art and activism, the exhibition includes photos and films documenting the Civil Rights Movement, the Texas prison system and undocumented workers from Mexico.
A new $1.5 million federal grant will expand the scope and address gaps in a medication for addiction treatment program that has successfully reduced post-incarceration drug overdose deaths in its initial stages.
Lynch, a climate scientist who is active in environmental policy research, will discuss the implications of the rapidly advancing Anthropocene and the intersection of environmental policy and human rights.
After serving as interim University librarian for three months, and deputy provost for eight years, the historian and higher education leader will transition into key leadership position for Brown’s research and education mission.
Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez and former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele assessed the current state of politics and the prospects for the midterms at a Watson Institute event.
At a Brown University event co-hosted with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, panelists discussed the importance of partnering with community members and first responders and reducing stigma around addiction.
Class of 1991 graduate Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber, sat down with Brown President Christina Paxson to discuss the many dynamics of innovation — and the undergraduate class that impacted him most.
The new catalyst, developed by Brown University researchers, exceeds Department of Energy targets for performing the oxygen reduction reaction, a key step in generating an electric current in a hydrogen fuel cell.
At the forefront of treating opioid dependency, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University received a grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation to conduct a randomized controlled trial of the peer support program.
Working with researchers from Harvard and the U.S. Census Bureau, Brown economics professor John Friedman created a tool that traces the roots of social and economic outcomes to childhood neighborhoods.