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.
During a keynote event at the annual meeting of the National Association for Business Economics, Brown President Christina Paxson emphasized the need for leaders to make clear the economic and societal benefits of college degrees.
Presented by the University’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, “Unfinished Business: The Long Civil Rights Movement” will examine the black political organizing tradition in the struggle for equal rights.
More than 30 years ago, Brown established the Swearer Center, one of the first campus-based public service centers in the nation. Mathew Johnson, the Swearer Center’s executive director, reflects on its rich tradition of community partnerships and the crucial role that engaged scholarship continues to play in learning and research at Brown.
A new study shows that the breakdown of water molecules trapped in ancient Martian rocks likely produced enough chemical energy to sustain microorganisms for hundreds of millions of years beneath the Red Planet’s surface.
Fifty years after the 1968 Black Student Walkout at Brown, more than 600 alumni and family members convened on campus to reflect on that milestone moment and engage in dialogue on Brown's progress toward diversity and inclusion.
Fifty years after the 1968 Black Student Walkout at Brown, more than 600 alumni will convene on campus to reflect on that milestone moment and engage in dialogue on Brown’s progress toward diversity and inclusion in the decades since.
In research that may help bridge the divide between the nano and the macro, Brown University chemists have used pyramid-shaped nanoparticles to create what might be the most complex macroscale superstructure ever assembled.
Assisted reproductive technologies are not the sole cause of multiple births — naturally occurring multiple births due to women choosing to have children later in life is responsible for a growing percentage of multiples.
With a commitment to access and inclusivity, Brown is systematically addressing website accessibility to ensure all website visitors and members of its community can fully access the University's digital content.
Supported by a $24 million gift from the Richard A. and Susan P. Friedman Family Foundation, a renovation transformed the interior of the former Wilson Hall and made the building fully accessible to individuals with disabilities.
As 2,693 undergraduate, graduate and medical students launched their Brown academic careers, President Christina Paxson and Provost Richard Locke implored them to embrace the University's values and leverage opportunities to create positive social change.
Thousands of new Class of 2022 undergraduates, graduate students and medical students are about to begin their Brown University academic careers — and the campus is bustling with anticipation and activity.
As a faculty fellow, the conservative political commentator and former chair of the Republican National Committee will lead a seminar on American politics and cohost two public events focused on the midterm elections.
Intervention by researchers reduced household lead below levels previously deemed achievable and reduced blood lead concentrations in more highly exposed children, though the decrease did not result in significant neurobehavioral improvements in children