Whether they're undergraduates transferring from other institutions, students starting master's programs or visiting scholars committing to finishing their degrees on College Hill, nearly 200 students embarked on their Brown journeys in late January.
Class of 2022.5 member Max Pushkin will study at Oxford as a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, while senior Meghan Murphy will pursue a graduate degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing as a Schwarzman Scholar.
Logan Powell, the University’s dean of undergraduate admission since 2016, will oversee the College Admission, Financial Aid and Registrar offices in the elevated role of associate provost for enrollment.
The Mae Belle Williamson Simmons Diversity Fellowships honor the legacy of a trailblazing Providence native whose lasting impact on the field of child psychology belied a life and career that were cut short.
At a 15-year anniversary celebration held on Thursday, Nov. 17, Building Futures recognized the University for its long-term partnership in helping hundreds of Rhode Islanders to launch rewarding construction careers.
Deepening its economic impact and commitment to supporting construction careers for local residents, Brown signed a labor agreement with the Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council and Building Futures.
In a conversation held at the Watson Institute, the director of “Summer of Soul” shared how he resurrected 50-year-old, never-before-seen Harlem concert footage — and revealed what he left on the cutting room floor.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Under Secretary of Defense Gilbert Cisneros joined University leaders, student veterans and Brown ROTC students in celebrating the service of the nation’s military members.
At the end of a three-day residency at Brown, bestselling author and Indigenous botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer took part in a panel discussion focused in part on how Indigenous knowledge can help address climate change.
Brown University was celebrated as a key partner and life sciences leader by state, federal officials during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new public health lab building, which will also house University and commercial lab space.
The University’s sponsorship of the Saturday, Oct. 22, lighting came during its Family Weekend and 50 Years of Medicine celebrations, and reflected Brown’s commitment to and connection with the City of Providence.
The University’s sponsorship of the late-October lighting comes during Family Weekend and 50 Years of Medicine celebration, and reflects Brown’s commitment to and connection with the City of Providence.
In an event hosted by academic centers at Brown and Columbia universities, researchers discussed how protests in Iran connect with a long freedom struggle and relate to the global fight for women’s bodily autonomy.
To help attract a thriving mix of entities focused on health and medicine, Brown signed a letter of intent with Ancora L&G to lease 20,000 square feet of lab space in a building that will house new State Health Laboratories.
The work of the 2022 cohort of the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship’s student venture accelerator culminated in presentations and a community celebration, topped off with the surprise announcement of the Jason Harry B-Lab Leadership Award.
Stories, tears and Brown pride filled a weekend-long celebration of life honoring Chancellor Emeritus Artemis A.W. Joukowsky Jr. and Professor Emerita Martha Sharp Joukowsky, who died in 2020 and 2022, respectively.
From U.S. News and World Report to Forbes, prominent rankings in the last year gave the University high marks for its distinctive student experience, world-class teaching and research, and inclusive environment.
As students commenced their Brown academic careers, President Christina H. Paxson and Dean of the School of Engineering Tejal Desai urged them to seek out new perspectives and immerse themselves in research.
The addition of Elvy, a service dog who came to the University via Puppies Behind Bars, will help to strengthen relationships between public safety personnel and Brown students, faculty, staff and neighbors.
After a week of welcomes at Brown’s student dormitories and a wide range of events and programs to build connections among new students, the buzz on College Hill is back as the 2022-23 academic year gets underway.
Since joining the University as dean of financial aid in 2006, the longtime education leader has helped to grow Brown’s financial aid program into one of the most comprehensive and inclusive in the country.
The gift from Chancellor Samuel M. Mencoff and Ann S. Mencoff will support M. Grace Calhoun and fellow athletics leaders in implementing a new strategic plan for Brown’s Division of Athletics and Recreation.
As the nation’s highest court prepares to hear two major cases this fall, Brown University and 14 peer colleges and universities argued the importance of race-conscious admissions decisions in an amicus brief.
The projects, which address problems ranging from mental health to food security to the impact on K-12 education, will receive $643,029 in research support from a new Peter G. Peterson Foundation fund.