Brown continues to rank among the top institutions for recipients of the prestigious international award, which offers students the opportunity to conduct research or teach in countries across the globe.
The Rosenberger Medal has been awarded just 31 times since its establishment in 1919 to a distinguished group of individuals who include among them Nobel laureates, university presidents and chancellors, and esteemed public servants.
As college students across the nation contend with challenges accessing healthy, affordable food, the University will provide meals during spring break at no additional cost and require all sophomores to enroll in meal plans.
After a series of investments in academic departments, the University will offer new concentration tracks in business economics and organizational studies as well as a new undergraduate certificate in entrepreneurship.
In the three years since launching its strategic action plan, Brown has boosted student, faculty and staff diversity and implemented a wide range of initiatives in support of diversity and inclusion on campus.
Open Curriculum at 50 anniversary kick-off event on May 7 will commemorate a pivotal moment in Brown’s history and begin a 12-month community exploration of the University’s distinctive, student-centered curriculum.
A partnership between Brown and I.E. University, the 10th annual “Reinventing Higher Education” conference convened 37 international opinion leaders from higher education and the private sector to discuss educating and managing the global workforce of the future.
The Brown Promise initiative, which replaces loans with scholarship funds in all University-packaged undergraduate financial aid awards, played a significant role in attracting Brown’s largest applicant pool to date.
University President Christina Paxson: “Brown’s endowment is not a political instrument to be used to express views on complex social and political issues, especially those over which thoughtful and intelligent people vehemently disagree.”
The approved $1.2-billion operating budget includes $143.1 million for undergraduate financial aid, a 5 percent increase in undergraduate student charges, and investments in strategic priorities across the University.
In a wide-ranging discussion at the Watson Institute, Brown alumnus Jim Yong Kim stressed the importance of investment in renewable energy and reflected on his tenure as president of the World Bank Group.
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.
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.