The award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable the Brown University museum to catalog, photograph and store its full collection in preparation for an anticipated move from Bristol to Providence.
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.
Through a partnership with the George Kaiser Family Foundation, the University is offering new fellowship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students focused on policy and community engagement.
In a study of 200 years of pre-industrial Quebecois genealogical history, researchers at Brown found that fertility-related changes in natural selection during the pre-industrial era paved the way for economic and technological progress.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amid a host of troubling national issues, Democrats are up nine points four months before midterm elections, while Trump’s approval remains robust among his base, according to new Brown University poll.
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.
Inspired by concerns about the health of the American democracy, faculty and students at more than 20 institutions globally collaborated on the cross-university “Democratic Erosion” course established by Brown’s Robert Blair.
Adding to an expanding set of regionally focused academic programs, the Israel Fund is offering opportunities for Brown community members to learn about Israel and from Israelis, both in Providence and in Israel.
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.