Building on its support for first-generation and low-income students, Brown launched the Kessler Scholars Program this fall to expand resources, advising and community support throughout students’ undergraduate education.
With their first day of classes in the books, Brown’s newest students are adjusting to living and learning on College Hill — and a few were willing to share comforts from home that they’d brought along.
The rising Brown junior and aspiring doctor is in Busan for the summer to take intensive Korean language courses — and to investigate the surprising similarities between traditional medicine in Korea and her home country of Ghana.
A band cobbled together before classes started freshman year has performed onstage in front of 3,000 people, opening for Blues Traveler. What’s next for the Brown senior and his bandmates? First, homework.
In partnership with the Warrior-Scholar Project, the University is hosting a cohort of veterans and active-duty service members for a weeklong event designed to ease the transition from military service to college life.
A transfer student from Bronx Community College, Elhadj Barry is drawing on a lifelong love of learning as he explores Brown’s Open Curriculum with the goal of impacting health care infrastructure in Guinea, where he was born.
Two recent Brown graduates who won community engagement awards from the Swearer Center spent years engaging with schools and teachers in Providence — now, they’re poised to take on careers in education.
Brehan Brady — a self-described working-class kid from Pawtucket who transferred to Brown from the Community College of Rhode Island — joins other student veterans in forging a new path after their military service.
With classroom experiences across the Open Curriculum and support from the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, Perez built on her own experiences to launch EmpowerU, a startup that connects low-income students to higher education resources.
“Writing My Own Story,” a summer workshop series organized by the Brown Center for Students of Color and the Global Brown Center, invited students to explore their personal stories and learn from those of others.
A first-year student beginning Brown’s distinctive eight-year Program in Liberal Medical Education, Alejandro Jackson aspires to become an M.D./Ph.D. who develops new technologies for amputees to improve quality of life.
Vincent Harris, who became director of the Brown Center for Students of Color in June, brings a decade of experience creating inclusive university spaces where students from historically underrepresented groups thrive.
With dogs important contributors in everything from rescue operations to assisting people with disabilities, the rising senior is spending her summer in a Brown laboratory researching the reasoning abilities of man’s best friend.
As a member of B-Lab — the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship’s summer startup accelerator — Terrill is developing the Reem Company, an insurance carrier that benefits the greater good, as outlined by her Islamic faith.
After postponing her plans for a year due to the pandemic, recent Brown graduate and Fulbright fellow Tara Srinivas will travel to Spain to research how epigenetic factors may influence neurodevelopment in Rett syndrome.
As a coordinator in the Office of Military-Affiliated Students, Brown junior and Marine Corps veteran Katie Yetter is leading initiatives to more fully integrate student veterans and ROTC participants into the campus community.