Student, faculty and community artists, violinist Itzhak Perlman and countless other creators will take part in a day of performances, discussion and tours to celebrate the opening of the unique performing arts center in Providence.
At an anniversary kickoff event, public health faculty, staff and students were joined by government and community leaders in commemorating the school’s 10-year milestone and looking to a future of continued impact.
University leaders hosted a special celebration to recognize key project partners, skilled craft workers who dedicated hundreds of thousands of hours to the planning, design and construction of the state-of-the-art venue.
Providence’s City Plan Commission approved a new Brown Institutional Master Plan, offering a key approval to create laboratory space for cutting-edge life sciences research and a new indoor athletics training facility.
Offered by the school in partnership with Brown University’s Swearer Center, a five-week summer camp at William D’Abate Elementary School in Providence bolsters learning opportunities outside of the school year.
Traditionally an intensive one-year degree program, a master’s in urban education policy will now be available to part-time students, including Rhode Island teachers, education administrators, full-time caretakers and more.
With support from dozens of Brown volunteers, a Brown biology professor and men’s crew coach launched a free program that brings rowing and science lessons to local middle schoolers from the Providence area.
At a participatory budgeting event facilitated by scholars at Brown, more than 100 local middle school students debated how the Providence Public School District should spend $100,000 in funds from the University.
Pending approval from the City of Providence, the University plans to build a new laboratory space for cutting-edge life sciences research and boost its athletics program with a proposed new indoor training facility.
Wendy Wallace will work to grow and strengthen the University’s local impact initiatives, while Nick Figueroa oversees the soon-to-launch Brown Collegiate Scholars Program for Providence public school students.
From University spending on goods and services to help make events happen, to travel spending by the tens of thousands who visit Providence to stay, dine and shop, the weekend energizes many Rhode Island businesses.
Disbursements from the Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence will strengthen libraries at nine PPSD high schools and enable local middle schoolers to decide how their school spends $100,000.
Researchers from Brown and Rhode Island Hospital are working with Rhode Island community members to understand how apps, monitors and other emerging technologies can help prevent opioid overdose deaths.
Nearly 350 high schoolers from Providence, Central Falls and Pawtucket explored Brown’s multitude of classes, athletic programs and community engagement opportunities, inspiring them to factor college into their plans.
As part of its mission to serve fresh, healthy, high-quality foods, Dining Services at Brown directs its spending power to New England food producers, supporting small businesses and helping to spark growth.
As part of Brain Week Rhode Island, the Brown Brain Fair will offer kids and adults alike the chance to learn about brain research through interactive stations, art projects, games and lightning talks.
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to its home city, Brown is providing Providence public school students full financial support to a robust summer experience to explore academic pathways and college life.
As deadly synthetic opioids poison communities nationwide, U.S. Senator Jack Reed joined state and law enforcement officials, and researchers at Brown’s School of Public Health, to discuss a coordinated response.
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that pharmacies can offer a safe and accessible treatment starting point for patients with opioid use disorder and keep them better engaged than usual care with a physician.
Since 2015, students at Brown have been excavating a 19th-century Providence family home — unearthing stories about the booming local textile industry, the European immigrant experience and life in the Gilded Age.
In recent years, BAI has cultivated close, long-term relationships with Providence-area creators through financial assistance, workshops and residencies — enriching the art scene and bolstering learning at Brown.
By reporting noise levels across the city, Brown's Community Noise Lab is aiding local community members who are working to build awareness, action on the public health consequences of excessive noise exposure.
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.