From U.S. News and World Report to Forbes and Princeton Review, Brown placed among top universities based on its distinctive student experience, high-impact teaching and research, and inclusive community.
As part of an annual excursion geared toward incoming graduate students in Brown’s Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, about 20 students joined Brown faculty on a Save the Bay tour.
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.
Thanks to the popularity of new AI-powered chatbots and technology, Brown alumni Aaron Gokaslan and Vanya Cohen are seeing newfound interest in their dataset replicating OpenAI’s language processing model GPT-2.
The federal awards enable the extension of two separate Brown initiatives with a shared goal: to prepare students from underrepresented groups to succeed in STEM graduate programs and launch careers in the sciences.
A recent excavation in Megiddo, Israel, unearthed the earliest example of a particular type of cranial surgery in the Ancient Near East — and potentially one of the oldest examples of leprosy in the world.
The work by a research team made up largely of Brown graduate and undergraduate students addresses a critical biomedical need and has the potential to be widely adapted by clinicians to monitor antidepressants in patients.
People who share a political ideology have more similar ‘neural fingerprints’ of political words and process new information in similar ways, according to a new analysis led by Brown University researchers.
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.
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.
Thomas A. Lewis will lead the school by tapping into the values that distinguish the graduate education experience at Brown — productive collaboration, effective communication and comprehensive student support.
Alumni who received their doctoral and master’s degrees in 2020 experienced Commencement and Reunion the way they’d long hoped to — across multiple days, in-person and surrounded by loved ones on College Hill.
Mira Nikolova and Abdullah Shihipar, who respectively earned a Ph.D. and master’s from Brown in 2020, will return to campus to address their fellow alumni during a dedicated Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 28.
After he finishes a six-year term in June, the accomplished leader who expanded enrollment, funding and student support at Brown’s Graduate School will return to teaching and research as a professor of medical science.
An active voice for women in physics, Brown graduate student Farrah Simpson will conduct research related to the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator, as a 2022 Graduate Scholar at Fermilab.
The University will transition River House, home to a mix of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments in the Jewelry District, to affordable, safe, campus-accessible housing for graduate students.
A study that looked at 10-year outcomes of the Initiative to Maximize Student Development showed that it increased diversity within academic programs and prepared underrepresented students for successful careers in STEM.
With an eye toward lives and careers that make an enduring and positive impact, 763 master’s and Ph.D. graduates earned Brown degrees in a Saturday afternoon Commencement ceremony on the College Green.
Bardiya Akhbari, a Ph.D. graduate in biomedical engineering, and Sonya Brooks, a master’s graduate in urban education policy, will speak about the power of human connection, especially in the midst of a global pandemic.
With pandemic safety protocols in place, the students joined others from the Resumed Undergraduate Education and Brown-RISD Dual Degree programs for the tradition marking their official entry into the Brown community.
As a participant in the Graduate School’s first Summer Proctorship Program, religious studies Ph.D. student Tara Dhaliwal used her research and writing skills to introduce the work of Brown scientists to industry partners.
The University was ranked No. 14 in U.S. News and World Report and earned high marks in a range of higher education rankings focused on academic experience, undergraduate research, return on investment and more.
With nearly 2,800 new students launching their Brown academic careers this year, President Christina H. Paxson and Associate Professor of Religious Studies Andre Willis urged them to learn from the past and embrace change to help define the “new normal.”