A series of detailed landscapes and other nature-inspired prints by regional artist and educator Andrew Nixon, on display at Brown’s Watson Institute, merges the worlds of old-world etching, contemporary digital image-making and traditional printmaking technology.
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 team of researchers led by Brown University’s Rob Blair studied a military intervention in Cali, Colombia, and found little evidence to support the idea that military policing improves public safety.
For a decade, a committee of faculty, students and staff has brought more than 40 diverse exhibitions to Brown’s Watson Institute, amplifying the institute’s mission of promoting a just and peaceful world.
Co-authored by researchers at Brown and Providence’s Refugee Dream Center, the report includes passages from 32 interviews with Afghan refugees and offers eight recommendations for leaders involved in resettlement.
In his first campus visit since taking office, the new U.S. representative described the urgency of confronting domestic terrorism, and advised students to take advantage of their proximity to Rhode Island’s elected officials.
Speaking before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement and Intelligence, Tyler Jost called on federal leaders to stay focused on maintaining an uneasy status quo in Taiwan.
The retired U.S. congressman and native Rhode Islander will lead an undergraduate study group confronting the topic of cybersecurity, giving students unique insight into his more than three decades of governing experience.
Class of 2022.5 member Max Pushkin will study at Oxford as a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, while senior Meghan Murphy will pursue a graduate degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing as a Schwarzman Scholar.
In a conversation held at the Watson Institute, the director of “Summer of Soul” shared how he resurrected 50-year-old, never-before-seen Harlem concert footage — and revealed what he left on the cutting room floor.
The Watson Institute’s expanding Military Fellows program brings U.S. and international defense professionals to Brown for a year of courses, seminars and problem-solving conversations with policymakers and researchers.
In an event hosted by academic centers at Brown and Columbia universities, researchers discussed how protests in Iran connect with a long freedom struggle and relate to the global fight for women’s bodily autonomy.
Wendy Schiller, director of the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy, is supporting student-led research on voting access and creating a “one-stop shop” for people to learn more about politics in the United States.
As a summer intern at the Nuclear Threat Initiative in Washington, D.C., the rising Brown junior is combining his love for science with a driving interest to ensure that policy decisions on complex issues are evidence-backed.
From researching the history of Indigenous land stewardship to developing nonpartisan policy ideas, collaborative scholarship at Brown aims to overcome obstacles to meaningful action on climate change.
Created by scholars at the Climate Solutions Lab in Brown University’s Watson Institute, the map reveals what economic benefits individuals and communities could reap if the U.S. pursues a net-zero energy policy.
In a series of recent collaborations with local cities and schools, Jonathan Collins has shown how “participatory budgeting” can empower and engage people whose voices are often excluded from conversations about public spending.
Frances Haugen told an audience of Brown students, faculty and staff that algorithms governing social media are the root of technology’s challenges — and that social media can be a positive force to keep people connected.
Researchers at Brown’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies are working with the Refugee Dream Center in Providence to assess Afghan refugees’ needs and improve military-civilian partnerships across the globe.
Scholars and others at Brown are joining together to provide support for Ukrainian scholars and people directly affected in the country, and to convene scholarly discussions about the unfolding war with Russia.
During a panel discussion and Q&A on politics, religion and literature, the acclaimed author urged audiences to maintain balance between preserving freedom of speech and fighting the looming specter of totalitarianism.
People were less politically polarized after taking part in workshops modeled on the principles of couples therapy, showed a study conducted by a political scientist at Brown, the nonprofit Braver Angels and other researchers.
Dr. Ramu Kharel, a global emergency medicine fellow affiliated with Brown’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, went to Nepal to research emergency medicine and immediately immersed himself in the practice of it.
A social scientist at Brown is calling on research institutions, leading scientific journals and national professional associations to establish new ethical standards that protect human subjects from emotional, financial and political manipulation.
With millions of votes still untallied as of mid-Thursday, students and faculty analyzed election results and debated the aftermath in a virtual gathering hosted by the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy.
With the pandemic presenting new obstacles to voter turnout, collaborative initiatives are enabling and encouraging student participation in the 2020 election and setting the stage for a lifetime of civic engagement.
A Sawyer Seminar grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund a series of Brown University-based events and community partnerships focused on migration from and within Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Climate Solutions Initiative will focus on overcoming barriers to confronting climate change, through scholarship, learning and research-informed infrastructure changes on campus, in Providence and beyond.
In a virtual discussion, economist Emily Oster and public health expert Dr. Ashish Jha agreed that embracing imperfect but effective methods, including testing and contact tracing, can keep Americans safe as the country reopens.
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, one of the world's leading infectious disease physicians, will join incoming Brown School of Public Health dean Dr. Ashish K. Jha for a publicly accessible, live-streamed event on Aug. 7.
A conversation between former presidential candidate Andrew Yang and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez, both Brown alumni, touched on the upcoming general election and the social consciousness of the Brown community.