After a series of investments in academic departments, the University will offer new concentration tracks in business economics and organizational studies as well as a new undergraduate certificate in entrepreneurship.
Working with a Brown University faculty member, an undergraduate student developed an algorithm that enables robots to reproduce human-like pen strokes just by looking at images of handwriting or sketches.
In the three years since launching its strategic action plan, Brown has boosted student, faculty and staff diversity and implemented a wide range of initiatives in support of diversity and inclusion on campus.
Open Curriculum at 50 anniversary kick-off event on May 7 will commemorate a pivotal moment in Brown’s history and begin a 12-month community exploration of the University’s distinctive, student-centered curriculum.
The new initiative at Brown — spearheaded by a master of public health student — will formalize collaboration among faculty and students who are conducting research on health outcomes of Filipinos and Filipino Americans.
After a successful pilot with high-need students, Brown will expand textbook and course materials program to first-year students receiving University scholarship funds and undergraduates who have a $0 parent contribution.
As envisioned, the state-of-the-art center will provide teams with a central space for training, practice and competition — amplifying the student-athlete experience and advancing teams’ ability to succeed at the highest level.
A partnership between Brown and I.E. University, the 10th annual “Reinventing Higher Education” conference convened 37 international opinion leaders from higher education and the private sector to discuss educating and managing the global workforce of the future.
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.
Brown researchers are building understanding of the brain, restoring movement for patients with paralysis, unlocking the secrets of devastating diseases and devising new treatments to address brain-related disorders.
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.