During the summer months, thousands of high school students are taking up residence on campus, studying across the globe and participating online in Brown’s wide-ranging Pre-College Programs, which offer intensive academics, research experiences and more.
Each year, the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship’s Breakthrough Lab supports more than a dozen student ventures through an eight-week summer accelerator that advances personal and commercial development.
Baylor Fox-Kemper, co-author of a new study looking at how climate scientists communicate risk, explains why prompting urgent action on climate change is often so difficult despite the dire consequences.
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.
Dr. Francesca Beaudoin, an epidemiologist at the Brown University School of Public Health, joined federal and state elected officials to stress the need for a collaborative response to the country’s opioid drug epidemic.
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.
Jha has served for 14 months as White House COVID-19 response coordinator and will resume leadership of the School of Public Health on July 1 with a focus on transforming public health education, research and practice.
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.
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.
At the end of her first academic year as dean, Tejal Desai reflects on what she learned and describes how Brown’s School of Engineering is building on distinctive strengths to advance its academic enterprise.
Across education, research, community engagement and the economy, Brown University is deeply intertwined with its home city of Providence, Rhode Island. From improving medical care and public health, to supporting local schools and fueling the regional economy, Brown’s commitment to the success of the local community is reflected in many ways.
A Brown University-led research team explains in a new study how gullies on the slopes of Martian craters could have formed by on-and-off periods of meltwater from ice on and beneath the planet’s surface.
Developed by a team of Brown-led researchers, Pleobot is a krill-inspired robot offering potential solutions for underwater locomotion and ocean exploration, both on Earth and moons throughout the solar system.
A new study highlights an unintended consequence of interventions to combat the country’s illicit opioid epidemic, emphasizing the need to include harm reduction strategies as part of a comprehensive response.
Co-authored by a Brown economist, the study found that over the last three generations, Christian children have surpassed their parents’ level of education at a much higher rate than Muslim and traditionalist children in Africa.
The teams were among 28 selected this year through DEPSCoR, which is designed to strengthen basic research infrastructure at higher education institutions and propel forward science in areas important to U.S. defense.
A study led by Brown University researchers found that a low-impact, meditative movement program involving qigong was as effective as more standard exercise programs in improving cancer-related fatigue.
By observing spin structure in “magic-angle” graphene, a team of scientists led by Brown University researchers have found a workaround for a long-standing roadblock in the field of two-dimensional electronics.
A team of Brown University researchers created a solution to a nanoscale resolution challenge that has for decades limited the study of materials that could lead to more energy efficient semiconductors and electronics.
A Brown-led research team compared boil water alerts and unexcused absence rates in Jackson’s public schools to show the wide-ranging negative effects of water contamination on children’s health.
A Brown-led research team used a computer simulation to show that compared to usual care, four dementia-care interventions saved up to $13,000 in costs, reduced nursing home admissions and improved quality of life.
International Space Station experiments co-led by Peter Lee, a Brown scholar, cardiothoracic surgeon and longtime space researcher, will help inform understanding and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
New research describes evidence that deep sea methane deposits change into gas more frequently than could be monitored previously and that a set of fossilized organisms has a unique ability to detect these releases.
A team of researchers, including Brown planetary scientist Jim Head, propose using the James Webb Space Telescope to look at five planets in the Venus Zone, a search that could reveal valuable insights into Earth’s future.
Researchers in Brown’s School of Engineering are developing next-generation renewable energy technologies, advancing energy efficiency in computing and finding new ways to detect and clean contaminants in the environment.
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.