In a virtual presentation at Brown, pioneering biochemist Jennifer Doudna discussed the intellectual curiosity that led to the development of the CRISPR-Cas9 technology, its electrifying promise — and the ethical questions it poses.
The court ruled that COVID-19 “upended countless aspects of our society’s usual and customary practices” and that students are not entitled to any tuition refund based on Brown’s transition to remote learning in March 2020.
As executive director, Callan will lead the Swearer Center’s community engagement initiatives at a moment when the ongoing pandemic and movement for racial justice have made this work more critical than ever.
In the face of the pandemic, the Brown University-based National Student Support Accelerator will work with schools and tutoring organizations to expand access to tutoring for socioeconomically disadvantaged students.
Satellite observations show that more than half of seasonal freshwater level changes on Earth happen in human-managed reservoirs, underscoring the profound impact humanity has on the global water cycle.
As a coordinator in the Office of Military-Affiliated Students, Brown junior and Marine Corps veteran Katie Yetter is leading initiatives to more fully integrate student veterans and ROTC participants into the campus community.
Provost Richard M. Locke outlined Brown’s distribution model for $4.8 million in federal COVID-19 economic relief funding and an additional $550,000 in University funding to ensure students are treated equitably.
When the pandemic paused some lab-based work, Brown scholars quickly pivoted to COVID-19 research, generating new studies in respected journals, funding for new pursuits, and new collaborations with a wide range of partners.
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.
With continued momentum in support of Brown’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, new BrownTogether gifts and grants are catalyzing research on race and inequity, and supporting students from underrepresented groups.
In reviewing the mistakes and successes of vaccination efforts, the dean of Brown’s School of Public Health of advised members of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on how to improve vaccine distribution in the months ahead.
Held virtually over the span of nearly three weeks, [email protected]’s annual event may look different this year, but organizers lined up an award-winning slate of designers, journalists, business leaders, models and more.
The Nobel Prize-winning scientist and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer will join the Brown community virtually in separate March and April events as the inaugural speakers in the Lemley Family Leadership Lecture Series.
“African American Political Thought,” co-edited by Brown political scientist Melvin Rogers, reveals the outsize impact many Black thinkers, from Frederick Douglass to Angela Davis, have had on American society.
Lifespan and Care New England signed a definitive agreement to merge and create, with Brown and its Warren Alpert Medical School, an integrated academic health system, together for a healthier Rhode Island — Brown invests $125 million in support.
The first-year student procession through the Van Wickle Gates — a tradition that symbolizes their official entry into the Brown community — was adapted to ensure the health and safety of Brown and its neighbors.
An analysis of 133 million tweets found that city-dwellers stay racially segregated as they eat, drink, shop, socialize and travel each day, demonstrating even deeper segregation than previously understood.
A team led by Brown University researchers reprogrammed patient blood cells into stem cells to test treatments for Christianson syndrome, finding that treatment responses varied according to the mutations present.
Researchers found that expanding access to long-acting reversible contraception methods, such as IUDs and implants, could give adolescents more agency in choosing whether and when to become pregnant again.
By analyzing limb poses from modern birds and alligators with innovative 3D imaging technology developed at Brown, scientists have developed a better way to infer how extinct animals might have moved from place to place.
A 2.85% increase in tuition and fees, the lowest percent increase in more than a decade, will provide nearly $16 million of revenue, enabling Brown to continue strong support for students with financial need while supporting teaching, learning and research on campus.
Brown Gives has raised millions of dollars over decades to support United Way in helping Rhode Islanders in need, and the University has pledged a four-year commitment to support the organization’s new strategic plan.
Brown University, Williams College and the Mystic Seaport Museum scholars will use maritime history as a basis for studying the relationship between European colonization, dispossession of Native American land and racial slavery.
Burnout among medical students has significant implications for student health and delivery of care, and future physicians in sexual minority groups report higher rates of burnout than their heterosexual peers.
A $34 million U.S. Veterans Affairs grant will enable Martin Weinstock, who directs dermatology research for the Providence V.A. and is a Brown professor, to evaluate the effectiveness of a common medication in preventing basal cell carcinoma.
Molly Cook, a junior at Brown, participated in a research project that found that major American news outlets took a more negative tone in their COVID-19 coverage than international news outlets or scientific journals.
Brown University researchers have shown a way to make bulk metals by smashing tiny metal nanoparticles together, which allows for customized grain structures and improved mechanical and other properties.
Given the state of the public health situation, Brown will host Commencement events for Class of 2021 graduates in person, but families and guests will attend virtually, and all alumni Reunion events will be held virtually.