Students and recent graduates from Brown University earned more Fulbright student scholarships than from any other university in the nation for the 2016-17 year, data released by the Fulbright Program reported on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
As a global public good, an economic engine and a vital source of evidence for policymaking, science will withstand the latest political onslaught, Brown President Christina Paxson said at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A study by Linford D. Fisher, associate professor of history at Brown University, finds that Native Americans, including noncombatants, who surrendered during King Philip’s War to avoid enslavement were enslaved at nearly the same rate as captured combatants.
Scientists working with NASA’s Dawn mission have discovered the presence of organic material — basic building blocks of life —on the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
The David Winton Bell Gallery and Brown’s Department of Visual Art will present the work of 40 artists in the University’s 37th annual student exhibition, on view at the Bell Gallery from Feb. 18 to March 5. A reception will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the List Art Center lobby. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.
Kiera Peltz, a political science and happiness concentrator who graduated from Brown University in May 2016, is among 36 young scholars selected to be part of the 2017 class of Gates Cambridge Scholars at the University of Cambridge. :)
During a celebration to kick off the 125th anniversary year of Family Service of Rhode Island, the agency’s CEO named Brown President Christina Paxson and the University as recipients of this year’s Brighter Futures award.
One of the most promising new approaches to slowing the spread of HIV is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a once-a-day medication that people who don’t have HIV can take to prevent becoming infected. But that strategy only works if people at risk for contracting HIV become and remain fully engaged in preventive care and actually take the pills. In the real world of clinical practice, that has... View details ⇨