A team of researchers has found a way to detect trace gases down to concentrations at the parts-per-quadrillion level using a new variation on the photoacoustic effect, a technique that measures the sound generated when light interacts with molecules.
"Spending money is political. You are making a political statement by how you spend your money." Despite having a booked schedule as an actor, Hill Harper '88 reiterates his commitment to philanthropy. (via Brown Alumni Association)
Another busy summer at Brown will bring more than 8,000 high school students to campus along with scholars and professionals pursuing a wide range of interests, academic and otherwise. #summeratbrown | Brown University Pre-College Programs
Today, Brown gets honored with the Kaplan Educational Foundation's College Partner Award for our Resumed Undergraduate Education program. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Award recognizes Brown University’s long-standing efforts to increase access among diverse students, including community college transfers and those from disadvantaged communities, by committing resources, developing support... View details ⇨
Brown University President Christina Paxson asserted Tuesday that the state of freedom of expression on college and university campuses is a concern, and that higher education institutions must act to protect the free expression of ideas.
Speaking on a panel during a forum on free speech broadcast live by the Washington Post, Paxson said students entering college don’t appreciate the value of... View details ⇨
A new poll conducted by the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs reveals evidence of voters in swing districts moving away from President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans, while support for the president and GOP in Republican strongholds remains steady.
Engaged Scholarship at Brown is taking students out into the community and bringing knowledge from the community into the classrooms. On both sides, the benefits are clear. #BrownTogether | Swearer Center for Public Service
Brown crew is a powerhouse program now, but it traces its strength back to a couple of ambitious first-year students.
In 1948, approximately 62 years after Brown students last participated in rowing, Harlan Bartlett ’51 and James Donaldson ’51 sought to revive the sport on College Hill. They scraped together money for a boat, convinced someone to donate oars, and recruited a volunteer coach.... View details ⇨
It's 9 a.m. and Joyce Sunday ScM'18 has been baking for 48 straight hours. There's no time to clean up the quinoa on her counters or scrub the dishes overflowing in her sink: she has to rush her creation to the Brown Entrepreneurship Program's Student Startup Fair. #BrownTogether | Brown Annual Fund