Brown to confer six honorary degrees

: During its 249th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 28, Brown University will bestow honorary degrees on a diverse group of scholars, artists and leaders recognized for exceptional achievement.

New fund to accelerate medical technologies toward market

Brown’s new Biomedical Innovation Fund has made two grants to accelerate the commercialization of technologies — one for diagnosing drug dependence in newborns and a second for discovering anti-ALS medicines.

Brown signs on to Defense Department education agreement

Brown University is now officially a participating institution in the department’s Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding, which will allow the University to reach out to active service members on military bases.