In a finding that has implications for how scientists calculate natural greenhouse gas emissions, a new study finds that water levels in small lakes across northern Canada and Alaska vary during the summer much more than was assumed.
New York-based architecture firm REX designed an academic and cultural building that is technologically sophisticated, highly flexible and adaptable to multiple art forms, yet intimate in scale and feel.
The approved $1.2-billion operating budget includes $143.1 million for undergraduate financial aid, a 5 percent increase in undergraduate student charges, and investments in strategic priorities across the University.
In a wide-ranging discussion at the Watson Institute, Brown alumnus Jim Yong Kim stressed the importance of investment in renewable energy and reflected on his tenure as president of the World Bank Group.
The award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable the Brown University museum to catalog, photograph and store its full collection in preparation for an anticipated move from Bristol to Providence.
In a finding that will be useful in nanoscale engineering, Brown University researchers have shown that miniscule differences in the roughness of surfaces can have important effects on how they stick together.
Research led by Brown found that blocking retrotransposon activity with a generic HIV/AIDS medication significantly reduces age-related inflammation in old mice and senescent human cells, providing hope for treating age-associated disorders.
In a message to the Brown community, University President Christina Paxson shared comments she sent to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos regarding proposed changes to the way schools handle sexual misconduct complaints.