Questions for Marisa Brown

Prison education conference generates discussion of Brown’s role

The conference and concurrent multimedia exhibition aim to better understand ways in which increasing incarceration levels have impacted social fabric, culture and democracy — and to explore how Brown might contribute to local efforts to educate incarcerated men and women.

Brown renews Air Force, Naval ROTC programs

Three students with distinct academic interests but a shared sense of duty are the first to engage in the renewed Air Force and Naval ROTC opportunities, which the University and military leaders announced Friday.

Protein may be crucial in many lung ailments

New research in Nature Communications implicates the protein TMEM219 in a pathway that appears to be important in pulmonary fibrosis, asthma and cancer spread in the lung.

Study results advance ‘transposon theory of aging’

A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides substantial new evidence that health becomes endangered when aging cells lose control of rogue elements of DNA called transposons.