A native of Nigeria with an ongoing interest in HIV/AIDS research, Adedotun Ogunbajo will begin doctoral studies at Brown with the support of a competitive new policy fellowship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Drawing on decades of experience as a political leader and champion for the rights of women, children and marginalized groups, Joyce Banda will discuss Africa’s future as part of the 93rd Ogden Lecture on Sept. 19.
A unique new study of young adults finds that negative experiences on Facebook may increase the risk of depressive symptoms, suggesting that online social interactions have important consequences for mental health.
A new multi-university research effort will seek to determine whether rogue elements of DNA promote or even cause aging and whether interventions against them could help people live longer and more healthfully.
Titled 'Brown University president: A safe space for freedom of expression,' guest column comes at a time of fierce debate about the capacity of universities to prepare students for confronting difficult, complex issues.
Now in its 10th year, the program engages the entire campus community in selecting a common text that introduces first-year and transfer students to the pleasures and rigors of scholarly work at Brown.
<div>In the <em>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</em>, a team of scientists shows how mutations in the gene GPT2 lead to a rare developmental and potentially degenerative brain disease.</div>