As Brown’s museum of anthropology celebrates its 60th anniversary, the legacy of its influential early director and the museum’s impact on alumni from across the decade is finding new audiences through a blog and exhibition.
Brown’s Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics will lead a multi-institution effort sponsored by the Simons Foundation to explore fundamental questions in algebra and number theory.
Only a year into her studies at Brown, undergraduate Ellen Cola has spent her first semesters and summer on campus unearthing connections between the experiences of slaves and present-day movements to celebrate black women in America.
In a new collaboration, scientists will advance and freely disseminate a research technology that makes brain cells able to produce, respond to and communicate with light that they make themselves via bioluminescence.
Using satellite data, Brown researchers have for the first time detected widespread water within ancient explosive volcanic deposits on the Moon, suggesting that its interior contains substantial amounts of indigenous water.
The Council of Graduate Schools has included Brown in a multi-year study of the career aspirations of current doctoral students and professional paths of Ph.D. alumni, in an effort to improve career services, professional development and mentoring.
After a two-week fellowship in Europe where they explored the history and infrastructure of Nazi genocide, two Warren Alpert Medical Students returned with resolve to recognize injustices in modern medicine.