Fowl-mouthed study finds that diet shaped duck, goose beaks

An analysis of the relationship between diet and beak shape among waterfowl not only shows that feeding is likely the major influence that fits the bill, but also suggests that early birds of the order were likely more duck-like than goose-like.

Brown awards six honorary doctorates

During the 249th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 28, Brown University bestowed honorary degrees to a diverse group of scholars, artists and leaders recognized for their exceptional achievement in a variety of fields.
Texts of the 2017 Senior Orations

Adriel Barrios-Anderson: 'Silent Lessons'

Adriel Barrios-Anderson, one of two graduating seniors chosen as orators for the 249th Commencement, delivered an address titled "Silent Lessons" on the College Green on Sunday, May 28.
Texts of the 2017 Senior Orations

Viet Nguyen: 'The Idea of Deserving'

Viet Nguyen, one of two graduating seniors chosen as orators for the 249th Commencement, delivered an address titled "The Idea of Deserving" on the College Green on Sunday, May 28.

The road to College Hill less traveled

Students in the Resumed Undergraduate Education program make their way to Brown in many different ways — the stories of three Class of 2017 graduates from the program illustrate the wealth of lived experience they bring to campus.

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