Yellen traces the struggles, progress of women in the U.S. economy

Weaving together historical data and stories of women who studied at Brown, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen outlined the evolving role of women in the U.S. economy and discussed the barriers that still prevent many from achieving full success and equality, to the detriment of the economy as a whole.

Unique primary care residency program hangs in budget balance

The Teaching Health Centers program, which funds outpatient primary care residencies serving rural and indigent patients, awaits Congressional budget reauthorization at a time when there is a primary care shortage, Brown University medical scholars write in a new article in JAMA.

Brown to launch online learning initiative with edX

With four three-week courses planned initially, the University’s new BrownX initiative will bring Brown’s distinctive approach to teaching and learning to new audiences across the globe.