Mon 23 Jan | Politico Magazine

The science of Trump's inaugural address

Brown cognitive scientist Julie Sedivy discusses the science behind political speeches, and how Trump's inaugural address could be interpreted by political scientists as a sign for things to come.
Sun 22 Jan | The Boston Globe

How Boston fought the empire

Stephen Kinzer, senior fellow at the Watson Institute, examines the century old debate over American intervention.
Thu 19 Jan | The Boston Review

The President’s house is empty

Bonnie Honig, professor media studies and political science, wrote an op-ed about the hidden costs associated with Donald Trump's plan for his family to live in New York.
Tue 17 Jan | Health News Review

Conflicts of interest in medicine

For an article about the prevalence of conflicts of interests in the medical field, writer Michael Joyce tapped Brown internist Roy Poses to "set the stage" for a larger discussion on the topic.
Tue 17 Jan | Network World

7 really cool network and IT research projects

A round up of innovative research projects at top colleges mentions that Brown researchers took part in a Columbia University led project that resulted in a program that shuffles software code, making it difficult for hackers to exploit bugs in systems.
Thu 12 Jan | The Providence Journal

Democrats risk misreading the election

Daniel Hirschman, assistant professor of sociology, co-authored an op-ed about the inherit risks of magnifying narrow losses as seen from the recent election. Most importantly, the authors warn the misinterpretation of facts in the Democratic party could mislead them into scaling back their pursuit of Democratic ideals.
Wed 11 Jan | The Providence Journal

Providence VA leads national study of veterans' amputation needs

A national team led by Linda Resnik, a Brown University professor and research scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center, is leading a national study of the needs of veterans with traumatic upper-limb amputations -- the most common of which is loss below the elbow, typically suffered in combat.
Wed 11 Jan | Open Democracy

Do costs outweigh practical benefits human trafficking awareness

Elena Shih, associate professor of American studies, co-authored an introductory op-ed about the hidden costs of raising awareness campaigns. The series will feature more discussion branching from the same debate and is co-produced by Brown's Center for the Study of Slavery.
Mon 9 Jan | Providence Business News

Five questions with Dr. Jack A. Elias

Dr. Jack A. Elias, dean of medicine and biological sciences, discusses the recent $27 million gift from the Warren Alpert Foundation and how it will enable Brown’s M.D./Ph.D. program to expand.
Mon 9 Jan | Kaiser Health News

Obamacare boosted community health centers’ reach. Now what?

Two recent studies suggest that following the implementation of President Obama's 2010 health law and by extension the expansion of Medicaid that community centers have reached out to more people and improved quality of care, but with a new Trump administration there are many uncertainties. Associate professor Amal Trivedi is an author to one of the studies.
Mon 9 Jan | Becker's Hospital Review

Medicare ACO hospitals faster at reducing readmissions, study finds

Though both ACO and non-ACO hospitals have been successful in driving down rates of readmissions from skilled nursing facilities, hospitals participating in Medicare ACOs have done so measurably faster, according to a study co-authored by Brown assistant professor Momotazur Rahman.