In the debate among economists on the trade off of social welfare programs, the New York Times cites a Brown University study that examined the 'Mothers’ Pension” program, which was available from 1911 to 1935.
As part of the Ivy Film Festival at Brown University, Oscar winning filmmaker Ezra Edelman discussed during a question-and-answer session how he brought a new perspective to the story of O.J. Simpson, whose infamous case had already been told through countless books, articles, interviews, recaps and films.
Brown University president Christina Paxson has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an honorary society whose ranks include some of the country’s leading researchers, artists, performers, writers, philanthropists, business people and others.
Brown University’s Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics received a $982,000 grant from the Simons Foundation which will be used to expand the center’s programming, according to a Tuesday announcement.
Set against the backdrop of the recent military strike against Syria, Watson Institute senior fellow Stephen Kinzer discusses how the public is being presented with a simple version of reality because news outlets aren't asking the right questions.
Gordon Wood, professor of history emeritus at Brown University, wrote about the importance of the American revolution in creating the nationhood of the United States. Wood described the challenges and benefit of being a nation without a defined American ethnicity.
Brown associate professor Scott Frickel is part of a research team that will query people participating in the March for Science, a potentially unprecedented demonstration in support of evidence-based science.
A research assistant from Brown University is about to embark on a global competition called "The Global Scavenger Hunt," where travelers will get to partake in an adventure that also benefits humanitarian causes.
Most people think they know how a toilet works, but according to Brown University cognitive scientist Steve Sloman that assumption could be the result of humans' tendency to overestimate their knowledge.
An audio recording of the Brown University panel discussion featuring NPR correspondent Corey Flintoff is available online. The conversation focused on Flintoff's reporting on Putin's Russia and the evolving relationship between Russia and the U.S.
Caroline Kuo, assistant professor of behavioral and social sciences, wrote an op-ed about how reinstating a revised Mexico City Policy would impact the reproductive health of girls and young women worldwide.
Herbert Rakatansky, clinical professor of medicine emeritus, advocated for doctors to fulfill the moral obligation to care for all patients, regardless of their immigration status, given the challenges the political climate is currently posing.
About one-third of U.S. men surveyed said their doctor never talked with them about the pros and cons of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening before they were tested, according to researchers from Brown University.