A news round-up mentions that Brown University researchers are part of a multidisciplinary team to receive a $2.9 million grant to conduct a five-year research study into more advanced screenings for suicide risk.
Civil Rights activist Angela Davis was supposed to give a lecture focusing on the prison industrial complex at Brown University on Friday, but took the podium instead to focus on the current political climate and activism among young people.
Marine ecologist Mark Bertness comments on the significant role played by salt marshes and coastal wetlands after a new study suggests that without intervention, several salt marsh biomes are in danger of disappearing within 350 years.
Brown University researchers Jack Mustard and Mike Bramble comment on the landing sites that were selected for a NASA 2020 mission, where a rover will touch down on Mars to access signs of past Martian life.
Brown University's plans to build a new performing arts center is moving forward with authorization to start the selection process for an architect to design what is envisioned as a state-of-the-art hub for music, dance, theater and multimedia arts.
Brown University professors Wendy Schiller and Kenneth Miller will deliver lectures in Providence through the One Day University, an education program that has spread to several cities. The theme for this year's program is "Rethinking America."
Filmmaker Ken Carlson discusses what he hopes to accomplish by producing a documentary about Tom Catena, a Brown alum and doctor in South Sudan who serves about 1 million patients. Carlson mentions that just by mentioning his affiliation to Catena while he was held at gun point, had the power to save his life.
A paper by Brown economists Justine Hastings and Jesse Shapiro adds to growing evidence that for every additional dollar in food stamp benefits recipients get, nearly all of it goes into buying additional food.
David Savitz, vice president for research, commented on the likelihood that a national program will succeed when its predecessor failed, which aimed to understand how urban environments could effect childhood development.
A paper co-authored by Sveta Milusheva of Brown University is cited in an article that highlights key points that could dismantle Trump's campaign promise to rebuild America's crumbling infrastructure.
Guy Edwards, co-director of Brown University’s Climate and Development Lab, commented on Latin America's agenda in relation to climate change, a topic that has largely been ignored by the region's financial institutions.
A $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health will support a suicide risk study by researchers at Care New England’s Butler Hospital, Brown University and the University of Michigan.
A new study suggests postpartum depression medications can effect a mother's bond to her baby, but Amy Salisbury, professor of pediatrics and psychiatry, said avoiding treatment carries bigger consequences.