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Butler Hospital receives 5-year $12M COBRE grant for neuropsychiatric brain research

PROVIDENCE – Butler Hospital has been granted a five-year, $12 million grant to focus on clinical-translational brain research, Care New England announced March 19.The...
BROWN UNIVERSITY associate professor Caroline Kuo, right, works with a team studying the family dynamics of the HIV epidemic in South Africa. The country is one of the field sites where students in the Global Public Health master’s degree program can gain field experience – and is one of the many opportunities at Brown for students to study and research in other countries. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY/ANDREW NAYSMITH

Brown University honored for its internationalization efforts on campus

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has won the 2019 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, one of eight schools nationwide recognized for efforts to...
A NEW REPORT indicates Rhode Island students who are homeless are being undercounted. / COURTESY HOUSINGWORKS RI AT ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Report: Homeless students in R.I. undercounted

PROVIDENCE – The number of students in Rhode Island who are experiencing homelessness and would qualify for educational services is thought to be undercounted,...
KEN WAGNER is exiting his role as commissioner of elementary and secondary education. speaking with the governor before the vote. PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

RIDE’s Wagner to step down, Raimondo recommends successor

PROVIDENCE – Ken Wagner, the commissioner of elementary and secondary education, is stepping down in April and will be joining the Annenberg Institute at...
BRAIN FAIRS: John Stein, left, a senior lecturer in neuroscience at Brown University, shows the intricacies of how a brain works during Nerd Nite in 2018 at AS220, as part of the Brain Week Rhode Island festivities. Brain fairs during Brain Week Rhode Island will be held at the University of Rhode Island on March 16 and at Brown University on March 17.
 / COURTESY VICTORIA HEIMER-MCGINN

Editor’s Choice: URI, Brown University to host Brain Week events

EDITOR’S CHOICE URI, Brown University to host Brain Week events BRAIN WEEK RHODE ISLAND, sponsored by Brown University’s Institute for Brain Science and the...
BROWN UNIVERSITY says it's willing to pay $3.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by participants of the university's 403(b) retirement plans. The plaintiffs accuse Brown of not meeting its fiduciary duties. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown to pay $3.5M in settlement of lawsuit over retirement...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that alleged the university breached its fiduciary duties in...
BROWN UNIVERSITY'S Warren Alpert Medical School is launching a new, four-year dual degree program, which will combine a medical degree in primary care with a master's of science in population health.  / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Several R.I. graduate schools make national ranking

PROVIDENCE – A new national ranking of graduate schools has placed Brown University's medical school at the No. 26 best in the United States...

Capital Good Fund celebrates 10th anniversary

PROVIDENCE – Capital Good Fund, the Providence-based nonprofit that provides small loans and personalized financial coaching to low-income residents in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware...

Brown University researchers develop germ-resistant coating for intravascular catheters

PROVIDENCE – Brown University researchers have developed a new antibacterial coating for intravascular catheters that could help prevent catheter-related blood infections, the most common...
FORMALLY PLACED FIRST in the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University's Venture Prize pitch contest. Above, from left to right, pitch team members Benjamin Murphy, Diane Mukato, Amelie Vavrosky and Noah Picard. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown Venture Prize awards $50K to top three pitches

PROVIDENCE – The Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University has announced the winners of its second annual Venture Prize pitch contest held Wednesday...
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