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Carney Institute receives innovation award

CHRISTOPHER I. MOORE is the associate director of Brown University’s Carney Institute for Brain Science, which has received the 2019 Innovation Award from the...
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Brown to cover the textbook bill for 1,100 students next fall

PROVIDENCE – Brown University says it's going to cover the cost of all textbooks and course materials for 1,100 of its most needy students...
BROWN UNIVERSITY says it received a record-high 38,674 applications this year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown gets record-high 38,674 applications, offers spots to 2,551

PROVIDENCE – Brown University offered admission to 1,782 prospective undergraduates on Thursday, drawing from a record-high pool of 38,674 applicants for the Ivy League...

3 Brown grads named to Forbes’ America’s Top 50 Women in...

PROVIDENCE – Forbes magazine named three Brown University alumnae to its America’s Top 50 Women in Tech 2018 list: Ayanna Howard, Mary Lou Jepsen...

R.I. Health Department to test 50 water systems for toxic PFAS...

PROVIDENCE – Next week, the R.I. Department of Health and Brown University will begin testing about 50 water sources, including public wells and licensed...
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...
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