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Alumni & Friends

The best way to fight Alzheimer’s? Together.

By convening innovative researchers across academia, Brown’s new Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research hopes to accelerate the pace of development for treatments and cures of this devastating disease.
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Alumni & Friends

Uncovering alternatives to animal testing

Brown researchers are pursuing a promising new method that could transform toxicology testing, making it faster and more effective without the use of animals.
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Alumni & Friends

MD/PhDs: Training for the future of medicine

By blurring the line between patient care and clinical research, this dual degree might be our best chance to tackle some of the most pressing health issues of our time.
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Alumni & Friends

Big Problems, Big Solutions

The Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship celebrates five years of supporting the development of innovative student ideas, teaching entrepreneurship as a set of skills, and helping the Brown community take advantage of a rich variety of entrepreneurial resources.
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Alumni & Friends

Reunion, with a 2021 Twist

With events both inspired by reunions past plus brand-new digital extras, Brown’s 2021 Virtual Reunion Weekend bypassed all geographic boundaries and headed straight into the living rooms of thousands of alumni around the world.
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The pandemic robbed many students of their summer internships and research opportunities. With the SPRINT program, the University created hundreds of new opportunities — and a new way to offer learning beyond the classroom.
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Alumni & Friends

Bridging the STEM gender gap

With the BrownTogether campaign, the University is creating more opportunity and a stronger sense of community for women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jha has been a national advocate for effective testing and prevention strategies. Now as the new dean of the rapidly growing School of Public Health, he's bringing together minds from every corner of Brown to tackle the public health crises of today and tomorrow.
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As a grad student, Boston looked forward to learning from the top minds in her field. What she found was family. Learn why she gives back to Brown by serving as New Alumni Trustee on the Corporation.
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With continued momentum in support of Brown’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, new BrownTogether gifts and grants are catalyzing research on race and inequity, and supporting students from underrepresented groups.
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Alumni & Friends

The battle against cancer

Cancer doesn’t take a break, not even for a worldwide pandemic. The newly established Cancer Center at Brown University, directed by Dr. Wafik El-Deiry, is making sure advances in research and improvements to patient care continue uninterrupted.
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From the professor who changed everything to his current role in University leadership, Jeffrey Hines reflects on how Brown has shaped his career, his life, and his community.
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Alumni & Friends

7 stories of Brown women making a difference

We salute these remarkable Brown alumnae whose important work, ranging from working on the front lines of the pandemic to fighting for democracy, inspired us in 2020.
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Backed with alumni support, the newly formed Climate Social Science Network is working to understand why climate change has become such a divisive issue—and how to counter the misinformation and barriers to progress surrounding it.
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Alumni & Friends

Creating a home for student veterans

Brown has taken several steps toward building a more welcoming and supportive environment for student veterans. But none has been more important than boosting the amount of financial aid available to those who have served their country with honor.
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Alumni & Friends

A look back: 2020 highlights

From providing emergency support to students during a global pandemic to game-changing research in malaria, we're looking back at some important accomplishments supported by Brown donors in a year that was anything but ordinary.
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After years serving as a resource for Brown students, Deb Mills-Scofield ’82 shares her views on why mentoring is both important and mutually beneficial, how alumni can help students and new graduates, and the common traits she finds in Brunonians.
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Amidst the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), alumni and friends have stepped forward to meet our students' immediate needs. But we know that economic hardships will continue to increase in the months to come. Here's how you can help.
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From celebrating Match Day virtually to jumping in to serve during a global health crisis, how students and the wider Brown medical community are responding to the pandemic.
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Pediatric neuro-oncologist Stephen Gilheeney ’95 MMSc’97 MD’99 works with children and families affected by brain and spinal cord tumors. Although COVID-19 has changed the way he practices, he credits his experience at Brown—both as an undergraduate and in the Warren Alpert Medical School—with helping him become an exceptional physician.
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Alumni & Friends

Living longer. Living better.

Can we live longer without major health challenges? Based on the research happening at Brown’s Center on the Biology of Aging, the prognosis is good.
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