In celebration of 10 years of impact and the exceptional generosity of its donors, the center’s new name honors Brown’s president emerita, who sparked a landmark effort to uncover the University’s historical ties to slavery.
As the inaugural director of the Pandemic Center at Brown University’s School of Public Health, Jennifer Nuzzo is positioning Brown to lead the way forward in stopping pandemics and the harms they pose across society.
Cementing a future that supports students from all income levels, The Brown Promise initiative exceeded its ambitious $120 million fundraising goal to replace loans with scholarships in University financial aid packages.
Algorithms are guiding more decisions in more industries than ever before. In a new workshop supported by the Orlando Bravo Center for Economic Research, scholars and students convened to examine how impartial and effective these calculations really are.
As Brown works to expand its research enterprise, the Division of Biology and Medicine will play a central role in discovering and disseminating solutions to the world’s most pressing medical problems.
Kim Cobb, new director of the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, wants to leverage Brown’s deep and diverse expertise across campus to create solutions with lasting, scalable impact for our planet.
The gift from Chancellor Samuel M. Mencoff and his wife, Ann. S. Mencoff, will endow the vice president for athletics and recreation — becoming the largest known endowed athletics leadership position in the Ivy League.
The largest gift for international financial aid in University history, from alumni Aysha and Omar Shoman, will expand Brown’s ability to educate the most exceptional international students from all socioeconomic groups.
With its new $4 billion goal, the campaign will continue through 2024—raising funds for research and teaching in medicine, public health, engineering and the arts, as well as student financial aid, career services and Brown Athletics.
The generous gift from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and producer Patty Quillin will provide much-needed financial support to students from Tougaloo College, an HBCU in Mississippi, including many who come to Brown.
Generous support from the Legorreta family will propel plans for a world-class, nationally designated cancer center at Brown that will turn basic science into treatments for patients in Rhode Island and beyond.
Having reached its target more than a year ahead of schedule, the University will continue raising funds for student scholarships and faculty research, while establishing new goals in the months to come.
The past year was particularly successful for faculty working alongside Brown Advancement’s Corporate and Foundation Relations team, with more than $26 million in grants awarded to support promising projects in a range of disciplines.