Merging his love for Brown with his dedication to the environment, George Billings ’72 LHD’21 hon. made a gift through his estate that supports faculty and graduate students in the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES).
A Brown University alumnus will lead the investigation for a lunar lander mission to study volcanic activity on the Moon, a mission first proposed by a Brown researcher and Brown-affiliated scientists.
The JCB, an independent research library on the Brown University campus, has refreshed its entryway and online collections access, further opening its physical and digital doors to scholars researching the history of the Americas.
The newly launched Initiative for Sustainable Energy will serve as a campus hub for driving technological advances in sustainable energy and preparing the next-generation of leaders in net-zero-carbon energy solutions.
International Space Station experiments co-led by Peter Lee, a Brown scholar, cardiothoracic surgeon and longtime space researcher, will help inform understanding and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
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.
The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, founded in the 2012-13 academic year, has become a leading force for original research, international engagement and public conversation on the legacies of racial slavery.
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.
A partner effort among Brown scholars, volunteers and Native American leaders, Stolen Relations has recovered thousands of Indigenous enslavement records, drawing attention to a topic rarely broached in school history lessons.
Appointed Brown’s 19th president in 2012, Christina H. Paxson has guided the University through major accomplishments and national moments of challenge, and she looks forward to achieving more in the years to come.
With support from a $1.25 million grant from the Abrams Foundation, scholars at Brown are working with partners to collect personal stories that reveal how slavery and colonialism shaped societies across the globe.
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.
Sandi Nusinoff Lehrman ’69 MD’76 and Stephen A. Lehrman ’73 have seen two grandchildren battle a rare neurological disease. Through their philanthropy, they're supporting Brown's Center for Translational Neuroscience in its crusade to discover new treatments for rare brain diseases.
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.
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.
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.
From climate change to racial inequity, the students, faculty, and researchers of the Cogut Institute are tackling the biggest issues of our time—and proving why the humanities are more important than ever.
The Climate Social Science Network, based at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, will bring together leading scholars to catalyze collaborative research on the interests that are stalling climate action.
The Carney Institute for Brain Science is taking an unparalleled approach to artificial intelligence, neurodegeneration, and chronic disease prevention by bringing together brilliant minds across Brown.
The Center for Computational Brain Science at Brown’s Carney Institute for Brain Science will harness the University’s expertise in computation, cognition and systems neuroscience toward new brain health solutions.
As a practicing emergency physician, Dr. Megan Ranney MPH’10 RES’08 believes that the emergency department is where you can change a patient’s health care trajectory. And technology is her tool of choice.
Through the power of an Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award, Eric Ingram ’21 is embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime research opportunity to uncover new insights that could help people with anxiety disorders.
With high-tech spaces for 15 faculty research groups and more than 100 research associates and graduate students, the building is designed to encourage the kind of interdisciplinary research for which Brown is known.
Brown’s new Biomedical Innovation Fund has made two grants to accelerate the commercialization of technologies — one for diagnosing drug dependence in newborns and a second for discovering anti-ALS medicines.