Rachel Gold is a senior staff writer from Rockville, Maryland on the Science & Research beat. Even though she could spend all day learning about the awesome work Brown researchers are up to, she likes to mix in rooting for her family’s favorite sports teams, trying crossword puzzles, and exploring the great outdoors.

Articles by Rachel Gold (25)

Yalidy Matos, postdoctoral fellow in international and public affairs and race and ethnicity in America, gave the keynote address at the Latinx Conference.

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Latinx Conference promotes storytelling, solidarity

April 11, 2016 0 comments

Over 200 students came to College Hill this weekend for the Latinx Conference, representing two different organizations and over 18 East Coast schools.

The forum, “Marijuana Regulatory Policy: Lessons from Western States,” held at the Warren Alpert Medical School, featured representatives from states that have already legalized recreational marijuana use.


Marijuana forum emphasizes caution

April 6, 2016 1 comment

During Tuesday’s forum, officials and public policy experts urged caution, making their case as to why research and regulation must lead the movement.

Brain Fair volunteers pose with attendees. The Brain Fair provided hands-on activities for a diverse audience, promoting research on and awareness of the brain. The fair was attended by over 500 people Saturday.

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Brain Fair offers interactive learning experience for all ages

March 21, 2016 1 comment

If science, technology, engineering and mathematics suffer from a deficit of interest, Brown’s Brain Fair in Sayles Hall proved otherwise.

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NYU professor questions big data collection

March 16, 2016 2 comments

The phrase “big data” — and the vast, daunting numbers it implies — is thrown around a lot these days.

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Zika virus may affect R.I., study abroad plans

March 11, 2016 0 comments

Thousands of miles may separate Providence from the epicenter of the Zika outbreak, but viruses have a way of making the globe seem small.

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Two-step verification bolsters cyber protection

March 8, 2016 0 comments

Logging into Banner just got a little bit harder.

For Space Horizons participants, next stop is Moon

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For Space Horizons participants, next stop is Moon

February 24, 2016 0 comments

The image of a city on the Moon is, in many circles, still the stuff of science fiction.

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Researchers investigate physics of stone skipping

February 15, 2016 0 comments

For skipping stones, kids know to look for the perfect rock. But according to the School of Engineering, it is elastic balls that they should be after.

Undergrads develop LGBTQ-focused medical concentration

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Undergrads develop LGBTQ-focused medical concentration

February 9, 2016 7 comments

Warren Alpert Medical School students now have the opportunity to undertake extracurricular studies in LGBTQ healthcare and advocacy.

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University lands funding for training in addiction screening

January 28, 2016 0 comments

Brown and Rhode Island Hospital have received grants to develop and implement curricula in early substance abuse interventions.