The application will have three required 250-word supplemental essays. Two remain the same from last year’s, asking students about the open curriculum and what brings them joy. A new prompt asks students to reflect on their upbringing: It asks students to “share how an aspect of your growing ...
Following the June 29 Supreme Court ruling outlawing race-conscious college admissions, student organizations at Brown were swift to denounce the decision — and called for the University’s Office of College Admission to solicit student input during this process.
One hundred sixty-five graduating seniors, 47 juniors and one graduating PhD student were elected to the University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on May 21 and April 3 respectively, according to announcements from Coppélia Kahn, professor emerita of English and chapter secretary.
LGBTQ+ student self-identification has doubled at Brown since 2010, according to Herald polling dataBy Sofia Barnett and Ryan Doherty | June 24
The Herald reviewed data from its semesterly polls and spoke with current students to investigate how the LGBTQ+ community on campus has evolved over time.
McDonough began their role as assistant director of the LGBTQ Center and graduate student engagement in April.
Since 2021, the United States has witnessed a surge in books being banned from educational institutions and libraries across the country.
Papay, a researcher who focuses on educational inequality, began at Brown as an assistant professor in 2012.
Brown will look to break ground on the athletics facility by summer 2024 — while the life sciences building could be completed in three to four years.
Jha, current White House COVID-19 response coordinator, will return to his role as Brown's dean of the School of Public Health.
While state law requires 10% of the housing stock in most Rhode Island municipalities to be affordable, Little Compton falls under the 1% mark with just nine long-term affordable housing units.
The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, approved a $1.69 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2024 in its May meetings, according to a Today @ Brown message from President Christina Paxson P’19 P’MD’20.
With Pride month underway, local organizations are hosting various family and community events to celebrate Rhode Island’s LGBTQ+ community.
To better understand the University’s classes teaching languages natively spoken in Asian countries, The Herald analyzed enrollment data retrieved from Courses@Brown and spoke with current students and faculty.
For over 50 years, the University’s Open Curriculum has allowed students to pursue a variety of academic interests before narrowing in on a field they are ultimately most passionate about.
Six distinguished leaders and scholars are slated to receive honorary doctorates during Commencement this year: Douglas W. Diamond ’75, Elaine G. Luria, Bernicestine Elizabeth McLeod Bailey ’68 P’99 P’03, Kevin Mundt ’76 P’11, Ruth Oppenheim and Gina Raimondo.
Kailiang “Kail” Fu ’23 and Margherita Micaletti-Hinojal ’23 will serve as senior orators at 2023 Commencement. Micaletti-Hinojal’s speech will discuss Brown’s reputation as the so-called “happy Ivy,” and Fu’s speech will focus on embracing failure.
Annie Cimack ’23 called her sophomore year living arrangements “a gilded cage.” Yes, she had a view of the Rhode Island Capitol, a king-sized bed and a private bathroom. But, she noted, she was separated from most of her peers as a resident of the Omni Hotel.
While Brown’s campus is known for its rigorous academic curriculum and diverse student body, it is also home to a thriving music scene. For some, College Hill is where a hobby of playing music became something bigger.
Founded in 1764, Brown University has lived a life spanning several centuries. As the seventh-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, the University has seen a world of war, peace, protest, technology and so much more. In 258 years, the University has managed to accumulate a ...