Brown is looking to change faculty retirement plans as part of University-wide budget cuts, according to recommendations made at the Jan. 26 Faculty Executive Committee meeting.
The Division of Biology and Medicine's annual report shows signs of growth during the 2008-09 academic year despite the economic recession, including an increased class size for the Alpert Medical School and millions of dollars in grants.
On Dec. 1, 11 members of the class of 2014 received more than the big envelope.These students received not only early admission to Brown but a full scholarship, thanks to Brown's participation for the first time in QuestBridge, a non-profit program that seeks to match high-achieving, low-income high ...
Could Facebook notes appear on the pages of future history books next to tweets about someone's day? Could Facebook pictures one day be hanging in the Ratty next to the images of years gone by at Brown, documenting student life in the 2000s?
Providence has been named the sixth-safest city in the United States by Forbes Magazine, which recently ranked the 40 most-populous metropolitan areas based on 2008 data on violent crime rates, natural disasters and traffic- and workplace-related deaths.
There's a new way to get a taste of Brown that doesn't involve setting foot in Providence.After a pilot period starting in May, Brown plans to launch its own page on iTunes U this week, joining hundreds of other colleges that already post free audio and video of lectures, student performances and virtual ...