Number of grad students working as teaching assistants, research assistants, and proctors at Brown. Their wages and hours will be negotiated by collective bargaining following a 576-394 vote in favor of unionization on November 19, 2018.


Professor Bathsheba Demuth on the environment and dog-mushing in the Yukon. Read More

Theta brain waves may provide a new, objective way to measure pain, using a device patented by a team of Brown researchers.

Christian Berardi, 7,  is a new basketball recruit. Visits with the Bears help him get through treatment for a rare immune disease.

Planetary scientist John Mustard helped NASA decide on the Jezero crater as the landing site for the Mars 2020 rover mission.

Electronic health records contribute to burnout for doctors, especially primary care physicans, Brown researchers found.

Research shows inhabitants of regions with volatile climates make riskier decisions than those in stable environments.

Short Takes

This year’s number of mid-year graduates, or “point-fivers.” About 70 participated in a ceremony December 1. Speakers were Navy Veteran Alexandrea Pimentel and Attayah Douglas, who plans a career in education policy and reform.


“As a physician and a researcher, I know that it doesn’t have to be this way. We can create innovative solutions to reduce firearm injury, the same way we’ve done for car crash deaths and HIV. At the end of the day, it’s about keeping our patients, families and communities safe.”Brown associate professor and ER physician Dr. Megan Ranney, a #ThisIsOurLane gun safety advocate and expert in non-partisan public health research on firearm injury.