Number of students and recent grads who won Fulbright Scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year, making Brown the top producer of scholars who will research or teach abroad under the U.S. Department of State program for the third year in a row.

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The newly chartered student beekeeping society held its inaugural meeting in February. Will campus hives be buzzing soon?


Patriots fullback James Develin '10 now has three Superbowl rings, the most of any Bear (plus that fall-back engineering degree).


A generic HIV drug improved symptoms of aging in mice, holding promise for diseases like Alzheimer's, Brown researchers found.


Vitamin A is crucial for gut flora that modulate immune response, with implications for autoimmune disease, a Brown researcher found.


Brown alums often leave RI after graduation, a common phenomenon amongst highly selective schools.

Short Takes

Net emissions that Brown will achieve by the year 2040, under an accelerated plan to offset carbon use. Aiding that goal will be two renewable projects: a 50-MW solar energy field on a former RI gravel pit, and an 8-MW wind farm in Texas. Green upgrades to campus heating will follow.


“We’re interested in seeing how individual pieces of sea ice, called floes, evolve. It’s hard to do. With this ice disk, we don’t have to get a ship up to the Arctic, we don’t have to fly drones. It’s right in the middle of a city.”
Chris Horvat, postdoc at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, on the Westbrook, Maine, spinning ice disk that captured the internet’s imagination in January—and gave him research fodder during the government shutdown.