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Janelle Jessen/Herald-Leader Susan Newton, a chemistry professor at John Brown University, demonstrated the way different elements create different colored flames when they burn to fourth-grade students.
In the greatest example of pedantry the world has ever known, a cis-gendered female student turned down a place at the prestigious Brown University in America because the university used non-gender specific pronouns in their communication with her.
As part of an effort to explore ways for humans and robots to work together more naturally and effectively, a team of researchers at Brown University has developed a robot that measures its own confusion and then asks for help if it feels it needs it ...
People have always been saying how much you need to be mindful if you want to achieve true peace and happiness, but a new research conducted by Brown University suggests that it does not apply to all because women get much more from mindfulness ...
About a thousand people braved the rain on Saturday, Earth Day, to gather at the Rhode Island State House to stand up for science and against the anti-science of the Donald Trump administration.
Brown University researchers have developed a new composite catalyst that can perform four separate chemical reactions in sequential order and in one container to produce compounds useful in making a wide range of pharmaceutical products.
Brown University Prof. Dietrich Neumann introduces a presentation on Providence's Jewelry District assembled by students in his urban studies class.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brown University says it has signed a memorandum with the Defense Department so it can talk to service members at military bases about attending the university.
It's been the buzzword of the last few years that doesn't appear to be losing speed: mindfulness. We've been told being mindful - that is, focusing solely on the present and our current situations - will heal our unhealthy relationships with food, our ...
PROVIDENCE - Buildings buckling, streets deserted. Pierre Huyghe's short film "Untitled (Human Mask)" opens on devastation.
In the article, Paxson emphasizes why and how, in her eyes, Brown University is providing its students with safe spaces for them to discuss controversial issues like diversity, sexual assault and proper representation of their cultural communities.
Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported on a letter from Brown University to a reader's daughter, accepting her into the prestigious Ivy League college but also misgendering her - in the name of "inclusivity.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brown University took a statistical snapshot earlier this month of five very different political landscapes across the United States - including Kent County, Rhode Island - and found that President Donald Trump is still riding the ...
Brown University is dropping application fees for low-income students following a student campaign run by student leaders from elite universities.
A group of students from Ivy League schools asked the schools to automatically waive the fee for applicants who are low-income or the first in their families to attend college.
The fund raising account had raised nearly $20,000 of a $100,000 goal as of Saturday evening to help 19-year-old Aravind Elangovan's parents cover his funeral expenses and pay off his loans at Brown University, where he studied computer science.
SSL is 100% leased to Brown University for academic administrative offices and the Nursing education Center, an initiative between Rhode Island College and University of Rhode Island's nursing programs.
Getting into college is tough enough, but Ricardo Soto managed to get accepted by Yale, Princeton and Brown University. Once the fall semester rolls around, he'll be attending Yale.
In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, James Freeman ranted against the Ivy League's Brown University after he received a complaint from a parent about a letter from the university referring to his daughter using gender-neutral pronouns.
Brown University is putting on a play concerning Islamophobia, "institutional bias," and "media spin" as they pertain to Arab males.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The team name Thundersnow is just one example of serendipity for Jennifer Currier, who leaves Thursday to compete in the 2017 Global Scavenger Hunt.
She is the author of numerous books and articles and has received many distinguished honors including the Horace Mann Distinguished Graduate Alumna Award from Brown University, the Superintendent's Award for Distinguished Service to the South ...
Deanne Umbay of North Hills, California plans to swim for Brown University, joining Han Nguyen, Taylor Seaman, and Tory Center in the class of 2021.
Undergraduate and graduate student teams from the University of Arkansas, John Brown University, Arkansas State University and Harding University walked away from the 17th Annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup competition with $134,000.
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.- - The Salvation army of Northwest Arkansas teamed up with John Brown University to celebrate the school's Founder's Day.
This spring, a wave of potential future first-years will excitedly join Brown's online community. The facebook group "Brown University Class of 2021 - Admitted students" will be their gateway social media drug, with "likes" and "follows" of other ...
FITCHBURG -- Yasenimary Velazquez's years of hard work will now require some hard decisions as the Fitchburg high school senior sorts through her stack of college acceptance letters, which includes full scholarships to Harvard and Brown University.
Later she applied to the other Ivys: Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University.
Over the last few years, Rebecca Papas, research assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical school at Brown University, has worked with experts in Kenya to slow the advance of the country's HIV epidemic (and ...
"A lot of American students believe that the students in China are all brainwashed by the government," said Liu, who came to the U.S.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Brown University has received a $24 million gift to renovate an undergraduate building that sits on its main green.
Sen. Jack Reed warns of consequences Rhode Island's economy could face if proposed federal budget cuts to science and technology research are acted on.
A Brown University alumnus, Adam Braun, is introducing a new program that disrupts the current status quo of the higher education industry.
Brown University: PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 2, 2017 - The Brown women's tennis team defeated Yale, 4-3, on Sunday at the Pizzitola sports Center.
Brown University: Boston - April 3, 2017 - Brown men's crew picked up a victory in the varsity four, but Boston University won a tightly contested varsity eight race to take back the Michalson Cup Sunday on the Charles River.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - President Trump's proposed 2018 budget would "devastate" scientific and medical research, which would cause potentially irreparable ...
A Brown University student who had been taking a semester off has not been seen since Friday night, when he left his family's Colorado home without pants, ...
This month, co-founder Victor Wang, team member Henry Iseman and co-founder Trang Duong of Brown University won the Yale College Dean's Challenge on Social Innovation, given by Dean Jonathan Holloway.
As the era of Donald Trump's presidency gets under way, university heads need to speak up about wanting international students, according to Brown University President Christina Paxson. "They are vital for what we do," she told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on ...
The scholarships, named for an undocumented Brown University graduate who died in 2010, are presented annually to undocumented students seeking higher education.
The Massachusetts men's lacrosse team answered the bell each time it trailed during Saturday's contest with Brown University at Garber Field. Despite erasing a pair of two-goal deficits, including fighting back to tie the game at nine and force ...
Sylvia Maxfield, of the Providence College school of Business, fills the screen on Tuesday at the 17th economic-outlook breakfast, hosted by Santander Bank and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce.
Last September, Brown University made headlines when its Undergraduate Council of students decided to provide free tampons and sanitary napkins free of charge in women's, gender inclusive, and men's bathrooms in the college's nonresidential buildings.
He holds a Doctor of education degree from Boston College, a Master of arts in teaching from Brown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Yale University.
The investigational BrainGate technology was initially developed in the Brown University laboratory of John Donoghue, now the founding director of the Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering in Geneva, Switzerland.
mothers with a history of mental health disorders feel less ready for discharge from the NICU than with mothers without a mental health history, new research ...
The scholarships, named for an undocumented Brown University graduate who died in 2010, are presented annually to undocumented students seeking higher education.
The Stony Brook softball team hosted Brown University and Holy Cross University this past weekend in the Stony Brook Invitational.
... in their student body, but it does better than average when it comes to the outcomes of their students once they get to their mid-30s," says Brown University economist John Friedman, who worked with Stanford University economist Raj Chetty on the ...
Or is she like Emma Watson, who attended Brown University to get a bachelor's degree in english simply to be able to say she went to college?


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