PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University's cancer center has received a $25 million gift it plans to use to help it earn a National Cancer Institute designation, the highest federal rating for a cancer center.
TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) — Dr. Scott Rivkees, who led Florida's initial response to the coronavirus pandemic as head of the state health department, has accepted a job at Brown University.
The Brown University School of Public Health announced this week Rivkees is joining its faculty as part of an effort to further the school's work on pandemic preparedness.
Brown University expanded its report on its own historical ties to the transatlantic slave trade but says it has no current plans to pay reparations to descendants of enslaved people who worked on the campus.
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An 89-year-old Rhode Island man has achieved a goal he spent two decades working toward and nearly a lifetime thinking about — earning his Ph.D. and becoming a physicist.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University will expand financial aid for students and work to improve college access following lucrative hauls from its endowment and a fundraising campaign, the Ivy league school announced Monday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University's endowment generated a more than 50% return during the most recently completed fiscal year to increase to $6.9 billion, the Ivy league school announced Thursday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases per 100,000 population in Rhode Island has gone up in the past week, to 213 for the week that ended Saturday from 207 the prior week, the state Department of Health said Tuesday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Director of the Rhode Island Office of Management and Budget has announced his resignation and will be leaving Aug. 27 for a position at Brown University.
Jonathan Womer will be joining The Policy Lab next month at Brown, the Providence Journal reported. He first became budget director under former Gov.
Brown University has systematically and repeatedly failed to protect women from rape and other sexual misconduct, according to a federal class action lawsuit filed recently by four current and former female students.
NEW YORK (AP) — Group reunions on Zoom have rarely become the fuel for good art. But one has created a musical — actually 10, to be precise.
Grammy Award-winner Lisa Loeb was inspired to capture the weirdness, wonder and horror of 2020 during a Brown University online reunion.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — For Brown University students, the Ivy League college's next step in its yearslong quest to atone for its legacy of slavery is clear: Pay up.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An advocacy group has asked federal regulators to investigate Brown University's medical school, arguing it is violating the law by using live pigs for training in emergency medicine...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The house where Rosa Parks lived after sparking the Montgomery bus boycott was on a demolition list in Detroit until it was saved by Parks' niece and a Berlin-based artist, who moved it to Germany and reassembled it in his yard, piece by piece.
Academic year in-state tuition (2015-2016): $49,346Academic year out-of-state tuition (2015-2016): $49,346Total 2015 enrollment: 9,458Type of institution: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or aboveMedian income 10 years after graduation: $59,700Median college graduate income range in Rhode Island: $35,300 - $59,700Income rank in Rhode Island: 1
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The former president of Malawi is scheduled to speak at Brown University.
Joyce Banda is planning to deliver a speech about Africa's future on Monday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — One of two Brown University students who reported rapid intoxication followed by memory loss after drinking punch at a fraternity party tested positive for a date-rape drug, a university official announced in a campus-wide email.