As Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student and Employee Accessibility Services (SEAS), Catherine Axe ’87, along with her colleagues Jonathan Corey and Desirae Mix coordinate disability related accommodations and services at Brown.
Although many colleges and universities, including Brown, have taken steps towards increasing diversity in their student populations, Latino students are still severely underrepresented in higher education and more so in advanced degree fields.
Adam is the Cyber Division Chief for the Washington Air National Guard and is currently stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, south of Seattle. He has 16 years of experience providing technical-focused IT services and cyber defense for the U.S. Army and Air Force.
J.R. has a bachelor’s degree in Geological Sciences from Cornell and earned his master’s and PhD in Geological Sciences at Brown. While earning his PhD, he studied the history and formation of Mars, partnered with NASA to map the planet’s mineralogy, and traveled to some of the most Mars-like places on Earth, including the Dry Valleys of Antarctica and the volcanoes of Hawaii.
When I arrived on Brown’s campus two years ago, I was eager to get involved with the community and help others as I’ve been helped time and time again on my journey as a seasoned international student.
The Graduate School has partnered with the Neuroscience department to host four students in an NIH-funded Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP). The Graduate School received more than 90 applicants for the four slots.
Silvia E. Giorguli Saucedo ’04 Ph.D. is the 2018 recipient of the Horace Mann Medal. Giorguli is the first female president of El Colegio de México (Colmex), the top research and teaching university for social sciences and humanities in Mexico.
Three students will receive the Graduate School’s fourth annual master's prizes, with Andrew S. Campbell to be recognized for academic accomplishment; Joyce Sunday for engaged citizenship and community service; and David Aaron for professional excellence.
Eight PhD students were selected for the interdisciplinary Open Graduate Education program, which provides the flexibility and resources to pursue a master’s degree in a secondary field while they earn their doctorates.
As Program Director for the International Student Experience (ISE), Christina Phillips focuses on student advocacy, organization advising, and community-building initiatives, including new student orientations for all international students at Brown.
Antonio is originally from San Jose, CA, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from San Francisco State University and a master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of San Francisco. He also holds a Coordinator role at Student and Employee Accessibility Services in the division of Campus Life.