A new cohort of Open Graduate Education students will explore novel connections between disciplines and domains of expertise, by pursuing a secondary master’s degree in a field that differs from that of their Ph.D.
I hope your semester is off to an excellent start. It was a pleasure to meet so many new students at Orientation last month. Your energy and enthusiasm for what lies ahead are contagious and have been invigorating for all of us.
Bunmi is a second-year student in the master’s of Public Health program at Brown and is from Timonium, Maryland. She recently worked as a graduate assistant planning Orientation for incoming students this fall.
As you’re preparing for the start of the fall semester, we have some important steps for you to take to ensure that you receive your first-year supplemental fellowship payment and first monthly stipend payment on time.
Thomas A. Lewis will lead the school by tapping into the values that distinguish the graduate education experience at Brown — productive collaboration, effective communication and comprehensive student support.
The long search for dark matter, estimated to comprise 85% of all mass in the universe, took a major step forward with the underground LUX-ZEPLIN experiment in South Dakota now delivering initial results.
A new material developed at Brown University can respond to the presence of bacterial enzymes by releasing a cargo of therapeutic nanoparticles, which could prove particularly helpful in wound dressings.
Service to the community, the nation and the world is embedded in the fabric of Brown University. That’s why each year, the institution honors a master’s student with the Master’s Award for Engaged Citizenship and Community Service.
The Brown University Master’s Award for Professional Excellence recognizes a Brown University master’s student whose outstanding contributions have influenced or contributed to the field or profession.
Professor of Religious Studies Thomas A. Lewis, known to most as Tal, has been appointed the Interim Dean of Brown’s Graduate School, effective July 1, 2022. He currently serves as the Co-Deputy Dean and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the Graduate School, and will serve as Interim Dean for academic year 2022-23.
After he finishes a six-year term in June, the accomplished leader who expanded enrollment, funding and student support at Brown’s Graduate School will return to teaching and research as a professor of medical science.
The English Language Program aims to equip incoming international graduate students for whom English is not a primary language with the language skills to feel confident and successful in navigating their academic contexts. The 2021 Winter English Language Program is open to Master’s and Ph.D. students in any discipline who are beginning their academic programs in Spring 2021.
Alicia LaPolla recently stepped into a newly created role in the School of Professional Studies as Associate Dean of Student Affairs. This position focuses exclusively on the master's student experience, including providing support and building community and belonging through programs and resources.
Wittels joined the Graduate School team in the late spring, stepping into the newly restructured Assistant Director of Academic Affairs position. He supports oversight and capacity-building functions for doctoral and MFA programs, collaborates with faculty and administrators to set policies and best practices for graduate education, and guides graduate students who are applying for competitive grants and fellowships.
Vikas Thamizharasan is from India and was born and raised in Bahrain. He earned his undergraduate degree in computer science and engineering at International Institute of Information Technology in Hyderabad, India.
This Fall, Brown will be operating on the traditional two-semester academic calendar with primarily in-person operations. Students who are taking courses will be expected to participate in-person, with limited exemptions for students who are unable to do so due to health concerns or disability.
This Fall, Brown will be operating on the traditional two-semester academic calendar with primarily in-person operations. Only a portion of the curriculum will be available to remote students. Students who are taking courses will be expected to participate in-person, with limited exemptions for students who are unable to do so due to health concerns or disability, travel or visa restrictions, or financial hardship.
The English Language Program is a two-week summer program that aims to equip incoming international graduate students for whom English is not a primary language with the language skills to feel confident and successful in navigating their academic contexts.
We are pleased to report today that Brown has reached a tentative agreement with the Graduate Labor Organization (GLO), which represents graduate students engaged in teaching and research positions, regarding FY22 stipend increases for graduate students who hold these positions.
The recipient of the 2021 Master’s Award for Professional Excellence is Thian Chin Lim, a student in the Executive Master in Cybersecurity program in the School of Professional Studies. Lim is currently the Director of the Critical Information Infrastructure in the Division of the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore.
Yisel De Oleo-Gregory is a graduating master’s student in the Urban Education Policy program and will receive the Master’s Award for Engaged Citizenship and Community Service at the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony on May 1. She is honored for her coalition-building skills and advocacy across all areas of her professional, academic, and personal life.