• Historic Setting

    Historic Setting

    University Hall was built in 1770.  For a time, this building served as troop hospital and barracks, beginning in 1776. It now houses administrative offices.

  • Leadership


    Andrew G. Campbell, the 15th dean of the Graduate School: We are deeply committed to the work of broadening participation in higher education and creating a more diverse and inclusive scholarly community. 

  • International Orientation 2019

    International Orientation 2019

    International graduate students complete a two-day orientation featuring sessions on academic life and resources, wellness, intercultural communication, campus tours and more. Over 300 new international graduate students from almost 50 countries begin their studies this fall.

  • Graduate Student of Color Orientation 2019

    Graduate Student of Color Orientation 2019

    Incoming students enjoy a welcome from the Provost, along with sessions on campus resources, building a community, finding mentors, time management, mental health and living in Providence at Graduate Student of Color Orientation. 

  • GradCON 2019

    GradCON 2019

    More than 30 alumni shared insights at GradCON 2019. “Reach out to researchers to learn about their experiences and career paths; talk to people with a variety of titles. Gain strong communication skills in conveying complex research to non-technical audiences by taking opportunities to teach, give talks and write," says Anna Hartley ’13 PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Amazon.

  • Research Matters!

    Research Matters!

    Twelve graduate students explained the importance of their research at the Graduate School’s fourth Research Matters event. Topics ranged from oceans on Mars to creating privacy-preserving tools for blockchain. Read more.

  • Orientation 2019

    Orientation 2019

    Welcome! The Graduate School's incoming class of almost 800 students enjoyed sessions on thriving at Brown, gender inclusion, advising, wellness, professional development opportunities, as well as a resource fair and campus tours.

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News and Announcements

Carlo Presents Thesis Show, "References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot"

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA program presents its October thesis show, References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot, directed by Tatyana-Marie Carlo, a third year MFA directing candidate. "When I listen to José Rivera's words spoken aloud, I hear my family. He writes the way my family, a strong Puerto Rican family with a New York City Edge talk. He paints a vivid picture of my cousins, aunts, and uncles in this play,” says Carlo. The show also stars Brown/Trinity Rep MFA students Anwar Ali, Kalyne Coleman, Danielle Dorfman, Ricardy Fabre and Michael Rosas. Performances run October 3-13 at the Pell Chafee Performance Center. Learn more about the play and Tatyana-Marie Carlo.

Student Research: Diet impacts the sensitivity of gut microbiome to antibiotics

Antibiotics save countless lives each year from harmful bacterial infections — but the community of beneficial bacteria that live in human intestines, known as the microbiome, frequently suffers collateral damage.In a new study published in Cell Metabolism, researchers, including lead study author Damien Cabral, a Pathobiology doctoral student and Peter Belenky, an assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology, found that antibiotics change the composition and metabolism of the gut microbiome in mice, and that a mouse’s diet can mitigate or exacerbate these changes. Read more.

Register for Teaching Intensive Institutions Conference

A free conference on October 4 is open to all Brown PhD students who may be interested in careers at teaching intensive institutions. The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Westfield State University. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from and network with faculty and deans from a range of teaching-intensive institutions across the New England region. They will be available to review and offer advice on CVs and cover letters as well. Learn more and register.