AI, the law, and our futureAMERICA

AI, the law, and our future

Scientists and policymakers converged at MIT on Tuesday to discuss one of the hardest problems in artificial intelligence: How to…

Summit explores ways to best meet mental health needs of Rhode Island college studentsAMERICA

Summit explores ways to best meet mental health needs of Rhode Island college students

Brown President Christina Paxson emphasized the need for collaboration in a conversation with fellow Rhode Island college and university presidents…

Federal Reserve Board appoints Paxson deputy chair of Boston FedAMERICA

Federal Reserve Board appoints Paxson deputy chair of Boston Fed

Christina Paxson, an economist, higher education leader and president of Brown University, will serve as deputy chair of the Federal…

Next-gen particle accelerator is aim of Bright Beams workAMERICA

Next-gen particle accelerator is aim of Bright Beams work

Particle accelerators have been used for decades to answer questions regarding the nuclei of atoms, the smallest forms of matter.…

Hempstead named dean of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical SciencesAMERICA

Hempstead named dean of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Barbara Hempstead, a pre-eminent physician-scientist, educator and academic leader, has been appointed dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School…

Historic Preservation Program Conserves the Past for the FutureAMERICA

Historic Preservation Program Conserves the Past for the Future

When he was growing up in Madrid, Jorge Otero-Pailos often accompanied his father, a landscape painter, to the Prado Museum,…

New Yale-led project looks at the microbiome-social network connectionAMERICA

New Yale-led project looks at the microbiome-social network connection

Nicholas Christakis, Yale’s Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science, will lead a new project that explores the relationship between…

Alumni startup counters coral loss with world’s first commercial land-based coral farmAMERICA

Alumni startup counters coral loss with world’s first commercial land-based coral farm

The vision that two alumni shared as graduate students for a startup to meaningfully address declining global coral reef health…

FSU oceanography professor receives prestigious early career awardAMERICA

FSU oceanography professor receives prestigious early career award

Florida State University Associate Professor of Oceanography Robert Spencer has received the Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award from the Association for…

Professors, students laud active learning physics lab courseAMERICA

Professors, students laud active learning physics lab course

Faculty and students participating in a physics lab course redesigned through the Active Learning Initiative (ALI) lauded the experience at…