Research News

A pregnant woman bonds with her two daughters.
Multiple Pregnancies Can Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Women with BRCA1 gene and more than one pregnancy may have a decreased risk of breast cancer.

A surgeon performs open-heart surgery.
A New Treatment for Aortic Stenosis?

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) performed better than open-heart surgery in low-risk patients.

Recent News

March 18, 2019

Brown Institute Director Mark Hansen's Storytelling Revolution

The Brown Institute for Media Innovation awards upwards of $1 million in grants and fellowships, called Magic Grants, to fund projects and prototypes that devise new tools and new ways to tell stories. Director Mark Hansen discussed the breadth of the institute’s work as it prepares to select the next set of Magic Grant recipients.

Faculty Books

book cover of Distant Lands with an archival photograph of a Japanese American family
Distant Islands

By Daniel H. Inouye

book cover Why Journalism Still Matters
Why Journalism Still Matters

By Michael Schudson

book cover of Your Duck Is My Duck
Your Duck Is My Duck

By Deborah Eisenberg

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The War Before the War

By Andrew Delbanco