Interview with Instructor Phoenix Savage

Course instructors are a vital part of the Summer@Brown experience. Many are on the faculty at Brown University and all come to Summer@Brown with a diverse range of backgrounds, experience and knowledge that they are eager to impart on Summer@Brown students. We checked in with Phoenix Savage, an assistant professor of art at Tougaloo College,…

The Online Student Experience

Brown’s Pre-College Summer Programs offer courses that can bring you to campus and abroad. But if commitments keep you closer to home, you still have options. Brown’s Pre-College Online Courses bring right to your fingertips a rigorous, active learning experience in many of the same subjects covered by Brown’s other summer programs. Courses involve more…

5 Exciting Things About Brown Environmental Leadership Lab: Rhode Island (BELL: RI)

BELL: RI’s location in western Rhode Island offers acres of scenic terrain to explore, loads of outdoor activities to take part in and plenty of location-based learning opportunities. Here, Program Director Jane Diener details a few of the exciting experiences BELL: RI students can look forward to this summer. Location This summer, BELL: RI students will study…

Commonly Asked Questions About Course Registration

You’ve found the Brown Pre-College course that’s perfect for you. Now what? Before you start packing your bags, there are a few steps to ensure you have a seat – either literally or virtually – in the course of your choice. To streamline the process for you, we’ve tapped the expertise of our admission and…

Summer@Brown Alums Create Award-Winning Film

A film created by three Summer@Brown students last summer was awarded “Best Fiction Film” at a recent New Jersey film festival.    “Solitaire” was the brainchild of Colmcille Donston, Marcos Larancuent and Joo Yup Ham, who made the film as their final project in Edrex Fontanilla’s “Digital Video Production” course. The three submitted the film to…

Pre-College alumni share wisdom for summer on campus

Summer@Brown will soon be here. To help get new students ready for the adventure that lies ahead, we asked a few former students for some helpful (and fun!) advice to pass along. Here are their responses. What’s one piece of advice you have for new Summer@Brown students? “Be prepared to tackle challenging questions. Regardless of…

7 Exciting Ways to Spend Your Free Time at Summer@Brown

Summer@Brown is all about learning, but it doesn’t all happen in the classroom. Whether you’re looking to learn more about college life, sharpen a skill, play a sport or just get off campus for a bit, there’s plenty to do outside of class time as well. To get you thinking more about how you’re going…

‘Less fear, more excitement’ about college after Summer@Brown

How one student’s Summer@Brown experience made her more ready than ever for her A.P. class and the college application process. Watching a video about Summer@Brown at her high school last spring, Courtney Bertrand knew instantly that she wanted to attend. “Learning about the other students’ experiences, it interested me because I knew (attending Summer@Brown) would…

Summer@Brown Instructor: Philosopher Bernard Reginster

Course instructors are a vital part of the Summer@Brown experience. Many are on the faculty at Brown University and all come to Summer@Brown with a diverse range of backgrounds, experience and knowledge that they are eager to impart on Summer@Brown students. In this Snapshot series, we’ll check in with an instructor to find out more about how they approach teaching at Summer@Brown and what students can expect to take away from their class.

9 Awesome Things You Could Be Doing This Summer

With nearly three months of school-free time over the summer, the possibilities of how to spend your days are seemingly endless. You could tap into your sense of adventure by trying a new activity or traveling abroad, exercise your scholarly side by exploring a topic you’ve always been interested in, or work your social networking…