Don’t Forget These 11 Items When You Come to Campus This Summer

Aside from the obvious (clothes, toiletries, and towels), you might be wondering what else you will need to bring to campus for your Brown Pre-College Program. To make the packing process a bit smoother, here’s a list of the necessary, but easy-to-forget items you’ll want to make sure are in your suitcase before you head…

Brown University Campus Tour: Summer Version

Founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh oldest college in the nation. But since 1770, when Brown University (then named Rhode Island College) moved from Warren, Rhode Island to its current location in Providence, Rhode Island, the campus has grown by leaps and bounds. If you’re taking part in a Brown Pre-College Program this…

A Note From the Dean

As the Summer@Brown crew prepares to welcome several hundreds of students from across the U.S. and 70 countries around the world, I am looking at all the terrific courses we offer this summer. I wish I could take them all myself! There is just so much great stuff to learn, to think about, and to talk…

Q&A with “Power from the Sun” Course Instructor

Brown Pre-College Programs take place on campus, online and around the world. Among the offerings are more than a dozen online courses – from engineering to writing to biology – that give students a rigorous, interactive learning experience with expert instructors and classmates from around the world, all accessed from the convenience of their home…

Taking Action

How one Leadership Institute alum used her Action Plan to make a difference in her community. The Brown Leadership Institute gives students the opportunity to learn about a social issue that’s important to them. As part of their coursework, students create an Action Plan that builds on what they’ve learned and addresses an issue facing…

My Summer@Brown experience: Abby

Abby is a high school senior in Phoenix, Arizona, who took Professor Phoenix Savage’s class “When Old Artists Were You: Gaining Your Edge through Critical/Creative Making” last summer. Here, she writes about her experience and what first drew her to the program. The independence given to Summer@Brown students is what first attracted me to the…

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…