For some 1,682 first-year undergraduates, life at Brown starts on Saturday morning on Keeney Quad and in Morriss-Champlin with room keys, Brown IDs and Orientation schedules. From there, it’s everything from campus tours and ice-cream socials to teary family goodbyes, first reading seminars and midnight organ concerts.
The Watson Institute for International and Public Affiars at Brown University seeks to promote a just and peaceful world through research, teaching, and public engagement.
The Watson Institute is a community of scholars whose work aims to help us understand and address the world's great challenges, such as globalization, economic uncertainty, security threats, environmental degradation, and poverty. Focusing on three main areas -- development, security, and governance -- the Institute leverages Brown's tradition of true interdisciplinarity to foster innovative, policy-relevant scholarly activities. From Latin America to China, from the Middle East to