Light passing through any transparent material is assigned an Abbe Value, a mathematical number expressing how much light is dispersed upon passing through a material with a particular refractive index. Working with the Abbe Value and the ensuing quality of light, Dispersion becomes three things at once: a lens projecting and bending light, a filter changing the color and pattern and an object that redefines the space through its towering presence. As the light shines through the antique glass a stage set is born. (Distributed June 19, 2014)
The Health Careers Peer Advisors (HCPAs) are experienced health careers students who are available to provide advice to their fellow students about the intricacies of pre-health and medicine studies at Brown. The HCPAs hold weekly peer advising hours in Sci-Li 303 and take a leading role in organizing two events per semester to address the needs of First-Year and Sophomore students interested in the health professions. (Distributed April 22, 2014)
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is the largest state agricultural agency in the United States. The FAST (Florida Agricultural Science and Technology) Fellowship Program is an exciting opportunity for recent college graduates in the science field to gain top-notch experience in the laboratory. This is a paid, two-year program in our state-of-the art laboratory located in Tallahassee, Florida. The program has variety of opportunities for graduates at all levels (Bachelors, Masters, and PhD) to gain hands-on experience on cutting edge equip (Distributed April 18, 2014)
Independently created films documenting marine science and conservation issues. Films created by scientists and students for sharing with the global audience. Hosted by Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Change Initiative, and Brown Science Center. Presented by Robert Lamb, PhD student in the Witman lab.