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Brown School Student Experiences

The breadth and depth of experiences that our students have during their time at the Brown School are unparalleled. Read firsthand from some of our students.

If you like veggie burgers, international food and coffee...

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Four FAQs About Working Part-Time in Graduate School

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Planet-Friendly Practices at the Brown School

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7 Tips and Tricks to Surviving Graduate School

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5 Resources for Getting Involved With Graduate Student Life at WashU

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Life in St. Louis

Students come to the Brown School from down the block, across the U.S., and from the other side of the world.  […]

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Buder Center's 28th Annual Pow Wow

Every spring, the Brown School’s […]

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5 Reasons to Come to Admitted Students Weekend

In a month, Admitted Students Weekend will give admitted students the opportunity to come to the Brown School to learn more about their programs, the School's resources for students, and the things they can accomplish as a Brown School student. While there are many things to be learned when visiting our school, here's a quick list of five reasons why I think you should come to […]

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How to Survive (and Thrive!) in Group Projects

​In many ways, the fields of public health and social work are based in relationships. We are champions of interdisciplinary initiatives and cooperative work and understand that it will take teams of committed individuals and organizations to confront the social and public health challenges our society faces. As students, we celebrate this culture of collaboration and teamwork—that is, until we open our syllabus and see "group project." […]

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Doing the Work to Restore: Sustaining Self-Care as a Graduate Student

​As I settle back into the routine (or a complete lack thereof, rather) of being a graduate student, there are times when I forsake the things that keep me rooted in the flurry of being human. […]

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