July/August 2017
Under the Elms
Commencement & Reunions
commence_thb2.jpg Check out our reunion slide show and coverage of all things Commencement, from Campus Dance to giving out degrees.
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Boxless Thinking

BACCceremony_thb.jpg Delivering the baccalaureate inside First Baptist Church, Hamilton's Daveed Diggs ’04 redefines the graduation speech.

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Fake But Free
socialmedia_thb.jpg A panel discusses how to distinguish fake news from actual journalism on social media—and how social media can help.
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Who Got the Honoraries?
Waldrop_thb.jpg A look at those men and women Brown thinks were worthy of this year's honorary degrees
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Graduate Degrees
Commencement_thb.jpg With so much emphasis on undergrads, don't forget that Commencement  makes a lot of graduate students very happy, too.
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A Ridiculous Situation
Deniro_thb.jpg At a Commencement forum, Robert De Niro talks acting, television, and the election of Donald Trump.
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Droppin' Science

JazzPhysics_thb.jpg Brown physics professor Stephon Alexander ’00 PhD says that Albert Einstein and John Coltrane shared a bond.

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The Final Frontier
Mars_thb.jpg MIT Geophysicist Maria Zuber ’83 ScM, ’86 PhD asks why we want so much to send humans to Mars?
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Circus Medicine

ElephantsNoCancer_thb.jpg Pediatric oncologist Joshua Schiffman ’96, ’00 MD thinks elephants can help us overcome cancer

 

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Trump's Troubles

Eisen_thb.jpg At a Commencement forum, former Obama ethics czar Norm Eisen ’85 takes on Trump's ethics.

 

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125 Years of Brown Women

Women125Years.jpg In May, Janet Yellen ’67 was only one of the VIPs on campus celebrating the success of Brown women.

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