July/August 2016
Under the Elms
Out Through the Gates!

commencement41_thb.jpg This year's Commencement weekend—which created 2,630 new alums—put every facet of Brown's character on display. 

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Honorary Roundup

honoraries2016_thb.jpg An artist, a Nobel economist, a doctor, and a Native American leader were among this year's honorary degree recipients.

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Student Orators
orators_thb.jpg Commencement orators Jamelle Watson-Daniels and Sabrina Imbler spoke about identity and change.
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Welcome Home

Veterans_thb.jpg Thanks to a new library archive and a dogged Brown writer, alumni Vietnam vets told their 
stories on campus after 50 years.

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Med School
MedSchool_thb.jpg Sara Rhoads was one of 116 new medical doctors to emerge from the Alpert Medical School Commencement ceremony.
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Out of the Spotlight
Tisch_reception_thb.jpg Unveiling a portrat in Sayles Hall, Thomas J. Tisch ’76, Brown's biggest benefactor, steps down after 9 years as its chancellor.
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History Lessons

baccalaureate_thb.jpg Baccalaureate speaker Kevin Gover challenged graduates not to let their ideas cloud their view of the past.

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Urban Art
Umberto_Crenca_thb.jpg Honorary degree recipient and AS220 founder Umberto Crenca on how to welcome artists to the inner city.
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Same Old, Same Old

BigMoneyInElections_thb.jpg Think this year's presidential race is the most polarized in U.S. history? Think again, says political science prof. Wendy Schiller.

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Spreading Viruses

Forum_thb.jpg When it comes to the spread of infectious diseases, we're doing all the wrong things, according to researchers from the School of Public Health.

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A Revolution in Stroke Care

panel_thb.jpg Med school professor Karen Furie ’87, ’90 MD explains the latest on how to prevent a stroke and how to treat it once it happens.

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Our Newest Officers
militaryceremony_thb.jpg Among the graduating seniors in the class of 2016, four received military commissions from ROTC.
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Key Security
panel_02_thb.jpg A Commencement forum debate over whether the FBI or Apple is the bad guy when it comes to iPhone privacy.
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Camera Activists

Forum_thb.jpg Women documentarians Betsy West ’73, Marcela Gaviria ’91, Alison Klayman ’06, and Debbie Lum ’91 tell their own stories.

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