September/October 2016
Under the Elms
Sailing for Science

Summer-At-Sea_thb.jpg Peter Baek ’19 loves fish, and he hopes it can lead to adventures in biology and medicine.

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Leading 101

Executive_masters_thb.jpg A suite of new master’s degrees aims to help executives combine real world experience with academic study.

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Local Heroes
HS_Scholarships_thb.jpg Brown gives 20 Providence public high school graduates $2,500 each to help them pay for college.
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Music for the Angels

SteinbachOrgan_thb.jpg Organist Mark Steinbach delivers on a rare invitation to play the great organ at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.

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Bear Art
Bear_thb.jpg When students returned to campus this fall, many were stunned by a 23-foot blue bear on Simmons Quad.
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Holding Court
MyBelovedWorld_thbjpg.jpg This fall's incoming students had a summer reading assignment: Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor's memoir.
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Head Case

Concussion_machine_thb.jpg By studying the effect of concussions on neurons, researchers hope to offer new insights into treatment.

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Talking Past Each Other

Partisan_thb.jpg Think our political speech has never been as polarized? A new study by economics prof. Jesse Shapiro says you're right.

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A New, Improved Sci Li

SciLi_thb.jpg Next time you're on campus, enter the Sci Li. What you see may surprise you: more activity and fewer books.

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Le Ratty

Green_certified_thb.jpg Ratty food has come a long way in recent years. Now it's even earned a three-star restaurant rating. No lie.

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