May/June 2017
Under the Elms
David Cameron Visits Campus

DavidCameron_thx.jpg When you come right down to it, the former prime minister asserts, "fake news" started with Josiah Carberry.

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"Hell for the Poor"
MLKVietna_thx.jpg In April, people on campus did a reading of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam" speech on its 50th birthday.
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Take Me!
convo_thb.jpg Applications are up. Admission rate is down. So who did get into Brown this year? We break down the numbers.
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Coding for Change

Sophie_thx.jpg Sophie Houseer ’19 is helping girls harness the power of programming in some unusual ways.

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The Face of Syria

Syrian_refugees_thx.jpg Syrians living in Rhode Island came to campus to talk to students about their lives and their culture.

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Clean Sheets

Elms_thx.jpg Remember waiting for a free washer and dryer in your dorm's laundry room? Now there's an app for that.

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A Whale of an Honor
Philbrick_thx.jpg In the Heart of the Sea author Nathaniel Philbrick ’78 earns the Harris Collection Literary Award.
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Old Building, New Name

WilsonHall_thx.jpg Thanks to a $24 million gift from the Friedman Family Foundation, Wilson Hall will join the 21st century as Friedman Hall.

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Freedom of Religion

ERUV_thx.jpg It's now easier for observant Jews to move around campus on the sabbath while observing Jewish law.

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