July/August 2015
Features
"You Can Survive Without a Lot of Stuff"
G_Maris_Jones_lead.jpg After her family lost everything in Hurricane Katrina in 2005, G. Maris Jones ’15 learned how to swing a hammer to help her family rebuild their home. As they struggled to rebuild their lives, she suggested she give up her nearly decade-long dream of getting a Brown degree. Her parents refused, and this May, Jones's dream came true.
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Unusual Road to Campus

Ricci_thb.jpg A single dad and a U.S. Navy veteran of nuclear submarines, Matthew Ricci ’15 is not your typical Brown student.

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From the President
350rap_thb.jpg Christina Paxson looks back at a year of forward momentum and vows to maintain Brown's foward progress.
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The Passionate Historian
Barry_thb.jpg After Hurricane Katrina, John Barry ’68 helped sue oil and gas companies to restore the wetland buffer they'd destroyed.
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How to Talk to Teens
Kimokoti_thb.jpg Sandra Kimokoti ’15 spent summer of her junior year in Kenya using sport to help girls open up about the challenges in their lives.
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Music Is What I Do

Lawrence_thb.jpg Clyde Lawrence ’15 wrote music for Miss Congeniality at age 6. He's also written for Hugh Grant and jammed with Steven Tyler.

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The Next Big Fruit Juice?
Linh_thb.jpg Linh Tran ’15 spent two years helpingfruit growers in her native Vietnan. She hopes you'll soon be drinking their fruit juice.
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Too Quick to Judge?
Begley_thb.jpg Research by Hannah Begley ’15 suggests juries may be quicker to convict on weak evidence for child pornography charges.
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A Malaria Vaccine
Hilton_thb.jpg Seventy-eight percent of African malaria victims are children under the age of five. Nicholas Hilton ’15 wants to change that.
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Art and Memory
finally_thb.jpg After a hundred-year-old elm was felled at the Nightingale-Brown House, an artist carved a tribute from the wood.
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