September/October 2017
Features
Are the Hackers Winning?

Hackers_thb.jpg Data thieves have your identity—and our political process—in their sights. Three Brown professors, including mathematics professor Jill Pipher, think they have a way to foil them, but law enforcement and intelligence agencies are saying, “Wait a minute! What if locking up your data also shields criminals and spies?” Is absolute privacy bad for the country?

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From the President
3D_VR_Yurt_thb.jpg Brown's Data Science Initiative is not only gathering information. It's expanding how we education students across disciplines.
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Moving Us To Care

Pearlman_thb.jpg After studying exiled Syrians, political scientist Wendy Pearlman ’96 took a novel approach: "humanistic documentation."

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Call the Mopeds!

Finally_thb.jpg As Brown’s EMTs celebrate their 40th anniversary, one of the original volunteers recalls how it all began.

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An F in Retirement

Lampe_thb.jpg At 76 years old, Minnesota's Ernest Lampe ’62 is just too young to hang up his stethoscope for good.

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Writing in Tongues

PoV_yang_bilingual_thb.jpg If you were born in another country and work in more than one language, where’s your real cultural home?

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The End

NewAbbeyRoa_thb.jpg When Rick Moody was eight years old, Abbey Road became the consoling backdrop to his parents’ divorce.

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Its Good!
FootballToe_thb.jpg In November 1915 a gifted kicker accomplished an athletic feat that changed Brown football for good.
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A Witness to Suffering

Susanne-Nolan_thb.jpg As a leukemia survivor, Suzanne Nolan ’73 brings unusual empathy to her job as hospital chaplain.

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Second Chances

Calderon_thb.jpg Rev. Wendy Calderon-Payne ’89 directs a New York City nonprofit that aims to stop the revolving doors of the city's prisons.

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Out of the Cellar

Polis_thb.jpg Former BDH baseball reporter Lewis Pollis ’14 wants to bring the Philadelphia Phillies into the sabermetrics era.

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He Gave His Students the Best
WalterFeldman_thbjpg.jpg Professor of Visual Art Walter Feldman, who died in May, presented art as a profoundly human struggle.
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Leadership and Humility
Glicksman_thb.jpg Professor of Engineering and Physics Maurice Glicksman, who died in May, knew how to dominate a room.
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