March/April 2015
Features
Vietnam Through a Lens
viet_train.jpg Since the U.S. war in Vietnam ended with the fall of Saigon forty years ago, the country has faded from the memory of most Americans. Over the past 25 years, photographer Catherine Karnow ’82 has been building a body of work to ensure that Vietnam and its people will never recede completely into the history books.
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A Strange Friendship
harrykiakis_thb.jpg Harry Kiakis ’53 recalls his relationship with author Henry Miller, which was complicated and ended badly.
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Excuse Me, Miss.
jamesbrown_thb.jpg One day in 1984, singer James Brown dropped by WBRU. Here's the advice he gave me.
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From the President
topping_off_thb.jpg President Paxson and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza celebrate a new building for the Department of Applied Mathematics.
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Winter Light
poststormsunrise_thb.jpg The snow seemed to go on forever.
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Art and Science
magritte_thb.jpg A Nobel Prize laureate argues that the work of artists and scientists is more alike than you might think.
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Nature's Crystals
snowflakes_thb.jpg This winter, New England's worst, saw billions of snowflakes wreak havoc on campus.
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On the RISE
johnny_skye_thb.jpg Jonny Skye ’95 helps children of incarcerated parents overcome the mistakes of their parents and thrive.
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All Kinds of Doctors
bright_thb.jpg Cedric Bright ’85 hopes to change medicine by getting more minority and low-income students through medical school.
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Real People, Real Dates
lauren_kay_thb.jpg Lauren Kay ’11 Even when it comes to online dating, people are better than computers at matchmaking.
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