March/April 2016
Features
We’re Supposed To Be Better At This
Protest2016_lead.jpg Over the decades since the black student walkout in 1968, Brown has convened panels, issued reports, and made promises about creating a more diverse and pluralistic campus that everyone agrees have not been kept. Now President Christina Paxson wants to make good on those past promises with an unprecedented action plan. Will it work?
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Everybody Loves Barrett
Hazeltine_thb.jpg After teaching entrepreneurship“sort of under the radar,” Barrett Hazeltine is in the academic mainstream.
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My Bad Mood
PoVRacistMood_thb.jpg After my biracial son told me my "black" mood was racist, I chose words more carefully.
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Visual Aid
Shackles_thb.jpg Slavery required violence, and these shackles were how violence was maintained.
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A Farewell to Tom Gleason

Gleason_farewell_thb.jpg A historial and a painter, Professor of History Tom Gleason was passionate about his students.

 

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A Farewell to C.D. Wright

Wright_thb.jpg C.D. Wright, who died unexpectedly in January, was one of the best poets of her generation.

 
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From the President
PresPaxson_thb.jpg Christina Paxson on why the media's coverage of diversity and inclusion is almost always wrong.
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Dawn of the Digital Age
IBM_thb.jpg In 1956, Brown got its first computer, an IBM 650, the world's first mass-produced.
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Get Prejudice Off the Team
MikeBalaban_thb.jpg Michael Balaban ’74 chairs the board of a nonprofit that aims to rid sports culture of homophobia.
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The Human Angle
MallikaKapur_thb.jpg CNN Mumbai reporter Malika Kapur ’97 says to tell a political story, you need a personal one.
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Magazine 2.0
McGrayEdwards_thb.jpg Doug McGray ’97 and Chas Edwards ’92 hope to revitalize long-form print storytelling for the digital age.
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The Match Game
JosieLia_thb.jpg For Josie Hubschman ’11, at right, a roommate-finding “nightmare” became a high-tech start-up.

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A Six-Part Plan
Pathways_thb.jpg Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion: An Action Plan for Brown University.
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Entrepreneurship Central
With a gift from Jonathan M. Nelson ’77, Brown launched a multidisciplinary center for entrepreneurship.
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