September/October 2016
Features
Orlando Strong

Dyer_leadthb.jpg After the massacre of 49 people at the Pulse nightclub on June 12, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer ’80 stood before a horrified country and offered a calm and composed antidote to chaos and overwhelming grief. Drawing on his 13 years as a can-do civic leader, Dyer kept his own emotions in check and went to work helping his community heal.

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The Prince of Pinot

Lemon_thb.jpg Using "biodynamic" farming techniques, Ted Lemon ’80 makes some of the finest chardonnay and pinot noir in the U.S.

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Goldie's World

Goldie_thb.jpg When Goldie Corash Michelson ’24, the oldest living American, died in July, Brown lost its last living link to a changing campus.

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Flinging Yourself In

PoVRisk_thb.jpg Since her days on campus, Becca Labbe Karpinski ’94 has been a risk-taker. Now that she has kids, should she stop?

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Beyond Formulas

Powell_thb.jpg Dean of Admission Logan Powell wants to bring together the most intellectually curious and hardworking students in the world.

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“Best Crew Ever”
Crew_thb.jpg Brown sent its first boat to England’s Henley Regatta 50 years ago. This spring, that team got back on the water.
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Class Action

FordhamLaw_thb.jpg Tanya Hernández ’86, Robin Lenhardt ’89, & Kimani Paul-Emile ’93 believe legal scholarship can help with racial disparities.

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Finding Balance

Finally_thb.jpg So how in the world did a 5,000 pound boulder get 27 feet up a tree outside University Hall on the College Green?

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Dr. Dope

Petersiel_thb.jpg This clown plays dumb so hospitalized kids can feel smart—and briefly forget their troubles.

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Scout’s Honor

Jamaal_Stephenson_thb.jpg Jamaal Stephenson ’97, a former All-Ivy defensive back, now directs recruitment for the Minnesota Vikings.

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Against Tyranny
Skidmore_Thomas_thb.jpg Longtime professor of history Thomas E. Skidmore was one of the world's leading experts on Brazil.
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Beauty with a Purpose

MissRI_thb.jpg Miss Rhode Island, Shruti Nagarajan ’14, thinks a pageant can help low-income and minority students get into college.

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Wriston's Quad
Wriston_thb.jpg Sixty-five years ago this fall, students moved into the newly dedicated Wriston Quad for the first time.
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What You Thought
Readers tell us their beach reads, students remember Michael Harper, and other feedback from you.
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