September/October 2015
Features
A Dazzling Voice
Akhtar_thb.jpg For many years, Ayad Akhtar ‘93 sidestepped his Muslim American past in his bid to become an American writer. After 9/11, in such works as the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced, he used that same past to engage with Islam and explore the prejudices buried in all of us, Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
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From the President
TriciaRose_thb.jpg Brown's commitment to teaching continues among the new generation of academics like Africana studies prof Tricia Rose.
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Too Little Attention
Fire_illo_thb.jpg From 2006 until 2014 I was a psychotherapist working in the psychiatry department of the largest HMO...
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The Student-Teacher
Fishman_thb.jpg The last fifty years of arts education at Brown are inseparable from the teaching and creations of Richard Fishman. 
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Who's That?
Brown_Cornell_thb.jpg On October 24, 1914—thirteen days after Brown celebrated its 150th...
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Stories and Data

Brissett-Chapman_thb.jpg Meet Sheryl Brissett-Chapman ’71, executive director of the National Center for Children and Families.

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The Mentor
VanDam_thb.jpg Professor of Computer Science Andy van Dam has inspired new computer languages and a favorite Pixar character.
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Passion for Figuring Things Out
Hoffmann_thb.jpg Michael Hoffmann ’74 PhD A boyhood chemistry set led to a career in understanding and ending pollution.
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Launch 'Em and Leave 'Em

Razzaghi_thb.jpg Andrea Razzaghi82 The secret to success at NASA: a curious mind and a knack for getting things done.

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