May/June 2015
Features
A Vaccine Against a Deadly Disease
Hilton_lead.jpg Seventy-eight percent of Africans who die of malaria are children under the age of five. Which is why, with a passion for science that goes back to middle school, Nicholas Hilton ’15 spent much of his time as an undergraduate using a Royce Fellowship to work on a possible vaccine.
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Too Quick to Judge?
Begley_thb.jpg Research by Hannah Begley ’15 suggests juries may be quicker to convict on weak evidence for child pornography charges.
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Play Ball!
Finally_thb.jpg The first baseball game ever played, on May 16, 1925, at the field the Aldrich brothers built was a 3–2 squeaker won by the Bears.
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Make Believeopolis
PoVprison_thb.jpg Her mom thinks she's wasting her Ivy League education teaching English to convicts at San Quentin.
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From the President
VeteransDay_thb.jpg Brown students will soon have more opportunities to join ROTC at Holy Cross and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
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Tectonic Shifts
Jones_thb.jpg Los Angeles is way overdue for a major earthquake, and Lucy Jones '76 is the city's best hope for averting disaster.
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Blood and Suffering
LB-Bonfire_thb.jpg At least 400 students fought in the Civil War. Thirty-nine never returned. America—and Brown—would never be the same.
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Art and Humor
Walter_Liedtke_thb.jpg Walter Liedtke '69 AM, who died in the February Metro-North train accident, was a legendary curator at NYC's Met.
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Willing to Gamble
Aronson_thb.jpg Stanley Aronson's dream of a medical school at Brown persuaded 16 students to try something new.
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Modest Concert
Modest_Mouse_thb.jpgModest Mouse and Waka Flocka Flame were among this year's Spring Weekend headliners.
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The Author's the Thing
Sultan_thb.jpg Publisher Stephen Sultan ’53 may have boosted the careers of more Brown alumni playwrights than anyone else.
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From the Grounds Up
Lindemann_thb.jpg Mary Allen Lindemann ’82 didn’t think much about coffee until she moved to Seattle. Now she runs her own coffee empire.
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Going Deep

Warwin_Lazarre_thb.jpg Khary Lazarre-White ’95 and Jason Warwin ’95 are two lifelong friends addressing social issues that many are reluctant to consider.

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Thinking with Your Heart
Syed_thb.jpg After the killing of 145 people—mostly children—in her Pakistan homeland, Zainab Syed ’14 knew where she was needed.
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