March/April 2017
Features
The Education of Jack Markell

Markell_leadthb.jpg As governor of Delaware, Jack Markell ’82 introduced important educational innovations—including the controversial Common Core initiative—in the belief that future U.S. economic success depends on great schools and training. Now he’s become a Democrat to watch.

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To: Anyone. Help Me

Lublin_thb.jpg A rape survivor's text spurred Nancy Lublin ’93 to start a crisis line that reaches young people where they live: their smartphones.

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Disobedient Undergrads

pov_thb.jpg A journalist teaching at Brown discovers the challenging joy of being held account by students for his ideas.

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Letter from the President
PrezLtr_danc_thb.jpg A new initiative should guarantee that the arts remain central to Brown's academic mission.
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Hidden Treasures
Mopope_thb.jpg A hidden box in the Hay revealed paintings by the traditional Native American artists knows as the Kiowa Five.
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Stormy Weather

CherylScott_thb.jpg Chicago meteorologist Cheryl Scott ’07 discovered the excitement of weather when she first watched The Wizard of Oz.

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Stalemate on Ice

hockey_thb.jpg Even a brilliant coaching career can’t erase memories of a championship hockey game played just over thirty-five years ago.

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In the Chair
barbershop_thb.jpg For more than 100 years—until 2006—you could get your hair cut in the Faunce House basement.
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See Something, Do Something

galdston_thb.jpg Local organizer Ken Galdston ’68 has been mobilizing urban communities since he was a Brown undergrad.

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Playing for Keeps

AngelaKyle_thb.jpg Angela Kyle ’91 took a New Orleans lot and turned it into a design lab to inspire the city’s youngest visionaries.

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Imperfect Produce

BenChesler_thb.jpg Imperfect Produce, cofounded by Ben Chesler ’15, delivers to your door fruits and veggies too ugly for your supermarket.

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Memories of Bob Scholes
Scholes_Farewell_thb.jpg To Professor Robert Scholes, who died in December, scholarship should be as much about play as about serious ideas.
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