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Good Giving

lead_thb_new2.jpgWant to support fellow alumni while shopping for that perfect gift? The BAM’s fourth annual holiday gift guide celebrates the imagination and craftsmanship of Brown alums. This year we tell the stories of four of the people behind the products. They’re artisans and entrepreneurs out to make a profit and preserve old customs.

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Collecting History
ariel_thb.jpg Archaeologist Donald Ariel '76, of Israel's Antiquities Authority, says coins are a window into ancient civilizations.
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Lighting the Way
missnavajo_thb.jpgHaving grown up on the Navajo reservation, she wasn’t sure how she’d do at Brown. Now she’s back on the rez helping others get into college. WINIFRED JUMBO '10
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Real Estate with a Conscience
sunshine_thb.jpgHer mother found property for the rich. This real estate agent finds homes for nonprofit groups. Suzanne Sunshine '85
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Hooked on History
mansel_thb.jpgOne man’s obsession with the history of Americans held in World War II Japanese POW camps. ROGER MANSELL '57
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Upon This Rock
finally_thb.jpgA little-noticed artifact beneath the Brown Bear.
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Music for Everyone
ansbacher_thb.jpg Boston Landmarks Orchestra founder and conductor Charles A. Ansbacher '65, who died in September, wanted all of us to hear classical music performed live and free of charge.
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Stress Test
faunce_thb.jpgFaunce House was furnished with mahogany coffee tables and upholstered chairs. Pembrokers were welcome, and it was a prime spot to bring a date.
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Don't Forget to Play
PoV_thb.jpgSometimes great discoveries are made in the most peculiar ways.
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Who Knew?
bonodorothy_thb.jpg When U2 performed in Vancover five years ago, Bono invited Greenpeace cofounder Dorothy Rabinowitz Stowe '42 backstage to tell her how Greenpeace first turned him into an activist. Stowe died in July.
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Rooms with a View
faunce_thumb2.jpg The Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center is the new place for students to hang, eat, study, talk, doze, and take on the hard work of growing up. 
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Frames & Boxes
John-Feidelson_thb.jpg John Feidelson ’78 makes objects partially rooted in his independent concentration at Brown.
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A Little Insane
Justin-Metcalfe_thb.jpg Justin Metcalfe ’95 makes doorknobs with soul.
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Old World Online
Julia-Berger_thb.jpg After the economy tanked, Julia Berger ’91 revised her business plan.
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Fashion Forward
kramp_thb.jpg “I think my work is stunning,” says knitwear designer Kevin Kramp ’02, “and I want you to be stunned.”
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Critic's Corner
julie_thb.jpgJulie Bowen Luetkemeyer '91's Claire Dunphy waxes nostalgic when her Modern Family husband finally agrees to sell their old station wagon on the opening episode of the ABC hit sitcom this fall.
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The Caretaker
maxweber_thb.jpg Ed Shein ’66 may not be your typical art collector, but his collection of American modernists is redefining art history.
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On Screen
cherry_thb.jpg Sometimes fact is more touching than fiction. Jeff Fine '83 says his new film is based loosely on his experience at Brown.
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TV's Drama Queen
carpenter_thb.jpg Playwright Bridget Carpenter ’92, ’95 MFA has proven with Friday Night Lights that some of America’s best theater can be found on television dramas.
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Bear with Him
leaves_thb.jpg Former classics concentrator Tim Blake Nelson ’86 says a very special philosophy professor inspired his new comedy, "Leaves of Grass."
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Replay
aerial_thb.jpg The football team made history on September 24 with its first-ever game under lights at Brown Stadium and Gus White '57 is honored.
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Geeking Up Football
schatz_thb.jpg With Football Outsiders, Aaron Schatz ’96 may be doing to football what Bill James did to baseball.
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Sister Act
aboubakares_thb.jpg Tennis stars Bianca ’11 and Carissa ’12 Aboubakare could be the Ivy League’s Williams sisters.
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Treasure Trove
hay_objects_thb.jpgHappy birthday, John Hay Library.
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Battling Infertility
ovary_thb.jpg Brown scientists create an artificial ovary that should help couples trying to conceive. It might also help us better understand cancer.
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Sleep Deprived
sleep_deprived_thb.jpg Today’s teens don’t get enough shut-eye. So how much should they get? Psychiatry professor Mary Carskadon has advice for parents trying to answer that question.
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Give Me an A
kirimiller_thb.jpg Ethnomusicologist Kiri Miller says Guitar Hero and Rock Band are more than a way of passing time. They're creating a whole new generation of music appreciators.
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Helping Haiti
dandicat_thb.jpg Novelist Edwidge Danticat '93 MFA reads from her novel The Dew Breakers and asks, "What does a book about an old Haitian torturer have to do with you?"
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Perspectives on Race
blackalums_thb.jpg Three generations of African Americans reflect on their Brown experience. How has it changed and how has it stayed the same?
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Fresh Ink
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Game Day
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Corrections
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All That Glitters
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Rockefeller and I
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On Prejudice
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Watch Your Language
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Ehn's Faith
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Generation F?
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Rock Star Prof
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Keeping Tradition
For Christina Des Vaux ’06, business can be the way to save a culture.

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