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Fresh Ink
freshink_thb2.jpgNew Books from Alumni and Faculty
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Expanding Civil Rights
yoruba_richen_thb.jpg Filmmaker Yoruba Richen ’94 on the latest civil justice struggle: equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people.
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The Fifth Estate
fifthestate_thb.jpg Laura Linney ’86 is back on the big screen this fall, playing alongside Stanley Tucci in the thriller The Fifth Estate.
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Green Light
hive_thb.jpg Movie lighting wastes energy. Robert Rutherford ’05 and Jonathan Miller ’05 are changing that with a better light bulb.
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Simulating Sulley
waggoner_thb.jpg Pixar computer whiz Christine Waggoner ’99 brings the fur—and everything else—in Monsters University to life.
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Low Winter Sun
mundy_thb.jpg Looking for an atmosphere of decay and corruption, Chris Mundy ’88 set his new television show, Low Winter Sun, in Detroit.
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What Is Success?
wolitzer_thb2.jpg In her new novel, Meg Wolitzer ’81 follows six artsy teens all the way from summer camp to midlife.
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When JFK Flatlined
parkland_thb.jpg Filmmaker Peter Landesman ’87 tells the stories of the Dallas people who worked outside the spotlight the day JFK was shot.
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Bruno Bronzed
bear_model_thb.jpg In November, Brown unveils a new Bruno: a life-sized bronze Kodiak bear that will stand in Ittleson Quad.
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Woman on the Fly
sara_low_thb.jpg How does a woman with two Ivy League degrees end up as a fly-fishing guide? Just ask Sara Low ’83.
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Sara Low Fly-Fishing Tips
Sara Low Fly-Fishing Tips
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Paxsonís Posse
elias_jack_thb.jpg A new president means turnover in the senior administrative ranks. Here are the new people on Paxson's team.
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Just Leaving
carberry_bucket_thb.jpg With two Friday the 13ths, this fall should be an active time on campus for Josiah Carberry. Keep your eyes closed.
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How to Feel Safe
BRYTEsummercamp_thb.jpg Brown students lead a summer camp for refugee kids from such countries as Eritrea, Nepal, Burundi, Burma, and Senegal.
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On the Inside
perez_swear_in_thb.jpg Thomas Perez ’83 is finally sworn in as secretary of labor. Obama picks Karen Dynan ’85 for the treasury department.
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The Missing Sword Returns
sword_thb.jpg Stolen in 1977 from the Annmary Brown Memorial, a nineteenth-century steel returns to campus after a swashbuckling court fight.
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Small World
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A Poor Reflection
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Who Is That Bruno?
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Come On, Man!
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Please, Mr. Postman
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What's Crackin'?
finally_thb.jpg The company that makes Brown Bear Nuts just turned 100. Let's hope they're around for 100 more.
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Moving Online
anna_galland_thb.jpg Anna Galland ’01, MoveOn.org's new leader, wants the liberal group to pull away from D.C. and return to its grassroots.
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Firefly and Lighthouse
amy_lo_thb.jpg Amy Lo ’97 is helping send spacecraft into deep space in search of extraterrestrial life and the answers to cosmic mysteries.
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The Jasmine Revolution
brown_tunisia_thb.jpg An alum who's lived in North Africa wonders if Tunisia might be the region's best hope for establishing a democratic Islam.
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In Glass Houses
marcia_fowle_thb.jpg Longtime New York City bird activist Marcia Fowle ’57 says skyscrapers are one of our most serious songbird threats.
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Exoneration 2.0
mennon_thb.jpg Lawyer Jaykumar Menon ’90 wants journalism students across the country to help overturn wrongful convictions.
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House Proud
pembroke_dorm_thb.jpg Nancy Sherer Kapstein ’61 tells us what she was thinking way back when this photo was taken.
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Special Sense of Place
front_green_thb.jpg In campus buildings, Raymond P. Rhinehart ’62 finds a history of idealism and a complex relationship with the city of Providence.
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Through the Looking Glass
leadthb_02.jpg Scientists studying how the brain “sees” the world believe vision is key to how we perceive reality. Their research offers hope to stroke victims and people who are blind or suffer from dyslexia, Alzheimer's, or autism. But this new knowledge may also offer an opportunity for the rest of us to alter who we are.
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