Back Issues
A New Order
magaziner_thb.jpg Ira Magaziner ’69, the chief architect of the New Curriculum, tells the inside story of how it came to change the University forever.
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Do-It-Yourself Fashion
steampunx_thb.jpg A writer discovers the liberating world of steampunk, where fashion meets art and self-expresssion.
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From the President
nabrit_thb.jpg With 1,379 PhD students across 48 programs, the Graduate School keeps getting stronger and stronger.
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Camden Songs
record_vignet_thb.jpg A 1928 vinyl record answers the pressing question: what did the Brown Band sound like in 1927?
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Boston Strong
marathon_thb.jpg A listing of Brown alums who finished this year's historic and triumphant Boston Marathon.
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If Only Dad Had Known
godwin_thb.jpgNo one told Phyllis Godwin ’48 that turning a one-shop business into a $150 million juggernaut wasn’t women’s work. Not that it would have mattered.
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Beyond Cheering
donaldson_thb.jpgFor dad Doug Donaldson ’85, signing up to become sports coach is the easy part. Actual coaching is harder than it looks.
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Chimp Rights
prosin_thb.jpg In a possible landmark court case, Natalie Prosin ’07 MPP is one of the lawyers arguing that animals are entitled to “personhood.”
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You Are What You Eat
goldberg_thb.jpgWhy are so many food producers clamoring to get Max Goldberg ’92 to mention them on his blog, LivingMaxWell.com?
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Overcoming Racism
beatrice_thb.jpg The granddaughter of slaves, teacher Beatrice Coleman '25 died on April 3, just 17 days short of her 110th birthday.
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A Hard-Nosed Diplomat
farewell_thb.jpg In 1979 the AP called William H. Sullivan '43 "one of the most sucessful and controversial" diplomats of his generation. 
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Alum Governors Speak Out
250_colloquium_thb.jpg A panel of alumni governors—and one rejected applicant—wonders: are states leading the way to bipartisanship?
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A Virtual Education
250_colloquium_guvs_thb.jpg Will technology permanently change the way college students learn? Will campuses become obsolete?
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Toward Justice
250_jimkim_thb.jpg Jim Yong Kim’82, the president of the World Bank, has a modest goal. He is trying to change the world.
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Common Sense Regulator
250_perez_thb.jpg U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez ’83, the son of Dominican immigrants, discusses his life and beliefs.
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Tradition, Selfies, & Tweets

commleadthb4.jpg At Commencement students swamped social media with record numbers of selfies and tweets.

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Grab the Arc of History
brown250_smallthb.jpg How do you celebrate a 250th birthday? With fireworks, VIPs, cheering students, and a 650-pound birthday cake.
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An Inspiration
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Frerichs Tribute
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Learning Smart
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Alcohol's Humiliations
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A Building's Identity
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Politics of Pluralism
agakhan_thb.jpg On a campus visit, the Aga Khan warned against religious fragmentation and urged a return to pluralism.                                  
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Science and Faith
miller_thb.jpg Biologist Kenneth Miller ’70 receives a major Roman Catholic award from Notre Dame for his work debunking creationism.
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Student Voices
newpubs_thb.jpg Maya Finoh ’17 and Eugenia Lulo ’16 create two new magazines, one focusing on racial identity and one featuring travel stories.
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250th in NYC
250-in-NYC_thb.jpg Brown took its 250th anniversary celebration on the road to New York City's Lincoln Center in April.
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Students vs. Climate Change
envirobill_thb.jpg When President Paxson urged students to get involved combating climate change, many rose to the challenge.  
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Brown Sports Wrap-Up
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A Guide to Baseball Stats
grabiner_sidebar_thb.jpg New York Yankees operations analyst David Grabiner ’05, ’08 ScM tells you which stats to follow and which to ignore.
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Gymnastics Replay
freedman_thb.jpgThanks to team members like Rebecca Freedman ’14, gymnastics won the Ivy Classic again this year.
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The Quantitative Fan
grabiner_thb.jpg As an analyst for the NY Yankees, David Grabiner ’05, ’08 ScM hopes his computer skills will win him a World Series ring.
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Emotional Worlds
mary_chapin_thb_.jpg In her new CD, Mary Chapin Carpenter ’81 has dresses up some of her old songs with new orchestral arrangements.
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American Roots Music
charlie_gross_thb.jpg Randall Poster ’84 is a music supervisor for Wes Anderson and Martin Scorsese. Why is his new CD a collection of Civil War songs?
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Playing with Fire
cKeller_thb.jpg Do you like to grill? Paula Marcoux ’82 takes outdoor cooking to the next step, using fire pits and Middle Eastern bread ovens.
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Climate-Change Stories
over_the_edge_thb.jpg In a new Showtime series, a news producer lines up top journalists and media celebrities for a humanized look at a contentious issue.
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Fresh Ink
its_complicated_thb.jpgNew books from alumni and faculty include a novel of abducted schoolgirls, a history of ping-pong, and the online lives of teens.
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Looking Inside
arc_iris_thb.jpg Singer-songwriter Jocie Adams ’08 leaves The Low Anthem and fronts a new band called Arc Iris.
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