Back Issues
The Giver
Why liquor baron Sidney Frank ’42 ponied up $100 million to make sure low-income students can afford Brown.
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The Plague That Won’t Go Away
In 1918, influenza killed as many as 100 million people. John M. Barry ’68 believes another such outbreak is inevitable and the death count could be even higher unless we take steps now to prevent it.
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My Secret Life
In the wee hours after the partying and the studying are over, campus becomes a haven for night owls, insomniacs, and early risers.
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Brown Memories
Life-changing events, from Pearl Harbor to lab accidents to parietals.
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Smart Money
What it takes to win a $100,000 scholarship.
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The Freshman 1,434
They come from all over, they study in silence, and they’re night owls.
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Fast-Food Overdose
Robert Krochmal ’93: Mom and Dad were right all along. 
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Passion in the Stands
When it comes to team loyalty, no one beats Bob Blackburn and Bill Corrigan.
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Numbers Dancer
Tackling the high, high costs of a national ballet company.
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Three Faces of Jazz
A trio of CDs finds roots in chamber music and on the streets of New Orleans.
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Speak up, Memory!
A doctor looks at Alzheimer’s through the lens of a novel.
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The Da Vinci Code with Good Writing
A mystery in which a boy who suspects he’s odd and a girl who thinks she’s shaped like a lima bean go searching for a missing Vermeer.
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Portnoy’s Revenge
Heeb may be in your face, but editors Josh Neuman ’94 and Shana Liebman ’96 are reaching young urban Jews the ADL has given up on.
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A Teacher’s Gift
Kermit S. Champa
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The Unifier
Bernard H. Porter ’33 ScM
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One Last Shot
Jimmy Pedro ’94 went to the Athens Olympics yearning for redemption.
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CNN Never Had a Chance
Giles Milhaven
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Top Bears
Alumni Awards
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In the News
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A Titanic Obsession
Peter Rona ’56: Searching for a creature that became extinct 50 million years ago. Or did it?
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Mirror, Mirror
A Brown junior organizes local teens to paint a portrait of Providence.
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Getting Hire Returns
With the largest faculty ever, the new dean takes a long view.
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Still Reaching
Dustin Hoffman talks about family, work, and being a failure.
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Why He Ran
Annoyed, Nader explains his commitment to swimming upstream.
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How Do You Spell Relief?
A surprising way to avoid over-medicating nurses.
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Telling it with Feeling
When John Hope Franklin talks race, students listen.
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"I Think They Like You"
A former presidential candidate shows he can still rouse a crowd.
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Falling Stars
Encounters with two famous young men and the myths they left behind.
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Was Freud Right?
After decades of theories, doctors still don't know what causes depression
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On Stage
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Raising the Stakes
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Fresh Ink
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Turning Heads
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Mail Room
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Obituaries
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