Back Issues
Artist of the Heart
Medical School professor Richard Hopkins is a Zen master of surgery. He performs 175 heart operations a year, a third of them on children, and designs heart valves made of human tissue. His goal: a longer and better life for all.
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In Boston That Night
A long-ago debate and the young musician who entertained the crowd.
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Orphans No More
Robert Rosen ’65: Diagnosed with a rare blood disease, a businessman makes an eye-opening discovery.
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Watch Your Language
Kathleen Mellor ’89: The country’s best teacher divulges the secrets of her success.
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Love, Sweet Love
Warren Brown ’93: What the world needs now is more bakers and fewer lawyers.
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The Team That Thinks It Can
For the past two seasons the football team has been plagued by slow starts. What about this year?
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For the Love of Joe
A team of soccer alumni gets back on the field in memory of legendary trainer Joe Castro.
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Found in Translation
An anthropologist, a writer, and their two children move to India and discover a culture of beauty and contradiction. What surprises them, though, is what India has to teach them about the culture they left behind.
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A Modest Proposal
Where are the scholars willing to embrace such old-fashioned ideas as community, commitment, and service? A graduate student asks whether she and her peers have lost their ability to address the problems of the wider world.
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Mail Room
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What They Did
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Up and Running
We’re living longer, but our numbers and weight may undo those gains.
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What We Will Do for Luck
Which is more dangerous, the fourth floor or the thirteenth?
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Roach Out
After fourteen years as athletic director, Dave Roach is taking over the athletic department at Colgate.
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Anything Was Possible
Frank Newman ’47
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Darth Venter’s Challenge
Egos vs. science in the war to map the human genome.
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Obituaries
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Data Points
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Labor Days
What did students do this summer? Here’s what they told the BAM
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Orienting Orientation
Marketing TWTP to all freshmen yields a single white applicant
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Just Thinking
The White House recognizes two young researchers as among the best
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Viral Lode
Are prisons providing a breeding ground for hepatitis B?
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Closing Shop
Two longtime Thayer Street merchants call it quits
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What’s That on the Carpet?
A new study is trying to find out whether pollutants inside your house may be a factor in breast cancer
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Moneyball on Steroids
Jerry Daniels is taking the hunches out of America’s favorite pastime
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No Deal
Now that federal regulators have ruled against a Brown graduate-student union, teaching assistants ponder their next move
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Fresh Ink
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Joint Work
Getting the lowdown on knee and hip pain, and the doctors who treat them.
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Reading List
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Is There a Doctor on the Set?
Beautifying the world one bottom at a time.
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In the News
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Draft Picks
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Music Lessons
Want to get kids off the streets? Get them into a string quartet
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The Brainy Bunch
A documentary looks behind the scenes at tournament Scrabble.
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He’s a Guy with a Match
Director Chris Smith ’85 is bringing new sparks to San Francisco’s fabled Magic Theatre.
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Since Last Time
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