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Obituaries from the March/April 2017 issue.
Memories of Bob Scholes
To Professor Robert Scholes, who died in December, scholarship should be as much about play as about serious ideas.
What You Thought
Readers on student debt, post-election campus demonstrations, coverage of faculty deaths, and more.
Imperfect Produce, cofounded by Ben Chesler ’15, delivers to your door fruits and veggies too ugly for your supermarket.
Chicago meteorologist Cheryl Scott ’07 discovered the excitement of weather when she first watched The Wizard of Oz.
Playing for Keeps
Angela Kyle ’91 took a New Orleans lot and turned it into a design lab to inspire the city’s youngest visionaries.
See Something, Do Something
Local organizer Ken Galdston ’68 has been mobilizing urban communities since he was a Brown undergrad.
In the Chair
For more than 100 years—until 2006—you could get your hair cut in the Faunce House basement.
The Education of Jack Markell
As governor of Delaware, Jack Markell ’82 introduced important educational innovations—including the controversial Common Core initiative—in the belief that future U.S. economic success depends on great schools and training. Now he’s become a Democrat to watch.
To: Anyone. Help Me
A rape survivor's text spurred Nancy Lublin ’93 to start a crisis line that reaches young people where they live: their smartphones.
Working the Floor
Two-time ECAC Gymnast of the Week Caroline Morant ’17 is working on revising Brown's record book.
The Comeback Fullback
It was a Super Bowl comeback for the ages. After it was over Patriots fullback James Develin ’10 had his second ring.
In a vote of confidence, the Corporation renews President Christina Paxson's contract for five more years.
Uber claims its drivers are really individual entrepreneurs. A class at Brown decided to test that concept.
Elizabeth Alexander at this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. lecture focused on black writers communities and more.
Did you see those “pussyhats” at the women's march? You can thank Jayna Zweiman ’01 for their photo-ready invention.
Activist and scholar Angela Davis tells students to reach down and discover their hidden strength.
January’s travel ban prevented scholars and students from getting back to campus. What's next for them?
A look at unsung women in sports history, a new collection by David Shelds ’78, and migrant workers fight for freedom.
Seeing the Future
A novel by former Cinton Administration staffer Jamie Metzl ’80 imagines where biotechnology might take us.
A Diaper and a Scotch
Digital media start-up guru Michael Rothman ’03 now has an advice website for millennial dads.
Ike Sriskandarajah ‘08 is part of a team that won a News & Documentary Emmy last fall for a multimedia investigation.
Globe-trotting adventurer Richard Wiese ’81 comes home to wander New England for a new PBS series.
Tracee Ellis Ross ’94 is the first black woman in 30 years to win a Golden Globe as Best Actress in a TV Comedy.
Planet in Denial
Astrobiologist David Griinspoon ’82 has a unique perspective on the future of life on Earth—and beyond.
Another Very Long Day
Danny Rubin ’79 cowrote Groundhog Day, which starred Bill Murray. Now he's helping bring the story to Broadway.
After graduation Christina J. Wang ’09 thought she'd head to Wall Street. Now she makes art with scarves.
Stalemate on Ice
Even a brilliant coaching career can’t erase memories of a championship hockey game played just over thirty-five years ago.
A hidden box in the Hay revealed paintings by the traditional Native American artists knows as the Kiowa Five.
Letter from the President March/April 2017
A new initiative should guarantee that the arts remain central to Brown's academic mission.
A journalist teaching at Brown discovers the challenging joy of being held account by students for his ideas.