Skip to main content
About the BAM
Brown Alumni Magazine
Beyond the Gates
What Do You Think?
User account menu
How to Talk to Your Dog
Dog behaviorist Michele Wan '01 describes the inner workings of the canine mind.
A Life of Letters
Julie Seltzer '97 is one of only ten female Torah scribes in the world.
Power of the Powerless
Mark Winston Griffith ’85 is bringing the lessons of College Hill to the streets of Brooklyn.
All in the Family
How three daughters—all alums—rallied to save the life of their father, Cornelius Madera '71.
A Kind of Fame
A pit stop turns into a fable about humility.
Before ice hockey there was ice polo.
A Man of Integrity
When former chancellor Alva O. Way '51 died in September, Brown lost one of its most loyal alums. "We will miss the wonderful and principled voice that he always raised," President Simmons noted.
Obituaries from the January/February 2011 issue.
First Class Portrait
Introducing the unique art of Joseph Jagolinzer.
The men's soccer team, ranked twenty-second going into this year's NCAA tourney, defied expectations to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in a decade.
Get On With It
He fell off his bike, twice breaking bones. He was hit by a taxi. Then he ran the New York City marathon.
Brianne Goutal '11 stunned the equestrian world by outpacing the world's best riders—including a former world champion and an Olympic gold medalist.
A Sporting Chance
Outgoing Rhode Island attorney general Patrick Lynch ’87 has always moved easily between two kinds of courts. In his next job, he's showing kids the connection between both.
The Compassionate Dean
The Buzz Online
What readers are saying at brownalumnimagazine.com.
Last year’s devastating earthquake triggered an international relief effort aimed at Haiti. As the world’s attention has shifted to other crises in other parts of the world, writer Edwidge Danticat ’93 MFA has spent the past twelve months pulling it back to her native country. Her tool has been the most powerful one she could find: her pen.
Tyranny Has a Witness
Meet the man behind Human Rights Watch: Kenneth Roth ’77, who has been leading the group for nearly two decades.
In December, Brown sponsored the second annual Achebe Colloquium on Africa, a gathering of scholars and diplomats organized by Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe.
What words of wisdom would you give to today’s Brown students?
A guide to Brunonians embedded in the offices of the Obama administration.
Valerie Plame: The Movie
Producer and director Doug Liman '88, left, turns to the true story of CIA agent Valerie Plame, who was famously outed by the Bush Administration.
A reporter writes about nine unlikely romances that began on the streets of New York City.
Going for Tears
Songwriter David Yazbek resisted Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Then he tapped into the characters’ emotions.
Deb Talan '90 and her husband, Steve Tannen, have been building a fan base as the pop duo the Weepies while raising a family and writing music at home.
Katharine Powell '99, left, plays in Amy Herzog's drama After the Revolution at Playwrights Horizons in New York City.
Bobby Jindal's Pitch
The Republican Governor’s new book shows a sharp public-policy thinker trying to appeal to his party’s Palinesque base.