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The Children's Crusader
In a school system long mocked, Baltimore’s chief academic officer, Sonja Brookins Santelises ’89, is trying to convince teachers and students that kids who are poor and black can be as smart as anyone.
Civil War Vets
The Last on Willie
Why Dads Matter
The New President
The Future of News
Obituaries from the January/February 2013 issue.
Nick Young ’09 and Matt Reichel ’09 are helping Western students learn what life is like in North Korea.
Who Wants to Party?
When England’s royal family is looking for a good time, they call party impresario Alex Fitzgibbons '94.
A rare woman in an old-boy industry, fracking advocate Kathy Griffin Neset '78 helps companies drill for oil in the American West.
The first client Michael Gross '64 was assigned after law school was a group of Navajos. He's been defending the rights of Native Americans ever since.
The Blizzard of 1978 buried campus.
Can Dreams Come True?
Five start-ups are trying to turn ideas into successful companies aimed at making the world a happier, healthier, and less wasteful place.
The Down and Dirty
Sandor Katz answers questions about drinking raw milk and getting started fermenting food.
Microbes' Timothy Leary
Post-Pasteurian Sandor Katz ’85 has written a guide to rethinking our relationship with microbes—as in getting more benefical bacteria living in our guts.
Just Being Me
Ebony editor Amy DuBois Barnett ’91 is taking an iconic, but dated, magazine to a new generation interested in both Jay-Z and Rosa Parks.
Krasinski and Damon
John Krasinski ’01 makes his writing debut with his pal Matt Damon in this winter’s The Promised Land.
How Many Laws?
Historian Robert O. Self argues that our cultural battles are what's driving us away from big government.
Black Meets White
Documentary filmmaker Oren Jacoby ’77 has adapted Ellison’s Invisible Man for the stage.
What good is the University to the state and local economy? Brown hired an economic-development consulting firm to find out.
Scientists say humans contribute to climate change. So what’s the University doing to lower its own greenhouse-gas emissions?
Students on campus take notes in classes and attend lectures on Heidegger. But after the sun goes down the salsa dancing begins.
MIT scholar and dean Richard Locke is picked to head the Watson Institute of International studies. Here's why.
With students starting a new print magazine and a new political blog, it looks like a banner year for politicos on campus.
The Brown honors veterans on their day.
Remembering Ray Heffner
Facing protests and student demands, Brown’s thirteenth president kept the campus peaceful during a violent time. But it wasn't easy.
Ever use a typewriter? Thank Charles Thurber.
Alumni POV: I’ve never considered myself particularly adventurous. So when I decided to spend my junior year abroad in Israel, I surprised many, but mostly myself.
Men’s soccer earns an invite to the NCAA tournament for the seventh time in eight years. Here's how they did.
Eat to Compete
Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a daily gym rat, you should be following the same nutrition advice Anne Buffington gives to Brown athletes.