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July / August 1998
Minister of Fiction
Finding faith can be hard, but writing about it is even harder.
Being on Jeopardy is Like...
. . .taking a speed quiz on a random subject while millions watch. And that's just the half of it, says contestant Adia Benton '99.
The New University
Earlier this year, Brown's new president decided to forgo a ceremonial inauguration, instead opting to plunge into his work and donate some of the inaugural funds to the libraries and scholarships. On the Saturday of Commencement Weekend, he was formally installed as president on the College Green. This article is adapted from President Gee's inaugural remarks.
When Edward Ball '82 discovered that his Southern ancestors owned as many as 4,000 slaves, he set out to discover why. What he found was a family history marked by violence, miscegenation, and forced labor.
A South African Vision
Seeing the future in today's actions
Chipping away at the glass ceiling
The new provost is no stranger
The Real Thing
Ray Charles plays the Pops
Motion and Emotion
Sometimes Commencement means the end
A COMMENCEMENT MISCELLANY
Body and Soul
From medical school to managed care.
How to listen to a patient.
John Hawkes, 1925-1998
Death of a novelist and teacher.
The Graduate School hands out 417 degrees.
Beyond the Glass Eye
The future of bioengineering
Capturing memories, then and now
Have You Heard?
A graduating senior's political coming of age.
Our columnist confronts last year's successes and failures - the athletes' and his own.
The Big Picture
What do you see when you look up after dark?
Turning the Page
Here & Now
My Salsa Life