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Fake But Free
A panel discusses how to distinguish fake news from actual journalism on social media—and how social media can help.
What It Means to Be "Good"
Katie Bayerl ’00 was a teacher who gave up the classroom for writing—until her love of teenagers pulled her back.
Commencement & Reunions
Check out our reunion slide show and coverage of all things Commencement, from Campus Dance to giving out degrees.
Edwin Sherin ’52 directed thirty-six episodes of Law & Order and made James Earl Jones a star.
Obituaries from the July/August 2017 issue.
What You Thought
Readers comment on diversity lessons, doing laundry in the dorms, Native American art, and more.
A New York Times science journalist argues that even if elected officials understood science, it might not make any difference.
Politics & Law
A New Way to Look at Race
Rinku Sen ’88 is helping redefine how we think about racial conflict.
Robert Friedman ’86 and David Falk ’94 never imagined their lives would intersect—until one was saving the other’s life.
Then and Now
It’s been a glorious spring for Brown alumnae and a season for looking back at a colorful history.
What happens when you drag a 10-year-old to a lecture on mindfulness? Not what you may think.
How buildings can shape our moods, a look at vanished San Francisco, a novel set in the summer Hamptons, and more.
The Watson Institute's Stephen Kinzer wonders whether U.S. foreign policy has been a force for good in the world?
A Life of Books
New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul ’93 writes about how reading can change a life.
Writing Songs for Kids
Songwriter Gabriel Sokoloff ’06 composes music for the new Netflix kid's show Ask the StoryBots.
Fun at Work
Comedy writer Hallie Cantor ’11 writes satire and other kinds of humor for the New Yorker.
A Brown professor and his coauthor argue that each of us may know much less than we think.
Playwright Steven Levenson ’06 wins a Tony for his book for the Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen.
Twenty years after discovering African dance, Jamal Jackson ‘00 is keeping it fresh in Brooklyn.
125 Years of Brown Women
In May, Janet Yellen ’67 was only one of the VIPs on campus celebrating the success of Brown women.
The Final Frontier
MIT Geophysicist Maria Zuber ’83 ScM, ’86 PhD asks why we want so much to send humans to Mars?
Brown physics professor Stephon Alexander ’00 PhD says that Albert Einstein and John Coltrane shared a bond.
A Ridiculous Situation
At a Commencement forum, Robert De Niro talks acting, television, and the election of Donald Trump.
With so much emphasis on undergrads, don't forget that Commencement makes a lot of graduate students very happy, too.
Who Got the Honoraries?
A look at those men and women Brown thinks were worthy of this year's honorary degrees
Delivering the baccalaureate inside First Baptist Church, Hamilton's Daveed Diggs ’04 redefines the graduation speech.
At a Commencement forum, former Obama ethics czar Norm Eisen ’85 takes on Trump's ethics.
Pediatric oncologist Joshua Schiffman ’96, ’00 MD thinks elephants can help us overcome cancer.
From the President
Vice President for Campus life and Student Services Eric Estes takes on gender-neutral pronouns.