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ALUMS IN THE STATE DEPT: Breaking from Past History
As ambassador to Pakistan and a former colleage of Richard Holbrooke ’62, Richard Olson ’81 is near the epicenter of the U.S. war on terror.
ALUMS IN THE STATE DEPT: No Praying from the Podium
U.S. Department of State spokeswoman Victoria Nuland ’83 explains complex foreign policy in language your mother will understand.
On the Beat
Jonathan Bastian ’89 Jonathan Bastian had a midlife crisis. Then he became a cop. Now he's making a difference in citizens' lives.
Remembering the Blizzard of '78
A Lifetime of Giving Back
Lacy B. Herrmann ’50 was a pioneering entrepreneur, a trustee emeritus, and one of Brown's most devoted alums.
Obituaries from the March/April 2013 issue.
Men's basketball upset Providence College at Pizzitola on a game-winning three-pointer with seven seconds left.
Diana Walters ’16 is one of the reasons to expect good things from women's gymnastics over the next four years.
On a Mission
Former Brown nose guard Tom Catena ’86 is saving lives in the war-torn mountains of southern Sudan.
When Expectations Collide
Want to know about stereotypes? Ask a politically incorrect African American playwright.
Lego My Prof
Science journalist Maia Weinstock ’99 turns biology professor Anne Fausto-Sterling into a Lego figurine.
ALUMS IN THE STATE DEPT: Horse Trader of the Americas
When President Obama sets a policy aimed at a country in the Western Hemisphere, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson ’82 makes it happen.
When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in October, filmmaker Jennifer Callahan ’87 suddenly found that her documentary about a Queens neighborhood was a key to helping one hard-hit New York City community recover.
A Healthy Place
The Corporation approves the creation of a school of public health, building on Brown's rapidly growing public health program.
André Leon Talley ’73 may have left Vogue, but he's busier than ever with a new book and a new talk show.
Bringing Harmony to Discord
Israeli and Arab musicians visited Brown in January for a week of Beethoven concerts and Middle East conversations.
How to Watch Lincoln
Associate Professor of History Michael Vorenberg offers advice on how to watch Stephen Speilberg's Lincoln.
The success of the film Lincoln has at least one journalist asking: Is a Brown history professor the real source of its screenplay?
Remembering Dr. King
Martin Luther King Jr.'s youngest daughter brings memories of both her parents' work to campus.
The Citizen Scientist
Brown's 14th president, Donald Hornig, who died in January, merged Brown and Pembroke, founded the medical school, and made tough fiscal choices.
LeeKong Tea Recipe
Food, Family, and Friends
The U.S.-born daughter of Tanzanian and Indo-Pakistani immigrants, chef Aliya LeeKong ’00 is redefining American food.
Solving the Problem
Pedro Noguera ’81, ’84 AM, a leading education, reformer tries to reconcile his vision with the politics of city schools.
Love at the Ratty
William Condaxis’ 55 courted his wife at the Ratty. In December, they returned to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.
The fifth-biggest snowstorm on record brought the campus to halt one February Friday and created a fun weekend.
A Stronger Love
Incorruptible Heart by Becky Stark ’98 and Lavender Diamond is music that gives melody to a life’s dissonant notes.
When Todd Haynes ’85 and Wes Anderson need a production designer, they often turn to Mark Friedberg ’85.
Life According to Sam is a moving documentary by the parents of a son battling progeria, a rare genetic disease.
Associate Professor of Education Jin Li studies the ways kids learn differently in the East and West. Which is better?
School For Girls
Holly Gordon ’93 (right) is executive producer of a documentary about a global trend of keeping girls out of school.