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Getting Something Done
Only 13 percent of Americans approve of the job the U.S. Congress is doing. Yet Brown alumni continue to go to Washington to work on Capitol Hill. We talked to five of them to learn how they can remain idealistic in such a cynical political time. Their answers have a lot to do with values reinforced during their time at Brown.
Obituaries from the March/April 2014 issue.
Coal Divestment Debate
More On Blyth
Peace For Alma
A Mother's Helper
Nitzia Logothetis ’05 helps women who have just given birth adjust to the psychological shocks of being a new mom.
Back to the Philippines
After more than two decades in the U.S., Ericson Perez ’96 brought back to his native land the lessons he first learned at Brown.
Former marine officer Peter Gudmundsson ’85 says companies should hire veterans because of their discipline and skill.
Never Too Young to Learn
Early childhood education pioneer June Moss Handler ’43 thinks we still don't teach enough during a child’s first three years.
In spring 1972, music and dancing seemed to be everywhere, and the College Green was no exception.
What's in a Building?
A renovated Hunter Lab reopens as the Building for Environmental Research and Teaching, beefing up science at Brown.
From the Presidents
Before attending a recent White House meeting, President Christina Paxson took steps to expand opportunity at Brown.
A Brown scientist has figured out a foolproof method of getting away with laundering money. Really.
A Better House
An international team of students competes with other schools to build the most efficient and livable solar home.
A new study suggests that the anti-violence measures in our schools may not be good enough.
To help note Brown's 250th birthday, the Bell Gallery is featuring the work of several alumni.
Life After Brown
Graduating in May? Nervous about jobs? Here's some advice for students and their parents from Brown's career guy.
Night & Day
When the Brown Jazz Band traveled to Cuba this winter, it learned more than just swinging new music.
Off to Ann Arbor
After three years as Brown's provost, Mark Schlissel will leave to become Michigan’s new president.
A Physical Game
You’re a smart and talented Ivy Leaguer trying to make it in the NHL. You're best chance is to get physical.
Trying to overcome alcohol addiction can take you to a place that is humiliating and pathetic.
There may have been no athletic medals in Soshi for Brown athletes, but we think Brown's haberdasher deserves gold.
In his studio, painter Jonathan Allmaier ’02 wonders who's in charge, the painter or the canvas?
New books by alumni and faculty include a look at what it's like to be young and overworked on Wall Street.
A History of Natural Foods
In Natural Prophets, Joe Dobrow ’85 shows how health food went from hippie co-ops to big business in a single generation.
When the West Was Still Wild
Wyoming curator Adam Duncan Harris ’92 puts together a traveling exhibition of George Catlin paintings.
Making Audiences Think
After forty years, Woolly Mammoth cofounder Howard Shalwitz still rattles Washington, D.C., theatergoers.
The Hand-Tied Pope
In his new book on Pope Pius XI and Italian fascism, David Kertzer ’69 continues his exploration of Vatican intrigues.
Black Women's Lives
To help celebrate Brown's 250th, Trinity Rep staged Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage ’86 and starring Mia Ellis ’12 MFA.
With Warby Parker, Andy Hunt ’04 shook up the eyewear biz. Now he’s investing in new business-shaking companies.