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The transformation of Rhode Island Hall.
Bringing Football to the People
Sidelined by injuries, a former Bear spreads Patriots fever in China. Nicholas Krippendorf ’00
The House of Worth
Edith Wharton was as accomplished a landscaper and decorator as she was a writer. Susan Wissler '83 has helped restore her estate to its former glory.
Nalini Nadkarni ’76 teaches inmates about the natural world.
Sam Genensky ’49, ’58 PhD has spent his life advocating for those with partial sight.
On Your Bike
The late 1800s are considered the golden age of the bicycle and Brunonians took part in the craze.
Living With ALS
The Buzz Online
The God Divide: Good or Bad?
Three grad students help a local neighborhood rediscover its past, while teaching a new generation of schoolchildren that history lives on in the memories of their own families and neighbors.
Creating Better People
Jim Yong Kim ’82, the Ivy League’s first Asian American president, talks about race, sports, citizenship, and training students to change the world.
When the Merry-Go-Round Stopped
Joel L. Naroff ’72 AM, ’75 PhD got it right.
The Prophet of Dollars & Sense
When Meredith Whitney ’92 started predicting economic doom four years ago, her Wall Street colleagues thought she was crazy. She even got a death threat. Now when she speaks, the markets listen. Closely. Very, very closely.
Dressed for Danger
Donning Kevlar, a doctor discovers a new relationship between life and death.
As a Brown Bear, Bill O’Brien ’92 says he was an “average player on some below-average teams.” As the New England Patriots’ new quarterbacks coach, he’s now Tom Brady’s teacher.
Obituaries from the May/June 2009 issue.
Natan Last ’12 designs crossword puzzles for the New York Times.
Benjamin Jealous, spoke about the new challenges that lie ahead for his organization, the NAACP.
Darwin vs. God
A panel traces the conflict between science and religion.
Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is now stumping for the poor.
A proposal to choose younger trustees gains crucial support.
Getting into Brown has never been tougher.
Floorgasm, billed as a night of "orgasmic hip-hop indulgence and floor domination" celebrates breakdancing.
Famed American poet John Ashbery read from his work.
The Brown faculty renames Columbus Day.
Snowflake the polar bear. publicized a meeting of the Backbone Campaign.
Since Last Time
Latte with That Novel?
The Brown Bookstore joins the twenty-first century.
Jana Benitez '08 studied martial arts in China, then was invited to show her paintings "In Search of Parameters."
A slice of history, graphically told.
The Killer Within
The plays of Ugandan graduate student Charles Mulekwa focus on the violence and humanity of his war-ravaged homeland.
You heard them here first. Last semester the twenty-five students in the songwriting course Music 450 produced a two-cd collection of original music.
Trojan Barbie, by playwright Christine Evans '02 MFA, '08 PhD, premiered this spring at American Repertory Theatre, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Ladies Make Him Laugh
Ryan Shiraki ’92 directs comedies by women, for women. If he could just get his movies into theaters, women could actually see them.
Barbie turned fifty this year, and who better to perk up her midlife than designer Jonathan Adler '88.
Saved by Noodles
Ramen rescued Becca Topol ’90 when she was young and lonely in Japan. Now she’s turned that remembered angst into a movie.
A Story Stripped to the Bone
Poet and writing professor Forrest Gander writes a haunting first novel about friendship.