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Galileo and Monet
Obituaries from the May/June 2015 issue.
Thinking with Your Heart
After the killing of 145 people—mostly children—in her Pakistan homeland, Zainab Syed ’14 knew where she was needed.
Khary Lazarre-White ’95 and Jason Warwin ’95 are two lifelong friends addressing social issues that many are reluctant to consider.
From the Grounds Up
Mary Allen Lindemann ’82 didn’t think much about coffee until she moved to Seattle. Now she runs her own coffee empire.
The Author's the Thing
Publisher Stephen Sultan ’53 may have boosted the careers of more Brown alumni playwrights than anyone else.
Modest Mouse and Waka Flocka Flame were among this year's Spring Weekend headliners.
Willing to Gamble
Stanley Aronson's dream of a medical school at Brown persuaded 16 students to try something new.
Art and Humor
Walter Liedtke '69 AM, who died in the February Metro-North train accident, was a legendary curator at NYC's Met.
Blood and Suffering
At least 400 students fought in the Civil War. Thirty-nine never returned. America—and Brown—would never be the same.
Los Angeles is way overdue for a major earthquake, and Lucy Jones '76 is the city's best hope for averting disaster.
An Italian film festival comes to campus—along with a master Italian gelato maker and his wife, a former student food worker.
In an Ogden lecture, Julia Gillard, the former prime minister of Australia talked about what she says is the “Asian Century.”
As the campus searches for ways to combat sexual assault, a working group issues its final report.
All in the (Brown) Family
Aided by two alumni editors and an alumna agent, David Kertzer ’69 wins the Pulitzer Prize for biography.
“I Do” for All
The opposing lawyers in Bush v Gore unite to persuade the Supreme Court to accept same-sex marriage.
Ibis in a Box
How do you examine fragile, ancient artifacts without destroying them? Call the local hospital for a radiology tech.
On April 22, people on campus got their first look at the newest public art: Maya Lin's Under the Laurentide.
Sexism in Higher Ed
When Louise Lamphere sued Brown in the 1970s for denying her tenure, she began breaking up the academic boys club.
In April, 767 admitted students invaded...
A Messy Narrative
Journalist Sarah Koenig tells students how the podcast Serial became an addiction for so many listeners.
Lure of the Stage
Fish in the Dark, a new comedy by Larry David, brings Royal Pains's Ben Shenkman ’90 back to Broadway.
Connecticut short stories, an introduction to Buddhism, and a biography of Silicon Valley's "quiet revolutionary."
A new novel by Nellie Hermann ’00 reimagines a little-known period of Van Gogh’s life.
Songs in Their Heart
Four new CDs by alumni whose music ranges across a variety of styles, from jazz to folk.
Women A to Z
Kate Schatz ’05 MFA designed an alphabet book for her daughter. Each letter represents the name of great woman.
Private military contractors are fighting more of our wars. Sean McFate ’92 documents why that's a bad idea.
Novelist Zachary Lazar ’90 wins the John Updike Award for 2015 for his "demonstrated consistent excellence."
Who We Are
Her life changed by 9/11, a Muslim blogger reflects on how we perceive Muslims in America.
Nutball for Fitness
Obstetrician/gynecologist Susanna Carter ’99 wondered: what if every doctor prescribed exercise?
From the President
Brown students will soon have more opportunities to join ROTC at Holy Cross and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Her mom thinks she's wasting her Ivy League education teaching English to convicts at San Quentin.
The first baseball game ever played, on May 16, 1925, at the field the Aldrich brothers built was a 3–2 squeaker won by the Bears.