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March / April 2002
President Bush has called for 200,000 men and women to donate time to national service. As executive director of AmeriCorps*VISTA, Matt Dunne '92 is one of the people figuring out what all those folks are going to do.
War & Peace: Time Interrupted
The relationship between grief and photography.
Setting Free the Mind
Hundreds of thousands of Americans suffer from an untreatable form of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Now a team of Brown doctors is pioneering high-tech surgeries that are giving the sickest of those patients their first hope.
Twenty-five years ago, when most people avoided downtown Providence after dark, Rich Lupo '70 began luring rock 'n' roll fans to his Heartbreak Hotel. Now the neighborhood's going upscale, and Lupo's is getting squeezed out.
The Face of Diversity
How accurate are student perceptions of Brown's racial mix?
Love and War
The retreat from Moscow in miniature.
A Prayer for Owen
A grandmother welcomes her grandson into a faithless world.
Smart Music That's Fun
An indie band is set to deliver its first major-label release.
Utopia through Software
Bringing order to the chaos of infinite choice.
David Levithan '94
Music to Spend By
Billy Straus '82 and Jeff Daniel '91 create Muzak for a hipper world.
In Plain View
The woman who gave Lee Oswald shelter.
Amid a spike in robberies and assaults, pressure grows to arm Brown police
Ted Turner '60 stirs up the media with a foreign-policy lecture
New options for coed housing
Unraveling post-traumatic stress and depression
Announcing a new provost
The scariest part of a job interview? Lunch.
60 Seconds With...
Michael Goldberger, Dean of Admission
Discovering a new type of sight
Doors of Perception
Untangling the issues around legal and illegal drugs.
Men's tennis plays its way into the national indoor championships.
A Cardinal Chance
Trying to make it in pro baseball.
With the Patriots in the Big Easy.
Eric Green '68: Helping the government and Microsoft find common ground.
Stirring the Pot
Jody Adams '79: A celebrated chef becomes an activist mom.
Carolina on His Mind
Thad Williamson '92: The healing power of being a sports fan.
Agent of Trust
Farewell: Richman Bry '55
New titles from Brown authors.
From the March 1972 BAM
Pamela Paul '93
Since Last Time
In The News
Alumni in the Headlines