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Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff gathered to watch the inauguration of Barack Obama. The mood, to put it mildly, was jubilant.
Death of Adam Lack '97
All In the Family
About Those Comics
Love, Brown Style
Hearts and Minds
A Brown Aesthetic?
Sean Morey '99, Brown's best wide receiver and now one of the best special-teams players in the NFL hit the Pro Bowl in Honolulu this year.
A Chip on Their Shoulders
After narrowly missing a bid to the NCAA tournament last season, goalie Jordan Burke ’09 and his teammates are out for revenge.
Having succeeded in international competition, softball pitcher Michelle Moses ’09 is hungry to win in the Ivy League.
After cancer, a woman finds hope in her long, straight tresses.
A frame of rough wood cut by Lincoln himself.
I Will Be Heard!
For decades Catherine Wolf ’72 AM, ’74 PhD worked as an IBM scientist getting computers to understand better how humans think. Now, battling Lou Gehrig's disease, she must rely on computers to convey her own thoughts.
Crossing the God Divide
When a self-described “God-ambivalent” Brown student spends a semester at Liberty University—Jerry Falwell’s Bible boot camp—he discovers a new respect for young evangelicals. In fact, he says, the divide between Liberty and Brown students seems not so wide after all.
The Silent Witness
Ellen Kuras ’81 has been one of the most sought-after cinematographers of the past decade. Yet for twenty-three years, she was obsessed with finishing her own film, which this year became an Academy Award nominee.
Dan Hill '84 knows what you're thinking. It's in your face.
Back on the Rez
A businessman and lawyer returns home. David LaSarte-Meeks '93
Money for Success
What if the government handed out money for socially productive behavior? Andrea Levere '77
On the Road Again
Seeing the U.S.A. from the seat of a Winnebago. Tony Booth '57
Blessed with Clarity
A farewell to Thomas Dietrich Reinhart '76 AM, '84 PhD
A farewell to Willoughby Sharp '60
Why Kids Go Bad
A farewell to Lloyd E. Ohlin '40
Obituaries from the March/April 2009 issue
Life On Mars
Summing up the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter mission.
Archaeology goes high tech.
Cutting a Rug
Familiarity Breeds a Lack of Contempt
How facial-recognition training can make you less prejudiced.
Since Last Time
Brown Finances at a Glance
Planning for the Long Haul
Faced with a drop in fund-raising and endowment income, Brown tightens its belt while upping financial aid.
A Closer Look
By helping us see the familiar in unfamiliar ways, Nina Katchadourian '89 keeps the world fresh.
Doing It the Hard (Right) Way
Three young musicians update a rich strain of Americana.
Of Medicine and the Mob
An interview with psychiatry resident Josh Bazell '92, who penned the thriller Beat the Reaper during his medical internship.
The Clean-up Zealot
Sloan Lindemann Barnett '89 wants you to start by throwing out your bleach, your shampoo, and your baby lotion.
John Hamburg '92 wrote, directed, and produced the movie I Love You, Man which opens soon nationwide.
The Loss That Never Ends
It's a truism that parents are meant to die before their children. But what happens when a child won't let go?
The Cost of Survival
For her newest play, Lynn Nottage '86 interviewed women brutalized in the Congolese civil war.