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Five questions with Bob MacDonald ScB '89, PhD '93.
Obituaries from the March/April 2010 issue.
Down, Not Out
Calling All Alums
Last Words on Gitmo
Farewell, Ted Sizer
Farewell, Ed Beiser
Get It Dirty
No Green Ham?
The Buzz Online
What readers are saying at brownalumnimagazine.com
Kicking the Car Habit
Burdened by Death
How faculty, students, and alumni are responding to the earthquake in Haiti.
Rajiv Kumar '05, '11 MD is out to save us all, one pound at a time.
In a rare public appearance, Stephen Sondheim looks back.
What's the Question?
Rebecca Maxfield ’13 rides high in the Jeopardy! College Championship
This year's Rose Bowl Parade included an image on a float of the historic game in 1916 in which Brown faced Washington State.
How to Catch a Fly Ball
Was Willie Mays just lucky, or did he have exceptional optical acceleration cancellation?
Undergraduate applications are up 20 percent. Why do so many kids want to go to Brown?
Salman Rushdie on the real meaning of free speech.
A new website takes the guesswork out of student flirting.
Tavis Smiley knocks President Obama for misunderstanding how Martin Luther King Jr. would respond to terror threats.
Tuition and financial aid rise amid University-wide cuts and layoffs.
Since Last Time
President Simmons visits the Rhode Island state house and says our national history today is richer, more fully diverse, and more truthful.
A Lesson in Generosity
A philanthropy class that hands out real money to real people.
Twilight of a Historian
After teaching at Brown for forty years, Professor Emeritus of History Abbott Gleason was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. With his energy failing and his muscles shrinking, he finds himself re-examining some cherished beliefs and discovering joy in what he’d once dismissed.
Seeing is Believing
Fitzgerald's gift to Eliot and other treasures.
Judgment at Wikipedia
Online there's always someone out there ready to teach you humility.
Who Speaks for Alvin?
Glenn Berger '91 writes for some of Hollywood's most popular animated characters.
Art historians often sniff at wildlife art, dismissing it as mereillustration or, worse still, kitsch, says Adam Duncan Harris '92.
Dawn Raffel's compressed stories conjure up a wry, tender world.
Who Needs Paper?
Sandra Allen ’09 and three of her classmates are challenging the notion that people don't read anymore.
Saints, sex, and snow are the subjects of a first novel by Christine Lehner ’77 AM.
André Leon Talley '73 AM will soon join Tyra Banks on the judging panel of America's Top Model.
Jeff Shesol '91 describes FDR's failed attempt to pack the Supreme Court.
How to Swim Better
Win Wilson '51 has been a serious swimmer for more than half a century. Here's what he's learned.
Chasing the Dream
Men's soccer coach Mike Noonan leaves for Clemson.
You'll never guess who designed those Norwegian curling team pants at the Olympics.
Geneticist Marlena Schoenberg '89 Fejzo miscarried after suffering from a rare form of morning sickness. Then she decided to use her expertise to find out why.
Enlarging Their World
Maria Lauenstein '77 and Sonam Denjongpa '76: A couple finally realizes a twenty-five-year-old dream of starting a school in India.
Best Seat in the House
Clark Sammartino '59 is an investment advisor by day and a boxing judge by night.
Reunion on Ice
After the men's hockey game against Harvard, the band, which claims to be the world's first ice-skating band, laced up and put on a show of its own.