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The BAM Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for holiday gifts? How about some that are unusual, creative, and discounted, and that were dreamed up by Brown alums?
Always Kept You Laughing
Thomas J. Brown ’50, who died in June, helped more than 10,000 African Americans find decent jobs.
Oswald and JFK
Work and Play
A Different Career
Obituaries from the November/December 2013 issue.
Personalizing the Cause
What do you do when your son is born with a rare disease? Alexander Silver ’99 leads the effort to find a cure.
Violence Against Women
Amy Barasch ’86 is longtime crusader for ending violence against women. Can she reach that goal?
Michael Rubinger ’67 How to revitalize inner cities using private and public capital.
Capitalism With Airbags
Professor of Political Science Mark Blyth got his educational start thanks to the UK’s welfare state. Could that still happen today?
The Day a President Died
Susan Cheever ’65 remembers campus on the day JFK was shot and reflects on the tricks memory plays over time.
From the President
The Brown Curriculum was the right thing in 1969. As Brown's new strategic plan demonstrates, it's even more relevant today.
In the Money
Fund-raisers have their best year in half a decade.
At Opening Convocation, Professor of History Omer Bartov encouraged new students to maintain a rebellious spirit.
Slowing Climate Change
Just before Brown announced it would not divest from coal companies, activist Bill McKibben told campus why it should.
Alma, On Her Own Terms
And alumna mourns the death of an unlikely friend, who taught her the importance of living life on your own terms.
A Pool of Their Own
For years, record-breaking swimmer Tommy Glenn ’14 has competed in practice pools. Now he swims in the league's best facility.
Falling into Love
The Light Princess, a musical by Lila Rose Kaplan ’02, is based on her favorite children's book of the same name.
Chris Nelson '94 is executive producer of a new road movie that blows up the conventions of road movies.
The Women Are Suffering
Novelist Andrew Sean Greer ’92 talks about obsessive love, science fiction, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer ’92 is magical in both its fantastical plot and its effect on readers.
Thanks to Jen Mankins ’97, the hippest fashion boutique in New York City may not be in Manhattan.
Want to walk around campus and learn about the buildings you see? Thanks to a group of students, there's an app for that.