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September / October 2002
Changing the Game: Alec Benn '39
The man who won't slow down.
A Sort of Evening
From the May 1952 BAM
Cornhusker Preacher: Ron Brown '79
A football coach gives athletic endorsements a new twist.
Growing Old Naturally: Tori Stuart '87
Granola's back - but look who's eating it this time.
Mom's a Clown, Dad's a Stooge: Kristin Stearns Stewart '91
Living a life of pratfalls, face painting, and pie throwing.
One Woman's Quest
Farewell: Caroline Knapp '81
Sl!n Scrbhneoir (Good-bye, Writer)
Farewell: Mark McGarrity '66
Art of the Possible
Farewell: J. Carter Brown
Next in Line
For senior Chas Gessner, the future is wide open.
Hope Is a Verb
A research trip to Brazil brings with it a lesson in perseverance.
My Summer Job
No white socks with dress pants, and other notes from under the slush pile.
Cloning the Teacher
Why students should be amateurs first and professionals second.
A group of writing students spends the summer unearthing stories in a long-neglected cemetery.
As the competition for top faculty intensifies, can Brown attract the best and the brightest?
The end of the line for Providence's notorious mayor?
On the Campaign Trail
An alumnus aspires to be the mayor who succeeds Buddy Cianci.
Bringing September 11 Home
By tracing one of the thousands of lives lost on September 11, a documentary helps the rest of us cope with the tragedy.
Sometimes You Win
The truth behind the 1999 Kentucky Derby.
Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Radio Play
Duncan Sheik's latest CD straddles the gap between high and low art.
A filmmaker discusses the contradictions inherent in a smart action film.
A biologist and a dean by day; a folkie by night.
New titles from Brown authors.
In 1770, bookkeeping was a straightforward affair.
Race and the BDH
A Note from the Editor
Our appetite for crabs may be killing U.S. salt marshes
Computer Science for Girls
A summer program challenges the notion that science is mostly for boys
Researcher or Burglar?
An important biological discovery is trumped by a breach in lab security
A group of physicians and med-school residents tackles a rare surgery
60 Seconds With...
Associate Professor of Community Health Annlouise Assaf
The Gentleman Optimist
Brown loses a man who reported on its history for almost four decades and helped shape it for even longer
A look at who's in the class of 2006 and who tried to get in
Back to the Dorms
Brown reclaims the Minden to relieve a campus housing crunch
Preimplantation embryos or unborn children? Is human therapeutic cloning about saving lives or taking them?
Since Last Time
In The News
Alumni in the Headlines