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Sara Low Fly-Fishing Tips
Sara Low Fly-Fishing Tips
A Poor Reflection
Who Is That Bruno?
Come On, Man!
Please, Mr. Postman
Obituaries from the September/October 2013 issue.
The company that makes Brown Bear Nuts just turned 100. Let's hope they're around for 100 more.
Anna Galland ’01, MoveOn.org's new leader, wants the liberal group to pull away from D.C. and return to its grassroots.
Firefly and Lighthouse
Amy Lo ’97 is helping send spacecraft into deep space in search of extraterrestrial life and the answers to cosmic mysteries.
Lawyer Jaykumar Menon ’90 wants journalism students across the country to help overturn wrongful convictions.
In Glass Houses
Longtime New York City bird activist Marcia Fowle ’57 says skyscrapers are one of our most serious songbird threats.
Nancy Sherer Kapstein ’61 tells us what she was thinking way back when this photo was taken.
New Books from Alumni and Faculty
Expanding Civil Rights
Filmmaker Yoruba Richen ’94 on the latest civil justice struggle: equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people.
Pixar computer whiz Christine Waggoner ’99 brings the fur—and everything else—in Monsters University to life.
Movie lighting wastes energy. Robert Rutherford ’05 and Jonathan Miller ’05 are changing that with a better light bulb.
The Fifth Estate
Laura Linney ’86 is back on the big screen this fall, playing alongside Stanley Tucci in the thriller The Fifth Estate.
Low Winter Sun
Looking for an atmosphere of decay and corruption, Chris Mundy ’88 set his new television show, Low Winter Sun, in Detroit.
What Is Success?
In her new novel, Meg Wolitzer ’81 follows six artsy teens all the way from summer camp to midlife.
When JFK Flatlined
Filmmaker Peter Landesman ’87 tells the stories of the Dallas people who worked outside the spotlight the day JFK was shot.
Special Sense of Place
In campus buildings, Raymond P. Rhinehart ’62 finds a history of idealism and a complex relationship with the city of Providence.
Through the Looking Glass
Scientists studying how the brain “sees” the world believe vision is key to how we perceive reality. Their research offers hope to stroke victims and people who are blind or suffer from dyslexia, Alzheimer's, or autism. But this new knowledge may also offer an opportunity for the rest of us to alter who we are.
The Jasmine Revolution
An alum who's lived in North Africa wonders if Tunisia might be the region's best hope for establishing a democratic Islam.
In November, Brown unveils a new Bruno: a life-sized bronze Kodiak bear that will stand in Ittleson Quad.
Woman on the Fly
How does a woman with two Ivy League degrees end up as a fly-fishing guide? Just ask Sara Low ’83.
A new president means turnover in the senior administrative ranks. Here are the new people on Paxson's team.
With two Friday the 13ths, this fall should be an active time on campus for Josiah Carberry. Keep your eyes closed.
How to Feel Safe
Brown students lead a summer camp for refugee kids from such countries as Eritrea, Nepal, Burundi, Burma, and Senegal.
On the Inside
Thomas Perez ’83 is finally sworn in as secretary of labor. Obama picks Karen Dynan ’85 for the treasury department.
The Missing Sword Returns
Stolen in 1977 from the Annmary Brown Memorial, a nineteenth-century steel returns to campus after a swashbuckling court fight.