The preservationists & the provokers

By and May 25, 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

The Providence Preservation Society has been organizing community members for over half a century to advocate for the preservation of Providence’s historic buildings that capture the city’s character and heritage.

The college effect

By and May 25, 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

Though events like Spring Weekend and Halloween may make substance use feel prevalent on campus, around 20 percent of students identify as substance-free.

Honorary degree recipients 2018

By May 25, 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

The University will award honorary degrees to seven individuals at the 250th Commencement ceremony May 27. Beverly Ledbetter will deliver the Baccalaureate address to the class of 2018 on May 26. The Corporation’s Board of Fellows selects the honorary degree recipients. Lonnie Bunch III Lonnie Bunch III is a renowned […]

Senior orators: Naomi Chasek-Macfoy ’18, Lexi Lerner ’18 MD’23

By May 25, 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

For the past three years, Naomi Chasek-Macfoy ’18 has retold the story of the 1968 black student walkout as a workshop facilitator for the Third World Transition Program. During the walkout, 65 black students from Brown and Pembroke walked from Faunce to the Congdon Street Baptist Church to protest the […]

Student-built satellite launches into space

By May 24, 2018

The night before their satellite was launched into space aboard a NASA rocket, past and present members of Brown Space Engineering gathered to celebrate the last seven years with a cookout, said Anand Lalwani ’18, leader of the group’s team in charge of solar power and battery construction.