Updated July 30 at 8:00 p.m.
Stephen Rodrigues, an undergraduate on leave from the University, has died, President Christina Paxson announced in a community-wide email Saturday. He was 26.
Rodrigues, originally from Encinitas, California, was living in Providence at the time of his death, Paxson wrote. He was studying geology and biology.
Rodrigues started at Brown in 2006, said Marisa Quinn, vice president for public affairs and University relations.
The offices of Counseling and Psychological Services, which can be reached at 401-863-3476, and Chaplains and Religious Life, which can be reached at 401-863-2344, are open to members of the Brown community for support.
Rodrigues’ family will be holding a service in celebration of his life on Thursday, July 31 at 6 p.m. at India Point Park. There will also be a service at Swami’s Beach in Encinitas at noon on Aug. 9.