Emily was the arts & culture section editor at The Herald in 2015. Joining the newspaper team as a freshman, she copy edited and wrote articles as a staff writer, before becoming a senior staff writer also covering arts & culture. Emily is a chemistry concentrator specializing in chemical biology. When not at The Herald, you can find her in lab testing the regenerative qualities of zebrafish vision, with the hope to identify drugs that promote regeneration for human benefit. If not in lab, she may be in the Blue Room, advising first years as a Meiklejohn Leader, or more likely, on the 3rd floor of the SciLi, attempting to study and stay warm. A conversation with Emily is likely to include a comment about the latest episode of RadioLab, or an anecdote from her travels in Europe.

Articles by Emily Passarelli (42)

Okey Ndibe, visiting assistant professor of Africana Studies, has produced a substantial body of work since coming to the United States in 1983. His works' political aspects are strongly influenced by his Nigerian upbringing.

Arts & Culture

Okey Ndibe: ‘If you can’t tell your story, you’re voiceless’

March 4, 2014 0 comments

Okey Ndibe — author, political journalist, essayist, professor, editor and current visiting assistant professor of Africana studies — is a busy man.

“He is open to connecting with us,” said Hannah Mirman ‘14 of David Wroe, who is taking the reigns as temporary conductor of the orchestra.

University News

New conductor orchestrates musical development

February 13, 2014 0 comments

The Brown University Orchestra’s Conductor Paul Phillips’ sabbatical marks the third time in the past 25 years the orchestra is under a temporary baton.

Science & Research

Study evaluates patient-doctor interactions

February 5, 2014 0 comments

Conversations between physicians and patients about HIV/AIDS medication vary with the patient’s race and ethnicity, a recently published study found.


Website presents portraits of careers to engage middle schoolers

January 30, 2014 0 comments

­Currently in the works, the site aims to provide information about careers through personal narratives and video interviews.

Science & Research

Affiliated prof. finds bill cleaning method

January 22, 2014 0 comments

Researcher determines way to clean dollar bills so they can remain in circulation.

Life, physical sciences yield high honors rates

University News

Life, physical sciences yield high honors rates

November 12, 2013 1 comment
This article is part of the series Pursuing Honors

Students often develop theses from research positions and course requirements.


Mixing melodies, blending beats: Student DJs develop distinctive sounds

October 21, 2013 0 comments

Undergrad artists blend personal style and campus preferences to create party soundtracks.

Arts & Culture

Professor Picks: Arnold Weinstein

October 4, 2013 0 comments

Weinstein praises George Packer’s new historical text, which was a New York Times best seller.

The Pembroke Center holds a large collection of papers and oral histories from leading feminist scholars.

University News

$3.5 million campaign planned for Pembroke Center

September 29, 2013 1 comment

The fund, which has already received $1 million, will help digitize a feminist archive.

University News

Pre-orientation programs see increase in student interest, funds

September 19, 2013 0 comments

Program attendees said their experiences influenced both their academic and social paths at Brown.

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