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Motor City Exchange invests in Detroit’s revitalization

April 3, 2014 0 comments

While most Brown students scramble to find summer internships, a few are venturing to a city where job prospects seem slim: Detroit.

With a limestone facade and one of only four rotundas on campus, Marston Hall stands as a classic example of American Renaissance architecture.

Marston endures at center of Science Park

April 3, 2014 0 comments

Amid Brown’s hub of brick and concrete science buildings lies an odd gem.

Twins Jessi Haddad ‘16.5 and Nikki Haddad ’16 return to their roots, seeking to define Jewish identity through vignettes on “Jews of Brown.”

‘Jews of Brown’ celebrates cultural diversity online

March 20, 2014 0 comments

Using a photo and quotes to spotlight students who identify as Jewish, the page currently has 628 likes and garners anywhere from 40 to 130 likes per photo.

John Lee Beatty ’70 designed the sets for “Mothers and Sons,” which opens on Broadway March 24.

John Lee Beatty ’70: Brown to Broadway

March 17, 2014 0 comments

Tony-award winning scenic designer John Lee Beatty ’70 could not tell you the number of Broadway sets he has constructed.

Facing anxiety at the laidback Ivy

Facing anxiety at the laidback Ivy

March 14, 2014 3 comments

“I just want you to know that if I die right now, I love you.”

Harkness House has housed a number of fraternities and student groups throughout the years, including Social Dorm and Technology House.

Harkness, a history: Wriston’s varied past

March 12, 2014 7 comments

The quirky Harkness House and surrounding dormitories have been home and hub to student life ever since former President Henry Wriston’s campus overhaul.

‘Sign guy’ says goodbye to R.I. following eight years of service

‘Sign guy’ says goodbye to R.I. following eight years of service

March 7, 2014 0 comments

Ivins arrived at the First Baptist Church in America on North Main Street in February 2006 and preached there for eight years before recently retiring.

Student worker Joshua Espinoza ’14 balances his Modern Culture and Media coursework with his supervising duties at the Blue Room.

Student workers face obstacles, opportunities

March 5, 2014 0 comments

While many students balance employment with other commitments, each has a different threshold for the number of hours spent outside the classroom.

Fishing for applicants with shiny hooks

February 28, 2014 18 comments

In an Office of Admission web video — as soft music plays in the background — John Krasinski reveals why “you should look no further than Brown University.”

The Mapping Arts Project, developed by Lara Stein Pardo, an artist and cultural anthropologist, explores African-American identity through art.

Digital map of Providence reveals diasporic art history

February 27, 2014 0 comments

The Mapping Arts Project recently launched a digital map of Providence marking locations relevant to African diasporic art from the 1860s to the 1960s.