Features

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.

Out of the country and onto College Hill

Out of the country and onto College Hill

February 21, 2014 3 comments

Administrators have increasingly sought to tap into rural communities, viewing them as breeding grounds for talented students.

Sex, love and dating: the Brown alternatives

February 14, 2014 5 comments

Lynne could not decide what color to wear to the stoplight party. An open relationship doesn’t come in colors red, yellow or green.

Open curriculum influences grad program

February 12, 2014 2 comments

The Open Graduate Programs allow doctoral students in the Graduate School to pursue a master’s degree in a secondary field of their choice.

Lee ’00 combines art and craft at Offerman studio

February 10, 2014 0 comments

RH Lee ’00 has carved up the artistic and philosophical stratosphere of Los Angeles.

Steve Zins GS takes on his new role as the Graduate Student Council president with plans to reach out to administrators, undergraduates and medical students to build a broader sense of community.

New GSC president aims to represent diverse perspectives

February 4, 2014 1 comment

Steve Zins GS assumes council helm after running unopposed in recent election

Many students navigate identities as well as opportunities for religious exploration and discovery when they arrive at Brown.

A moment of reflection: Religious identity at Brown

January 31, 2014 10 comments

“Universities are places where everything is challenged.” — Susan Harvey, chair of the department of religious studies

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.

Led by first-years, Beard Appreciation Society sprouts first hairs

January 24, 2014 6 comments

To Elliot Grossman ’17, facial hair is a science.