Topic: alum

Yellen ’67 to step down from Fed

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Yellen ’67 to step down from Fed

December 4, 2017 0 comments

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen ’67 announced her decision to resign from the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors Nov. 20.

Greg Asbed ’85 plans to channel the funds from the grant into the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a farmworker-based human rights organization located in Immokalee, Florida, that he co-founded.

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Greg Asbed ’85 named MacArthur Fellow

October 24, 2017 0 comments

Greg Asbed ’85 was recently named one of this year’s 24 MacArthur Fellows.

Pulitzer winners discuss MFA Program at University

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Pulitzer winners discuss MFA Program at University

April 27, 2017 0 comments

For the past 10 years, Brown alums have consistently been nominated the Pulitzer Prizes for Drama.

Janet Yellen, Gov. Raimondo to speak at women’s conference

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Janet Yellen, Gov. Raimondo to speak at women’s conference

April 27, 2017 0 comments

Women who have played a critical role in shaping Brown on and off campus will be celebrated early May.

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Lynn Nottage’86 talks second Pulitzer Prize win Drama

April 27, 2017 0 comments

Nottage spoke to The Herald in an exclusive interview on her way to Reading, Pennsylvania.

Arts & Culture

‘Shitfaced: Musings of a Former Drunk’ addresses alcoholism, undergrad experience

April 27, 2017 0 comments

Seamus Kirst ’13 tells a story that began even before he was born in “Shitfaced: Musings of a Former Drunk.”

Robert De Niro, Daveed Diggs ’04, Donald Hood MS’68 PHD’70, Rosmarie Waldrop, Richard Parsons and Indra Nooyi will all receive honorary degrees at this year’s Commencement ceremony.

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Diggs, De Niro among those to receive honorary degrees from University

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Each year during commencement, the University bestows honorary degrees to a group of professionals who are outstanding in their fields.

Congressman discusses political polarization

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Congressman discusses political polarization

April 12, 2017 0 comments

“What is the most important political problem facing the world today?” asked Dan Maffei ’90, former representative from New York

Lois Lowry discusses past novels, current pursuits

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Lois Lowry discusses past novels, current pursuits

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Author Lois Lowry spends her days with her Tibetian Terrier, Alfie, looking out over her bird feeder in Felmouth, Maine.

Perez ’83 runs for DNC chair to revitalize party

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Perez ’83 runs for DNC chair to revitalize party

February 11, 2017 0 comments

Democrats are rallying behind leaders who they hope can revive the party, including Thomas Perez ’83 P’18, former U.S. secretary of labor.