Topic: alum

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.

Emmy-nominated Tony Gerber ’86 P’20 talks film, politics

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Emmy-nominated Tony Gerber ’86 P’20 talks film, politics

February 6, 2017 0 comments

Tony Gerber ’86 P’20 has always used art as a form of resistance, as a filmmaker and as cofounder of the independent production company Market Road Films.

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Hillary Clinton advisor connects women’s rights, foreign policy

April 19, 2016 0 comments

Jennifer Klein ’87, senior advisor to Hillary Clinton and adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law Center, spoke at the School of Public Health Thursday.