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The documentary on renowned Swedish director Ingmar Bergman (pictured above) was directed by Jane Magnusson ’92.

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Granoff Center hosts first U.S. screening of Bergman documentary

December 6, 2018 0 comments

Students gathered in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium Tuesday for the first U.S. showing of “Bergman — A Year in a Life.”

John Krasinski’s ’01 ‘A Quiet Place’ makes little noise

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John Krasinski’s ’01 ‘A Quiet Place’ makes little noise

April 10, 2018 0 comments

In the first scene of “A Quiet Place,” the new film from actor and director John Krasinski ’01, a family tiptoes around an abandoned general store to gather a few necessities.

John Krasinski ’01 stepped out of his comfort zone to direct his horror film “A Quiet Place.” Krasinski stars in the film, which features the struggles of a family in an apocalyptic world,  with his wife, actress Emily Blunt.

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A conversation with John Krasinski ’01

April 5, 2018 0 comments

For nearly a decade, John Krasinski ’01 was best known for his role as Dunder Mifflin paper salesman Jim Halpert on the NBC comedy “The Office,” playing pranks on Dwight and staring down the camera with a knowing expression and a charming shrug.

Paula Angell ’78 and Rob Angell ’78 at the University's graduation ceremony.

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Tales of Brunonian love: decades of on-campus courtship

February 14, 2018 0 comments

Thirty-five years ago, an arsonist proved to be a Valentine’s Day matchmaker. 

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.

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‘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.”