Topic: Alumni

The Artemis Project was created to maintain girls’ interest in STEM. The free math and science courses aim to impact students’ college futures.

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Artemis Project makes STEM accessible to underrepresented genders

February 23, 2018 0 comments

Over 20 years ago, Laurie Kardos ’98 and Jesse Marmon ’97 founded The Artemis Project while they were undergraduates in the computer science department.

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. 

Pulizer Prize-winning journalist Alissa Rubin ‘80 discussed the importance of context and history in foreign reporting, particulary in war zones.

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Rubin ’80 discusses morality, challenges of journalism

February 14, 2018 0 comments

When Alissa Rubin ’80 left Brown with a degree in renaissance studies and a hunger to travel, she did not foresee a future in journalism.

Alum teaches vocabulary through hip-hop

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Alum teaches vocabulary through hip-hop

February 9, 2018 0 comments

You remove your headphones as you walk through the classroom door — the beat of the song you were just listening to still playing in your head — only to realize that this same song is being played aloud in your English class.

Cara Mund ’16, who concentrated in business, entrepreneurship and organizations, is now shifting her focus to philanthropy, involving herself with the Make-a-Wish foundation.

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From Brown to the crown: Cara Mund ’16

February 8, 2018 0 comments

When reigning Miss America Cara Mund ’16 began competing in beauty pageants, her goal “was always to be Miss North Dakota, but it was never to be Miss America.” A contestant from North Dakota had never won the pageant before, and only three women from Mund’s home state had made it into the top 10.

Brown Alumni Monthly brings together alums, featuring voices from many different generations of the Brown community.

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Brown Alumni Magazine to feature new sections, website

January 29, 2018 0 comments

At the end of this month, when 115,000 Brown alums check their mailboxes, they will receive a Brown Alumni Magazine with a new look.

Weinstock ’14 named to 2018 Winter Olympic Team

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Weinstock ’14 named to 2018 Winter Olympic Team

January 26, 2018 0 comments

Childhood dreams came true for Brown track and field alum Evan Weinstock ’14 when he was selected to represent the United States in bobsled and skeleton at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Chris Berman, American sportscaster

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Berman ’77 reflects on time at Brown, ESPN

April 24, 2017 0 comments

Longtime sports broadcasting icon Chris Berman ’77 P’08 P’09 announced he would be assuming a less-involved role at ESPN after the 2016 NFL season.

Friedmans donate $24 million to renovate, rename Wilson Hall

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Friedmans donate $24 million to renovate, rename Wilson Hall

April 4, 2017 0 comments

A $24 million grant will fund the upcoming renovation of Wilson Hall, which will be renamed Friedman Hall in recognition of its donor.

Playwright Stephen Karam ’02 talks Tony win, future projects

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Playwright Stephen Karam ’02 talks Tony win, future projects

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Stephen Karam ’02 started writing at Brown and has since been recognized with awards for his work, including a Tony award for his play “The Humans.”