Topic: Alumni

Pro lacrosse team reunites two men’s lacrosse alums

Sports

Pro lacrosse team reunites two men’s lacrosse alums

March 21, 2017 0 comments

For Bailey Tills ’16 and Jack Kelly ’16, the five months from April to August are comprised of working two jobs, on the clock seven days a week.

Prov. band revamps theater through music co-operative

Arts & Culture

Prov. band revamps theater through music co-operative

February 28, 2017 0 comments

Throughout its long history, the theater had accumulated evidence of multiple decades of performances — ranging from opera to porn.

Co-founder of CS department reflects on 50-year career

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Co-founder of CS department reflects on 50-year career

February 27, 2017 0 comments

John Savage has advised the Obama administration on cybersecurity and co-founded the computer science department at Brown.

Mark Baumer MFA’11 dies during barefoot cross-country walk

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Mark Baumer MFA’11 dies during barefoot cross-country walk

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Mark Baumer MFA’11 was fatally struck by an SUV Jan. 21 as he walked barefoot across the United States to protest climate change.

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.

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SPS offers innovative master’s programs, seeks to expand

February 2, 2017 0 comments

The School of Professional Studies has grown in resources and contributed significantly to the University budget, said Karen Sibley.

Seven U. alums named to Forbes list

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Seven U. alums named to Forbes list

January 29, 2017 0 comments

Seven Brown alumni were named on the Forbes 30 under 30 list, chosen for their accomplishments in the fields of entrepreneurship, science and finance.

Will Murphy ’17 and Yale student Derek Lo co-founded Py, an educational mobile app that offers courses on various coding languages, as well as subjects in the sciences and humanities. The app is geared to retain learners through its game-like platform and has received raving reviews so far.

University News

Murphy ’17 co-develops new app to teach programming

October 18, 2016 0 comments

Massive Open Online Courses, frequently called MOOCs, overwhelmingly fail to retain the vast majority of people who enroll in them, said Will Murphy ’17.

The alumni interview program is responsible for more than 30,000 annual interviews conducted by 9,000 interviewers. Management of the program recently shifted from Alumni Relations to the Office of Admissions.

University News

Alumni interview guidelines hard to uphold

September 23, 2016 0 comments

In February, then-high school senior Matt Sarafa posted a YouTube video recounting a disturbing interaction with his Brown alumni interviewer.

Alum gains funding for water purification system company

Science & Research

Alum gains funding for water purification system company

September 23, 2016 0 comments

CEO of HMSolution Margaret Lengerich SCMIM’13 was awarded $50,000 Sept. 12 by the Slater Technology Fund for her water purification technology company.