'This country is leaving me pretty lost for words': Students from Brown participate in, support George Floyd protests

By June 3, 2020

As protests against anti-Black police brutality have swelled across the country after George Floyd was killed by a white police officer on May 25, many University students from St. Paul, Minnesota to Atlanta, Georgia are among the tens of thousands taking action. 

Seniors bid farewell to an empty College Hill

By and May 30, 2020

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

During the Spring Weekend that never was, Jordana Siegel ’20 found herself drawn to the Main Green.

Dispersed across globe, Brown community finds connection through ‘Dank Stash of Memes’

By May 29, 2020

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

Richard Bungiro PhD’99, senior lecturer in molecular microbiology and immunology, structures his course BIOL 0530: “Principles of Immunology” around pop culture themes. He challenges students to untangle the hypothetical immunological functions of a Terminator or a dragon.

‘We’re just really hurting right now’: Student athletes express disappointment, anger with sudden varsity sports cuts

By and May 28, 2020

At around 12 p.m. EST Thursday, Jacob Good ’22, a member of the squash team, received an email from the Athletics Department inviting him and all student-athletes to an unanticipated Zoom call later that afternoon. An hour later, Good and his fellow teammates were no longer members of a varsity team.

Brown transitions 11 varsity teams to club status

By May 28, 2020

The University will transition 11 varsity teams — men and women’s fencing, men and women’s golf, women’s skiing, men and women’s squash, women’s equestrian and men’s track, field and cross country — to club status, effective immediately, according to a community-wide email sent today from President Christina Paxson.