Articles by Brian Mastroianni (54)

University News

From The Herald to the UN

May 29, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As a Brown sophomore, Richard Holbrooke was in an enviable position for many young journalists.

Features, University News

Schaefer ’13 remembered: A year later, legacy remains

February 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

A year has passed since the death of Avi Schaefer ’13, but the words he published early in his first year still stand strong.

University News

Hillel plants tree for Schaefer ’13

November 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Students, University administrators and members of the Brown/RISD Hillel community stood huddled outside in the cool November breeze Friday to honor the memory of Avi Schaefer ’13.


Campus to camera: Laura Linney ’86

November 8, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Laura Linney ’86 is riding high in a very fruitful period of her career.


Pawtucket’s The Met fills a void in local arts community

October 13, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Hipsters, aging hippies, parents with children, young, old and the young at heart all walk up and down aisles of long tables filled with an assortment of treasures as both live bands and classic rock records play in the background.


Turning a lens on the world

May 30, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Emma LeBlanc entered Brown in the fall of 2006, never imagining that a year later she would have photographs displayed in galleries and published in high-profile magazines while she lived in the Middle East.


The wonders Rhode Island Hall once held

April 28, 2010 1 comment

From 1871 to about 1915, Rhode Island Hall was home to Brown’s Museum of Natural History. The museum’s extensive collections, which included mounted birds and mammals and cases of anthropological exhibits, were the result of one man’s work — the museum’s curator, John Whipple Potter Jenks, class of 1838.


U. looks to ensure Spring Weekend safety

April 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled

This sense of a communal atmosphere surrounding the use of alcohol and other substances during Spring Weekend helps feed into the cultural stereotype that a large number of Brown students use drugs and drink regularly.


Zooming in on staff at Brown

April 8, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Monday, March 22 was a difficult day for some Brown staff members. That morning, the University sent an e-mail notifying staff that approximately 60 employees would be laid off by the end of June. Coupled with 139 staff members who have accepted early retirement packages from the University, last month’s announcement signified that Brown staff members are not immune to the University’s cost-cutting responses to the economic recession.


Vaccination equation: the search goes on

March 11, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Situated across from a parking lot, the two-story grayish-brown building at 146 Clifford Street is an unimposing site, nestled in the heart of Providence’s Jewelry District. The building is home to EpiVax Inc. — a company dedicated to the design of new vaccines and the engineering of therapeutic proteins.