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‘I had a chance on something random’: Benjamin Moser’s journey from Brown to Pulitzer Prize

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‘I had a chance on something random’: Benjamin Moser’s journey from Brown to Pulitzer Prize

May 19, 2020 0 comments

Amongst the thousands of diaries, essays and film scripts in the University of California at Los Angeles’ archive of the late literary giant Susan Sontag, there is a photo of Sontag’s mother and grandmother  posing during an early Hollywood production about the Armenian Genocide.

Alum musical duo, Sofi Tukker, leaned into social media to keep their performances going during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Show must go on: Sofi Tukker brings live performances online

April 9, 2020 0 comments

“It’s important to lean on friends, lean on music and lean on us for once a day,” said Tucker Halpern ’14 before he turned toward his DJ set to perform a remix of “Lean on Me,” originally by Bill Withers, with musical partner Sophie Hawley-Weld ’14 on an Instagram Live stream April 8.

Spring 2020 Herald poll reflects student perspectives, experiences

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Spring 2020 Herald poll reflects student perspectives, experiences

April 6, 2020 0 comments

The Herald’s Spring 2020 poll was conducted over the course of two days from March 10-11, the two days before the University announced its transition to remote learning and limited on-campus housing, as previously reported by The Herald.

Creative Artists Agency will participate in IFF’s festival programming and engage with student filmmakers.

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IFF, CAA to open opportunities to student filmmakers

April 2, 2020 0 comments

On March 30, Ivy Film Festival announced its involvement with Creative Artists Agency. By participating in IFF’s festival programming and engaging with student filmmakers, the agency will help advance IFF’s mission of exchanging ideas between industry professionals and student creatives. 

Designer Jonathan Adler '88 opened his first store in 1998, ten years after graduating from Brown.

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Jonathan Adler ’88 finds success in impracticality

March 31, 2020 0 comments

Designer and author Jonathan Adler ’88 — founder of the namesake furniture design company with retail locations worldwide — was once a young, soon-to-be Brown graduate “intimidated by the whole prospect of leaving studentia.” 

As Brown closes amid COVID-19 concerns, 365 students to remain on campus

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As Brown closes amid COVID-19 concerns, 365 students to remain on campus

March 23, 2020 0 comments

In a typical semester, roughly 5,000 students live on campus. COVID-19 has knocked that number down to less than 400. ““It feels quite empty. I haven’t been out that much.”

University cancels in-person classes, moves to virtual learning

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University cancels in-person classes, moves to virtual learning

March 13, 2020 1 comment

All University courses will be canceled starting Monday and will resume online following a two-week break in response to the increasing risk posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Community MusicWorks plans to use their $500,000 Lewis Prize for Music toward the development of an alumni fellowship program.

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String quartet brings global sounds to Granoff

February 4, 2020 0 comments

On the evening of Feb. 1, community members streamed into the Granoff Center for Creative Arts to enjoy the Providence-based ensemble Musicworks Collective perform a series of string quartet pieces inspired by traditional music from the East to the West. 

The Derbies submitted all seven songs from their EP album, “to be determined,” to several competitions, such as Varsity Vocals.

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Brown Derbies earn spot in 2020 Best of College A Cappella album

December 6, 2019 0 comments

For the first time in 20 years, a University a cappella group is featured on the 2020 Best of College A Cappella album, a juried selection of student-adapted songs chosen by industry professionals.

Salamon is a winner of the Lambda Literary Award in 2011 and is the author of “The Life and Death of Latisha King: A Critical Phenomenology of Transphobia,” which was published in 2018.

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Princeton professor shares research on gender identity, U.S. judiciary system

December 3, 2019 0 comments

Gayle Salamon, professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University, visited the University’s English department yesterday to share her research on the relationship between gender identity and sexual orientation in the American judiciary system.

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