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The Bruno Brief: a glimpse behind the scenes of Brown admissions

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The Bruno Brief: a glimpse behind the scenes of Brown admissions

April 4, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we peel back the curtain on Brown admissions during the COVID-19 pandemic. We talk to Senior Staff Writer Will Kubzansky, who spoke with two University admissions committees about how life has changed during a year of unprecedented applicant numbers and a public health crisis. 

Murphy said his favorite part of his new position is helping minor league players live out their dreams of playing in the MLB.

Sports

Bill Murphy hired as an assistant pitching coach for the Houston Astros

March 17, 2021 0 comments

Former Brown baseball pitching coach Bill Murphy was recently hired to the coaching staff of Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros. Murphy joined the Brown baseball staff as an assistant coach and pitching coach in September 2014. 

Track and field throws coach Craig Kinsely ’11 commends his athletes on their perseverance through challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sports

Track and field throws coach Craig Kinsely talks uncertain spring season

February 11, 2021 0 comments

Track and field throws coach Craig Kinsely ’11 joined the track and field program in December 2016. Before he joined the staff, Kinsely was the 2010 NCAA National Champion in javelin at Brown and earned a spot on Team USA in 2012, becoming the top American finisher at the London Olympics.

First-year athletes, who are arriving to campus for the first time, face unprecedented seasons due to the pandemic.

Sports

Sports teams work to integrate first-years during pandemic and Quiet Period

January 21, 2021 0 comments

As COVID-19 continues to leave its mark on collegiate athletics, teams at Brown must navigate another round of Quiet Period restrictions while also integrating first-years who were required to study remotely in the fall.

Stephen Silas ’96 played as guard during his time with the Bears from 1992 to1996, totalling 464 career points.

Sports

Stephen Silas ’96 hired as Houston Rockets head coach

November 8, 2020 0 comments

Stephen Silas ’96 became the first Brown alum to become an NBA head coach after being hired by the Houston Rockets Oct. 30. Silas played in 84 career games for the Bears from 1992 to 1996, averaging nearly eight points per game as a senior and totalling 464 career points.

The Ivy League Council of Presidents waived Ivy rules for the upcoming academic year to allow fourth-year seniors future eligibility.

Sports

Brown Athletics implements new socially-distanced practice guidelines

October 20, 2020 0 comments

When Brown entered Phase 2 of its Healthy Brown reopening plan Oct. 5, student-athletes started in-person practices for the first time since the University shut down in March.