Articles by Sheza Atiq (8)

Arts & Culture

New York play takes audience back to camp

November 16, 2012 Comments are Disabled

  It is not often that one gets to relive the summer camp experience, yet that’s precisely what audience members get if they catch a showing of award-winning playwright Gregory Moss’ MFA ’08 “Billy Witch.” 

Arts & Culture

Film documents Chinese adoptees struggling with identity

October 23, 2012 Comments are Disabled

A “banana” is how Haley Butler chooses to describe herself – “I’m yellow from the outside, but white from the inside.”


Artists take literal approach to ‘Iron Chef’ competition

October 14, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Donning chef hats and aprons, the 12 contestants worked tirelessly in a cloud of smoke, rummaging through the pantry to find ingredients for a final winning product.

University News

TEDxBrownUniversity selects student speakers

October 4, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Eduardo Diaz-Santana Vazquez ’14 and Ria Mirchandani ’15 were the winners of the TEDxBrownUniversity Student Challenge held Tuesday evening in Metcalf Auditorium. As a lead-up to the TEDxBrownUniversity conference Oct. 20, the Student Challenge was designed to select a student to join the lineup of speakers. Though 14 students signed up for the challenge, 11 took to the floor to deliver a five-minute talk relating to the conference’s theme of “life, learning and liberal education.” 

University News

Committee convenes to plan 250th anniversary

September 18, 2012 Comments are Disabled

In preparation for the University’s 250th anniversary celebration in 2014, a steering committee has outlined goals for using the anniversary to examine both the University’s history and future. The committee has formed seven subcommittees that will focus on to different aspects of the celebration, including community engagement, anchor events and memorabilia. 

University News

Alum program pairs graduates with start-ups

September 11, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Forty college graduates were selected from an application pool of 500 for the inaugural class of Venture For America, a program founded by Andrew Yang ’96 and dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship through a focus on start-ups. Through the program, which held its first summer training program at the University in July, fellows will spend the next two years working with innovative start-up companies in five cities.

University News

Fewer apply to Meiklejohn program

March 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Applications to the Meiklejohn Peer Advising Program have fallen from 492 last year to about 470 this spring. The mentoring program has seen a decline in applications for the past two years, with a reported 5 percent decrease last year from 517 submissions in 2010, The Herald reported April 2011.  

University News

Smithsonian spotlights AmCiv projects

March 1, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Nine undergraduates who took AMCV 1610A: “American Advertising: History and Consequences” last fall were selected to co-curate a portion of the upcoming American Enterprise exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.