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Brown moves to Level 2 Activity Status

The University will transition into Level 2 Activity Status Monday, Russell Carey ’91 MA’06, executive vice president for planning and policy, announced in an email to the Brown community Sunday evening.  All students are now permitted to socialize and eat unmasked with their pods, which consist ...


Director of Athletics Jack Hayes steps down

Director of Athletics Jack Hayes will leave his position at the University, effective Feb. 5, to become a senior adviser to Bruin Sports Capital and “pursue new opportunities,” according to a Friday press release.  Deputy Director of Athletics Colin Sullivan will serve as interim athletic director ...


Athletics remain paused in Modified Activity Level Two

As academics transition toward normalcy with the University’s recent move to "Modified Activity Level Two," lifting restrictions on in-person classes of 19 students or fewer, varsity athletics remain at a standstill.  Activity Level Two allows for “limited training and practicing in groups of ...


Lacrosse teams call for opportunity to compete in spring season

The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams released a joint statement Thursday afternoon requesting that the Ivy League allow them to compete this spring.  The statement was posted on both teams’ Instagram pages and addressed to Executive Director of the Ivy League Council of Presidents Robin Harris. ...


Volleyball coach Ahen Kim talks returning to competitive play

Ahen Kim, head coach of Brown Women’s Volleyball, is leading his team through a fractured era in the sport as some collegiate leagues continue to play while others, including the Ivy League, remain on the sidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Kim joined the University in January 2018 after six ...


Alex Kasarov hired as Brown men's tennis head coach

Alex Kasarov was named men's tennis head coach Sept. 30 following former head coach Tim Gray’s departure after four years leading the program. Kasarov’s appointment took effect Nov. 2.  Kasarov spent two seasons as associate head coach at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin at Madison. ...


Ivy League cancels winter sports due to COVID-19

The Ivy League will cancel winter sports for the 2020-21 season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to an official statement published Thursday. Spring sports will not begin until at least the end of February.  The Ivy League also confirmed that fall sports would not be played in the 2020-21 ...


Stephen Silas ’96 hired as Houston Rockets head coach

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. Following his time at Brown, ...


Seniors discuss thoughts on extra year of NCAA eligibility

In light of the cancellation of many fall athletic seasons and all Ivy League fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCAA granted fall student-athletes an additional year of athletic eligibility. Three Brown senior student-athletes spoke with The Herald about their plans regarding their newly ...

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