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Commencement 2009

Alison Cohen

May 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Education, environmental justice, women’s health, chemistry — at first glance, the different passions that Alison Cohen ’09 pursues seem loosely connected. But in her academic work and outside activities, the San Francisco native has brought together her diverse array of interests, earning recognition for the path she has charted in […]

Commencement 2009

Jonathan Warren, Matthew Reichel and Nicholas Young

May 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Jonathan Warren ’09, Matthew Reichel ’09 and Nicholas Young ’09 sit on a sofa in their yellow living room discussing everything from North Korean propaganda to Loui’s corn beef hash. On their right hangs a dry erase “inkling board” full of a year’s worth of scribbled ideas for entrepreneurial schemes. […]

Commencement 2009

Rakim Brooks

May 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

After learning in November that he had won a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, Rakim Brooks ’09 decided to go back to his home in the Bronx to avoid the cascade of congratulations he faced on campus. “Looking back, I probably should have stayed to enjoy the moment a bit more,” he […]

Commencement 2009

TWTP turns 40

May 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The Third World Transition Program, approaching its 40th anniversary this summer, is the product of years of changes from its inception as the Transitional Summer Program. The summer of 1969 saw Brown’s first Transitional Summer Program, a result of the attention brought to minority issues by the 1968 Walkout, Associate Dean and Director of the Third World Center Dean McLaurin-Chesson ’74 said, crafted by University administrators, staff and students.

Commencement 2009

Corporation Controversy

May 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

You would have been forgiven last semester for thinking you had wandered into a never-aired, college-specific episode of Law and Order. Grainy surveillance footage, confrontations with police officers and a 19-hour trial — these were just a few of the scandalous details surrounding a year-long focus on the doings of Brown’s most powerful body, the Corporation.

Commencement 2009

How many ways can the U. say ‘recession’?

May 19, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Examining Brown’s ways of talking about the financial crisis.

Nicholson, panel give behind-the-scenes insight

April 26, 2009 Comments are Disabled

A star-studded panel featuring actor Jack Nicholson P’12, producer Robert Evans and Paramount CEO Brad Grey P’10 P’12 spoke to a full Salomon 101 on Saturday to discuss the roles of individuals in the movie-making process.

Mock trial team makes it to nationals

April 23, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Ten members of Brown Mock Trial earned a place at the American Mock Trial Association National Championship last weekend.

Tougaloo exchange opens eyes, doors

April 23, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Throughout the evolution of the partnership between Brown and Tougaloo College, the student exchange has remained its flagship program

Wertheimer ’10 wins UCS presidency

April 23, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Clay Wertheimer ’10 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students with 65 percent of the vote in this week’s run-off election, defeating Ryan Lester ’11.