Topic: 250th Anniversary

University News

Alums’ written stories give personal touch to U. history

September 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Laughter and smiles of nostalgia lit up the faces of the roughly two dozen alums and students who gathered in the Brown Bookstore this Saturday afternoon.

Science & Research

Panel talks future of brain research

September 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A panel of alumni and faculty experts discussed the impact and future of the growing field of brain research Saturday morning.

University News

Alum panel discusses future of journalism

September 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Disruptions to journalism’s business model and media’s heightened polarization present challenges, two alum media veterans said at a panel Saturday.

University News

New slavery memorial aims to spark reflection

September 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Visitors to the Quiet Green can now view a new sculpture remembering and engaging with the University’s ties to the slave trade.

Students and community members alike flock to Thayer Street Sunday to admire an array of arts and crafts sold by over 100 vendors.


Art festival showcases diverse crafts

September 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Under the heat of an unseasonably bright September sun, vendors at the Thayer Street Art Festival pitched their signs and perfected their displays.

Sheila Bridges ’86, author and founder of Sheila Bridges Design, documentary director Oren Jacoby ’77 P’17 and actor and musician James Naughton ’67 speak about their careers in the arts on a Saturday panel.

University News

Artists speak on creative process, inspiration

September 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Creativity “starts with the belief that you’re actually a creative person,” said Sheila Bridges ’86, author and founder of Sheila Bridges Design.


Paxson: Brown at 250: Linking generations through liberal education

September 26, 2014 2 comments

Though it is important to recollect Brown’s roots, it is equally important to recognize the fact that blindness to injustice need not be permanent.


Editorial: A true opportunity for school spirit

September 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The upcoming Fall Celebration tied to Brown’s 250th Anniversary presents a distinct opportunity to craft a definite sense of school spirit on campus.

University News

U. draws inspiration from peers for 250th

March 13, 2014 3 comments

Though Brown celebrated its 250th anniversary last weekend, the University is a baby compared to some of its peer institutions.

The fireworks display Friday culminated in "250 +" lighting up the facade of University Hall. The display lasted a little over six minutes and was met by cheers from the thousands assembled on the Main Green.

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Community gathers for Brown’s birthday bash

March 10, 2014 1 comment

“It’s like magic, right?” Eve Ornstedt, executive director for the Office of the 250th Anniversary, reflected as she stood on the Main Green Friday.