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Topic: Alumni

From clockwise left: Jordan Mann ’15, Anders Weiss ’15, and Alex Milkasevich ’19.

Sports

Brown alums with Olympics aspirations shift sights to 2021

April 21, 2020 0 comments

For three Brown alums, the Olympics had never been closer to reality — until the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on their long-awaited dreams. On March 24th, it was announced that the 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled to take place in Tokyo, had been delayed until 2021 due to the pandemic.

Journalists expelled by Chinese Foreign Ministry

Metro, News

Journalists expelled by Chinese Foreign Ministry

February 27, 2020 0 comments

On Feb. 19, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced its decision to expel three Wall Street Journal reporters, including University alum Chao Deng ’09. The move marked the country’s first direct expulsion of foreign reporters in over two decades.

Mackie ’59: Honoring the Legacy of Arlene Gorton ’52 — Brown’s Opportunity

Op-eds, Opinions

Mackie ’59: Honoring the Legacy of Arlene Gorton ’52 — Brown’s Opportunity

February 6, 2020 0 comments

Today, few people on campus know of Arlene Gorton ’52, a Brown athletic administrator who recently passed away. Anyone who participates in athletics at any level, however, is a beneficiary of Arlene’s inclusive philosophy that athletics are for everyone.

Community MusicWorks plans to use their $500,000 Lewis Prize for Music toward the development of an alumni fellowship program.

Arts & Culture

String quartet brings global sounds to Granoff

February 4, 2020 0 comments

On the evening of Feb. 1, community members streamed into the Granoff Center for Creative Arts to enjoy the Providence-based ensemble Musicworks Collective perform a series of string quartet pieces inspired by traditional music from the East to the West. 

“You” season two characters Joe Goldberg and Love Quinn bring U. alum Kepnes’ second “You” novel to life in hit Netflix series.

Arts & Culture

Alum reflects on ‘You,’ her novel turned series

January 30, 2020 0 comments

Saccharine narratives of love are commonplace in the romance genre. But Caroline Kepnes ’98.5 subverts the tired romantic cliche that we all love so much in her psychological thriller “You” — now adapted into the well-known television series.

BrownConnect celebrates five-year anniversary

News, University News

BrownConnect celebrates five-year anniversary

November 15, 2019 0 comments

For two hours on Thursday, the CareerLAB found itself at the center of Brown’s party scene, as attendees poured into 167 Angell St. to celebrate the five-year anniversary of BrownConnect — an initiative that provides students with internships, funding opportunities and alumni connections.

The play titled “kemps” drew on Horwitz’s own experiences at summer camp playing the card game kemps. The play aims to explore womanhood and depict the unique, unspoken understanding of close friends.

Arts & Culture

Original play ‘kemps’ celebrates womanhood, sisterhood

November 6, 2019 0 comments

On the evening of Oct. 31, audience members crowded into Leeds Theatre to see the debut of “kemps,” an absurdist experimental play written by Emma Horwitz ’20 MFA and directed by Josiah Davis ’20 MFA.

Alums celebrate at 71st Emmy Awards

Arts & Culture

Alums celebrate at 71st Emmy Awards

September 23, 2019 0 comments

At the 71st Annual Emmy Awards, actors from acclaimed television shows shed their costumes to join writers, directors and other creatives — among them Brown alums — at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

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BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

March 22, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The University’s BrownTogether fundraising campaign recently surpassed a $2 billion fundraising milestone in its push to reach $3 billion by 2022.

University ends Advancement Office support for private events

News, University News

University ends Advancement Office support for private events

February 27, 2019 1 comment

President Christina Paxson P’19 denied knowledge of University involvement with private dinners hosted by Martin Granoff P’93 and committed to ending Advancement Office assistance in the coordination of future private events in a letter to the editor published in Tuesday’s Providence Journal.