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Topic: Alumni

In a speech Jan. 16, Zuber accepted her new role as Co-Chair, saying she is “honored to be a part of this effort.”

Metro, News, Science & Research

Maria Zuber ScM’83, PhD’86, P’11 selected for top science position in Biden administration

February 9, 2021 0 comments

Maria T. Zuber ScM’83, PhD’86, P’11 is no stranger to accomplishing “firsts” in science. She is the first woman to lead a NASA planetary mission and the first woman to lead a science department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Sophie Elgort ’08, Nicholas Picchione ’86 and Robert Geller RISD ’01, all who work in the fashion industry, spoke to The Herald about what the future of fashion might look like.

Arts & Culture

Brown alums talk future of fashion

November 19, 2020 0 comments

To synthesize the luxury fashion industry feels a fruitless task, for it is in many ways a field emphatically characterized by the four changing seasons.

Charlotta Bass (second row, center) sits with her Hope High School graduating class. She would go on to be the first Black woman to accept a nomination for vice president in 1952.

News, University News

From Brown to the ballot: Stages of Freedom remembers first Black female vice presidential nominee Charlotta Bass

October 29, 2020 0 comments

Charlotta Bass who, nearly 70 years ago in 1952, accepted the nomination for vice president of the Progressive Party alongside presidential hopeful Vincent Hallinan. 

Ainissa Ramirez ’90 pens ‘The Alchemy of Us’

News, Science & Research

Ainissa Ramirez ’90 pens ‘The Alchemy of Us’

October 27, 2020 0 comments

As a student at Brown, Ainissa Ramirez ’90 would spend countless hours studying at her usual spot on the fifth floor of the Sciences Library. Perched five stories above Thayer Street, she would review her engineering or chemistry material until her friends reliably found her and walked her to the Sharpe Refectory. 

Ruzicka ’21: Alumni interviews with prospective students build community — why destroy them now?

Columns, Opinions

Ruzicka ’21: Alumni interviews with prospective students build community — why destroy them now?

September 29, 2020 1 comment

As our world is cast into turmoil by a global pandemic, almost everything about our daily lives has changed. It comes as no surprise that the college admission process has also changed during this time.

Jordan Mann ’15, who walked on to the men’s track and field team while at Brown, has maintained an intense training schedule during COVID-19. In his spare time he has worked to become fluent in Japanese.

Sports

Brown alums with Olympic aspirations remain committed to their dreams

September 17, 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.

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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.