Topic: Alumni

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Fed chair candidate could bring Brown to DC

September 18, 2013 0 comments

If nominated by President Obama, Yellen ’67 would be the first female to chair the Federal Reserve.

College Hill to cosmos: Alum joins astronaut class

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College Hill to cosmos: Alum joins astronaut class

September 11, 2013 0 comments

Jessica Meir ’99 will join the NASA team that could be involved in a future mission to Mars.

The class of 2012 took more jobs in education than any other field immediately after graduation, and Teach for America hired more 2012 graduates than any other employer, according to a CareerLAB survey.

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Teach for America continues to attract high number of graduates

September 10, 2013 0 comments

One of just 14 schools to send at least 30 graduates to TFA, Brown continues to foster interest in education.

Thomas Perez ‘83 was finally named to Obama’s cabinet in July after facing a gridlocked confirmation process in the Senate.

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Perez ’83 confirmed as Secretary of Labor

July 19, 2013 0 comments

Perez is the first Brown alum to join a presidential cabinet since the Clinton administration.

Doug Liman ’83 was involved in the direction and production of the “Bourne” trilogy. He also directed the action film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.”

Grads find careers in creativity

May 24, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2013

Five alums said their Brown education fostered the passions, skills and close friendships that have accompanied them in their pursuits of their dreams.

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Q&A with Roberta Jacobson ’82

April 5, 2013 0 comments

Jacobson discusses her time at Brown and her work at the State Department in Western hemisphere affairs.

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Assistant Secretary of State talks policy

April 5, 2013 0 comments

Jacobson ’82 discussed her work in Latin America and the direction of the U.S. under John Kerry.

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Alum’s new site targets college-age shoppers

April 4, 2013 1 comment

While abroad, Jessica Lam ‘03 was inspired to create fashion shopping website PandaSundae.

Bryan Davis ‘94 and his business partner A.J. Bontempo began working on Bungee in 2008. The service now has a 90 percent accuracy rate.


Alum calls Brown experiences key to business success

April 2, 2013 0 comments

Bryan Davis ’94 created a virtual lost-and-found system to end the search for misplaced items.

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Obama to nominate Perez for Labor Secretary slot

March 18, 2013 0 comments

If confirmed, Perez would be the first U. alum to take up a cabinet post since the Clinton administration.