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Designer Jonathan Adler '88 opened his first store in 1998, ten years after graduating from Brown.

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Jonathan Adler ’88 finds success in impracticality

March 31, 2020 0 comments

Designer and author Jonathan Adler ’88 — founder of the namesake furniture design company with retail locations worldwide — was once a young, soon-to-be Brown graduate “intimidated by the whole prospect of leaving studentia.” 

Chafee is the second University graduate to join the 2020 presidential race, alongside businessman Andrew Yang ’96.

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University alum, longtime RI politician Chafee enters presidential race

January 24, 2020 0 comments

During his four years on College Hill preceding his political career, former governor and senator Lincoln Chafee ’75 P ’14 P ’17 spent his time in a different arena: the wrestling ring.

Rachel Black ’16 testified in support of R.I. HB5196 using research from her undergraduate thesis. The bill aims to  protect those who have not paid their court fees from facing jail time for their unpaid debt.

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Recent alum testifies on criminal justice reform

February 7, 2019 0 comments

As a recent Brown alum waited to enter the hearing room to testify, a woman exclaimed from the room’s threshold: “Are you the author? Oh my god! (Your thesis) has been (essential)  for getting this issue taken up again.”

The documentary on renowned Swedish director Ingmar Bergman (pictured above) was directed by Jane Magnusson ’92.

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Granoff Center hosts first U.S. screening of Bergman documentary

December 6, 2018 0 comments

Students gathered in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium Tuesday for the first U.S. showing of “Bergman — A Year in a Life.”

Awad MFA’14 pens coming-of-age narrative

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Awad MFA’14 pens coming-of-age narrative

March 1, 2016 0 comments

Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating: These are topics Americans have a hard time discussing; these words evade conversation.

Students, community members protest anti-refugee efforts

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Students, community members protest anti-refugee efforts

February 24, 2016 4 comments
This article is part of the series Syrians in Providence

Students and community members gathered at the State House Monday to protest the non-profit organization Americans for Peace and Tolerance.

‘Date-onomics’ provides explanation for hook-up culture

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‘Date-onomics’ provides explanation for hook-up culture

February 9, 2016 1 comment

Have you wondered why hookup culture has replaced old-fashioned dating? The explanation is more straightforward than expected.