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Peter Lee ’94 PhD'03 MD'05 remembers his educational experience at Brown University fondly as a period rich with the pursuit of diverse interests, ranging from a medical career to space-related research on damaged skeletal muscle.

News, Science & Research

A cardiothoracic surgeon, aerospace researcher and professor: Peter Lee ’94 PhD’03 MD’05 on his path back to Brown

March 29, 2021 0 comments

Peter Lee ’94 PhD’03 MD’05, cardiothoracic surgeon and an assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, conducted his undergraduate, graduate and medical studies at the University and returns to College Hill from Ohio State University as an accomplished researcher and surgeon with varied interests. 

Undergraduate Vincent Zhou takes second at figure skating U.S. championships


Undergraduate Vincent Zhou takes second at figure skating U.S. championships

January 31, 2021 1 comment

Vincent Zhou, who entered Brown with the Class of 2023 but has been on leave, captured a silver medal in the short program at the 2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Jan. 17, qualifying him for the 2021 World Championships.

Alan Rosenberg, the executive editor of The Providence Journal, announced his retirement after a 43 year career at the paper.

Providence Journal Executive Editor Alan Rosenberg.

Metro, News

ProJo Exec. Editor announces retirement from paper, marking one last change in a career full of them

November 19, 2020 0 comments

Things change fast in the news business. Alan Rosenberg knows this better than most. In his nearly 43-year career at the Providence Journal, Rosenberg has seen changes big and small. He saw journalism shift online in the mid-2000s.

The Dean of Admissions Logan Powell aims to make the admissions process as straightforward and accessible as possible, especially during a pandemic.

News, University News

Logan Powell’s road to the Brown Admission Office

November 12, 2020 0 comments

He was raised by a single mother in a trailer park in Jacksonville, Florida, where very few people ever went to college at all, and he doesn’t think he would have known at the time what the “qualifications are that are necessary to get into a place as incredible as Brown,” he said. 

Friends and family share fond memories of Milan Samardziski ’23, who passed away earlier this month.

News, University News

Brown community remembers Milan Samardziski ’23

September 24, 2020 0 comments

Milan Samardziski ’23, a loving friend with a quick wit and resounding laugh, passed away unexpectedly while at home with his family in North Macedonia, on Sept. 4. He had just turned 20 years old.

"A Million Things" created by DJ Nash ’95, follows a group of friends as they attempt to cope with the loss of a member to suicide.

Arts & Culture

Alum reflects on his life-inspired ABC series ‘A Million Little Things’

March 5, 2020 Comments are Disabled

When DJ Nash ’95 lost a friend to suicide a few years ago, he reflected on John F. Kennedy Jr.’s ’83 tragic death in his journal while on the way to the funeral.

Cicchitelli’s campaign platform emphasizes affordable housing. He works as a real estate agent and is currently the president of the Fox Point neighborhood association.

Metro, News

Fox Point Neighborhood Assoc. President Cicchitelli enters Ward 1 Race

February 19, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Nick Cicchitelli thought his opportunity for public service had come in 2010, when he worked on the gubernatorial campaign of then Rhode Island General Treasurer Frank Caprio. Caprio lost. In 2014, he again worked on a Democrat’s campaign — this time, for R.I. Secretary of State Ralph Mollis . Then […]

Kate Felder was given a Rising Star Excellence Award. The Excellance Awards highlight exceptional University employees annually.

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Kate Felder named University staff Rising Star

January 23, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Kate Felder, data specialist and assistant to the executive director at Brown University Department of Public Safety, was awarded the 2019 Rising Star Excellence Award for University staff Dec. 19.

The professor of the popular biology class detailed his course’s main objectives and values as well as his personal career.

News, Science & Research

Behind success of Kellner’s course ‘Diversity of Life’

November 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

James Kellner, assistant professor of environmental studies, holds up a Trilobite fossil, describing the ancient marine creature.

The five housemates produce most of their music around the IKEA living room table in their home.

Arts & Culture

Student band brings new sounds to Brown

November 21, 2019 Comments are Disabled

For the student band Megafauna, production is at the core of their music. They craft synth-driven indie rock songs with both their laptops and guitars — even during their live shows, the computer plays drums.