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Alumni & Friends

Hope for rare diseases

Sandi Nusinoff Lehrman ’69 MD’76 and Stephen A. Lehrman ’73 have seen two grandchildren battle a rare neurological disease. Through their philanthropy, they're supporting Brown's Center for Translational Neuroscience in its crusade to discover new treatments for rare brain diseases.
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Bridging the STEM gender gap

With the BrownTogether campaign, the University is creating more opportunity and a stronger sense of community for women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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As a grad student, Boston looked forward to learning from the top minds in her field. What she found was family. Learn why she gives back to Brown by serving as New Alumni Trustee on the Corporation.
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Recently named one of the “50 most connected women in America” by Marie Claire, Pendleton has put her varied career experiences to work investing in and advising women and diverse-led businesses.
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From the professor who changed everything to his current role in University leadership, Jeffrey Hines reflects on how Brown has shaped his career, his life, and his community.
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In this episode of the Women’s Voices Amplified podcast, Ellen Hunter ’04 speaks with historian, author, and professor Nancy K. MacLean ’81 AM’81 about social movements, the state of our democracy, and how history can inform the present.
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Alumni & Friends

7 stories of Brown women making a difference

We salute these remarkable Brown alumnae whose important work, ranging from working on the front lines of the pandemic to fighting for democracy, inspired us in 2020.
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Alumni & Friends

Creating a home for student veterans

Brown has taken several steps toward building a more welcoming and supportive environment for student veterans. But none has been more important than boosting the amount of financial aid available to those who have served their country with honor.
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Kristin Richardson Jordan ’09: Civic leader

In this episode of the Women’s Voices Amplified podcast, Almaz S. Dessie '07 MD'11 F'17 speaks with Kristin Richardson Jordan ’09 about her recent run for New York City Council, the late-night conversations at Brown that helped shape her worldview, and what we can all do to affect change locally.*
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Alumni & Friends

7 ways to get a dose of Brown in your life this fall

Looking for an intellectual boost? Want some new experiences? From election night watch parties to virtual meet-ups, here are a few ways that Brown alumni can get involved with and connect with the University this season.
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What financial aid makes possible

Talent. Determination. Leadership. With expanded support for financial aid, we're propelling budding leaders forward and helping students become who they were meant to be.
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This episode of the Women’s Voices Amplified podcast features a conversation with New York City Department of Probation Commissioner Ana M. Bermúdez ’86, P’22 on the essential link between criminal justice and social justice, how her experience at Brown shaped her, and the importance of using our voices.
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Cloud Agronomics — a student and alumni venture launched with support from the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship — uses hyperspectral imaging to detect crop-borne diseases that destabilize food supplies and cost farmers billions.
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Alumni & Friends

Because of Brown

For Scott Westerfield ’79 and Ed Miskevich ’79, Brown wasn't just where it all began: it’s where it was all made possible.
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After years serving as a resource for Brown students, Deb Mills-Scofield ’82 shares her views on why mentoring is both important and mutually beneficial, how alumni can help students and new graduates, and the common traits she finds in Brunonians.
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Physician and educator Rex Chiu ’89 MD’94 reflects on the ways a Brown education fosters a spirit of exploration and collaboration that stays with alumni long after graduation.
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Alumni & Friends

In service to those who serve

How one small community is making a big impact in the lives of Brown’s military-affiliated students.
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Open Curriculum: “We craved greater authenticity”

The 1960s was marked by pivotal moments in Brown’s history: from Vietnam War protests to an emerging idea that would come to be called the “New Curriculum.” While back on College Hill for his 50th Reunion, Richard Crocker ’69, P’02 AM’18 reflected on the roots of the Open Curriculum and its impact on the University, higher education and beyond.
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Meg Wolitzer ’81 on the importance of fiction

This latest episode of Brown Blasts: Women's Voices Amplified features a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Meg Wolitzer that ranges from falling under the spell of a book, to why listening matters, and what she learned from working with Nora Ephron.
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Lois Lowry ’58 on the power of noticing

This latest episode of Brown Blasts: Women's Voices Amplified features an interview with the award-winning author of more than 40 books, including The Giver, about her creative process, her advice for writers, her new book, and more.
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Gifted a new life through education

Amra Sabic-El-Rayess ’00 grew up amidst the violence of the Bosnian War. Here, she talks about that harrowing time, the impact a Brown scholarship made in her life, and the difference she plans to make in the lives of future students who have experienced violence.
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Alumni & Friends

A gift of pride and potential

With their gift, Marco Martinez ’84 and his husband Tom Styer are paying it forward for the future of LGBTQ students at Brown.
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The BrownConnect initiative and its signature digital platform have expanded student-to-alumni career connections in four years since launch, and alumni can now cultivate professional connections directly.
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If these bricks could talk

A cherished cornerstone of the Maddock Alumni Center, the Alumni Brick Walkway provides a unique way for the Brown community to honor alumni and commemorate special events.
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