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Following the conviction of Derek Chauvin, Brown President Christina H. Paxson wrote to the community about the justice many have hoped for since the murder of George Floyd and the need for continued action to confront anti-Black racism.
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Alumni & Friends

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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With continued momentum in support of Brown’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, new BrownTogether gifts and grants are catalyzing research on race and inequity, and supporting students from underrepresented groups.
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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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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

A look back: 2020 highlights

From providing emergency support to students during a global pandemic to game-changing research in malaria, we're looking back at some important accomplishments supported by Brown donors in a year that was anything but ordinary.
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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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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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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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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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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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After a life-changing NICU experience, new mom and aviation tech Tiara Young ’23 set her sights on a career in neonatology. Now she has found her new path—and a supportive veteran network—at Brown.
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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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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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Professor Tricia Rose PhD ’93 talks about Brown’s action plan—from the ambitious vision to specific implementation goals—and helps “unpack the invisible practices that create the exclusions” in the first place.
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Alumni & Friends

Crucial conversations

From innovative research to seminars with prominent stakeholders and intellectuals, the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America broadens the dialogue on today’s pivotal issues.
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