A record-breaking 716 alumni, 260 students, and 187 guests came together from across generations to celebrate the evolution of the Black experience at Brown while cultivating a greater sense of belonging.
Alumni and community members celebrated the newly transformed home of Africana Studies and Rites and Reason Theatre as part of a weekend of lectures and events focused on the Black experience at Brown.
At an anniversary kickoff event, public health faculty, staff and students were joined by government and community leaders in commemorating the school’s 10-year milestone and looking to a future of continued impact.
As the University commemorates 50 years of medical education at Brown, members of the Warren Alpert Medical School’s Class of 2026 celebrated a traditional rite of passage at this year’s white coat ceremony.
With events both inspired by reunions past plus brand-new digital extras, Brown’s 2021 Virtual Reunion Weekend bypassed all geographic boundaries and headed straight into the living rooms of thousands of alumni around the world.
A fully virtual Reunion Weekend, featuring longstanding traditions and unexpected twists, and a series of remote Commencement forums complemented in-person events taking place on College Hill from April 30 to May 2.
A series of in-person, socially distanced Commencement ceremonies for graduates and a wide range of virtual events for students, families and Brown alumni will take place from April 30 to May 2 — here is what to expect.
Today, the Open Curriculum is the foundation of a Brown education. But when it was initially adopted in 1969, it was a radical approach to teaching and learning. It was innovative. It was student-centered. It was redefining higher education.
Fifty years after the 1968 Black Student Walkout at Brown, more than 600 alumni and family members convened on campus to reflect on that milestone moment and engage in dialogue on Brown's progress toward diversity and inclusion.