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Glimpses of the graduation ceremonies and a breakdown of the number of graduate, undergraduate, and medical degrees.
Is slavery a part of of history, or is it still with us? A forum panel discusses where it and how it might still be around.
Into the Himalayas
Thirty-five years later, alums revisit an dangerous expedition that grew out of a Modes of Thought course on exploration.
Robots Here, Robots There
Are robots going to take over our jobs and our minds? Do we need to worry about them at all?
Brown's newest alumni commissioned officers.
Jerry Lewis, Move Over
Alumnae return from TV and comedy clubs to dish on the challenges of female comics and comedy writers.
Earth's Most Privileged People
Baccalaureate speaker and Tougaloo president Beverly Wade Hogan reminds us that with education comes responsibility.
Meet the President
At her first Commencement, President Christina Paxson mingles with alumni and parents.
A Heretic and a Prophet
Harvard Divinity School prof Karen L. King ’84 PhD discusses the papyrus fragment that made her an overnight celebrity.
The Honorary Degrees
The honors went to a movie star, two college presidents, a bacteriologist, a novelist, and a philanthropist.
Obituaries from the July/August 2013 issue.
An alum finds more than letters inside his old box.
The Road Back to Dad
Too late, a son makes amends with his father.
Doing What You Love
If you're an athlete or a sports nut, why not find a job or invent a company that let's you earn a living at it?
Bright Day of Justice
Ruth J. Simmons reflects on Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, which turns 50 this summer.
They're Still Trying
In his new story collection, Sam Lipsyte ’90 writes about down-and-outers trying to succeed.
The Monstrous Unknown
Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury ’10 MFA takes a hard look at the subtleties of race in America.
Googling Your Date
TV writer Austin Winsberg ’98 has cowritten a musical on how the Internet can ruin your social life.
An idealistic psychiatrist discovers the dark ways of the only primate species that kills its own children: us.
In Seeking Asian Female, Debbie Lum ’91 films dozens of men describing their obsession.
Get Roped In
Rope sculptor Orly Genger ’01 creates art that asks passersby to come inside and explore.
Commencement's Real Stars
Ben Affleck may have been the most famous name at Commencement, but he wasn’t the biggest star.
Theory and Practice
After years of studying physics, Urmila Chadayammuri '13 now wonders if it makes any difference to the world.
Le Tran '13 wasn't sure he'd finish high school. Then he returned to his native Vietnam to study its LGBT youth.
Righting Immigrant Rights
Now that she's graduated, El Paso, Texas, native Holly Doerflinger '13 plans to work for immigrants' rights.
On the Trail of the Romá
As an undergrad, rchaeologist Valerie Bondura '13 probed the origins of the Europeans we call gypsies.
Playing Through Pain
The mystery of a puzzling and painful sports injury inspired Alyssa Caplan '13 to become a medical doctor.
Helping South Sudan
A chance African encounter prompted Andrew Ikhyun Kim '13 to help the continent's newest independent state.