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Two Juniors Win Truman Scholarships

Two Brown juniors have received prestigious scholarships from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Mya Lee Roberson and Sophie Crane McKibben of the Class of 2016 were among the 58 new Truman Scholars selected by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation from 688 applicants nominated by 297 institutions. The foundation honors outstanding college juniors dedicated to careers in public service.

(Distributed July 2, 2015)

2015 Royce Fellows Pursue Bold Research with Impact

"The journey is part of your research - you will absolutely change the course of your project. I can guarantee it. But that's what's supposed to happen."

Charles Royce '61 welcomed a new class of undergraduates into the Society of Royce Fellows with these words at the home of President Paxson.

(Distributed April 27, 2015)

Celebration of Engaged Scholars at Brown

On Wednesday, April 15, students, faculty, staff, and administrators came together in Petteruti Lounge to welcome the first class of more than 60 Engaged Scholars at Brown. The event also served to launch the new Engaged Scholars Program in five pilot departments: Anthropology, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Public Policy, and Theater Arts and Performing Studies.

(Distributed April 17, 2015)

Student Juice Venture Earns Embark Fellowship

From the Brown Daily Herald by Catherine Walker-Jacks 

Last month, XOI Juice, founded by Myron Lam ’15 and Linh Tran ’15, earned one of the Swearer Center for Public Service’s three Embark Fellowships, which support ventures founded by graduating students, said Alan Harlam, director of the Swearer Center’s Social Innovation Initiative.

(Distributed April 10, 2015)
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