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)

Koenig sheds light on creation of ‘Serial’

From the Brown Daily Herald by Kate Talerico.

 “What happened? How did this happen?” asked Sarah Koenig, a journalist and a producer of “This American Life,” to a nearly full audience Monday evening in Salomon 101. She was referring to the rise in popularity of the podcast “Serial,” for which she is the executive producer and host.

(Distributed March 31, 2015)
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