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Graduate School Alumna Madeline Miller Wins Orange Prize

Madeline Miller was awarded the Orange Prize for fiction this week for her first book, The Song of Achilles. Miller earned her BA and MA in Classics at Brown. She currently works as a Greek and Latin teacher. The Orange Prize is open to any novel by a woman published in English. Read more.

Congratulations, Graduates!

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The Graduate School awarded 232 doctoral and 479 master's degrees today on the newly named Ruth Simmons Quadrangle. The full Commencement program, including the names of all degree recipients, is available online. Highlights of the program included student speaker, Chris Geggie on “Nothing Without Great Labor.” Geggie received his Master of Arts in Classics.

First Cohort of Open Graduate Education Students

Nine graduate students are pioneers in the Graduate School’s Open Graduate Programs, each creating their own expanded graduate curriculum.

The pilot program has allowed doctoral students the flexibility and resources to pursue a master’s degree in a secondary field while they earn their doctorates at Brown University. The aim is to enhance the educational options for top graduate students, catalyze new interdisciplinary pursuits, and prepare students for the demands of the job market.