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Alum’s new book! The Gift of Rumi: Experiencing the Wisdom of the Sufi Master

"This sharp debut from O’Dell, a professor at Sichuan University–Pittsburgh Institute in China, examines the role of Islam in the writings of 13th-century poet Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi. Lamenting that Western appropriations of the poet “have often stripped his poems of their religious references and spiritual richness,” she explores how Islamic mysticism permeates Rumi’s writings and outlook.

(Distributed August 4, 2022)

Susan Adler Kaplan Memorial Dedication

Family, friends, and colleagues of late Brown Trustee Susan Adler Kaplan A.B. '58 M.A.T '65 gathered for a memorial dedication in her honor on Thursday, May 26, at 5:15 pm, on Brown's Pembroke Campus. Susan was dedicated in her service to the University, and will be greatly missed by those who knew her. Learn more about Susan's life here


(Distributed June 21, 2022)

Rev. Delphain Demosthenes to be Brown's next Associate Protestant Chaplain

After a national search in the Spring term, the Office of the Chaplains is honored to announce that the Reverend Delphain Demosthenes has accepted Brown’s invitation to serve as the Associate Chaplain of the University for the Protestant Community.  Del’s part-time post in OCRL during the past several years included serving as a counselor for men of color and overseeing several significant programs. 

(Distributed June 9, 2022)

2022 Baccalaureate Service, May 28, 2022

Baccalaureate Service 2022:

At Brown’s Baccalaureate, students make room for gratitude and grief

The Class of 2022 celebrated the Baccalaureate with joyful performances, reflective remarks and prayers from faith traditions across the globe — holding space for both celebration and sorrow...

Read more about the 2022 Baccalaureate Service, May 28, 2022. 

(Distributed June 3, 2022)
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