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Professor Peter Filkins’ new book of poems, The View We're Granted, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Artist Michael Zelehoski ‘96 created the cover.

   
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Roman Mars ’90, surpassed his Kickstarter goal for 99% Invisible in the first 24 hours! The radio show about design, architecture and the 99% Invisible activity that shapes our world, is now up for a challenge grant from the Design Matters Institute.

   
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DA|BA Restaurant appointed Timothy Meyers ’04 as its Executive Chef. Meyers returns to “his old upstate stomping grounds to showcase his style of modern cuisine.”

   
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Miriam Weizenbaum ‘76 volunteered to represent Occupy Providence in the fall of 2011. In January 2012, the Brown Daily Herald reported that the city and the protesters reached an agreement for protesters to “leave the park at night in exchange for a day center for the city's homeless.”

   
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Artist Carole Sesko ‘75 held an open art studio in July, showing paintings in acrylic and mixed media, functional art, wall sculpture, and art jewelry.

   
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In Two Guys Made a Web Site, and This Is What They Got, the New York Times explains how Eli Pariser ‘96 and the editorial team at Upworthy create a curiosity gap.

   
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Examiner.com noted that Chanel Grider ‘10 of Germantown, MD, recently graduated at age 18 from Bard College at Simon's Rock with an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts.