Begin with love

Begin with love

Professor Emeritus Wayne Fields reflects on the transformative leadership of Bill Danforth.

Literary lifeline

Literary lifeline

Kris Kleindienst, AB ’79, is co-owner of Left Bank Books. During this year’s multiple crises, Kleindienst has found reading, and the community bookstores provide, more important than ever.


Julia Lindon: Comedian on the rise

Julia Lindon: Comedian on the rise

Comedian Julia Lindon writes, hosts a podcast and acts. She also recently created a TV pilot inspired by her own ‘coming-of-age and coming out’ experiences in New York. The show, Lady Liberty, is streaming now.

Beauty and lamentations

Beauty and lamentations

In a new solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, alumna Ebony G. Patterson explores beauty, tragedy and what lies beneath it all.

Inequity and the path to change

Inequity and the path to change

Vetta Thompson, the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Studies at the Brown School, discusses how partnership and sustained community efforts are key components in addressing the racism that contributes to disparities in disease, including COVID-19.

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