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Brown School Student Experiences

The breadth and depth of experiences that our students have during their time at the Brown School are unparalleled. Read firsthand from some of our students.

Learning Outside the Classroom

​One of the biggest (and most under-rated) perks of being a member of an academic institution is having access to the myriad of events and lectures that happen on campus. The opportunity to attend events that highlight new ideas, perspectives, and opportunities to grow was something I really missed when I transitioned to the professional world. It's a luxury to be able to enjoy the many educational events available to students and community members here and I really appreciate the opportunities I've had to learn outside the traditional classroom environment.  Whether it's a scholar giving a lecture on environmental justice, an author sharing about their latest book on race, or a non-profit leader imparting the wisdom they've gained from years in the field, I regularly benefit from being exposed to so many innovative and knowledgeable voices.  […]

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