Monday, May 4, 2020

May 5th is Giving Tuesday. Please consider a gift to Brown.

Tomorrow, May 5th, is Giving Tuesday 2020. Like everyone else, Brown is facing extra challenges this year brought on by COVID-19.
Please help Brown to help its students by giving generously.



(For your enjoyment, some memories of Brown Club Orange County over the years...)












Sunday, April 26, 2020

Christina Paxson: College Campuses Must Reopen in the Fall. Here’s How We Do It.

From the NY Times Opinion Section - a piece by Brown president Christina Paxson


College Campuses Must Reopen in the Fall. Here’s How We Do It.


It won’t be easy, but there’s a path to get students back on track. Higher education will crumble without it.



Sunday, April 12, 2020

Reading and listening recommendations regarding the pandemic



If you are looking for reading suggestions to help pass the quarantine time, look no further than writer and Brown alum John Barry '68, author of The Great Influenza.

Thanks to Brown Club board member Carl Schulkin for recommending the following pieces by and featuring John Barry:

Be well!
-Scott

Friday, March 13, 2020

An update regarding Brown's response to the COVID-19 pandemic






Reprinted from News from Brown:
In light of COVID-19, Brown transitions to remote learning for semester.

For more details, please visit 





Wednesday, March 4, 2020

CANCELLED - Rose McDermott and the Emotional Manipulation of Political Identity



CANCELLED!

Brown Club Orange County regrets to announce that, due to health issues, our featured speaker is unable to travel at this time.
Our March 15th event has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a future date to be announced.



Rose McDermott and The Emotional Manipulation of Political Identity

Sunday, March 15, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Community Youth Center
3000 5th Avenue
Corona del Mar, CA 92625





Monday, February 17, 2020

Feeling Manipulated by Politicians?


Angry? Confused? Cynical?



Brown Club OC presents:
Rose McDermott
and The Emotional Manipulation
of Political Identity

Sunday, March 15, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Community Youth Center
3000 5th Avenue
Corona del Mar, CA
92625
Location Map

  • How do political leaders manipulate our emotions?
  • How do politicians use group identity to incite fear and outrage?
Brown University Professor Rose McDermott will explore these topics in a fascinating and timely  discussion.  A renowned author on political psychology, emotion and decision making, and the impact of biology on political behavior, Professor McDermott teaches International Relations at Brown.
Join Brown Club Orange County to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Open Curriculum with an exciting discussion drawn from divergent fields of study including political science, psychology and biological anthropology.
  • Admission: FREE. Pre-registration required.
  • For Tickets Click HERE
  • Light Refreshments will be served.    
  • FREE PARKING.
  • QUESTIONS? Contact: Scott Westerfield,
    BrownClubOC@gmail.com, 949-636-1975