After receiving a bachelor of science degree from Central Normal College in Danville, Indiana, in 1898, Arthur M. Banta earned a bachelor of arts degree in 1903 and a master of arts degree in 1904 at the University of Indiana, where he began his work under Carl Eigenmann, investigating fauna of a local cave.Banta, Arthur M.
The team of 1903, with pitchers M. J. Lynch ’04 and H. F. Hatch ’06, won fifteen of its twenty regularly scheduled games.Baseball
In 1903 the seniors won, defeating the freshmen 16-2, in a game which was pronounced a financial success with a profit of $16.50.Basketball
Nevertheless, the "Herald" survived and even began to have a social life, holding its first banquet at the Crown Hotel in 1903, and playing the first of a long series of annual baseball games against the "Brunonian" in 1907.BDH Brown Daily Herald
The title was changed to "Hand-book of Brown University" in 1903 and by 1924 to "The Bear Facts."Bear Facts
Bruce Macmillan Bigelow (1903-1954), vice-president and director of admissions, was born in Norwood, Rhode Island, on August 27, 1903.Bigelow, Bruce M.
One of the graduate students, Ernest W. Barnes, was named assistant superintendent of the Wickford Laboratory in 1903 and became superintendent in 1906.Biology
The Brown Union was formed in 1903 to provide an organization to have charge of the new Rockefeller Hall, its object being "to further the social and religious life of the members of Brown University and to unite them in good fellowship."Brown Union
Additions to the department in the early part of the twentieth century were Arthur H. Blanchard, who taught civil engineering from 1899 to 1910, Ansel Brooks, who taught mechanical drawing from 1903 to 1920, and Leighton T. Bohl, who taught civil engineering from 1913 to 1955.Engineering
William T. Hastings became an assistant in English after his graduation in 1903 and, except for two years of graduate study at Harvard, was a member of the department until 1952.English
The coaches and their records (assuming that the early coaches were there for the whole season, which may or may not have been so) were: Mr. Howland (4-5-1) in 1892; William Odlin (6-3-0) in 1893; Mr. Norton (10-5-0) in 1894; Wallace Moyle (18-15-2) from 1895 to 1897; Edward North Robinson (140-82-12) in his three times as coach from 1898 to 1901, from 1904 to 1907, and from 1910 to 1925; John A. Gammons (17-10-2) in 1902, 1908, and 1909; David Fultz (5-4-1) in 1903; DeOrmond "Tuss" McLaughry (76-58-5) from 1926 to 1940; J. Neil "Skip" Stahley (14-11-0) from 1941 to 1943; Charles A.Football
In 1902 he coached the University of Maine to a state championship, and in 1903 coached Exeter.Football
In October 1903 the Cammarian Club called for organized rushing regulations and arranged a meeting of fraternity representatives with the dean.Fraternities
After these room were destroyed by fire in 1889, the chapter moved to a school house on Benefit Street, then to Caswell Hall in 1903, to temporary quarters on North Main Street, and in 1907 into the house at 65 College Street, which the chapter had acquired in 1905.Fraternities
While the names of active members appeared in scrambled letters and symbols, as if to preserve their anonymity, the real names of the Class of 1903 members were revealed after their sophomore year.Fraternities
In 1903 Brown won the New England intercollegiate golf tournament at the Wannamoisett Club, defeating Amherst and M.I.T.Golf
The others were John Adams in 1787, Thomas Jefferson in 1797, Woodrow Wilson in 1903, Herbert Hoover in 1916, and Lyndon Johnson in 1960, all of whom received their degrees before election, and William Howard Taft who received his in 1914 after leaving office.Honorary degrees
After the Carnegie Institution of Washington was established in 1902, Jameson approached its director, Daniel Coit Gilman, with a plan which resulted in the establishment of the Institution’s Bureau of Historical Research in 1903.Jameson, John Franklin
On December 9, 1903, her son, four-year-old John Nicholas Brown (later Secretary of the Brown Corporation), dressed in a coat of white fur, with a large white hat and golden curls, took part in the cornerstone laying with a trowel of ivory and silver and added much to the spirit of the occasion by spontaneously turning to the students, shouting "Rah, rah, rah, Brown!"John Nicholas Brown Gate
Lida Shaw King and fellow student Ida Thallon were the first women to excavate on the mainland of Greece, and their work at the Nymph’s Cave at Vari resulted in an article, "Vases, Terra-Cotta Statuettes, Bronzes and Miscellaneous Objects Found in the Cave at Vari," which appeared in the "Journal of the Archaeological Institute" in 1903.King, Lida Shaw
In 1903, while Waldo G. Leland was a doctoral candidate at Harvard, he went to Washington to assist his former history professor, J. Franklin Jameson, then Director of Historical Research for the Carnegie Institution of Washington, in the first major inventory of American historical documents.Leland, Waldo G.
The course in elementary law was taken over by Chester W. Barrows from 1899 until 1903, and then taught by William W. Moss until 1904, when the course, which had become a pre-law school course, was discontinued.Political Science
The best known songs of Brown are: by Donald Jackson ’09 "I’m a Brown Man Born" was adapted from "I’m a Tar-Heel Born," a song of the University of North Carolina, which was brought back in 1903 by the Brown baseball team which had played two games with North Carolina in a pre-season Southern trip.Songs
The other sororities established were Alpha Epsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta, which began as a local society called Tri Kappa, in 1897, Theta Lambda Tau in 1901, Beta Delta Phi for Catholic women in 1903, Gamma Delta in 1903, Zeta Zeta Zeta in 1905, and Kappa chapter of Sigma Kappa in 1908.Sororities