VT Stories Oral History with Ezra "Bud" Brown, April 3, 2018 (Ms2016-015)

Title

VT Stories Oral History with Ezra "Bud" Brown, April 3, 2018 (Ms2016-015)

Description

Dr. Ezra A. “Bud” Brown grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana knowing he was expected to attend college. After graduating high school, he attended Rice University and after switching majors a few times, ultimately chose math. When he graduated from undergrad, he immediately entered a master’s program at LSU and continued with his Ph.D. He arrived at VPI in 1969, working as a professor and remained for 48 years.

In this interview, Bud covers the role of mentorship in his academic career, his journey in becoming a beloved professor, and his love of the school.

Date

Is Referenced By

Identifier

Ms2016-015_BudBrown

Interviewer

Ren Harman

Narrator

Ezra "Bud" Brown

Location

Holtzman Alumni Center

Duration

1:29:41

Citation

“VT Stories Oral History with Ezra "Bud" Brown, April 3, 2018 (Ms2016-015),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed April 20, 2024, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2016-015/Ms2016-015_BudBrown.