Volume 8 | Number 1

The Resilience Issue

Features

Bright Lights

On the Ball
On the Ball

Junior racquetball champ Akul Ramayani begins his freshman year at Brooklyn College with star-athlete determination and plans for a career in medicine.

Rooted, but Reaching for the Stars
Rooted, but Reaching for the Stars

After directing a video for Grammy Award–winning artist Ciara, senior film student Annie Bercy is on a path to follow her dreams.

In This Issue

A Solid Discovery
A Solid Discovery

Professor David Aulicino and two colleagues answer questions about the 12-sided dodecahedron, a shape mathematicians have been studying for two millennia.

Calling All COVID Scholars
Calling All COVID Scholars

Faculty members join forces to create an archive for the college community’s tales from the pandemic.

Retooling for a Remote World
Retooling for a Remote World

Reflections on transitioning many of the college’s services to the virtual environment.

Newsmakers

Focused on Food for the Greater Good
Focused on Food for the Greater Good

Health and Nutrition Sciences Professor Melissa Fuster wants to help restaurants get healthy.

Alumni Authors Earn American Book Awards
Alumni Authors Earn American Book Awards

Ocean Vuong ’12 and De’Shawn Charles Winslow ’11 ’13 M.F.A. Recognized for Their Contributions to Multicultural Literature

Theater Professor Justin Townsend Earns Two Tony Nominations
Theater Professor Justin Townsend Earns Two Tony Nominations

His lighting designs for two smash Broadway musicals make theater world’s most prestigious shortlist.

Alumni News

The Icon and the Artist
The Icon and the Artist

Don’t call him “the RBG artist,” but Jac Lahav ’08 has a body of work, a fundraiser, and some family lore that inextricably bind him to the late Supreme Court Justice.

The Pride of Brooklyn College
The Pride of Brooklyn College

The 1982 Final Four Men’s Basketball Team to Be Inducted to Hall of Fame

Class Notes
Class Notes

Class Notes is an excellent way for alumni to keep up-to-date with news about the progress of classmates and peers.

Final Thoughts

Out and About
Out and About

Before CUNY athletic events were suspended because of COVID-19, Brooklyn College sports celebrated some historic wins.

Photo Album
Photo Album

After a painstaking restoration and upgrade, the clocktower and cupola on the Brooklyn College Library building will be as good as new and better.