Martin Johnson

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A Newspaperman’s Progress

A Newspaperman’s Progress

Landing at The New York Times right after earning his bachelor’s degree, reporter and writer Derek Norman ’17 has grown to believe that, as a journalist, bearing witness to the human experience is a duty and a privilege.

Literary Scents

Literary Scents

Award-winning author and perfumer Tanaïs says that at the intersection of writing and creating fragrances are deeper stories to be told of culture and politics.

A Song Only a Fish Could Love

A Song Only a Fish Could Love

Biology Professor Paul Forlano’s research on how dopamine affects the hearing of the female plainfin midshipman fish during mating season may have broader applications for other vertebrates that vocalize, including humans.

Sustainability and Sustenance for All

Sustainability and Sustenance for All

Brooklyn College student Galilea Matias’ study of water quality in Mexico’s poorer neighborhoods spurred her to consider further research in sustainability and gained her a job with a local CSA helping to improve nutrition in New York City neighborhoods with less access to fresh farm produce.

Class Notes

Class Notes

Brooklyn College alumni have interesting news to share, and we’ve made it even easier to share yours and read updates from classmates. Visit our new Class Notes today.

Sharon Koskoff ‘74

Sharon Koskoff ‘74

It’s no exaggeration to say that Sharon Koskoff ’74 lives for art. As a teenager,…
Matthew Freedman ‘99

Matthew Freedman ‘99

Matthew Freedman had his students in mind when he won a prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Teaching Award this year, enabling the Hudson Valley–based high school English teacher to study education in Finland.

The Tiny but Mighty Duckweed May Help Clean Up the Planet

The Tiny but Mighty Duckweed May Help Clean Up the Planet

Associate Professor of Biology Theodore Muth’s research on the small aquatic plant focuses on how its microbiome might help it mediate pollutants in our freshwater sources.

Swapping the Classroom for a Runway

Swapping the Classroom for a Runway

The Murray Koppelman School of Business Professor Ngoc Cindy Pham takes her students off campus and into New York City’s fashion world for real-world lessons in all aspects of business management.