Jamilah Simmons

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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.

Keeping It Reel

Keeping It Reel

Breaking into a career in the film industry can be tough without access to the “inside.” Faculty and alumni mentors, internship programs, and a new executive director at the Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema have come together to enhance the experience.

Retooling for a Remote World

Retooling for a Remote World

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

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.

Reloaded and Ready

Pedagogical Protocol

With a lot of patience and creativity, many professors made it through the spring semester. But over the summer, they upped their game and came back this fall with some new skills.

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 Search of Truth

In Search of Truth

A professor tries a multi-pronged approach to “move the conversation.”

Fry's Five

Fry’s Five

A holistic approach to media literacy.

Fake News Philosophers

Fake News Philosophers

Brooklyn College scholars not only jump into the public discourse on the issue, but prepare their students for a vastly different media landscape.

Speech and Debate Team Takes Its Game to the Next Level

Speech and Debate Team Takes Its Game to the Next Level

A trip to a prestigious world championship tournament highlighted the year and allowed the team take its rightful place among the great college debaters.

Photo Album

Photo Album

The tale about the Vanguard, the Brooklyn College student newspaper of yore, getting its charter revoked back in 1950…

Shirley Chisholm ‘46

Shirley Chisholm ’46

The Shirley Chisholm State Park, named after the Brooklyn native and one of the college’s…
Igniting the Creative Spark

Igniting the Creative Spark

Through her fellowship program, Florence Cohen Rosen ’59 helps inspire students to design projects that will give them unique real-world experiences and set them on their career paths.

A Tribute Walk to Remember

A Tribute Walk to Remember

A daughter honors her father, a former Brooklyn College chemistry professor.

A Tribute Walk to Remember

Television and Radio Professor’s Work Highlighted at MoMA PS1

Professor Irene Sosa documented the works of feminist artist Nancy Spero over decades. Last spring, her videos were a key feature of a major retrospective.

CIS Professor Receives NSF Career Award to Study Why Dialogue Partners Start to Sound Alike

CIS Professor Receives NSF Career Award to Study Why Dialogue Partners Start to Sound Alike

Rivka Levitan’s research on the phenomenon of entrainment will look at gender and power dynamics of conversational partners and how the findings can be used in fine-tuning technology such as virtual assistants.

Professor Redefines What It Means to Be an Art Patron

Professor Redefines What It Means to Be an Art Patron

With an unusual donation to the Whitney Museum of American Art, Professor Jennifer McCoy and her husband, Kevin, endeavor to turn ownership of works of art on its end and over to the public.

Guiding the Way to Success

Guiding the Way to Success

Brooklyn College opens a new office that provides mentorship, counseling, advisement and more for immigrant and first-generation students and their unique challenges. The goal is to help them navigate their way to graduation.

Education Graduate Wins Fulbright to Teach English in Taiwan

Education Graduate Wins Fulbright to Teach English in Taiwan

Jennifer Tam ’18 instructed native Mandarin speakers.

Magner Stipend Helps Business Major Gain Internship at a United Nations NGO

Magner Stipend Helps Business Major Gain Internship at a United Nations NGO

Junior Ariana Noka had opportunity to organize activities for International Women’s Month

A Bright Forecast

A Bright Forecast

With help from the Magner Career Center, Hope Osemwenkhae ’18 gained a top internship with an award-winning meteorologist. Now she is in on TV in front of her own weather map.