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As we slowly emerge from the pandemic, the Theater Department at Brooklyn College continues to bring the talent of its students to audiences in virtual performances.

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.

The Power of Diversity in Action

The Power of Diversity in Action

A Colombian immigrant shows the way for other future scientists.

Riding the Wave

Riding the Wave

An alumna and media professional turned professor found her academic path in the rise of K-pop.

A Reading With a Rising Star

A two-time alumnus and new literary darling returns to Brooklyn College to discuss the groundbreaking novel he first workshopped in the M.F.A. program.

Being a Public Scholar

Professor Merih Uctum believes that one of the main goals of an economist is to help the general public understand what happens when economies are impacted by world events on a global level.

Brooklyn College Professor Tackling Toxic Algae Blooms

Brooklyn College Professor Is Tackling Toxic Algae Blooms

Jennifer Cherrier’s all-natural ecoWEIR system is being tested at Prospect Park.

Native Tongues

Native Tongues

A new Brooklyn College professor explores African-American English, and finds a campus where the cultural and linguistic diversity speaks her language.

A Fortuitous Find

Numismatist and historiographer Liv Yarrow tells about how images struck on a coin helped her advance her research on the Roman Republic.

Telling History Through Coins

Classics Professor Liv Yarrow has been co-directing a project that will allow numismatists, historians, and the like to access a giant database of coin die to expand their scholarship on the Roman Republic.

A “Career” of Giving Back

A “Career” of Giving Back

Teanu Reid ’16 began supporting her school and fellow students shortly after she arrived at Brooklyn College. She has continued giving back and engaging with her alma mater as she works on her Ph.D. at Yale.

A Family Legacy

Hyman Zimmerberg ’41 won a prestigious math contest, and went on to champion education and social justice, along with his wife, Helen Yarmush Zimmerberg ’44. Today his children are honoring their father’s wish to give back to his alma mater’s Math Department with a generous gift.

Creating an Army of Educators With New-School Rules

In a year that has seen a focus on the underpinnings of racial and social equity issues, concurrent with alarming learning loss in school children, School of Education faculty and alumni—in research and in practice—are stepping up to meet the moment.

A Stellar Board

Meet the experts dedicated to cancer research, education, outreach, and removing health disparities who compose the BCCC-CURE advisory board.

Reaching (Out) for a Cure

The newly-opened Brooklyn College Cancer Center is looking to build on the school’s already robust reputation of cancer research and expand educational opportunities for students who are choosing careers in the field of oncology. But there is an equally important third goal: outreach to its surrounding community to help address disparities in cancer studies, treatment, and education.

Finding the Researcher Inside

Finding the Researcher Inside

Samori Harris dives deep into issues surrounding race and the criminal justice system.

Their Next Meal

Their Next Meal

Sahil Chaudry ’21 investigates the confluence of food insecurity and climate change.

Erasing the Single Story

Erasing the Single Story

Journalist, author, and creative writing M.F.A. student Wadzanai Mhute is intent on flipping stereotypes on their head and showing the world a more nuanced picture of her native Zimbabwe.

Michelle J. Anderson

From the President’s Desk

As Brooklyn College emerges from another challenging year, I am pleased to say that the transformative work of our students, faculty, and alumni has continued to amaze us all despite the setbacks we all experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volume 8 | Issue 2

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Brooklyn College Magazine, Volume 8 | Number 2