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Out and About

Out and About

We’re back on campus for the spring semester.

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.

Making Meta Better

Making Meta Better

A former diplomat now working in big tech on election security and governmental regulations, Soribel Feliz ’09 is positioning herself to tackle the issues that will define the future.

A Lifetime of Learning

A Lifetime of Learning

As a young woman, Holocaust survivor Tova Friedman ’60 saw her chance to get an education—a gift, not a given. Even after earning three degrees and a successful career in social work, she says she is still learning.

Art as an Act of Resilience

Art as an Act of Resilience

Jai Chakrabarti’s debut novel A Play for the End of the World tells a story of art as an act of protest in times of war.

Women's Basketball Closes Out Historic Season in Second Round of NCAA Tournament

In Case You Missed It…

News highlights from across the college.

The Show—and the Planet—Must Go On

The Show—and the Planet—Must Go On

Adjunct Theater Professor Donyale Werle earns a distinguished achievement award for a career focused on sustainable design, an ethos she is passing on to her students.

Strong A(s) F(eminist)

Strong A(s) F(eminist)

A special workshop examined strength sports from a feminist viewpoint.

Fitness Training for the Apocalypse

Fitness Training for the Apocalypse

As a cultural anthropologist and athlete, Katherine (Katie Rose) Hejtmanek has penetrated the world of elite sports and has come to some surprising theories, including that of a deep-seated fear of impending disaster.

Filling in the Gaps

Filling in the Gaps

Sociology Professor Jean Eddy Saint Paul works to flush out the popular media narrative around his home country of Haiti.

Helping Others to Help Themselves

The Impact of Giving: Helping Others to Help Themselves

Harriet Sorocki Klein ’60 and her husband have spent the larger part of their lives helping people move forward in life: A new scholarship will now fulfill a cherished goal.

NFTs, Storytelling, and the Future of Art

NFTs, Storytelling, and the Future of Art

Art Professor Jennifer McCoy and her husband, Kevin McCoy, were there at the birth of non-fungible tokens. Since then, they have used NFTs to disrupt the art world in ways that go beyond traditional filmmaking.

Vive L’Haiti

Vive Haiti

The CUNY-Haitian Studies Institute is poised to extend deep roots into the community through scholarship and outreach.

A Breakthrough Career

A Breakthrough Career

After a bad job market dimmed his academic prospects, malaria vaccine developer Joe Cohen ’77 pivoted, in a most fortunate turn, to corporate research.

A Special Award Keeps Pre-Law Student on the Road to a Career in Transforming Criminal Justice

On the Road to Transforming Criminal Justice

Jessica Betancourt says the Stanley Geen Memorial Award has been instrumental in keeping her on course.

A Speechwriter Comes Home

A Speechwriter Comes Home

M.F.A. student Sarah Gouda left a fast-paced job at the White House writing speeches for Vice President Kamala Harris to pick up where she left off in the creative writing program at Brooklyn College.

Senior Roberto DeGregorio Is Looking to the Future of Cancer Treatment

Looking to the Future of Cancer Treatment

Having worked in top labs at Brooklyn College and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center senior Roberto De Gregorio plans to help develop innovative cancer treatments.

Michelle J. Anderson

From the President’s Desk

Dear Alumni and Friends, I’m pleased to report that Brooklyn College is in full bloom…
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