Bat-Sheva Maslow’s graduation from Albert Einstein College of Medicine represents not only the end of her formal medical education, but the conclusion of four turbulent years of complex choices and unexpected rewards. The 27-year-old’s extraordinary, against-all-odds story highlights her tenacity, perseverance and focus during difficult times.
When JD graduate Alison Brill started her studies at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, she already had more real-world experience with the criminal justice system than many attorneys.
For Aaron Koller ’99Y, ’00BR, a PhD graduate from Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, there is no substitution for reading a work in its original language—even if it is an ancient Semitic language such as Akkadian or Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Jeremy Antar had a job in advertising sales at AOL Media Networks in New York City, but left after one year to become a social worker.
If Indonesia someday has a new, world-class law school, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law can claim partial credit.
It is hardly surprising that Grace Charles, this year’s valedictorian of Stern College for Women, graduate of the S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program and recipient of the Professor Moses L. Isaacs Memorial Award for Excellence in Biochemistry, has a knack for science. Her mother studied medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and her grandfather is a chemical expert on the highly toxic chemical methyl isocyanate, who was sent to Bhopal, India in the 1980’s to investigate a poisonous gas leak.