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Gruson stands next to BigBelly waste and recycling units. Although recycling is useful,

Andreas Gruson ’87: A Fascinating Career in Sustainability

Montana Lee, Staff Reporter June 16, 2021

'Matter is neither created nor destroyed' states the Law of Conservation of Mass. It simply changes form. Instead of sending matter to rot in landfills, Andreas Gruson ’87 diverts it to a better use...

Bronx Science Alumni Visit From the New York State Senate

Taylor Chapman, Staff Reporter April 14, 2020

On February 7th, 2020, three esteemed Bronx Science alumni visited to hold an open panel for students during an assembly in the auditorium. New York State senators Jamaal Bailey, John Liu, and Toby Stavisky...

Bronx Science 2020 Research Celebration Features Keynote Address From Dr. Jill Bargonetti ’80

Sofia Mahairas, Staff Reporter April 14, 2020

Students at The Bronx High School of Science, a school renowned for its accomplished alumni and quality education, are no stranger to high expectations.  Luckily, the research program at Bronx Science...

Caroline Holt ’10 and Katherina Brown ’10 read the latest issue of 'The Science Survey' during Alumni Day on June 2nd, 2019.

Advice From Alumni For Current Students During Alumni Day

Darya Lollos, Staff Reporter November 25, 2019

The Bronx High School of Science boasts eight Nobel laureates and numerous other graduates who have been incredibly successful in their fields, attesting to the unparalleled level of education provided...

Min Jin Lee ’86 discusses her book and her experience at Bronx Science with staff on the Science Survey during her interview in December 2017, paying a visit to be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.

Min Jin Lee ’86 to Present Keynote Address at the 2019 Graduation Ceremony

Yanny Liang, Staff Reporter June 11, 2019

Critically acclaimed author Min Jin Lee ’86 will deliver the keynote address to the Bronx Science graduating class of 2019 at the United Palace Theater on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019. A Bronx Science...

George Yancopoulos ’76 and Dava Sobel ’64 Celebrate Bronx Science Research Program

Alysa Chen, Staff Reporter February 11, 2019

The Bronx High School of Science Research Program has been a long-running opportunity for students to conduct original research. It currently features a three year course of study to develop a project,...

Lisa Su ’86

Alysa Chen, Staff Reporter December 3, 2018

Dr. Lisa Su, now a celebrated American business executive and electrical engineer, once roamed the hallways of Bronx Science as a student. After graduating in 1986, she went on to receive her bachelor’s,...

The Hall of Fame, pictured above, is an installation in the Bronx Science lobby which displays the names of esteemed alumni.

The Hall of Fame: an Ever-Growing Timeline of Legendary Alumni

Anastasia Koutavas, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

In 1938, Bronx Science was founded to provide a unique education to students with interests in science and math, creating an educational foundation for years to come. Over the decades, students and faculty...

On Sunday, June 3, 2018, many alumni returned to Bronx Science for Alumni Day in celebration of the school's 80th anniversary, and many admired the Hall of Fame installation in the main lobby.

Beyond The Years: For the Present, the Hall of Fame Represents More than the Past

Anastasia Koutavas, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

The Bronx Science lobby is now crowded. While current students enter and exit from the cafeteria, the main entryway bustles instead with alumni of all backgrounds and accomplishments who have earned their...

Wanda Austin ’71

Winni You, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

Wanda Austin, an internationally celebrated aerospace engineer and graduate of Bronx Science, Class of 1971, is most notable for her former position as president and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation. On...

Bard happily tells current students about all of the work that he has accomplished through his career.

Allen Bard ’51

Rebecca Singer, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

Although now he is “The Father of Electrochemistry,” a National Medal of Science recipient, and a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Allen Bard ’51 was once just a normal student at...

Jill Bargonetti ’80

Sinaia Keith Lang, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

Now an award-winning cancer researcher who teaches at Hunter College, Dr. Jill Bargonetti ’80 was once a Bronx Science student who dreamed of becoming a dancer. On November 16, 2017, Bargonetti returned...

Mark Boal ’91

Skylar Kleinman, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

Now an Academy Award-winning screenwriter, Mark Boal ’91 was once a Bronx Science student and active member of the Speech and Debate team. Boal worked as a journalist for ten years, writing articles...

David Botstein ’59

Brianna Le, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

On April 27, 2018, David Botstein ’59 came back to Bronx Science to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Currently serving on the National Academy of Sciences and as the Chief Scientific Officer of Calico,...

Bert Brodsky ’60

Oona Zlamany, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

For Bert Brodsky, ‘work’ is business. From a young age, Brodsky has been a savvy entrepreneur. “My whole life I wanted to be in business. When I was twelve years old, I would collect the empty bottles...

Jon Cryer ’83

Anna Clevenger, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

Now an Emmy Award-winning actor, Jon Cryer ’83 was once a Bronx Science student working to balance auditions with homework. Cryer, who is best known for his roles as Alan Harper in the CBS sitcom ‘Two...

Mickey Drexler ’62

Sara Buklan, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

On November 8, 2017, Mickey Drexler, Class of 1962, paid a special visit to The Bronx High School of Science, a place that had a significant impact on the rest of his life. Having grown up in the Bronx,...

Jay Goldberg ’58 and Mary Cirillo ’65

Matilda Melkonian, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

On November 20, 2017, Jay Goldberg ’58 and Mary Cirillo ’65 were inducted into the 80th Anniversary Hall of Fame. Although they attended high school in two different Bronx Science buildings, they found...

Joseph Greenaway ’74

Yasmin Andrews, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

Joseph Greenaway ’74 returned to the halls of Bronx Science on January 12, 2018 to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Currently, he serves as a jurist of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third...

Howard Jonas ’74

Bridget Kulscar, Staff Reporter May 30, 2018

“I wanted to be a scientist – that’s why I came to Bronx Science,” said Howard Jonas ’74, during his visit to Bronx Science on November 17, 2017 to receive recognition as a distinguished alumnus...

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