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Bronx Science Alumni Visit From the New York State Senate

Senator Bailey ’00, Senator Liu ’85, and Senator Stavisky ’56 discuss the importance of diversity in public education.
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

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...

Advice From Alumni For Current Students During Alumni Day

Caroline Holt ’10 and Katherina Brown ’10 read the latest issue of 'The Science Survey' during Alumni Day on June 2nd, 2019.
On June 2nd, 2019 Bronx Science welcomed back some of the thousands of alumni who represent our school in their work and daily lives.
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 to Present Keynote Address at the 2019 Graduation Ceremony

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.
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

Honoring the Class of 2019’s Research Achievements
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

A Leader Who Merges the Disciplines of Technology and Business
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: an Ever-Growing Timeline of Legendary Alumni

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

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

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.
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

Inspiration for Current and Future Students in STEM
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...

Allen Bard ’51

Bard happily tells current students about all of the work that he has accomplished through his career.
Researcher Still Inspired by Bronx Science Classes Seventy Years Later
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

Recognizing a Dancer-Turned-Researcher
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

From Science to Screenwriting
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

World Renowned Geneticist Returns
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

“If you do what you love, it isn’t work.”
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

Emmy Award-Winner, Returns to Bronx Science
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

The C.E.O of J-Crew
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

Two Graduates Cross Paths
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

From the Baseball Field to the Court Room
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

Businessman and Philanthropist Returns to Bronx Science
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...

Ellen Kaden ’68

The Dawn of an Infinite Horizon
May 30, 2018

Ellen Oran Kaden graduated from Bronx Science in 1968, arguably one of the most tumultuous years in contemporary American history. The rise of the anti-Vietnam protests, the Civil Rights Movement, and...

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