The Science Survey

Min Jin Lee ’86

Min Jin Lee ’86

Alexandria Ang, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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“History has failed us, but no matter,” begins Bronx Science Class of 1986 alumna Min Jin Lee in her award-winning novel, ‘Pachinko.’ On December 4, 2017, Min Jin Lee paid the school a visit to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. With two published books, Lee has quickly gained praise for her...

Robert Lefkowitz ’59

Robert Lefkowitz ’59

Anastasia Koutavas, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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After graduating fifty-eight years ago, Robert Lefkowitz ’59 became involved with groundbreaking research on the unique receptors on cells within living organisms. Now a Nobel Laureate and a James B. Duke Professor of Medicine at Duke University, teaching biochemistry and chemistry, Dr. Lefkowitz returned...

Joseph Lelyveld ’54

Joseph Lelyveld ’54

Ronin Rodkey, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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On November 13, 2017, Joseph Lelyveld ’54 paid a visit to Bronx Science as part of an initiative to commemorate the school’s 80th Anniversary. Lelyveld is a former journalist and prominent author, best known for his role as Executive Editor of The New York Times between 1994 and 2001. Lelyveld...

Ann Lewnes ’79

Ann Lewnes ’79

Talia Protos, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Ann Lewnes, a Bronx Science alumna of the Class of 1979 and both the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Adobe, visited Bronx Science on November 29, 2017 for her induction into the Bronx Science Hall of Fame. Since her graduation from Science and subsequent enrollment at Lehigh University,...

Donald Marron ’50

Donald Marron ’50

Jemma Lasswell, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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On May 24, 2018, esteemed Bronx Science alumnus Donald Marron ’50 paid a visit to his former high school. As a renowned financier and entrepreneur, Marron’s numerous accomplishments and contributions to his field have been remarkable. He returned to be recognized for these achievements through his ...

Barry Mazur ’54

Barry Mazur ’54

Serena Wu, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Mathematician, professor, and Bronx Science alumnus Barry Mazur ’54 now holds several prestigious awards, including the Veblen Prize, the Cole Prize, and the National Medal of Science for his work in the field of mathematics. However, he was once just an average high school student with an unmatched...

Ira Millstein ’43

Ira Millstein ’43

Imaan Hoque, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Ira Millstein, a member of the Class of ’43, still reminisces about his high school days at Bronx Science. Having started out as an all boys school, Bronx Science has changed since he attended and grown to be more diverse, while still holding the same core values at heart. “It was very ‘liberal...

Karin Rabe ’78

Karin Rabe ’78

Meghan Tan, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Karin Rabe, Class of ’78, is now a computational materials physicist with a particular interest in the use of quantum-mechanical calculations for the study of phase transitions and the theoretical design of new materials. Rabe returned to Bronx Science and was inducted to the Hall of Fame on February...

Stuart Rice ’49

Stuart Rice ’49

Alexa Asch, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Stuart Rice is world renowned scientist, best known for his theoretical and experimental research in chemistry. He attended The Bronx High School of Science and graduated in 1949, followed by an undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College in 1952, and a Ph.D. and Master’s from Harvard University. He...

Eric Rose ’68

Eric Rose ’68

James Snyder, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Eric A. Rose, M.D., a world-renowned pioneer in surgery and science, returned to Bronx Science on January 10, 2018, for his induction into The Bronx High School of Science Hall of Fame. Dr. Rose currently serves as the Edmond A. Guggenheim Professor and Chairman of the Department of Health Science &...

David Saperstein ’53

David Saperstein ’53

Victoria Levy, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Writer David Saperstein, class of ’53, returned to Bronx Science to be inducted into its newly created Hall of Fame, which celebrates memorable alumni for the school’s 80th anniversary. “Bronx Science, more than anything else, taught me how to learn,” said Saperstein, reflecting fondly on...

Dava Sobel ’64

Dava Sobel ’64

Melina Asteriadis, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Bronx Science holds a different significance to each student that passes through its halls, leaving them with countless memories and setting them up for the future. For Dava Sobel, class of 1964, Bronx Science is the bearer of some of her fondest memories, and the place that started a career journey t...

Bernard Stein ’59

Bernard Stein ’59

Lakhsmi Chatterjee, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Mass-arrests? Firebombs? If you can name it, Bernard Stein ‘59 has experienced it, over half-a-century of covering the world’s events. On December 7, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bernard Stein ’59 came back to Bronx Science as an inductee in the 80th Anniversary Hall of Fame. Stein was...

William Taubman ’55

William Taubman ’55

George Crooks, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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“Be prepared to stumble,” said Pulitzer Prize-winning Bronx Science alumnus William Taubman on what he would tell himself in high school. “I came to Bronx Science in 1955, partly because in the morning I was supposed to audition for the High School of Music & Art [now LaGuardia High School]....

George Yancopoulos ’76

George Yancopoulos ’76

Sofie Levine, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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It all began on the MTA public transportation system, riding the subways from the depths of Queens before sunrise to go to Bronx Science. Why make the long, arduous journey to study here? According to George Yancopoulos ’76, and now Chief Scientific Officer of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, it was because...

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