Eye on the ball
Stephanie Apstein, an award-winning Sports Illustrated writer, did not have an auspicious childhood relationship with athletics….Still, as someone growing up near Boston….

Delivering the American Dream
On a warm June Saturday, gathered on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo, 64 graduates of The American Dream School (ADS) received their high school diplomas. Resplendent in their white gowns and gold sashes, the students were cheered in English and Spanish….

Fashion Forward
Meet six CRH alums who have put their stamps on the world of style and fashion — from the woman who is said to have invented the brassiere way back when, to a more recent grad exploring individualized and sustainable clothing manufacturing through the use of 3D printing.

A life across cultures
One of Liz Pathy Salett’s earliest memories involves her family’s escape from Alexandria to Cairo in 1942.

Confronting cancer
Profiles of seven professionals in medicine, research, and education; and four volunteers with organizations that support patients and families.

Making strides on rare diseases
Carolyn Macica, PhD, is recognized is recognized as the national expert on adult XLH — a progressive, genetic condition in which the kidneys fail to process phosphate and vitamin D normally,

Clothing with a story
She thought that her career path lay in the theater. “But one day,” says Alix Verley Pietrafesa, “I realized that, to act professionally, you have to audition and wait for someone to hire you. And I never wanted to be in a position where I have to rely on someone else in order to do my work.”

Jewelry that endures
For a little girl who loved beading and jewelry….what better artist to write about for an elementary school art class report than Frida Kahlo?

A focus on food
Alumnae of Sacred Heart Academy (Hamden, CT) are involved in all aspects of the wide world of food, from growing organic salad greens, to catering dinners for a hundred guests, to helping run nonprofits that feeds the hungry.

Two new leaders at Yale’s Slifka Center for Jewish Life
The Slifka Center is home to Yale Hillel, the university’s chapter of the world’s largest Jewish campus organization.

Law school dean embraces community
Before becoming dean of Temple University Law School,
JoAnne Epps trained lawyers all over the world including Sudanese attorneys representing victims of the Darfur crisis, and prosecutors at the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

Dean of faculty comes home
A book-loving kid from South Dakota became a beloved professor of chemistry, and then a dean with a vision of the importance of both the arts and the sciences.

Fulbright scholar explores food as medicine
The maqui berry grows wild throughout central and southern Chile and parts of Argentina. Used for generations by the Mapuche people as both food and medicine, it is now being marketed as a South American “superfruit.” That description may not be hyperbole.

Diagnostic detective
You may think you understand what goes on in a pathology laboratory from watching crime dramas. But pathologist assistant Bryan Radosavcev wants you to know how the pathology lab really works.