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  • <div class="feature "> <div class="feature__media"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/48/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,919,931/29618_Jamal_White_Dance.rev.1694879497.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/48/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,919,931/29618_Jamal_White_Dance.rev.1694879497.JPG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/48/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,919,931/29618_Jamal_White_Dance.rev.1694879497.JPG" alt="" width="800" height="800" data-max-w="919" data-max-h="931" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4722-mmc-welcomes-new-and-returning-faculty">MMC Welcomes New and Returning Faculty</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> <p> Our world-class faculty just got bigger. Meet some of MMC’s newest professors—and join us in congratulating a few familiar faces who are coming back this semester as full-time additions.<br/><br/><br/></p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="feature "> <div class="feature__media"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1369,936/28623_1A._Marlee_credit_Yossi_Zamir_and_American_Jewish_Joint_Distribution_Committee.rev.1674567064.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1369,936/28623_1A._Marlee_credit_Yossi_Zamir_and_American_Jewish_Joint_Distribution_Committee.rev.1674567064.JPG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1369,936/28623_1A._Marlee_credit_Yossi_Zamir_and_American_Jewish_Joint_Distribution_Committee.rev.1674567064.JPG" alt="" width="800" height="800" data-max-w="1369" data-max-h="936" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4608-legends-among-us-10-mmc-honorary-degree-recipients">Legends Among Us: 10 MMC Honorary Degree Recipients You Should Know</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> <p> How well do you know the history-makers and cultural icons who make up MMC’s honorary degree recipients? As we mark the passing of journalism pioneer <a href="">Barbara Walters H’83</a> and honor the legacy of <a href="">Coretta Scott King H’69</a> on MLK Day, our thoughts turn to this remarkable segment of our community. Below, we explore the achievements of 10 honorary degree recipients; view the complete list <a href="">here</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="feature "> <div class="feature__media"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,3,941,944/28880_Rome_L.rev.1679946724.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,3,941,944/28880_Rome_L.rev.1679946724.JPG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,3,941,944/28880_Rome_L.rev.1679946724.JPG" alt="Rome Leykin ?09 at the New York City Marathon in November." width="800" height="800" data-max-w="941" data-max-h="941" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4660-mmc-alum-uses-comeback-from-life-altering-accident">MMC Alum Uses Comeback from Life-Altering Accident to Inspire Others</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> <p> Five years ago, Roman “Rome” Leykin ’09 was headed to work as a web developer when his world changed in an instant: While waiting on a subway platform in Brooklyn, he suffered an epileptic seizure that sent him into the path of an oncoming train. Leykin, 36, lost both legs in the accident and suffered a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. However, in the years of recovery that followed, he not only resumed his life but found new purpose, emerging as a competitive para-athlete determined to inspire others.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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Annaleigh Ashford ’05 Makes Crain’s 40 Under 40 List

We’ve got one more reason to be #MMCProud of Annaleigh Ashford ’05. The Tony-award-winning actress, who most recently starred in Broadway’s Sweeney Todd and the Hulu series Welcome to Chippendales, was featured on Crain’s annual 40 Under 40 list in November. 

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MMC Professor Lays Bare the Ravishes of Climate Change in New Exhibit

How is climate change reshaping New York City’s geography? A new interactive sculpture created by Sarah Nelson Wright, an associate professor of communication and media arts, and her longtime collaborator Edrex Fontanilla, a communications professor at St. John’s University, offers a startling look at the impacts of rising sea levels, storm surges, and massive human development on four endangered Staten Island coastlines.

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Erin Greenwell, MMC?s Ferraro Fellow in Prison Education and an associate communication and media...

Professor Erin Greenwell Highlights Lessons from MMC’s Prison Education Programs at Chronicle of Higher Education Forum

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Actor Jason Gotay ’11 Returns to MMC to Teach New Musicals in Process Class