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  • <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/213/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,322,348/29587_Nava.rev.1694529638.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/png" srcset="/live/image/gid/213/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,322,348/29587_Nava.rev.1694529638.PNG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/213/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,322,348/29587_Nava.rev.1694529638.PNG" alt="Nava Silton, Ph.D., MMC psychology professor and director of the Center for Health, Human Develop..." width="800" height="800" data-max-w="322" data-max-h="348" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4717-mmc-psychology-professor-channels-the-power-of">MMC Psychology Professor Channels the Power of Creativity in New Children’s Game, Textbook</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> <p> What do a college textbook and a tabletop children’s game have in common? As two of the newest projects from Nava Silton Ph.D., an MMC psychology professor and director of the <a href="">Center for Health, Human Development, and Creativity</a>, they share a similar mission and supporting cast—even if they’ll wind up in the hands of very different audiences.</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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