May 6, 2009
When he was a boy, growing up in Argentina, Diego de Veyga dreamed of one day studying in America, whose colleges, he believed, were the best in the world. In Argentina, he worked hard to master... read more!
April 24, 2009
Jumanah Yasmin’s (2009) parents left their homeland – Bangladesh – to come to America when she was 3-years-old. Her family had a good life in Bangladesh – her father... read more!
February 20, 2009
Hillary Thaon has a perfect GPA, five academic scholarships and a bright future ahead of her as a civil engineer.A freshman in the Albert Dorman Honors College, she’s a well-rounded student... read more!
Scene & Heard
December 5, 2008
The Ramos sisters, Kathya and Jennifer, always excelled academically. They both graduated from high school as class valedictorians. During their junior and senior years in high school, they... read more!
November 6, 2008
Midway through “boot camp,” feeling overwhelmed, Aileen Davila vanished. She left her dorm room one Thursday afternoon and never returned. It wasn’t Army boot... read more!
October 1, 2008
When he was a senior in high school, Jonathan Gustafson was looking for a university that would offer him four things: a biomedical engineering major, his academic interest; a volleyball team,... read more!
Scene & Heard
June 19, 2008
Two students at NJIT – brothers majoring in electrical engineering– have been recognized nationally for their research. Mohammad Naqvi won a Goldwater Scholarship last year for... read more!
May 15, 2008
Each member of Stephanie Monteiro’s family was born in a different country: her mother in Portugal; her father in Angola; her sister in Mozambique and she in... read more!
April 16, 2008
Sometimes a bit of luck – a stroke of happenstance – helps a student find a subject he loves. It worked that way for Chris Sakowski.During his first year in high school, Chris... read more!
November 21, 2007
When he was 13 years old, Oscar Tapia always carried a dictionary. It was his friend and his teacher -- his passport to a brighter future. He had just arrived from Mexico and was eager to learn... read more!