Issue No. 14, Fall 2009, Volume 9, Number 1

Inside Out

George F. Azrak

A Hero's Legacy

Russell Azrak graduated from MDC in 1965 with an Associate in Science in criminal justice technology. He died in the line of duty on June 17, 1967.


Mario Batali

Batali and Bourdain ... on Spanish ham and more

The presenters, superstar chef and restaurateur Mario Batali and “anti-celebrity chef” Anthony Bourdain kept the tone irreverent – and entertaining – with their jokes, jabs and opinions.


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The STEM Connection

North Campus secured a federal grant nearing $1 million to help dozens of minority students in local high school and college to careers in math and science.


Rudy Joly

From the Honors College to Johns Hopkins

This MDC alumnus is completing his first year at Johns Hopkins University, where his tuition was covered by an MDC Board of Trustees Award and several Hopkins grants.


Huang Lei

Fulbright scholar ‘inspired’ by MDC assignment

Fulbright scholar Huang "Harry" Lei was impressed by Miami Dade College even before joining the faculty as a scholar-in-residence last semester.


Cornel West

Race and Politics

Dr. Cornel West and Tavis Smiley talked about American politics and race at Miami Book Fair International shortly after Barack Obama's historic presidential election.


Graphic illustration of hands shaking

Medical Exchange

Miami Dade College has been a top destination for health professionals from around the globe -- including Russia, Saudi Arabia and Mozambique -- looking to continue their education.



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