February 2013, Volume 17, Number 1


Gene Schaefer

Banking on Biotechnology

A donation from Bank of America will enable students to climb MDC’s promising biosciences ladder.

Young child with teacher

Autism Education Gets a Helping Hand

Tuition support helps teachers earn specialized disabilities endorsements at MDC.

Dr. Marta Torroella-Kouri

Taking Research to a New Level

An accomplished cancer researcher joins MDC’s faculty.

Haitian nursing students and MDC faculty

Enhancing Health Care Around the Globe

At MDC, Haitian nursing students learn about the latest technology.

Romi Bhatia

Shifting Aid to Intellectual Capital

A forum held at MDC offers insights on ways diasporas can remit knowledge to their homelands.

Mays students

Gearing Up for College

An MDC program in local middle schools shifts the mind-set about college from an abstract dream to a concrete reality.

José Orta

The Science Behind Business

Students discover interdisciplinary connections during MDC’s study abroad program in Italy.

Students giving presentation

Excelling With Peer Power

Team learning initiatives at MDC yield a dramatic rise in student success.


Chart Topper

MDC earns leading scores in a national survey measuring how much students are engaged in learning.

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