The hallmark of a Queens professor is a genuine passion for the success of his or her students and the talent to help those students reach their potential. You’ll find many examples throughout this issue. Alumna Eleanor Randolph arrived on campus in 1960 and now works at The New York Times. She recalls the in uence of Professor Roberta Chalmers, whose ideas about the power of words have lasted a lifetime. The cover story will introduce you to a professor who leads students in a research project that serves others halfway around the world. And the wise counsel of Professor Michael Kobre directly influenced the career path of a student in the 1990s. Chuck Wendig ’98 just completed his first novel in an authorized Star Wars trilogy.
January 1, 2016