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The Accidental Architect

Matthew Urbanski ’85 took a friend’s suggestion to explore a career in landscape architecture and now counts Brooklyn Bridge Park among his many successes.

Pictured on cover: At Pier One of Brooklyn Bridge Park, salvaged materials such as the wooden pilings and granite blocks used for seating give the area a sense of waterfront continuity and make it an ideal place for enjoying views of the Manhattan skyline.


More than 200 families attended Family Day in September, giving proud moms, dads, siblings, and grandparents an opportunity to get a glimpse of their student’s life on campus.

photo: Lauren Adele Little

Access to Opportunity

Report shows that first-generation, low-income students are more likely
to thrive at private, liberal arts colleges.

Stepping Up for Arts Education

Albright’s chapter of Artists Striving to End Poverty is working to
ensure that the arts are available to local youth.

The Science Makers

Associate Professor Christopher Graves, Ph.D., molds students into
professionals in the Graves Lab.

Faces of Reading Revisited

Professor of history John Pankratz and communications/photography major Angela Cremer ’17 document a decade of change through Faces of Reading + 10.