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February 2002
This issue is devoted primarily to the University's integral role in rebuilding New York following September 11.
CUNY Responds: Rebuilding New York
CUNY Alumnus/Prize-winning Journalist Reports from Islamabad, Jalalabad, Kabul
City Tech Students Envision Rebuilding St. Nicholas Church
U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins Mulls Emergency Service of Verse
John Jay College and FEMA Address Urban Hazards
Helping Students Write about Trauma
Biography of a Life Cut Violently Short
CUNY Law Practice­In the Public Interest Since 9/11
Graduate Center 9/11 Digital Archive
Windows on the World Chef Returns to City Tech following 9/11
Walt Whitman Sums Up “Human and Heroic New York”
Inaugural Conference on "Women and Work"
For Alzheimer’s Patients Life’s a Stage
Kingsborough Center Incubator of Global Virtual Enterprises
Governor Proposes State Budget
White House Urged to Support Pell Grant Increase
President Jackson Named to Schools Board
Fine Way To Learn About Steinway

City College Scholar-Director Chosen Cultural Affairs Commissioner by Mayor

Claire Shulman Honored by QCC

CUNY Counsel Elected Legal Aid Society Chair

Law Dean Glen Honored by State Bar

"American Art at the Crossroads”—
April Symposium at Graduate Center

Challenging Summer for Students in Vassar/CUNY Program



Rebuilding New YorkCUNY Responds: Eight distinguished faculty members who are leaders in their fields — including an architect, civil engineer, art historian, sociologist, and public safety specialist — offer their perspectives on 9/11 and rebuilding New York. Full Story...

Billy Collins BookU.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins mulls the emergency service of verse and launches a new web site to encourage appreciation of poetry in the nation's high schools. Full Story...

Charles BlaichAddressing Urban Hazards: John Jay College of Criminal Justice forum draws scientists, law enforcement officials, engineers, authors and other experts. Full Story...

Eric DartonWorld Trade Center Biography projects author John Darton, a Hunter College/CUNY alumnus, into the spotlight. Full Story...


Mohamad BazziReporting from Kabul: CUNY alumnus Mohamad Bazzi, a Newsday reporter, moves in mid-September from covering New York City to reporting from Afghanistan and Pakistan. Full Story...

St. Nicholas ChurchStudent Architects at New York City Technical College design models for a new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church whose structure was decimated on September 11. Full Story...

Louise DeSalvoHelping Students Write About Trauma: Prof. Louise DeSalvo, author of a book on writing as a way of healing, reports on applying her expertise in the classroom following the World Trade Center attack. Full Story...

StudentsA Challenging Summer for CUNY community college students in a collaborative program on the Vassar campus. Full Story.

December 2001

An Integrated City University Responds to the WTC Crisis

Bold, High-Tech TV Magazine Invites "Study with the Best"
NYC Past in Full Array At Inaugural History Festival
CUNY Community Colleges: Vital to City Economy
Arthur Miller Drops Back In for Finley Award at CCNY Dinner
Archaeologists Research Vikings
Faculty Experts Join Collaboration on World Trade Center Future
New Research Foundation Head
Asthma Initiative at BCC Registers Major Success
Oysters Reintroduced to Bay
York Grad Makes Naval History
Managing the 9/11 Crisis at BMCC
Hunter Cartographers Prepare Vital Ground Zero Maps For Rescue
CCNY’s Rosenberg/Humphrey Interns Continue Public Service Tradition
City Tech Prof Sheds Light on Titanic
New Device for Medical Diagnonis
Mina Rees, Pioneering Military Scientist
Annual Perspectives Nears 25th Anniversary
University to HIV Children: “Toys (and Lots Else) Are Us”


CUNY on CableBold, high-tech TV magazine, "Study with the Best," features the best of the University and appears on CUNY-TV, Sundays at 8 am and 8 pm. Full Story...

Kathleen Broome WilliamsBook Talk Author Kathleen Broome Williams, assisted by CUNY Women's Research & Development fund, writes on pioneering female military scientist who was Graduate Center's founding president. Full Story...

Photonic ExplorerFantastic voyage to patent for dad & son at City College results in a micro photonic explorer for internal medical diagnosis. Full Story...


Chancellor GoldsteinAn integrated City Universtiy responds to the WTC crisis: A first person account by Chancellor Goldstein on the days and weeks immediately following September 11. Full Story...

Billy CollinsGround Zero maps, provided by Hunter College Center for Spatial Information offer vital help to rescue workers at the site of the World Trade Center Collapse. Full Story...

Gotham CenterFirst biennial Festival of City History sponsored by Gotham Center for the New York City History, a newly established enterprise at The Graduate Center led by Mike Wallace. Full Story...
October 2001

Campuses Mobilize After Terrorist Attack

CUNY's "Success Express" Highlights Grads
Freshman Enrollment Rises at CUNY
First Festival Presented by Gotham Center
CUNY TV enhances recruiting outreach
U.S. Cheers Poet Laureate: Prof. Billy Collins
A Dream of Food On Washington Mall
Navy League Award to Hunter Physicist
Nine Leading Scholars Named Distinguished Professors
Haitian First Lady, CCNY Alumna, Feted
Baruch College Opens Vertical Campus
Historic Matters
Baruch Center Confronts Quality of Urban Life
Hunter College Historian Communes with the Saints
A Displaced Person Discovers His Place on Campus
CUNY Students Vault into Poll Work
Double Play for CUNY Broadcasters


helping victimsCampuses mobilize after terrorists attack to provide needed services and moral support. Actions range from Hunter College nursing students tending to the bereaved at a shelter near ground zero to a candle-lit memorial at Queens College and workers at Borough of Manhattan Community College dispensing emergency supplies to rescue workers. Full Story...

Vertical CampusVerticle campus opens at Baruch College in a 17-story edifice designed by award-winning architects. It soars in a graceful arc over Lexington Avenue and offers dramatic views of the city. Full Story..

First FestivalFirst City history festival
is presented by the Gotham Center at the CUNY Graduate Center, drawing together historians to debate myths and realities of New York City history. Full Story...


success expressCUNY's "Success Express" highlights graduates with multiple CUNY degrees, including a judge, doctor, accountant and teacher. Full Story...

Billy CollinsNine leading scholars including the U.S. poet laureate, a reproductive/sexual rights specialist and a police scholar are named CUNY Distinguished professors. Full Story...

Cuny votesCUNY students vault into poll work on Election Day as polling sites in the five boroughs are more densely populated by CUNY students than usual. Full Story.....

Winter 2001 Issue

A City College Toy Story
2001-2002 Budget Request Highlights
Hearst's Run For City Hall in 1905
A Picture Worth Almost 1,000 Credits
1199 Union Sponsor College Fair
Media Industry For Grads in E-Design
CUNY's Dominican Studies Institute
Antiquities at CS Placed on the Web
Exchanging Riffs for Tiffs
Wilde About Kabuki at Queens College
Chancellor's Medal To Jack, Lewis Rudin
City College Casts Splendid in Midtown
Scientist Comes Home as Dean for Research
Recruiters Reach Out for New Students
Senate Chair Ponders CUNY Then and Now
Queens Readings Silver Plated


A Picture Worth Almost 1,000 Credits. The "CUNY story" has become an almost commonplace part of metropolitan life over the decades since the City University was established. Full Story...



CUNY's Dominican Studies Institute. The Dominican Studies Institute came into being less than ten years ago, a difficult time for the City University. Full Story...


Scientist Comes Home as Dean for Research After rusticating along the Tennessee River at Knoxville for nearly 20 years, Spiro D. Alexandratos is coming home. Full Story...

City College Casts Splendid in Midtown. You can thank that most academic of deities, the goddess of wisdom Athena, for the latest unique ornament to New York City's cultural life made possible by a City University campus. Full Story...

1199 Union Sponsor College Fair. More than 900 union members attended a major College Fair on November 30th co-sponsored by CUNY and the League/1199 Service Employees International Union's Employment. Full Story...

Media Industry For Grads in E-Design. When Carlos Carranza, Class of '97, enrolled in the first web design class offered in City College's Art Department in 1996. Full Story...

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