The Monday Brief - September 20, 2014

CUNY Votes

Just Say Yes to Voting. To vote in the general election on Nov. 4, you must register to vote by Oct. 10. Celebrate National Voter Registration Day in City Hall Park on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy the festivities while getting voter forms and information. Jointly sponsored by the New York League of Women Voters, the NYC Board of Elections and CUNY.

http://www.lwvnyc.org/NVRD.html

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Your College Brand at the CUNY Store

From Brooklyn College baseball caps to City College coffee mugs, the new online CUNY Store is stocked with all the clothing, gear and supplies needed to go to class in style or just show off your college colors. Currently, 17 of the University’s schools and colleges are participating, so check the site to see what's available. Fall is in the air. Get 10% off men's and women's sweatshirts and hoodies.

http://www.thecunystore.com/

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Dumbo Arts Festival

Brooklyn Bridge Park hosts the 2014 DUMBO Arts Festival, a three-day celebration of art on the waterfront, from Friday, Sept. 26 to Sunday, Sept. 28. Join visitors at numerous galleries and stages at scenic locations within the park.

http://dumboartsfestival.com/

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Sportswire – Weekend Score Wrap-up

Get this weekend's results of both men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball and tennis, as well as a roundup of games this week.

http://www.cuny.edu/about/sportswire.html

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Become a Reading Partner

Reading Partners is recruiting volunteer tutors for the 2014-15 school year for the programs at elementary schools throughout the city. With just one hour a week, you can make a huge difference in the lives of students who have fallen behind in reading and are at risk of falling.

http://www.nycservice.org/opportunities/index.php?opp_id=8741

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Book Reading
Sep. 22 | Queens College

Joseph Luzzi creates a personal portrait of Italy in his book, "My Two Italies," delving into why Italian Americans have complicated relationships with the "old country."

http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/calandra/node/860

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Book Talk
Sep. 22 | Hunter College

Bestselling author William D. Cohan presents his stunning account in "The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal."

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=53436

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National Poetic Day of Action
Sep. 22 | Medgar Evers College

At the National Poetic Day of Action's "Senses of Freedom: Student Voices for Peace and Power," student poets and performers share their work of issues social justice.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=53953

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Panel Discussion on Slavery in New Netherland
Sep. 22 | Baruch College

The New Amsterdam History Center Lecture Series, in conjunction with the Gotham Center and Baruch College present the panel discussion, "Slave Life in New Netherland."

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=11208&view=EventDetails&information_id=28454

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Piano Recital
Sep. 22 | Graduate Center

DMA Program Faculty Recital presents pianist Sylvia Kahan playing works by Bach, Brahms and Mendelssohn.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=26914

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Roundtable on Ebola Crisis
Sep. 22 | Graduate Center

A roundtable panel discussion on mortality analysis, Western response, and sociopolitical implications of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=27058

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An Evening With Filmmaker Yuriy Gruzinov
Sep. 23 | CUNY Baccalaureate Degree

A discussion with Yuriy Gruzinov, film director from the Babylon13 project, which shot a series of short movies on the civil protest in Ukraine. He will share his commentaries and screen the documentaries.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=53429

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Art Installation
Sep. 23 | Hunter College

The Wage/Working Jukebox Installation is a community-based art project that uses oral history to address the issue of income inequality and the concept of wage through a time-­based audio installation.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=53782

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Leon Levy Biography Lecture
Sep. 23 | Graduate Center

The Seventh Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture delivered by the literary biographer, Richard Holmes.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=26557

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Roosevelt House Book Event
Sep. 23 | Hunter College

Author Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan, in his latest book, Landside: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=53437

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Panel on Small Business
Sep. 24 | Baruch College

Saving Small Business in NYC, featuring Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin and Manhattan Borough President Gail Brewer. Free and open to the public.

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=15234&view=EventDetails&information_id=131492

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