The Monday Brief - February 10, 2016

Fishing for Sustainability

For urban aquaculturist Nathaniel Sibinga, Brooklyn College, M.A., Biology, '15; CUNY Value means equal access to higher education. "Some of the people I've met in my classroom are amazing in that that they have so much to gain from higher education and so much to contribute to it." Sibinga will use his 2015 Fulbright Fellowship to research a more environmentally friendly way to farm fish in Norway.

http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/value/

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The Power of Physics

In this segment of CUNY TV's Science & U! professor Roman Kezerashvili, chairman of physics department at New York City College of Technology, explains how physics forms the backbone of our everyday lives — from our morning commute to talking on our cellphones. "The laws of physics are behind the major developments in engineering and technology ... and electric power is one of the greatest achievements of the 18th century."

https://youtu.be/Hkn4KQQMNcY

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Free NYTimes Digital Access

Enjoy free digital access to The New York Times for 52 weeks of uninterrupted service. The New York Times Digital is available to all CUNY students, faculty and staff with an email address ending in cuny.edu (or cuny.tv) who can sign up any time for an academic pass for free access to www.nytimes.com website and the smartphone app. To begin your subscription, go to:

https://myaccount.nytimes.com/verification/edupass

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Volunteer for Helping Hands

Helping Hands for the Disabled NYC is in need of volunteers to help with food deliveries in Brooklyn and Queens on Saturday, Feb. 20. No car is necessary. For information:

http://www.nycservice.org/opportunities/10972

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Book Talk
Feb. 17 | Graduate Center

Author Leif Wenar's latest book, Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules That Run the World, is a provocative examination of natural resources, their extraction, and their control.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=34618

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Media Studies Colloquium Series
Feb. 17 | Queens College

Media Studies Colloquium Series Presents: Sarah Banet-Weiser February 17, 2016 | Queens College  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  

http://calendar.qc.cuny.edu/?e=4457

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Queens College Orchestra
Feb. 17 | Queens College

Queens College Orchestra, directed by Maurice Peress, performs Schumann's Piano Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No. 4.

http://calendar.qc.cuny.edu/?e=4541

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Art Exhibition
Feb. 18 | Queens College

Ancient Inspirations, an exhibition of paintings by Vincent Baldassano during his tenure as a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome.

http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/calandra/node/975

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Music In Midtown
Feb. 18 | Graduate Center

Music In Midtown presents a chamber music concert featuring a stellar group of musicians from the Graduate Center's DMA performance program.  

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=34446

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