The Monday Brief - December 4, 2016

Saluting Our Faculty

This issue of Salute to Scholars celebrates the excellence of our faculty and staff – whose scholarship, initiative and accomplishments have been recognized with prestigious awards, grants and other honors during the last academic year.  

http://www2.cuny.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/page-assets/news/publications/includes/salute-to-scholars/Salute-to-Scholars-Faculty-Awards-2016.pdf

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Nighttime Heavens on CUNY TV

Appearing on CUNY TV's Science & U, professor Irving Robbins, astrophysical observatory director at the College of Staten Island, explains the wonders of the night sky, including the phenomenon behind one of nature's most spectacular light shows, the Aurora borealis or Northern Lights. "My first time I watched for hours as the sky fluctuate and changed colors — it was like getting stoned on the heavens," Robbins said

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3NOmzTLr-M&feature=youtu.be

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Deal on Jackets, Vests, and More

Stay warm and cozy in a fleeced-lined jacket at the online CUNY Store. Get 10% off on jackets, vests, and wind jackets through Dec. 31.  

http://www.thecunystore.com/login.aspx?logout=1&company=CUY

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Sportswire — Basketball Weekend Results

Get the latest scores, including Hunter's double header on Sunday against NYU in both men's and women's basketball.  

http://www2.cuny.edu/news/sportswire/

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Volunteer for Citymeals on Wheels

From delivering meals to making social visits, Citymeals offers volunteer opportunities to suit all types of schedules and interests during the holiday season. Learn how you can help.

https://www.citymeals.org/get-involved/volunteer-with-us

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Composers Concert
Dec. 5 | Brooklyn College

Composers from the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music present their new acoustic and electroacoustic works.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=77303

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Conversation With Barney Frank
Dec. 5 | Graduate Center

Economist Paul Krugman speaks with former U.S. Representative Barney Frank about whether or not financial reforms are working.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/All-GC-Events/Calendar/Detail?id=36954

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Macaulay Author Series
Dec. 5 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Author Series features noted biographer Laurence Bergreen and author of Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius. Event is free and open.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=79346

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Panel on Student Debt
Dec. 5 | Graduate Center

Panel discussion on the crisis of student debt and the decline in state funding to public higher education in New York City.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/All-GC-Events/Calendar/Detail?id=37967

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Themis Brown Memorial Lecture
Dec. 5 | Queens College

Memorial lecture given by Loucas Tsilas, former ambassador of Greece to the U.S. and current professor of history at Queens College.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=79507

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Roosevelt House Book Event
Dec. 6 | Hunter College

Roosevelt House welcomes author David France to discuss his recently published book, How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS.

 

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=79356

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‘The Dangers of Music’
Dec. 7 | Graduate Center

Musicologist Richard Taruskin applies his broad cultural analysis to 21st century classical music in his acclaimed book, The Dangers of Music.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/All-GC-Events/Calendar/Detail?id=36955

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‘Voyage Through the Centuries’
Dec. 7 | Lehman College

The Lehman College & Community Chamber Orchestra presents its fall performance entitled "Voyage Through the Centuries," directed by Prof. Kyunghun Kim.

http://events.lehman.edu/Calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=5303&view=EventDetails&information_id=16242

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Hunter Symphony
Dec. 7 | Hunter College

Enjoy a free afternoon performance by the Hunter College Symphony conducted by Reuben Blundell.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=79249

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Music for Strings
Dec. 7 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music students perform chamber works for strings,  conducted by George Rothman.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=77304

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Arturo O’Farrill’s Big Band
Dec. 8 | Brooklyn College

Arturo O'Farrill directs the Brooklyn College Big Band in this free evening performance.  

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=78497

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Chamber Music Recital
Dec. 8 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music students present solo and chamber works for wind and brass instruments.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=77305

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MediaStorm’s Brian Storm
Dec. 8 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Multimedia pioneer and founder of MediaStorm, Brian Storm, presents an overview of video and multimedia storytelling. RSVP to this event.

https://www.journalism.cuny.edu/events/storytelling-mediastorm/

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Music In Midtown
Dec. 8 | Graduate Center

Music In Midtown series features the acclaimed chamber music ensemble, Raphael Trio.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/All-GC-Events/Calendar/Detail?id=36478

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Presidential Policy Preview
Dec. 8 | Baruch College

Panel discussion: Presidential Policy Preview: Trump’s First 100 Days: What Will He Actually Do? Moderated by Baruch Dean David Birdsell. Free and open to the public.

 

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=34468&view=EventDetails&information_id=367773

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