The Monday Brief - April 25, 2015

Daily News/CUNY Citizenship NOW!

The 13th annual Daily News/CUNY Citizenship NOW! Call-in kicks off Monday, April 27. Volunteers will field calls on immigration in English, Spanish, and other languages. Ends Friday, May 1. More »

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Calling All Student Entrepreneurs

The CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship Incubator is currently accepting applications for fall 2015, offering a five-month program that provides startups with mentoring, workshops and financial support. Application deadline is May 4. For more information and to apply. More »

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Summer Interns Wanted

There's still time to apply for a summer internship at one of the participating NYC agencies. Whether it's assisting urban designers at the Department of City Planning or as part of the mayor's support staff at City Hall, a wide range of opportunities are available.     More »

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Sportswire — Scholar-Athlete of the Month

Junior Allie Bernasconi is the CUNYAC Scholar-Athlete for March. The sprinter is know nationally for her performance in the 400 meter dash events while maintaining a strong GPA at Lehman College.   More »

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I Love My Park Day

"I love My Park Day," is a statewide event held every year on the first Saturday in May to enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring attention to the entire park system and its needs.  Join thousands of volunteers from across the city and state by supporting your favorite park. Register here:
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Contemporary Ensemble
April 27 | Brooklyn College

Marianne Gythfeldt, directs the BC Conservatory's contemporary ensemble in a performance of works by leading American composers, experimental pieces, and original student works.
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Historians on the Civil War
April 27 | Graduate Center

Two Civil War historians Gregory Downs, an associate professor at the Graduate Center, and Yale professor David Blight discuss Downs' new book, After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War.
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Richard Tucker Foundation Concert
April 27 | Lehman College

Lehman College Office of Alumni Relations invites you to the annual Richard Tucker Foundation Concert. Enjoy an evening of beautiful operatic arias and duets showcasing two rising opera singers under the auspices of the prestigious Richard Tucker Foundation.

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Willowbrook Memorial Lecture
April 27 | College of Staten Island

Join Dr. Darryl Hill for the Annual Willowbrook Memorial Lecture, "More than Just a School: Research at the Willowbrook State School.

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‘Take Back the Night’
April 28 | Lehman College

"Take Back the Night," is an annual event sponsored by the Lehman's Office of Student Affairs to raise awareness on assault, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual abuse and all other forms of sexual violence. This event is a collaborative effort of college and community members.

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Book Talk
April 28 | Baruch College

Baruch professor David Birdsell talks to political activist Chen Guangcheng, about his work in China and his latest book, The Barefoot Lawyer.

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Conservatory Jazz Ensemble
April 28 | Brooklyn College

Arturo O’Farrill, director of the BC Conservatory Jazz Ensemble performs classic and contemporary works by Latin and jazz masters, new and old.

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How to Build an Effective Social Profile
April 28 | Graduate School of Journalism

Get tips for building a social profile that works for you and your journalism from Buzzfeed's Michael Rusch, Mashable's Brian Ries, ProPublica's Charles Ornstein, and First Look Media's, Kim Bui.

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Mitsui Lunch-Time Forum
April 28 | Baruch College

Mitsui Lunch-Time Forum welcomes speaker: Hugh R. Lamle, president of M.D. Sass Investors Services, on the current landscape in the investment management business.

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Senior Music Recital
April 28 | College of Staten Island

CSI's Music Program of the Department of Performing and Creative Arts, presents a senior recital featuring Jose Mendez on piano.

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Spring Student Play
April 28 | Baruch College

Baruch Fine and Performing Arts Department presents, "Rhinoceros," by Eugene Ionesco, and based on his personal experiences about the spread of inhuman totalitarian tendencies in society.

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Brooklyn College Brass Ensemble
April 29 | Brooklyn College

 Brooklyn College Brass Ensemble, with co-directors, Christopher Coletti and Andrew Madej, perform classic and new works for brass instruments.
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Disability Civil Rights Law Turns 25
April 29 | Lehman College

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Office of Student Disability Services welcomes lawyer Susan M. Dooha, in lecture, "The Disability Civil Rights Law at 25: Many Bridges to Cross."

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Film Screening
April 29 | City College

Documentary film screening of, "Evolution of a Criminal," by Darius Clark Monroe, followed by a discussion  with the filmmaker.

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Interview wit Sandra Cisneros
April 29 | City College

Sandra Cisneros, author of, The House on Mango Street, and the forthcoming, A House of My Own: Stories from My Life," talks with Jaime Manrique of City College
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Media Studies Colloquium Series
April 29 | Queens College

Series welcome Adnan Selimovic, teacher, youth-politics theorist and a digital media researcher from York University.
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Testimony of Wartime Survivors
April 29 | LaGuardia Community College

Survivors of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, who are in New York for the Conference of the Nuclear Proliferation at United Nations, will be visiting LaGuardia to talk about the importance of abolishing nuclear weapons worldwide.

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