The Monday Brief - August 1, 2014

Study in the States Website

As home to one of the largest international student bodies in the country, CUNY is committed to providing not only a supportive academic environment but also relevant, timely information as it becomes available. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), part of the Department of Homeland Security, recently unveiled an enhanced version of its Study in the States website, which serves as an official government information hub for current and prospective international students interested in studying in the United States. More »

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Book Beat – Faculty Authors Series

While exploring Brooklyn backyards and New York City parks for edible plants, Ava Chin, associate professor of English at the College of Staten Island, reveals how foraging helped heal family wounds and mended a broken heart. Chin’s new memoir, Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love, and the Perfect Meal, weaves together lessons on finding nature, forgiveness and love in the most unexpected places. More »

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