The Thursday Brief
March 30, 2017

Deborah Kahan Kolb believes it's never too late to follow your dream.  "Follow Your Dream."  The mother of five and one-time teacher, discusses her upcoming poetry collection, Windows and a Looking Glass, in Forbes. ››

Watch a Facebook Live stream from the CUNY at the Crossroads diversity conference, March 31. From 1:00-2:30pm: No Longer at the Margins: Black Women's Practice and Performance of Social Justice. RSVP here for details and announcements. ››

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is offering CUNY students, faculty and staff guaranteed priority tickets to any May taping of the show. Request tickets at colbertlateshow.com.  Promo Code: CUNY ››

CUNYAC baseball has a full lineup of games this weekend including last year's championship team, CSI, vs. John Jay in a doubleheader on Saturday. ››

Events
March 30 | LaGuardia Community College

"This Boy Cometh to the Mountain," a new play by Joey Merlo, explores the complexities of family and faith.  ››

March 30 | CUNY School of Law

CUNY Law student group hosts a panel discussion on promoting diversity and advancing minority interests in the prosecutorial profession.  ››

March 30 | Queens College

Calandra Institute hosts a symposium celebrating Giuseppe De Santis’ contributions to cinema and political engagement. ››

March 30 | Baruch College

The Marxe School Breakfast Series will focus on how rapidly changing immigration policies can impact higher education's local and global direction.  ››

March 30 | City College

Sciame Lecture Series features Bradley Cantrell, a landscape architect, whose work focuses on environmental and ecological design. ››

March 31 | Hunter College

Screening of the new documentary film, "Food Evolution," followed by a panel discussion with the producer Trace Sheehan. Please RSVP. ››

March 31 | The University

SmartPitch is a competition open to all CUNY students interested in marketing, business, design and computer science.  ››

March 31 | CUNY School of Law

Symposium explores the role of legal practitioners at the intersection of aggressive federal immigration enforcement and emerging people's movements for racial, economic and social justice.  ››

March 31 | The University

Urban Bush Women wraps up its CUNY Dance Initiative residency with a preview of a new theater work tackling issues of race, gender, and economic inequality.  ››

April 1 | The University

Lawyers and other immigration professionals of the CUNY Citizenship Now! Volunteer Corps assist permanent residents with their citizenship applications. Please RSVP to attend.  ››

April 1 | Kingsborough Community College

On Stage at Kingsborough presents "Broadway Backstage," a review of memorable Broadway tunes, directed by Daniel C. Levine.  ››

April 1 | Lehman College

Latin singer Victor Manuelle performs at the Lehman Center of the Performing Arts.  ››

April 2 | Lehman College

The Moscow Festival Ballet brings together the classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies.  ››

April 2 | Queensborough Community College

"The Company Men" uniquely interweaves soul classics with Broadways favorites.  ››

April 3 | Hunter College

Great Thinkers Series welcomes Sheldon Glashow, of Boston University, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979.  ››

April 3 | CUNY Graduate Center

Felicia Wong, president of the Roosevelt Institute, hosts a panel of leading thinkers and analysts on "The Fragile Social Safety Net."  ››

April 3 | Hunter College

Roosevelt House hosts a panel discussion on education policy to explore the politics of choice in education policy.  ››

April 3 | Brooklyn College

The Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music Voice and Choir Invitational gives teachers and students a chance to explore the rich and diverse offerings of the college conservatory. ››