The Thursday Brief
February 22, 2017

Find out why it is vital for students who are New York State residents to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA, by March 1. ››

In his report to the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Chancellor Milliken discussed Gov. Cuomo’s free-tuition plan, state fiscal support and other topics. ››

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CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken has announced the launch of CUNY Arts, a landmark initiative that will vastly expand opportunities for CUNY students to connect with the arts in New York City. ››

CSI goes up against top-seeded Brooklyn in the CUNYAC Women’s Basketball finals on Friday night at CCNY. ››

Events
Feb. 23 | Graduate Center

Award-winning playwright and author Larry Kramer in a conversation with New York Times columnist Charles Blow. ››

Feb. 23 | Baruch College

Art Into Music Intro Performance series, featuring pianist Yoonie Han.  ››

Feb. 23 | Baruch College

Conversation with Earl Lewis, president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with David Birdsell, dean of Baruch's School of Public and International Affairs. ››

Feb. 23 | Queens College

Queens College Opera presents "Die Fledermaus" at the LeFrak Concert Hall. ››

Feb. 23 | Bronx Community College

Screening of "Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin," featuring rare archival footage with provocative interviews to illuminate the life and work of a civil rights icon.  ››

Feb. 23 | Graduate Center

Music in Midtown series presents chamber music concert with DMA performance program. ››

Feb. 23 | Hunter College

Screening of original film shorts by students from the Hunter's Department of Film and Media Studies and visiting students from the Hogeschool Utrecht University in the Netherlands.  ››

Feb. 23 | Hunter College

The Bodega: A Cornerstone of Puerto Rican Barrios, an exhibition showcasing the photographs of Justo Martí taken in the 1950s and 1960s. Open to the public.  ››

Feb. 24 | Macaulay Honors College

Deadline for film submissions for the Annual CUNY Film Festival is Feb. 24. All CUNY students and alumni are welcome to participate. ››

Feb. 24 | Hunter College

Roosevelt House hosts a discussion group exploring the experience of war with veterans, families and other members of the community. ››

Feb. 24 | New York City College of Technology

The NYC Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit highlights emerging media and entertainment technology, produced by faculty and students at City Tech.  ››

Feb. 24 | Graduate Center

Live@365 series welcomes legendary Armenian singer Onnik Dinkjian in concert with his son, Ara Dinkjian.  ››

Feb. 25 | The University

Citizenship Now! Assistance Event assists permanent residents with their citizenship applications. Please RSVP to attend.  ››