News from The City University of New York

From Skeleton to Skin: Hiram Powers’ Greek Slave

October 27, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Lecture by Curator Karen Lemmey offers a controversial look at Hiram Powers’ renowned GREEK SLAVE.

Baruch College Hosts Climate Change Seminar with Author and Award-Winning Journalist Cynthia Barnett

October 27, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College invites you to its Climate Change Series with environmental author and award-winning journalist Cynthia Barnett on Thursday, November 17.

Baruch College Presents Financial Markets Conference: “Liquidity: How to Find It. Regulate It. Get It.”

October 27, 2016 | Baruch College

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College is hosting its annual Financial Markets Conference on Tuesday, November 1.

Trustees Approve 2017-18 Operating and Capital Budget Requests

October 27, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees has approved the University’s 2017-2018 operating budget request, which seeks $235 million in additional support to significantly improve access to higher education, student retention, graduation rates and faculty advisement, and better serve the needs of CUNY’s 270,000 degree-credit and 270,000 adult and continuing education students.

Queens College Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration on November 6 Will Focus on the Holocaust in American Film

October 27, 2016 | Queens College

This year’s Queens College Kristallnacht commemoration will explore The Holocaust in American Film in a keynote address by Dr. Annette Insdorf, award-winning author and educator, and the daughter of Holocaust survivors, on Sunday, November 6, from 3 to 5 pm in the Goldstein Theatre

U.N. Condemns Confinement of Pregnant Women Based on Suspected Drug Use

October 27, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

HRGJ clinic successfully urged U.N. experts to recognize that detaining pregnant women suspected of drug use discriminates against women and violates their right to be free from arbitrary detention.

CSI SBDC Receives Full Re-Accreditation

October 26, 2016 | College of Staten Island

After more than two decades of serving the Staten Island community and the College of Staten Island (CSI), the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at more »

CCNY’s George John earns fellowship to Royal Society of Chemistry

October 26, 2016 | City College

Britain’s Royal Society of Chemistry is bestowing Fellowship status on City College of New York researcher George John – the second City College professor honored such this year. Mahesh Lakshman, vice chairman of CCNY’s department of chemistry and biochemistry, was inducted this fall.

Lehman College Professor Miguel Perez Wins the Illustrious Award for Journalism from the Institute for Latino Studies

October 25, 2016 | Lehman College

Lehman College Professor Miguel Perez, who has dedicated his career to covering stories in the Latino community, received the Illustrious Award for Journalism at the Institute for Latino Studies last month in the Rutger’s University’s Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark, N.J.

A Connection at the White House Puts Lehman College Students Center Stage

October 25, 2016 | Lehman College

Earlier this month, five Lehman College students travelled to Washington, D.C., to take part in the My Brother’s Keeper Town Hall for Creating Opportunities for Latino Youth. One of those students, Kevin Ortiz Pena, had the honor of introducing U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro at the event.

Lehman College Receives Over 5 Million Dollars for HSI STEM Grant

October 25, 2016 | Lehman College

Lehman College has been awarded a $5.7 million, 5-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education for its Pathways to STEM Student Success (PTS³) project. The grant is awarded through the Department’s Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) STEM program. PTS³ joins Lehman’s efforts with CUNY’s two Bronx-based community colleges—Bronx Community College andHostos Community College.

Statement of Chancellor Milliken on President Jeremy Travis

October 25, 2016 | The University

Like all friends of John Jay College and of its leader, President Jeremy Travis, I react with strong, if mixed, feelings to his decision to step down as President next summer.

Trick-or-treat for Harlem community kids at CCNY

October 24, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s Undergraduate Student Government welcomes the Harlem community to the annual Harlemween party where children and teenagers trick-or-treat throughout the North Academic Center Ballroom for a night of scares.