Archive for January, 2013

New Edition of Professor Margot Mifflin’s Book on Women’s Tattoo Art is Released

January 22, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Professor Margot Mifflin’s account of the women’s tattoo culture, “Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo,” has just come out in its third edition. First published in 1997, the book features hundreds of photos of tattooed women and female tattoo artists dating back to 1851. The updated work from PowerHouse Books was [...]

Loretta E. Lynch, United States Attorney, Eastern District, and David Simon, creator of TV’s “The Wire,” to speak at John Jay College

January 22, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Loretta E. Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy head the list of speakers at the Eighth Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City on Monday, February 4 and Tuesday, Feb 5 , 2013.

Alumna Awarded for Leadership by Asian Women in Business

January 22, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Sheryll Pang, who received an associate degree in 2011, has been awarded a scholarship from Asian Women in Business.

[video] President Fritz, Faculty Research the Impact of Future Superstorms

January 22, 2013 | College of Staten Island

Dr. William J. Fritz has gathered an interdisciplinary group of College of Staten Island (CSI) faculty colleagues to conduct long-term research on the impact of future superstorms in the New York area. Dr. Fritz, geologist and Interim President of CSI, serves as the spokesperson for the team.

Recent Appointments to the Doctoral Faculty

January 22, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center

More than thirty new faculty appointments were made to twelve doctoral programs and two certificate programs at the Graduate Center between October 16 and December 18, 2012. Listed below, after each name, are the faculty member’s home campus and fields of specialization. Africana Studies Certificate Program Jerry G. Watts, Graduate Center: Politics and Afro-American intellectual […]

John Jay’s Forsythe and Lehman’s Navarro Earn Weekly Awards

January 22, 2013 | Sports

Jamecia Forsythe has been named CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20…Jennifer Navarro has been named CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20.

CCNY’s Bah and Bonnick-Carter Earn Weekly Accolades

January 22, 2013 | Sports

Ramatulaj Bah has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20….Daniella Bonnick-Carter has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Track and Field Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20.

Beavers’ Nkama and Baker Sweep Weekly Awards

January 22, 2013 | Sports

Samuel Nkama has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20…Steve Baker has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Track and Field Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20.

CUNYAC’s NCAA Convention Trip Comes to a Successful End

January 20, 2013 | Sports

Saturday, January 18, 2013, Dallas, TX – After three days at the 2013 NCAA Convention, the CUNYAC team prepares to return home. The Convention’s events provided a variety of opportunities for CUNYAC staff and student-athletes to engage with…

Distinguished Professor John Matteson Interviewed on WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show About His Book The Lives of Margaret Fuller

January 18, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Matteson, Distinguished Professor of English, was interviewed about the paperback release of his book The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography on the WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show.

Professor Joshua Wilson Featured in Time Magazine Cover Story on State-Imposed Abortion Regulations

January 18, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Joshua Wilson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, was quoted in the recent Time magazine cover story titled “What Choice?” on the growing restrictions on abortion in the United States. Professor Wilson comments on the strategies used by pro-life groups. The article mentions his upcoming book, The Street Politics of Abortion.

NCC Professor Publishes Writing Guide for Sociology Students

January 18, 2013 | Guttman Community College

January 18, 2013 (New York, NY): Alia Tyner-Mullings, Assistant Professor of Sociology at The New Community College at CUNY, is co-author with Angelique Harris of Writing for Emerging Sociologists (Sage Publications, Inc., 2013). A writing guide for upper-level sociology undergraduate students and graduate students, this instructional text introduces students to the variety of writing projects [...]

Graduate Center Awards, October through December 2012

January 18, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center

During the last quarter of 2012, the Graduate Center received twenty-six grants totaling $2,012,000. The listing below, for eight grants of $100,000 or more to six principal investigators (PIs), provides the names of doctoral faculty members serving as PIs and their Graduate Center affiliations, the awarding agencies, the project titles, and the grant amounts. This […]

Prof. Kassem in HuffPost on Zero Dark Thirty Controversy

January 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

In an article on the Huffington Post, Professor Ramzi Kassem discusses the controversy surrounding the new film Zero Dark Thirty, which “leaves viewers with the false impression that torture led to the killing of Usama bin Laden.”

CUNYAC Team Learns Lessons in Diversity, Inclusion & Fundraising

January 18, 2013 | Sports

The CUNYAC team experienced an impressive first day at the 2013 NCAA Convention. With a morning of educational sessions on LGBTQ inclusion on college campuses, as well as rules and NCAA compliance, the afternoon luncheon presented a program on Diversit…

Eight NCC Students Selected for Mobilizer Academy’s Inaugural Class

January 17, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Thursday, January 17, 2013 (New York, NY): Eight students from The New Community College at CUNY have been selected to join an inaugural class of 20 students for Mobilize.org’s Mobilizer Academy: Talia Arif, Jakeline Arteaga, Maria Lissete Estrada, Stephen Icaza, Alfajo Jallow, Cassandra Ortiz, Richard Persaud, and Angie Urena. Students were selected as part of [...]

Broncos Ronell and Hostos’s Shcherban Earn Athlete of the Week Awards

January 17, 2013 | Sports

Ronell Ross has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13…Kristina Shcherban has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Female Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13.

Medgar Ever’s Bullen and Beavers’ Vanterpool Receive Weekly Awards

January 17, 2013 | Sports

Jomo Bullen has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13…Garnet Vanterpool has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Track and Field Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13.

CCNY’s Dawkins and Haynes Grab Weekly Awards

January 17, 2013 | Sports

Leah Dawkins has been named the CUNYAC/ US Army Women’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13…Leandra Haynes has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Track and Field Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13.

The CUNYAC Team Heads to the NCAA Convention

January 17, 2013 | Sports

Thursday, January 17, 2013, Queens, NY – On a rainy Wednesday morning, a contingent of City University of New York staff and student-athletes set out to Dallas, Texas to attend the 2013 NCAA Convention. While a routine experience for CUNY’s…