Archive for January, 2013

Bearcat’s Sung and York’s Shamburger Earn Weekly Awards

January 15, 2013 | Sports

Julie Sung has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Women’s Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13….Sandra Shamburger has been named the CUNYAC/ Emblem Health Women’s Swimming and Diving Rookie of the Week for the…

American Nerd’s Benjamin Nugent Kicks Off the @Macaulay Author Series with his Debut Novel on February 25

January 14, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY–Noted writers Patricia Volk, Ann Kirschner, Victor Navasky and Benjamin Nugent will appear in the spring 2013 edition of the @Macaulay Author Series, the popular new Upper West Side literary series held in the landmark 1904 building of CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College.  Steps from Lincoln Center, @Macaulay was designed to bring booklovers in […]

Holocaust Center: A New Year’s Resolution Passed Down in Perpetuity

January 14, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Survivors of the Holocaust, along with husbands, wives, children, and grandchildren, were among the guests at the semi-annual Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives Student Internship Ceremony, held on January 3.

Powering Toward the Finish Line: Freshman Finds Empowerment Through Rowing

January 14, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Veronica Castillo, who in 2012 finished her first semester as a liberal arts student, recalled her experience as high school freshman, trying out for Row New York. Row New York’s mission is to empower young people to pursue excellence in all facets of their lives.

Queensborough Community College Selected as 2013 Bellwether Award Finalist

January 14, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College’s acclaimed Freshman Academies has been selected as one of ten Bellwether finalists in program’s Instructional Programs and Services category.

New Course to Teach Journalism for Mobile Devices

January 14, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

With an ever-growing number of people staying informed via smartphones and tablets, the CUNY J-School is offering a first-time 15-week course in mobile and tablet journalism this spring. The course, Touching the Future of News: Mobile and Tablet Journalism, will provide an overview of the technology needed to create and deliver news for the ubiquitous [...]

Unique New Course to Teach Journalism for Mobile Devices

January 14, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

With an ever-growing number of people staying informed via smartphones and tablets, the CUNY J-School is offering a first-time 15-week course in mobile and tablet journalism this spring. The course, Touching the Future of News: Mobile and Tablet Journalism, will provide an overview of the technology needed to create and deliver news for the ubiquitous [...]

John Jay’s Holman and CCNY’s Lewis Snag Weekly Awards

January 14, 2013 | Sports

Isaiah Holman has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13…Anthony Lewis has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13.

Bloodhounds’ Forsythe and CCNY’s Fisher Earn Weekly Awards

January 14, 2013 | Sports

Jamecia Forsythe has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13…Jamecia Forsythe has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of 1/7-1/13.

A new publication from the Institute of Medicine reports on U.S. health disadvantages using a database developed by researchers at CUNY and collaborating institutes.

January 13, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council have recently published a report entitled “U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health”, which presents a shocking fact that in spite of the greater per capita expenditure on health care than any other country…

A new publication from the Institute of Medicine reports on U.S. health disadvantages using a database developed by researchers at CUNY and collaborating institutes.

January 13, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council have recently published a report entitled “U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health”, which presents a shocking fact that in spite of the greater per capita expenditure on health care than any other country…

Prof. Zeidman on Impact of Federal Ruling on Stop-and-Frisk

January 11, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Steven Zeidman discussed with DNAinfo.com the impact of a federal judge’s recent ruling regarding stop-and-frisk. The ruling stated that the New York Police Department violated the Constitution as they engaged in a “stop-and-frisk” policy.

Clips of the Week

January 11, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

  Here are some initial 2013 offerings from our reporters, past and present. We’re still playing a bit of catch-up with the clips – stories from the Class of ’12 will be moving into the Alumni Corner in future posts. •Tristan Hallman, Jacob Hodes, Peter Moskowitz and Rachel Sapin teamed on a Crain’s New York [...]

Good to Know!

January 11, 2013 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Of all the choices incoming freshmen have to make, selecting a lunch option—turkey sandwich, vegetable wrap, tuna, chicken salad or ham—at the all-day Freshman Year Experience event, is one of the easiest.

Meeting of Inspired Minds

January 11, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

Chancellors Dennis Walcott of New York City Public Schools, left, and CUNY’s Matthew Goldstein spoke at a December summit on STEM education, produced by U.S. News & World Report in association with CUNY and the Daily News and held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

History Lesson

January 11, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at a 1965 voting rights march in Alabama. This picture was part of a photo essay by Stephen Somerstein, now a physicist and documentary photographer, who covered the civil rights protests as student editor in chief and photo editor of the City College evening newspaper, Main Events.

BARUCH COLLEGE INCUBATES NEXT GENERATION OF STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS AND PARTNERS WITH CORPORATIONS TO HOST SMARTPITCH COMPETITION

January 10, 2013 | Baruch College

This spring, a diverse set of young entrepreneurs from U.S. colleges and universities will compete in the 11th Annual SmartPitch Challenge, hosted by Baruch College and IBM.

BARUCH STUDENT PLACES 2ND IN INTERNATIONAL TRADING COMPETITION

January 10, 2013 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY-January 9, 2013 – Baruch student Juan Pablo Alonso Escobar won second place in the 2012 Metaquotes Automated Trading Championship held from October 1 to December 28, 2012. Juan Pablo, who is enrolled in Baruch’s Master’s in Financial Engineering Program, won a $25,000 money prize. He was among the 451 traders from more […]

BARUCH COLLEGE OFFERS SOUTH AMERICAN STUDENTS 10-DAY PROGRAM IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FINANCIAL LITERACY

January 10, 2013 | Baruch College

The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College is offering a 10-day program for students from Chile looking to launch their own businesses and learn about the U.S. financial markets.

BARUCH COLLEGE ALUMNA CRISTINA JIMENEZ AMONG “5 FROM THE NONPROFIT WORLD WHO WILL INFLUENCE PUBLIC POLICY IN 2013”

January 10, 2013 | Baruch College

Baruch College Alumna Cristina Jiménez was recently recognized by The Chronicle of Philanthropy as a leader and among “5 From the Nonprofit World Who Will Influence Public Policy in 2013.”