Archive for March, 2013

Newman Visiting Scholar Patrick Crittenden Brings Fresh Perspective on Climate Change and Energy Efficiency for the Built Environment

March 19, 2013 | Baruch College

The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College sees the importance of acknowledging the need for cultural change in energy efficiency and management regarding climate change and has looked internationally for effective solutions.

Dean Michelle Anderson Delivers NYC Bar Keynote on Diversity in the Legal Profession

March 19, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

On Friday, March 15, Dean Michelle J. Anderson gave the keynote address at “Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Best Practices for Supporting Diverse Students During Law School and Into Employment” at the New York City Bar Association.

New York Literary Incubator Offers Fellowship to Queens College Student

March 18, 2013 | Queens College

Queens College MFA student Jamie Hittman is the first recipient of a new fellowship offered by Paper Lantern Lit (PLL), a company that develops young adult literary properties and markets them to commercial publishers. Hittman, a Johns Hopkins graduate who is also applying to medical school, is fulfilling her passion for writing this semester by reviewing manuscripts from potential authors to assess whether they are a good fit for PLL’s projects. The Queens College MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation, introduced in fall 2007, is the newest of CUNY’s MFA programs.

Prof. Jonathan Moore One of Three Lead Lawyers in Historic Racial Profiling Trial

March 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Jonathan Moore is one of three lead counsel, along with Darius Charney of the Center for Constitutional Rights and Taylor Hoffman of Covington and Burling, in a historic class action lawsuit, Floyd v. City of New York.

Andrew Lippman (’14) Wins for “Best Oral Advocate” at Moot Court Competition

March 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Congratulations to Andrew Lippman (’14) on winning first place for “Best Oral Advocate” at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) 18th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference and Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition in Atlanta, Georgia, last week.

City Tech Sponsors March 22 Conference on Culture & Impact of the Bicycle in Brooklyn

March 18, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

A half-day conference on the evolving culture and impact of the bicycle in Brooklyn, sponsored by New York City College of Technology’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center and The City University of New York’s University Transportation Research Center, will take place on Friday, March 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the College’s Namm Hall, room 119, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn.

On the Line

March 18, 2013 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

His name is “Angel,” and to one New York resident, he lived up to his name.
“There was one woman who was so happy with the service I provided her, she sang me some opera,” laughs Angel Arroyo, a recent BMCC graduate who currently attends CUNY John Jay. “You get some good-hearted callers here.”
The “here” Angel Arroyo is referring to is the CUNY 311 Call Center, located in Lower Manhattan, where he works part-time as a representative.

The @MACAULAY Author Series Presents Victor Navasky And His New Book, The Art Of Controversy: Political Cartoons And Their Enduring Power

March 18, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

“As Victor Navasky, a word man, investigates the wordless art of the political cartoon–what, he asks, accounts for its implosive power? –we find ourselves in the hands of a writer of  indefatigable  curiosity  and are caught up in the tempestuous history of newsprint art. An expansive, illuminating work. I know of nothing comparable.” -E.L. Doctorow […]

Baruch’s Standring and John Jay’s Anderson Win Weekly Honors

March 18, 2013 | Sports

Scott Standring has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of 3/11 – 3/17…Nicolas Anderson has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Volleyball Rookie of the Week for the week of 3/11 – 3/17.

CSI’s Ramanauskas & Anderson and CCNY’s Nwokelo Capture Weekly Awards

March 18, 2013 | Sports

Chris Ramanauskas has been named the CUNYAC/MCU Baseball Player of the Week for the week of 3/11 – 3/17…Richard Anderson has been named the CUNYAC/MCO Baseball Pitcher of the Week for the week of 3/11 – 3/17…Emmanuel Nwokelo has been na…

Brooklyn’s Konklewski, Bisz, and Rodriguez Sweep Weekly Honors

March 18, 2013 | Sports

Kim Konklewski has been named the CUNYAC/Applebees Softball Player of the Week for the week of 3/11 – 3/17…Amanda Bisz has been named the CUNYAC/Applebees Softball Pitcher of the Week for the week of 3/11 – 3/17…Samantha Rodriguez has b…

CUNYAC Announces Fall Scholar-Athletes 311 Student-Athletes Honored

March 17, 2013 | Sports

The CUNY Athletic Conference announced the scholar-athletes for the fall season. There were a total of 311 student-athletes on this list and sixty-eight of them had a GPA of 3.75 or greater. To achieve scholar-athlete honors, a student-athlete needs to…

Women’s Basketball ECAC Metro Region All-Stars Announced Baruch’s Jessica Duleba Takes Home Top Honor

March 17, 2013 | Sports

The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) released the 2012-13 Metro Region Women’s Basketball All-Stars. Jessica Duleba was awarded the Player of the Year while three other CUNYAC student-athletes were selected to either the first or sec…

Men’s Basketball ECAC Metro Region All-Stars Announced Four CUNYAC Student-Athletes Selected to First and Second Team

March 17, 2013 | Sports

The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) released the 2012-13 Metro Region Men’s Basketball All-Stars. Four CUNYAC student-athletes were honored for their season’s performance and selected to the first or second team.

Clips of the Week

March 15, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out the latest links from our reporters – including alum Walter Smith-Randolph’s recent appearance on Katie Couric’s syndicated talk show.

Two CCNY Scientists Receive NSF CAREER Awards

March 15, 2013 | City College

Two scientists from The City College of New York have won National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards to support their research, teaching and outreach over the next five years.

LaGuardia Community College Celebrates National Nutrition Month on March 20

March 15, 2013 | LaGuardia Community College

 Long Island City, NY—March 15, 2013—In celebration of National Nutrition Month, a nationwide movement to encourage people to eat healthy and sustainable food, LaGuardia Community College on March 20 will be hosting a variety of activities including having a green market on campus where local naturally grown produce will be sold.   W. Rogowski Farm, […]

D.M.A. Student Wayne Weng Wins Iowa Piano Competition

March 15, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center

Wayne Weng, a D.M.A. student, is an accomplished pianist currently studying with Ursula Oppens. In early March, his performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major with the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra won the seventh Iowa Piano Competition in a contest with two other gifted musicians, who also played works by Beethoven. The […]

J-School Scores 15 Finalist Slots in SPJ Awards

March 14, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Work featured on the NYCity News Service – including multimedia coverage of Hurricane Sandy – is up for a slew of honors.

Diala Shamas on the Impact of Surveillance on American Muslims in Aljzaeera Op-Ed

March 14, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

In an op-ed in Aljazeera, Diala Shamas, a Liman Fellow at the Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project, and Nermeen Arastu, a volunteer attorney with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), discuss the impact of NYPD surveillance on American Muslims.