As more states pass increasingly stricter abortion laws, experts on reproductive-rights policy say to expect to see more challenges to those state limits.
Shimoda Mayor Shunsuke Kusuyama will lead a 13-member delegation from that city to The City College of New York July 17 to honor City College founder Townsend Harris.
The delegation, comprising civic officials, students and citizens of Shimoda, will be the 27th since 1986 to visit CCNY to pay homage to Harris, who founded what was known as The Free Academy in 1847 and later opened the first U.S. consulate in Japan.
Actor Khalil Kain, best known for edgy character roles in film and portraying Darnell Wilkes on the television series Girlfriends, makes his stage directing debut with an Equity LORT/LOA production of Sam Shepard’s “Buried Child,” July 11 to August 3 at Aaron Davis Hall on the City College campus. The production uses a multiracial cast to reinterpret the underlying symbols of Shepard’s Pulitzer prize-winning play about a dysfunctional midwestern farm family.
When Sami Jo (Samantha) Frank heard that she was the Grand-Prize winner of CSI’s Got Talent, she couldn’t believe it was real. “It was like an out-of-body experience. I felt amazing, but I was really in a state of shock,” said the College of Staten Island (CSI) senior. When the news had settled, Samantha realized that she had an opportunity to share her experiences as a CSI student with a disability as she celebrated her amazing accomplishment. Samantha was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) at a young age and continues to struggle with learning, focus, organization, and anxiety.
“I was running an errand when I was grabbed, thrown on a truck with other girls and taken to China. The Japanese soldiers beat us, starved us and kept us from warmth in the winter.” These were among the memories recently relayed via video from South Korea by the Korean Comfort Women survivors to QCC […]
Students will travel to France, Japan and Colombia Brooklyn, NY—Medgar Evers College announced that four students were recently awarded scholarships to study and conduct research overseas this summer and in the upcoming fall semester. Sophomore Fabienne Mondelus; seniors Chad Hannibal and Rhode- Elise Jacques, and freshman Kevon Martin were selected from among a group of 10 […]
More than 130 CUNY School of Law students received their Juris Doctor degrees at the May 17 graduation ceremony. “We are immensely proud of our 2013 graduates. Their experience, intelligence, and passion will make them excellent advocates for their communities,” said CUNY Law Dean Michelle J. Anderson.
The list of recognized places of significance in New York City identified with women’s history and gender is brief. For example, the New York State women’s history trail includes only three locations in the Big Apple.
Now, students in a seminar on Gender and Architecture at City College’s Spitzer School of Architecture have identified 14 more. They range from a Harlem apartment building to a mural in Brooklyn to a 72 year-old bridal shop.
The recent streak of killer tornadoes did not deter five City College of New York undergraduates from journeying to southwestern Oklahoma. Accompanied by Professor of Film Campbell Dalglish, MFA graduate Niav Conty, and consultant Robert Vetter, they traveled to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College (CATC) in Weatherford for a two-week intercultural exchange with Native American peers June 10 – 24.
Joy Song, who is pursuing her master’s degree in Digital Forensics & CyberSecurity, was accepted to a summer internship with Governor Cuomo’s Advisory Board on Cyber Security. Song was recommended by the faculty in the Digital Forensics & CyberSecurity program for the recently established cyber-security advisory board.
Professor Ramzi Kassem was a guest on Al Jazeera’s Inside Story Americas discussing conditions at Guantanamo Bay prison. Prof. Kassem discussed the hunger strike by detainees as well as the alleged abuse of the detainees by prison guards.
A new abortion law in Kansas which took effect on July 1 is being challenged by Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri on the grounds that it violates the freedom of speech of abortion providers.
Justin Giles scored in the 99.7th percentile on his LSAT and is preparing to study Criminal Law at Fordham University this fall after graduating from the College of Staten Island last May. Giles, who graduated cum laude, is one of many great success stories coming from this year’s crop of CSI graduates, explained that his current success is due in no small part to his PreProBono Fellowship during the summer of 2012.
Interim Provost Louise Lennihan has announced the appointment of Professor David Olan as the Graduate Center’s acting associate provost and dean for the humanities and social sciences, effective July 1, 2013.
Dr. Daniel M. Greenberger, Mark W. Zemansky Professor of Physics at The City College of New York, has been appointed a CUNY Distinguished Professor. The CUNY Board of Trustees approved the appointment at its June 24 meeting.
The City University of New York Athletic Conference is proud to announce its continued partnership with the Municipal Credit Union, the oldest credit union in New York State and one of the oldest and largest in the country. MCU has been a dedicated CUNYAC sponsor for the past four years.
The New York Immigration Coalition has recognized President Ricardo Fernández for his work – and the ongoing work of Lehman College – in promoting the American Dream. With more than 200 member organizations, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) fosters immigrant community leadership and civic engagement, advocates for better laws and policies at the local, […]
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The appointment of General David Petraeus was announced by the University on April 23rd, 2013, by a Board of Trustees resolution “ at a salary to be determined by the Chancellor.” Discussions
Think personal training involves just showing people how to lift barbells and use equipment? Think again.
As BMCC’s newest instructors—professional personal trainers Billy Davis and Brian Semonian explain, personal training involves more—much more—than utilizing equipment. And if you’re interested in taking the NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) exam, you better brush on your science knowledge…