Archive for 2014

Lucien Szpiro Appointed to the Academia Europaea

October 20, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

Distinguished Professor Lucien Szpiro (Mathematics) has been elected to the prestigious Academia Europaea, an international, non-governmental association that promotes learning, education, and research. Membership is by invitation only, following an extensive peer review of the candidate’s “scholarship and eminence in their chosen field.” Szpiro is renowned for his work in number theory, arithmetic algebraic geometry, and […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation

October 17, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Center for Women’s Development at Medgar Evers College announces its 2014 Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation with special recognition of the increasing numbers of students affected by this tragedy. Domestic/intimate partner violence is a recurring issue in students’ ability to successfully matriculate.

President Jeremy Travis Discusses National Research Council Report on Mass Incarceration on Chicago Tonight and WBEZ 91.5

October 17, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

President Jeremy Travis was interviewed on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight,” a public affairs news program, and on WBEZ 91.5’s “Afternoon Shift,” a Chicago Public Radio station, about the National Research Council’s Committee on Law and Justice report titled, “The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences.” He discussed the report findings on […]

Scan Your Books, Articles, and Papers for Free in the Library

October 17, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

As of Thursday, October 16, 2014, and for the next thirty days, the Charles Evans Innis Memorial Library is offering students, faculty and staff free scanning services. In partnership with CCP Enterprises, the book/periodical scanner is available on the main floor of the Library for use all hours that the Library is open to the […]

Professor Borgmann on the Status of Abortion Access in Texas

October 16, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Caitlin Borgmann contributed her expertise to a New York Times article “Texas Abortion Clinics to Reopen Despite a Future in Legal Limbo”.

Vice President of Continuing Education at LaGuardia Community College Wins National Award

October 16, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

Jane E. Schulman, Vice President of the Division of Adult and Continuing Education at LaGuardia Community College, has been given the National Leadership Award by the National Council for Continuing Education & Training (NCCET).

Growth and Expansion Mark City Tech’s 2014-2015 Academic Year

October 16, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

With more than 17,200 students enrolled this fall, City Tech now has the largest undergraduate enrollment of any of CUNY’s senior colleges. The full-time faculty has grown by more than one-third in the last 10 years, now totaling approximately 450—an all-time high. In concert with the transition to a 21-hour faculty teaching load this fall […]

Professor Publishes New Book About the Culture of Reading

October 16, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Meagan Lacy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services & Instruction, is an author and the editor of a new book, The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond (ABC-CLIO, 2014). This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college […]

STATE APPROVES OUR NEW SOCIAL JOURNALISM MASTER’S DEGREE

October 15, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is thrilled to announce that our Social Journalism master’s degree program has been approved by the New York State Education Department and will kick off its inaugural semester in January 2015.

STATE APPROVES OUR NEW SOCIAL JOURNALISM MASTER’S DEGREE

October 15, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is thrilled to announce that our Social Journalism master’s degree program has been approved by the New York State Education Department and will kick off its inaugural semester in January 2015.

Baruch College Welcomes Global Business Leaders to Discuss “An Insight to Bangladesh’s Economy”

October 15, 2014 | Baruch College

  NEW YORK, NY-October 15, 2014 – About 100 Baruch College students gathered inside Engelman Recital Hall to listen and learn about Bangladesh and its economic development. The panel discussion, “An Insight to Bangladesh’s Economy,” held on October 14, was coordinated by the Bangladesh Student Association at Baruch with support from the Office of Student […]

Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts Lecture, “Entrepreneurship Generation to Generation – The Privax Group: LeBon Global Family Business”

October 15, 2014 | Baruch College

  NEW YORK, NY- October 15, 2014 –The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College welcomes leading Colombian fashion designer Ana Urrea, partner of fashion catalog company LeBon, for a presentation on the success of her multi-generational family business, The Privax Group. The discussion, held from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. October 16, […]

Baruch College Welcomes Christopher D. Ittner for 2014 Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting

October 15, 2014 | Baruch College

“The Role of Finance and Accounting in Enterprise Risk Management”   NEW YORK, NY- October 15, 2014 –The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business will host the annual Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting on October 29. This year’s keynote speaker is Christopher D. Ittner, EY Professor of Accounting […]

Molecular Biologist Nancy Kleckner to Present Cosloy – Blank Lecture, Oct. 23

October 15, 2014 | City College

Dr. Nancy Kleckner, Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology at Harvard University, will present the 9th Annual Sharon Cosloy – Edward Blank Lecture at The City College of New York 4 p.m. Thursday, October 23, in NAC 0/201. Her talk is titled “Chromosome Dynamics from Bacteria to Mammalian Cells.” The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to 212.650.8499 or events@ccny.cuny.edu.

City Tech Student Competes on Hispanic College Quiz Show

October 14, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the nation celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans, and City Tech celebrates with a number of activities on campus. This year, the College community will be watching Carolina Mata, a Civil Engineering Technology major, compete in the Hispanic College Quiz Show on Sunday, October 19th, at 2pm on […]

Harlem Native John O’Keefe Credits CCNY for Nobel Prize

October 14, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York’s latest Nobel Laureate is Harlem-born and grew up in the South Bronx. John O’Keefe, the son of Irish immigrant parents and a 1963 City College graduate, won the Nobel Prize for medicine last week.

Prof. Robson on Supreme Court Case on Prisoner’s Religious Beard

October 14, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discussed the oral arguments in the Supreme Court regarding a ban on facial hair for incarcerated individuals in a recent op-ed in The Guardian and on Bloomberg Radio.

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Special Guest at Campus Event

October 14, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 9 the Women’s City Club of New York held a meeting in the College’s Information Commons with special guest Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Lilliam Barrios-Paoli. The Deputy Mayor discussed the transformation of social service delivery in New York City. Attendees learned what New York City agencies are doing to improve […]

Clips of the Week

October 13, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/tcS3_media/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/10/IMG_2969-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out some of our latest links – including Marguerite Ward’s Daily News report on a rally against youth violence in the Bronx.

Clips of the Week

October 13, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/tcS3_media/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/10/IMG_2969-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out some of our latest links – including Marguerite Ward’s Daily News report on a rally against youth violence in the Bronx.