Amanda Reyes was auditioning for her umpteenth acting role in New York City recently when the casting director asked her to “be more ghetto.” It was nothing new.
Award-winning poet Marilyn Nelson, Baruch College’s Spring 2017 Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence, to present reading and conversation on Tuesday, March 21 at 5:45 pm. This event is free and open to the public. A reception will be held prior to the start of the event.
City Tech is pleased to announce that Kevin Hom, FAIA, Dean of the School of Technology & Design, has been elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)—the highest membership honor for exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. The prestige of the FAIA award is unparalleled and the judging is rigorous; […]
Film historian and theorist Michael B. Gillespie’s launch of “Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film” (Duke University Press) tops the list of new publications by City College of New York faculty. An associate professor of film in the Division of Humanities and the Arts, Gillespie presents his book March 1 in a talk with author and film scholar Paula J. Masood, 6:30 p.m. in City College’s Shepard Hall room 250. Click here to RSVP.
Longtime Times journalist, Sam Roberts, devoted his entire weekly Bookshelf column to Tananbaum’s magisterial new work, Herbert H. Lehman: A Political Biography.
The third annual Transfer Panel was held January 12. Current students had a unique opportunity to hear firsthand from Guttman alumni what is involved in applying, transferring, and adjusting to life at a senior college. The six alumni panelists included: Ife Akinseye- University of Buffalo/SUNY (Nursing) Reshma Jaigobin- Queens College/CUNY (Sociology) Alejandro Lopez- Pace University […]
Women’s Herstory Month kicked off at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) with a conference, “Women Leading & Women Rising,” on Thursday, March 2 in Richard Harris Terrace and other locations throughout BMCC’s main campus at 199 Chambers Street. For locations, times and other details on the March 2 conference program, click HERE. For details […]
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) President Antonio Pérez will present his annual State of the College address to the college community on March 7, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., in Theatre 2 on the college’s main campus, 199 Chambers Street. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and learn about BMCC’s milestones […]
Karla Smith Fuller, Assistant Professor of Biology, has published an article in The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy about having students create digital storyboards using ePortfolio image galleries to help them visualize and better understand muscle contraction and related scientific concepts.
POSTGAME INTERVIEWS – The College of Staten Island men’s basketball team completed their perfect run through CUNYAC competition with a come-from-behind CUNYAC Final Championship, defeating more »
POSTGAME INTERVIEWS – The College of Staten Island women’s basketball team got up early, then weathered a frantic Brooklyn College surge to secure a 53-42 more »
Once again, Queens College has been named a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students.
The Department of Justice and the Department of Education jointly issued a letter on February 22 withdrawing guidance from the Obama administration that protected the rights of transgender and gender-nonconforming students to use the single-sex facility (such as a restroom) consistent with their gender identity.
Business Forum Breakfast Friday, March 10, 8 – 10 am WHAT: Presentation by Dennis Walcott, president and CEO of the Queens Library, on “Preparing Today’s Workforce for a Successful Future: The Role of the Queens Library,” with an audience Q&A session to follow. Breakfast will be served Free and open to the public, but seating […]
New York City has long been a center of great breakthroughs in medical research. On a recent afternoon, principal investigators, leaders, and students from Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hunter College gathered at the Belfer Research Building to celebrate a partnership that promises to yield future stellar advances. The inaugural Hunter College/Weill Cornell Medicine Belfer […]
Last week, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) held its annual fundraising gala. Tickets to the gala were sold-out for a second year in a row and ticket sales alone, raised more than $6,000.
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is taking innovative steps to help meet explosive job growth in New York’s health care sector by overhauling courses in both the Allied Health Sciences and Health Education Departments. Two medical coding courses, both taught within the Health Information Technology (HIT) program of the Allied Health Sciences Department, have […]
This summer, Hakima Bahri, PhD, will take leave from her research post at L’Ecole Nationale d’Agriculture de Meknès in Morocco to conduct her research at more »
Schools in Ohio and California, among others, aim to boost graduation rates with support programs
The City University of New York’s nationally acclaimed CUNY Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) to improve community-college graduation rates will be replicated in two more states – New York and California – through a grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation “Moving the Needle” initiative.