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  • Baruch College and Flatiron BID Team Up On Small Business Assistance Project

    March 11, 2009 | Baruch College

    Shared concerns about the unstable economy drew more than 125 Flatiron community residents and businesspeople to Baruch College on Wednesday, Feb. 25 to participate in “Rolling With the Punches: Small Business Survival for 2009.” The program, which was attended by small business owners, real estate developers and others from the community, is part of a […]

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  • Baruch College Student Program Helps New Yorkers File Tax Returns

    March 11, 2009 | Baruch College

    Tax time is once again looming on the horizon, and Baruch College students are marshaling to help New York residents with this annual, not-so-pleasant chore. More than 320 Baruch students have been tested and certified by the IRS as tax preparers, ready and able to help you file your federal and New York State tax […]

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  • Women’s History Month at Baruch College

    March 4, 2009 | Baruch College

    Rachel Carson is considered by many people to be the “pioneer of the modern environmental movement,” and the 1962 publication of her controversial book, “Silent Spring,” ultimately impacted many aspects of how Americans live their lives today. This March, National Women’s History Month will honor Carson, and Baruch College will be among the more than […]

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  • Baruch College Mourns the Passing of Philanthropist Eris M. Field

    March 3, 2009 | Baruch College

    It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of a gracious and committed friend. In philanthropy, as in life, Eris M. Field was a full partner with her husband, Lawrence N. Field (’52) and together they have been among the most generous of donors to Larry’s alma mater, Baruch College, CUNY. The historic […]

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  • Professor Kyra Gaunt Lectures, Performs at TED Conference

    February 19, 2009 | Baruch College

    She cut a musical CD, wrote about the art of jumping rope, and taught a course on hip-hop, among her many achievements. Now, Professor Kyra Gaunt is challenging some of the conventional ways of thinking about racism, posing the question, “What if racism were a resource for being courageous?” Her workshop “Agree to be Offended: […]

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  • Two New Scholarships for the Weissman School

    February 9, 2009 | Baruch College

    Dean Jeffrey Peck of the Weissman School of Arts and Science has announced that the School has recently been given two new scholarships, both for juniors studying English and demonstrating financial need. The Sarah Guttesman Lubin Memorial Scholarship will be awarded each spring to an undergraduate studying 19th century British and/or American literature. Melvin Lubin […]

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  • The Long Night and the New Day: Lithographs by Benton Spruance at the Mishkin Gallery, Feb. 6 – Mar. 4

    February 9, 2009 | Baruch College

    Printmaker, teacher, arts activist, Benton Murdoch Spruance has been all but forgotten in recent decades as the ascendancy of abstract art and post-modernism has eclipsed many once prominent social realists. Spruance, despite his excursions into metaphorical and Biblical themes, was primarily a social realist, at least until the last decade of his life when his […]

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  • CCI Director Michael Goodman Rings New York Stock Exchange Bell

    February 6, 2009 | Baruch College

    As part of the Corporate Communications Leaders Forum held at Baruch Jan. 13-17, Michael B. Goodman, director of Corporate Communications International and of the Baruch master’s program in Corporate Communications, was invited to come to the New York Stock Exchange to ring the opening bell. Goodman, associate director Christine M. Genest, and a number of […]

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  • Baruch College Receives American Humanics Excellence in Student Recruitment Award

    February 2, 2009 | Baruch College

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  • Harnisch Foundation’s $1 Million Gift Ensures Future of Journalism Education at Baruch

    January 27, 2009 | Baruch College

    In an effort to help build a future for journalism in the face of massive cutbacks in newsrooms nationwide, the Harnisch Foundation has donated $1 million to the new Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions at Baruch College. The grant will be evenly divided between two new projects: A state of the art multimedia […]

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