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  • A World of Opportunity: Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Economic Growth At Baruch on Tuesday, Nov. 18

    November 17, 2008 | Baruch College

    Immigrant entrepreneurs have sparked the revitalization of decaying New York neighborhoods and become a significant engine of economic growth and job creation in cities around the country. But the current economic recession is jeopardizing their often fragile businesses and their key role as innovators and creators of new business ventures. On Tuesday, Nov. 18, The […]

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  • Silk Road Study Nets Major Ford Foundation Grant For Prof. Tansen Sen

    November 17, 2008 | Baruch College

    A Baruch College history professor is among a team of scholars that has been awarded a $525,000 grant from the Ford Foundation for a four-year project titled “Cross-Cultural Exchanges Along the Unknown (Southern) Silk Road.” The ancient road, between China and India, once served as a major trade route between the two countries, but has […]

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  • “Rebuilding Berlin’s Royal Castle as a ‘Humboldt Forum:’ Radical Surgery Toward a Conservative Vision?”

    November 11, 2008 | Baruch College

    Lecture Presented by John Maciuika, Associate Professor of Art and Architectural History, Baruch College After nearly two decades of post-reunification controversy, the Berlin authorities and a private “Stadtschloss Berlin Initiative” have vowed to raise private funds to reconstruct a minimum of three historic facades of the Prussian Royal Castle. The castle was severely damaged by […]

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  • ‘Rebuilding Berlin’s Royal Castle as a ‘Humboldt Forum:’ Radical Surgery Toward a Conservative Vision?’

    November 11, 2008 | Baruch College

    Lecture Presented by John Maciuika, Associate Professor of Art and Architectural History, Baruch College After nearly two decades of post-reunification controversy, the Berlin authorities and a private “Stadtschloss Berlin Initiative” have vowed to raise private funds to reconstruct a minimum of three historic facades of the Prussian Royal Castle. The castle was severely damaged by […]

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  • Harnisch Foundation Establishes New Scholarships For Baruch Journalism Students

    October 27, 2008 | Baruch College

    The Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences is extremely pleased to announce the creation of the Harnisch Family Journalism Scholarship through a grant from The Harnisch Family Foundation. Every outstanding junior with a 3.0 or higher GPA who has declared a major within the new Department […]

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  • Baruch-Designed Visual Aid Kiosk Talks the Talk So That Subway Riders Can Walk the Walk

    October 24, 2008 | Baruch College

    Blind and visually impaired people trying to make their way around the expansive Whitehall Ferry Terminal in lower Manhattan no longer have to rely on the “sounds” of fellow passengers to help get them to their destination. Now they can just ask a machine. Resembling an automated teller machine, with a touch screen, the new […]

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  • Watch the Presidential Election Results Live at Baruch, Nov. 4

    October 24, 2008 | Baruch College

    Students and faculty members who’d like to watch the presidential election returns on November 4th can now do so at Baruch College. The College’s Newman Library and Subotnick Center will host a election night media viewing “open house” in the Subotnick Center’s conference room on the ground floor of the Information and Technology Building, 151 […]

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  • Baruch College Launches ‘Weissman Talks’, A Forum for Exploring the Arts and Society

    October 24, 2008 | Baruch College

    “Irena’s Vow,” the Broadway-bound play about one woman’s heroism in Nazi-held Poland, marks the debut of Weissman Talks, a new series of thematically linked dialogues and performances presented by Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Science. Conceptualized by Jeffrey Peck, dean of the Weissman School, Weissman Talks will focus on the arts as reflections […]

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  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson Inaugurates New Claire Mason Women of Distinction Lecture Series at Baruch College

    October 24, 2008 | Baruch College

    Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a leading authority on political discourse in America, will deliver the first annual Claire Mason Women of Distinction Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at Baruch College. Provocatively titled “She Cackles, He Laughs,” Jamieson’s lecture will contrast how male and female public speakers are portrayed by the media and how these portrayals […]

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  • Volatility: A Baruch Conference on Turmoil and Market Structure, Oct. 23

    October 20, 2008 | Baruch College

    A day-long conference on Volatility, organized by Robert A. Schwartz, Speiser Professor of Finance at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, brings together a distinguished group of leaders and executives in finance, investments, and the markets. Speakers include Robert Engle, 2003 Nobel Laureate; Reto Francioni, CEO Deutsche Borse; Robert Greifeld, CEO, The NASDAQ OMX Group; […]

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