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  • ‘Contesting Culture: Battling Genres in the African Diaspora’ Conference on Fri., May 2

    April 28, 2008 | Baruch College

    West African religious rituals and hip-hop dance as practiced in the 21st century North America may seem to have little in common. In fact, they are linked by a tradition of aesthetic and spiritual dueling, exported by enslaved people to the African Diaspora and disseminated and revised in black communities from Haiti to Los Angeles […]

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  • Baruch Senior is Sole Undergraduate to Present at 2008 Mid Atlantic Chapter Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology

    April 18, 2008 | Baruch College

    Nicole Lee, a Baruch College senior in the William E. Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, was the only undergraduate to present a paper at the 2008 Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (MACSEM) in March. Held at Columbia University, the annual chapter meeting featured only 15 papers, the majority of which are by graduate […]

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  • Emanuel Saxe Symposium Honors Legendary Baruch Professor on Apr. 28

    April 18, 2008 | Baruch College

    A symposium honoring Baruch legend Emanuel Saxe (1902-1987) will take place at Baruch College on Monday, April 28, 2008 in the 14th floor Conference Center of the Newman Vertical Campus. The symposium is the final event of the Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference (April 24-28) and spotlights the life and work of Manny Saxe, who […]

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  • Suitcase Paintings: Small Scale Abstract Expressionism at the Mishkin Gallery, May 2 – June 3

    April 18, 2008 | Baruch College

    This expansive, eye-opening exhibition of Abstract Expressionism writ small includes the work of fifty painters, some famous, others who have since drifted into obscurity. Each was part of the post-War Abstract Expressionist movement that revolutionized American art. Strikingly varied, the sixty-plus paintings and collages on view in Suitcase Paintings: Small Scale Abstract Expressionism confirm the […]

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  • Baruch Alumna Receives Rangel Fellowship for Graduate Work in International Affairs

    April 18, 2008 | Baruch College

    Future diplomat and Baruch alumna Andreea Ursu (’05) was selected as a recipient of a Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship. The two-year fellowship covers the cost of her masters degree program in the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and ultimately leads to her dream job as a foreign service […]

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  • Baruch Professor Mitchell Cohen Delivers Distinguished Lecture on Academic Anti-Semitism

    April 18, 2008 | Baruch College

    As a long-time co-editor of Dissent, Mitchell Cohen knows all about heated intellectual disputes. Recently, Cohen, professor of political science at Baruch College and CUNY’s Graduate Center, has plunged headlong into controversy himself. Cohen argues in recent lectures, interviews, and essays that an insidious form of anti-Semitism has crept into intellectual and academic circles. “There […]

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  • Baruch Undergraduate Awarded an American Advertising Federation 2008 Stickell Internship

    April 18, 2008 | Baruch College

    Baruch junior Edward Drakhlis’ passion for creative marketing has lead him to use friends as sounding boards for advertising strategies, but this summer the marketing major will get a chance to experience the professional side of the process through the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) 2008 Stickell Internship Program. Selected as the most outstanding member of […]

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  • Athletics Featured on Popular WNYE-FM (91.5) High School Sports Program ‘On The Sidelines’ with Vinny Aceto

    April 11, 2008 | Baruch College

    The Baruch College Athletic Department with student athlete Michele Runko (women’s basketball & softball), alum Jessenia Marrero (Women’s Basketball) and sports information director John Neves were special guests of the program “On The Sidelines” hosted by Vinny Aceto on WNYE (91.5 FM). The interview was taped Wednesday morning, and will air this Friday afternoon at […]

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  • Baruch Alumnus’ Fellowship Award Covers Total Cost of NYU Graduate Degree Program

    April 9, 2008 | Baruch College

    Baruch alumnus Roman Matveyev’s (’07) recent NYU fellowship award is not only a stellar example of the strong work ethic Baruch students are known for, but also reflects the high quality of the faculty and diverse courses offered in the College’s Weissman School of Arts & Sciences. NYU’s Foreign Student Language and Area Studies (FLAS) […]

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  • Baruch College is among Top 10% of U.S. Colleges, According to The Princeton Review

    April 8, 2008 | Baruch College

    Baruch College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review selected the College for inclusion in the forthcoming edition of its popular annual “best colleges” guidebook. Titled “The Best 368 Colleges: 2009 Edition” (Random House / Princeton Review Books, $21.95 paperback), the book will be […]

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