• Baruch Professor Gail Levin Named a CUNY Distinguished Professor

    February 13, 2008 | Baruch College

    The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York has conferred the distinction of CUNY Distinguished Professor upon Baruch College Professor Gail Levin of the Weissman School’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts. A faculty member is nominated by their college president for a Distinguished Professorship based on scholarly or research achievements. The […]

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  • Baruch College’s Terry Berkowitz Mounts One-Person Exhibition in Madrid’s Galeria Magda Belloti, Jan. 31-Mar. 9

    January 31, 2008 | Baruch College

    Professor Terry Berkowitz, chairperson of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, is a visual artist with an international reputation. From Jan. 31 to Mar. 9, her work will be on view in Madrid’s Galeria Magda Belloti in a one-person exhibition that tackles issues of family, war crimes, and culture. The exhibition is titled 1402-1944 […]

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  • Baruch Performing Arts Center Debuts New Contemporary Music Series 55UnderGround on Mar. 7

    January 31, 2008 | Baruch College

    The Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC), the College’s state-of-the-art hub for theatrical and musical performances, has announced the launch of a new concert series featuring up-and-coming contemporary musicians this spring. Dubbed 55UnderGround, the series aims to spotlight musicians from the New York City area beginning in March 2008. John Malatesta, managing director of Baruch Performing […]

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  • Baruch Professor Wins Grant Worth $51,000 in Microsoft Research Competition

    January 30, 2008 | Baruch College

    Roumen Vragov, an assistant professor of statistics and computer information systems in Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business is part of a winning team in Microsoft Research and adCenter’s $1 million Beyond Search Request for Proposal competition. Vragov, along with teammates Vernon Smith of George Mason University and David Porter of Chapman University, will receive a […]

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  • Baruch College Accounting Students Will Prepare Your Taxes — Free

    January 23, 2008 | Baruch College

    It’s tax time again, and more than 450 Baruch College students are ready to prepare taxes, free of charge, for New Yorkers who need assistance with their IRS filings. Now in its 17th year, the Baruch tax program has helped thousands of New Yorkers, many of them elderly or immigrants with limited English language skills. […]

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  • Playing The Changes: The Jazz Photographs of Milt Hinton

    January 18, 2008 | Baruch College

    The great jazz bassist Milt Hinton was a lifelong photographer who took his camera with him wherever he went. Beginning in 1936, when the young Hinton first went on the road with Cab Calloway, Hinton took photos of his musician friends and colleagues at work and at play from New York City to Tokyo, in […]

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  • Baruch Professor Wins the American Sociological Association’s 2007 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

    January 17, 2008 | Baruch College

    Robert C. Smith, an associate professor of public affairs in Baruch’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) is the winner of the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) 2007 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award for his acclaimed work, Mexican New York: Transnational Worlds of New Immigrants (University of California Press, 2005). “I am surprised and very honored to receive […]

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  • Baruch College Certified as TOEFL Testing Site-Becomes One of Only Eight Certified Sites in New York City

    January 16, 2008 | Baruch College

    Before they can matriculate at an American college or university, all students whose native language is not English must pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) English proficiency examination. Baruch College has recently been certified as a test site for this all-important test. Although the TOEFL exam is administered in some 4,000 […]

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  • Baruch Professor John Brenkman Publishes Book on Political Thought Post-9/11

    January 9, 2008 | Baruch College

    John Brenkman’s lucid and probing essay, The Cultural Contradictions of Democracy: Political Thought Since September 11 (Princeton University Press, 2007), is a timely excursion into contemporary intellectual history, covering both the response to the shock of a terror attack on U.S. soil, and the political thought that produced the Iraq War and its dismaying aftermath. […]

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  • Baruch College Launches ‘Opting Back In’ Program For Professionals Rejoining the Workforce

    January 3, 2008 | Baruch College

    Unique Career Assessment Program Starts in January 2008 Professional women who have been out of the workforce for a number of years and now want to re-enter are at a serious disadvantage in the labor market. Seeking to re-enter the job market, they often have gaps of several years in their resumes, reflecting time spent […]

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