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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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  • Baruch Hosts Visit of Afghan Educators through International Exchange Program

    December 13, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch’s Weissman School of Arts & Sciences hosted a visit on December 7 by nine Afghan higher education officials as part of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The educators sought information on a range of topics involving higher education in the U.S., particularly graduate degree programs for international students. Entitled, “University Administration […]

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  • Baruch College’s Ticker 75th Anniversary Event Wins Alumni Relations Award

    December 13, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch College alumni who attended the 75th anniversary celebration of The Ticker dubbed the well-attended June 6 gala reception the college’s event of the year. Now, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education has made that title official. The organization, an international association of university fundraising and alumni relations professionals, has awarded the event […]

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  • Baruch College Opens New Statistical Research Facility

    December 7, 2007 | Baruch College

    President Kathleen Waldron, Zicklin School of Business Dean John Elliott, and other Baruch VIPs recently attended a ceremony marking the formal opening of the Research and Statistical Consulting Laboratory on the 11th floor of the Newman Vertical Campus. The new facility, made up of ‘twin’ or conjoined computer banks, promises to provide a big boost […]

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  • Baruch College Professor Carl Rollyson Awarded NEH Grant

    December 4, 2007 | Baruch College

    Carl Rollyson, professor of English at Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a 2008-2009 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers to complete his book on the New England poet Amy Lowell. Click here to read more about this project. A cousin of the more famous Robert Lowell, […]

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  • Baruch Accounting Students Win PriceWaterhouseCoopers Extreme Accounting Campus Competition

    December 4, 2007 | Baruch College

    A team of five Baruch accounting students in the College’s Zicklin School of Business won first place at the PricewaterhouseCoopers xACT accounting debate competition, held at Baruch on November 12. The xACT xTREME Campus Competition is designed to expose students to real world accounting and auditing issues. Teams have two weeks to research an assigned, […]

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  • Baruch College Mourns the Passing of Benefactor and Friend Anita Newman

    November 15, 2007 | Baruch College

    Anita Newman, wife of real estate investor and philanthropist Bill Newman (’47, LLD (Hon.) ’97), passed away on Wednesday, November 14. Mrs. Newman met her future husband while they were both students at Evander Childs High School in the Bronx. They were married in 1947, the year Bill graduated from Baruch College. Bill and Anita […]

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  • Baruch College Students Meet Metropolitan Opera Soprano

    November 14, 2007 | Baruch College

    Few college students have time to attend the opera, let alone meet one of the Metropolitan Opera’s most talented and inspiring divas, but 46 Baruch College students in the Macaulay Honors College at CUNY were lucky enough to do both in one week. Met opera diva Angela M. Brown came to Baruch on October 30 […]

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  • Baruch College Prof. Elected to the International Academy of Management

    November 12, 2007 | Baruch College

    S. Prakash Sethi, University Distinguished Professor of Management, has been elected to the International Academy of Management, the highest honor conferred to an international management scholar. According to the Academy’s website (www.theiam.ws) membership denotes “outstanding international contribution to the science and art of management.” It is similar in prestige to the National Academy of Arts […]

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