• 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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  • 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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