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  • Baruch MPA Student Selected for SUNY Fellowship on Women and Public Policy

    November 9, 2007 | Baruch College

    Adenike Huggins (BSPA, ’05), a current MPA candidate in Baruch’s School of Public Affairs, is the College’s latest recipient of the Fellowship on Women and Public Policy program at SUNY Albany’s Rockefeller School Center for Women in Government & Civil Society. She joins SPA alumnae Allison Sesso (MPA, ’04) and Jessica Mead (MPA, ’05) who […]

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  • BARUCH DIRECTOR PART OF TEAM RECEIVING AN NSF GRANT TO ASSIST VISUALLY IMPAIRED COMPUTER USERS

    November 7, 2007 | Baruch College

    Dr. Karen Gourgey, Director of Baruch College’s Computer Center for Visually Impaired People, is part of a team of researchers from five institutions that has been awarded $330,000 over three years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a tactile surface that can facilitate communication between visually impaired and blind persons and computers. Currently, […]

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  • Miniature Worlds: Art from India from the 15th to the 20th Century at the Mishkin Gallery

    October 30, 2007 | Baruch College

    Indian deities and rulers, their avatars, consorts, martial exploits and love interests are depicted in this exhibition of miniature paintings and sculptures from the 15th to the 20th centuries, on view at Baruch College’s Mishkin Gallery, November 15 to December 14, 2007. Opening reception Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, 6 to 8 pm. Using brilliant colors, […]

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  • Baruch Professor Kyra Gaunt Wins International Ethnomusicological Award

    October 26, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch College music professor Kyra D. Gaunt’s book, The Games Black Girls Play: Learning the Ropes from Double Dutch to Hip-Hop (NYU Press, 2006), has been selected by the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) as a co-winner of the organization’s Alan Merriam Prize. The annual prize recognizes the most distinguished English-language monograph in the field of […]

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  • Baruch Named United Way of NYC Community Partner of the Year

    October 25, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch College has won the United Way of New York City’s Community Partner of the Year award for 2007. Specifically, the United Way is recognizing Baruch’s School of Public Affairs for its efforts to establish the United Way of New York City’s Nonprofit Leadership Development Institute and develop and teach its Junior and Senior Fellows […]

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  • President Waldron to be Honored by The Feminist Press

    October 25, 2007 | Baruch College

    The Feminist Press, the world’s oldest continuing feminist publisher, is honoring Kathleen Waldron and the eight other women presidents and deans of the colleges and professional schools of the City University of New York at its 37th annual anniversary gala this November 5. President Waldron will receive this year’s Sue Rosenberg Zalk Award in recognition […]

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  • Library Announces Research Consultations for Term Paper Crunch

    October 23, 2007 | Baruch College

    Just in time for term papers, Baruch’s Newman Library is offering one-on-one research consultation sessions. Students will get “the complete, undivided attention of a librarian,” says Stephen Francoeur, Information Services Librarian, who promises the sessions will do “the same thing we do at the reference desk, but it will be highly personalized, with a generous […]

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  • Baruch Professor’s Photography featured in Italian Public Art Project

    October 22, 2007 | Baruch College

    Photographs by Leonard Sussman, the deputy chair for art in the Fine and Performing Arts Department of Baruch’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, are being shown as part of the exhibit: “1907-2007, Cent’Anni in Viaggi per Torino” (100 Years of Public Transportation in Turin) in Turin, Italy. Sussman’s photos were taken during 2006 at […]

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  • Baruch Professor Wins Prize for Best Paper in Anthropology Journal

    October 22, 2007 | Baruch College

    Robin Root, an assistant professor of anthropology in the Sociology and Anthropology Department of Baruch’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, has won the Society of Medical Anthropology’s (SMA) 2007 Polgar Prize for best paper published in the organization’s journal, Medical Anthropology Quarterly. The prize includes a $500 cash award. Root’s winning paper, “ ‘Mixing’ […]

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  • Baruch College’s Karen Gourgey Wins ‘Touch of Genius’ Award

    October 22, 2007 | Baruch College

    Karen Gourgey, director of Baruch College’s Computer Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP) and Steve Landau, President of Touch Graphics, have been named co-winners of the first Touch of Genius Prize. The prize is awarded by the National Braille Press in partnership with The Gibney Family Foundation. Gourgey and Landau will both take part in […]

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