• 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 ( 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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  • 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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    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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