• Who is Excluded From a College Education and Why? Lack of Access: Barriers to Higher Education at Baruch College, Thursday, October 4, 2007

    September 27, 2007 | Baruch College

    With affirmative action remedies in flux and tuition costs still rising, access to a college education remains difficult or impossible for many bright young men and women. Despite the millions of dollars available in Pell grants, scholarships, and loans, many thousands of students find themselves in life circumstances that make higher education unattainable. The Baruch […]

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  • Baruch Student Wins Fourth Place in National Design Competition

    September 20, 2007 | Baruch College

    The last time that Baruch senior Branko Ristic (’07) won something big, he received a United States permanent resident permit that allowed him to emigrate from his birth country of Serbia to New York six years ago with what he describes as “only a bagel-and-coffee level of English.” This month, Branko added a new and, […]

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  • Between Language and Geography Photography Exhibition at the Mishkin Gallery, Sept. 28 – Oct. 26

    September 17, 2007 | Baruch College

    A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a single word can radically alter the meaning of a picture, a fact repeatedly demonstrated in the exhibition Between Language and Geography: Words, Signs and Symbols in Photography, at Baruch College’s Mishkin Gallery, September 28 — October 26, 2007. The casual or accidental presence of words, […]

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  • Baruch College Conference Considers the Future of Minority Languages, Sept. 28 – 29

    September 14, 2007 | Baruch College

    “The Geolinguistics of Minority Languages,” an international conference organized by Wayne H. Finke, professor of Spanish and deputy chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, will take place at Baruch College on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29, 2007. The conference, held under auspices of the Weissman School of Arts and […]

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  • Baruch Wins American Advertising Federation’s 2007 Diversity Award for Educators

    September 11, 2007 | Baruch College

    Baruch College is the winner of the American Advertising Federation’s 2007 District Two Diversity Achievements Award for an Educator. The annual awards honor individuals, companies, and institutions for their multicultural marketing efforts in the advertising industry. “The Mosaic and Diversity Achievement Awards recognize progressive individuals, corporations, and institutions that exemplify forward thinking in the enrichment […]

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  • Baruch College’s Annual Career Day Scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28

    September 7, 2007 | Baruch College

    More than 80 regional and national corporations are expected to attend Baruch College’s annual Career Day recruitment fair on Friday, September 28. The event is scheduled to go on from 12 noon to 4:00 pm in the Athletics and Recreation Center of the Newman Vertical Campus. Baruch’s Starr Career Development Center will also host two […]

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  • Baruch College’s Tony Tinker Named Honorary Professor at St. Andrew’s University, Scotland

    September 6, 2007 | Baruch College

    After what he calls a “frenetic” summer that included travel to India and Turkey as well as Great Britain, Professor of Accountancy Tony Tinker is back at Baruch and starting work on the 2008 Critical Perspectives on Accounting conference, scheduled to take place a Baruch next April. Recently Tinker was made an Honorary Professor within […]

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  • Unprecedented Number of New Faculty Join Baruch

    September 4, 2007 | Baruch College

    This year Baruch College welcomes 50 new faculty members, a record number of hires for the College. This number includes 22 newly created faculty lines as well as replacements for departing or retiring faculty members. This addition of faculty brings our total number of full-time faculty for Fall 2007 to 534 (including substitutes). The past […]

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  • Baruch Professor Carl Rollyson at Work on Biography of Poet Amy Lowell

    August 28, 2007 | Baruch College

    Carl Rollyson, Professor of English at Baruch’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, writes biographies of maverick women; highly independent, strong-minded, and often iconoclastic figures. Frequently his subjects have been overlooked by other biographers, especially male biographers. Over the years, Rollyson has delved into the lives of Rebecca West, Martha Gellhorn, Susan Sontag and Lillian […]

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  • Baruch Student Interns at the White House

    August 27, 2007 | Baruch College

    Abe Goldschmidt (’07) is just 22 years old, but by the time he became a White House intern, he was already a seasoned veteran of the electoral process. Goldschmidt was bitten by the bug early and had already worked in the second Bloomberg mayoral campaign and in the ill-fated gubernatorial campaign of former New York […]

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