• Baruch Professor Testifies Before Congress on Work/Family Policies

    June 14, 2007 | Baruch College

    Janet Gornick, professor of Political Science at Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, reports that she has lately been busy meeting with policy-makers on a variety of issues related to employment and family life. Gornick, the co-author of Families that Work (2003), has been researching work-family policies in Europe and the U.S. for […]

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  • Baruch Bestows New Presidential Honor on Three Faculty Members: Linda Allen, Carol Berkin, and Steve Savas

    June 13, 2007 | Baruch College

    President Kathleen Waldron has inaugurated at the College the recognition of Presidential Professorships, a rare distinction given to full-time members of the faculty in recognition of exceptional scholarship, teaching and service over a long period. The bestowing of the designation of Presidential Professor honors members of the faculty who exemplify the College’s commitment to excellence […]

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  • Baruch Professor Robert Smith Wins 2007 Park Book Award

    June 11, 2007 | Baruch College

    Robert C. Smith, an Associate Professor of Public Affairs in Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs (SPA), is the winner of the 2007 Robert E. Park book award for his work, Mexican New York: Transnational Lives of New Immigrants (University of California Press, 2006). The Park Award is given by the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) […]

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  • Baruch College, Merrill Lynch Collaborate

    June 7, 2007 | Baruch College

    It’s never too soon to develop your entrepreneurial talents—just ask the kid with the lemonade stand, or her older brother who dreams of becoming the next Bill Gates or Donald Trump. More than 50 New York high school students are putting their entrepreneurial instincts and talents to work. They’re competing for prestige and money in […]

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  • Baruch Senior Receives Awards to Study in Japan

    June 4, 2007 | Baruch College

    Mario Rivera, a Baruch College senior majoring in global studies, is the recipient of a Freeman Award for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) of $7,000. Through the study abroad program, he will enroll in the Japan Studies Program at Nagasaki University in Japan for the 2007-2008 academic year. Rivera has also received a C.V. Starr Study […]

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    May 30, 2007 | Baruch College

    Twin Ceremonies on May 30th Confer 3,728 Degrees Rossana Rosado, publisher of El Diario/La Prensa, New York’s largest Spanish-language newspaper, and William Macaulay, the philanthropist and investment manager who donated $30 million in support of City University’s Honors College (since renamed the Macaulay Honors College), delivered keynote addresses at Baruch College’s 42nd Commencement Exercises, held […]

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    May 30, 2007 | Baruch College

    DULCE M. AND JOSE B. RYAN RECEIVE THEIR DEGRESS New York, NY – May 30, 2007–Neither mother nor son took a direct route to a college degree. For Dulce Ryan, 46, it was the culmination of years of struggle first in the Dominican Republic and then in New York. “I didn’t want to work in […]

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  • Two Baruch College Undergraduates Receive American Humanics’ Academic Awards for 2007-08

    May 23, 2007 | Baruch College

    New York, NY – May 23, 2007—Two Baruch College undergraduates were recognized for their academic achievement by a nationally renowned organization that provides training to future nonprofit professionals. Each winner will each receive a $1,000 award for her winning application to the American Humanics Academic Awards program for the 2007-08 academic year. A third Baruch […]

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  • IMMIGRATION UPDATE: What is Washington Up to? At Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs on Tuesday, May 22nd

    May 18, 2007 | Baruch College

    WHAT: A forum on the Senate’s bi-partisan legislation providing “a pathway to citizenship” for millions of undocumented workers and creating a “guest worker” program. Who benefits and who loses? Which provisions have the best chance of becoming law? Will this legislation “fix” the immigration problem? WHO: Immigration advocates and policy analysts will offer up-to-the-minute analysis […]

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  • U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner to Speak at Baruch on Monday, May 14

    May 11, 2007 | Baruch College

    U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner will address the audience on scholarship opportunities for students interested in public service careers. Congressman Weiner’s visit is sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government and Generation Engage. Attendance is free and open to the public. Monday, May 14th at 12:30 pm Baruch College School of Public Affairs Third Floor 135 East […]

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