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  • Biology Professor Tony Wilson and International Research Team Unravel the Genetic Basis of Male Pregnancy

    September 3, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Seahorses have a unique mode of reproduction: male pregnancy, which closely resembles the pregnancy of female mammals, including humans. Brooklyn CollegeBiology Professor Tony Wilson and an international team of researchers have taken a major step toward answering the question of whether the structures of complex reproductive systems—like the seahorse’s—reflect a common genetic architecture. The […]

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  • Feirstein First Class

    September 3, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Texas native Amanda Reyes studied acting for three years at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, where she went on audition after audition for what she says were the most stereotypical Latina roles. “I thought, I can make better scripts than this,” says Reyes. “I can make films that represent us […]

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  • NYC Cultural Immersion Preps International Students for Global Professions

    August 20, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Andrea Tzili Apango is one of just six women in a class of 26 students majoring in engineering and technology at Universidad Politécnica de Puebla in Mexico. She is keenly aware of her status as a minority in the STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) discipline. But instead of feeling defeated, she has a plan […]

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  • Brooklyn College School of Business to be Named for Philanthropist Murray Koppelman ’57

    July 14, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– In recognition of over $15 million mobilized to support Brooklyn College’s School of Business, CUNY trustees have approved the naming of the school in honor of prominent philanthropist Murray Koppelman ’57.  The funds raised will advance accreditation and enhance excellence.  When the accreditation process is complete, the Koppelman School will be the only accredited […]

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  • Summer in the City

    July 14, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Wendy Li Wu, a junior majoring in accounting and business management and finance, understands keenly that getting good internships, attending industry events and networking with professionals are all essential to preparing for a career in financial services. So when she heard about the Summer Financial Careers Academy she knew she had to apply. “I […]

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  • Brooklyn College Graduates over 4,000 Students at 90th Commencement Exercises

    July 14, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Keynoting the Master’s Ceremony I on May 27, for graduates in the Schools of Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and Visual, Media, and Performing Arts, was noted composer David Amram, who was awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts. Appointed by Leonard Bernstein as the first Composer in Residence for the […]

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  • Poetry Is an Astronaut

    July 14, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Immediately when Matthew Burgess ’01, walks into the classroom in P.S. 51, a bright new building on the edge of Hell’s Kitchen in Manhattan, about 25 second graders jump up from their desks and excitedly yell, “Hi Mr. Matt!” Burgess, a full-time lecturer in the English department who teaches creative writing and composition, […]

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  • Gi60, the World’s First International One-Minute Play Festival, Celebrates 11 Years with 150 Plays Staged in Brooklyn, Britain, and New Zealand

    July 14, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– The annual Gi60: International One-Minute Play Festival, hosted by Brooklyn College’s Department of Theater and Leeds University in the United Kingdom, will celebrate its 11th year from June 11 – June 13, 2015 by offering 150 original plays in three international locations, including Brooklyn College, Leeds University in the U.K., and the Hagley Theatre School […]

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  • Meet Our Salutatorian

    May 21, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Gisely Colón-López will receive her bachelor of arts degree in Puerto Rican and Latino studies, with a minor in anthropology and archaeology, at this year’s baccalaureate commencement ceremony, where she will also give the salutation before an audience of thousands. “It feels like a dream I never realized was possible,” says Colón-López, who was […]

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  • Meet Our Valedictorian

    May 21, 2015 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Ever since middle school, Joshua V. Kurian knew he wanted to be a doctor. He will begin to make that vision a reality when he enters medical school this fall, but not before he bids Brooklyn College farewell while holding onto one of the highest distinctions of all: valedictorian of the Class of 2015. […]

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