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  • Students, Professors Win Significant Awards

    April 14, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– The 2013–2014 academic year has brought in many awards of distinction for the students and faculty members of Brooklyn College. Eleven Brooklyn College students will have a chance to make their visions of a number of impactful projects a reality through Rosen Fellowships—which give stipends up to $5,000 that allow students to have an […]

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  • He’d Like to Thank the Academy

    April 7, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Even now, it’s still a blur for Mohan Sikka ’06. He just remembers the glitzy outdoor stage. That Shahrukh Khan, a bonafide Bollywood superstar, called his name. “The winner for Best Story is . . .” Then everything started moving in slow motion. “It’s cliché but it was one of those situations where I heard it, […]

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  • Stacey Muhammad Speaks on Trailblazing Women Filmmakers of Color

    March 27, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Filmmaker and activist Stacey Muhammad spoke to a full house in the Brooklyn College Library’s Woody Tanger Auditorium on March 18 as part of “Taking Risks and Blazing Trails: the History of Black Women Filmmakers and Redefining Representations in Film and Media,” an event held in celebration of Women’s History Month. Muhammad led the discussion by […]

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  • Brooklyn College Students Take First Place in Video Festival

    March 27, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Film students Rasa Partin, Ben Remetz, and Andras Roder, beat out 10 other finalists to win top prize in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s 2013/2014 Savvy Credit Video Festival a with their entry “Elevate Your Credit.” Chosen by a panel of industry professionals, the first-place video shows the pitfalls of irresponsible credit use versus the […]

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  • Women’s Basketball Team Becomes Powerhouse

    March 27, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– The Brooklyn College women’s basketball team has transformed from an up-and-coming program, to that of a local powerhouse, as the squad just completed their sixth consecutive winning season, and third straight 20-win year. The Bulldogs finished the 2013–2014 season with an overall mark of 22-8, two games short of the most wins in the program’s history, […]

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  • Cheerleading Captures Eighth CUNYAC Title

    March 27, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– The Brooklyn College Bulldogs cheerleading team captured its eighth conference crown in program history at the 27th annual City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Cheerleading Competition, held at the APEX on Lehman College campus. The Bulldogs earned their title following an impressive and flawless performance consisting of flips and jumps. Overall, the difficulty level […]

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  • The Universal Language

    March 10, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– On November 28, 2013, when his fellow citizens were celebrating Thanksgiving in the United States, Alexander Eisenhauer, a sophomore at the Conservatory of Music, was in Havana, Cuba, recruiting local musicians to rehearse and play his composition on stage. He was there to premiere “Inhibitions,” a composition for chamber ensemble, at the Eight International Linguistics Conference. […]

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  • Schachar Langlev ’06 Wins Sundance Award

    March 10, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– Capturing the Sundance 2014 Audience award for the documentary Alive Inside is a milestone on a journey that began for its director Michael Rossato-Bennett and director of photography, Shachar Langlev ’06, with a YouTube video. The documentary, which highlights the ongoing work of Dan Cohen, a social worker who uses iPods as therapeutic tools in nursing homes, reveals […]

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  • Political Science Prof. Wins NAACP Image Award

    February 25, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    BROOKLYN, NY– If Jeanne Theoharis was a bit surprised to find out that Rosa Parks was more militant than most people realized, the Brooklyn College political science professor was shocked that the book she wrote about the icon earned much international acclaim and now, an Image Award from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Theoharis took home […]

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  • Dispatches from Egypt

    February 18, 2014 | Brooklyn College

    Abdalla Hassan ’94 believes that “every stop in life’s journey guides the course of our lives” and his years at Brooklyn College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in history, helped him to discover what mattered to him most. “I was an idealist,” says Hassan. “I felt I could change the world. I was attracted […]

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