• Brooklyn College’s First Rhodes Scholar Works to Boost Today’s Students

    April 3, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    Two decades after becoming Brooklyn College’s first Rhodes Scholar, Lisette Nieves ’92 has returned to her alma mater as a member of the faculty.

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  • Adjunct Scores $20,000 Fellowship to Study Religion in Africa, West Indies

    April 2, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    Ned Sublette, an adjunct instructor in the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, will be traveling to Angola and Haiti starting this summer to report on how indigenous religions are reflected in music, thanks to a fellowship he received from the University of Southern California – Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

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  • Research Council Honors Two Brooklyn College Women

    March 26, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    If the global society views women differently, from a more enlightened perspective, much of the credit can be assigned to Marge Magner ‘69 and Associate Professor Barbara Winslow, two of 30 leaders who were honored by the National Council for Research on Women. The distinction put them in the company of luminaries like CNN reporter Soledad O’Brien and law professor Anita Hill.

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  • Stacey Brenner-Moyer Wins Early Career Grant

    March 23, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    The development of nonmetal, environmentally friendly catalysts is a relatively new area of chemical research, and with a major grant from the National Science Foundation, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Stacey E. Brenner-Moyer can make some critical advancements in this emerging field.

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  • The Places Around Us — Like We’ve Never Heard Before

    March 22, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    They have an app for where you’re at — a smartphone application that packages storytelling, history and technology by pinning stories to physical locations on a map, from Australia to New Orleans and everywhere in between.

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  • Female Power in the Theater

    March 19, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    Four Brooklyn College alumnae, all prominent members of New York’s experimental theater scene, recently participated in a panel on that discussed female theater artists — and their consistent underrepresentation on American stages.

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  • Students Gain Say in How Brooklyn College Spends Part of Its Budget

    March 15, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    In its long list of accomplishments, Brooklyn College just added another historical milestone when it became the first higher education institution in the United States to implement a participatory budgeting project, which will enable all students to determine how to spend a portion of the funds allocated to the student government — at least $20,000.

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  • Tomás López-Pumarejo Scores Prestigious Visiting Professorship in Barcelona

    March 14, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    Professor of Finance and Business Management Tomás A. López-Pumarejo knows perfectly well how much technology has changed the way that people work. To prove it, he decided to head off to the beach in Miami this semester while teaching a few online courses, including one on how to effectively incorporate Web 2.0 applications into the workplace. Later this spring, López-Pumarejo will take those lessons of technology and flexibility to Spain.

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  • The Artwork of Marion Greenstone ’46 Wins Acclaim in Italy

    March 14, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    At last year’s 54th Venice Biennale, one of the world’s most highly respected art exhibitions, Brooklyn College made a lasting impression. Thousands of art lovers came to marvel at the work of Marion Greenstone ’46, an artist whose influence on the modern art world is only now coming to light. It was the first exhibition of her work since her death in 2005.

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  • Doug Boyer Wins $50,000 Grant to Create a Database of Bones

    March 12, 2012 | Brooklyn College

    Doug Boyer has always liked bones. Now, thanks to a $50,000 CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering (J-FRASE), the assistant professor of archaeology and anthropology will be able to build a database of bones and share that information with researchers around the world.

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