• Honors Student Wins November CUNY Photo Contest

    December 2, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    She’s a member of the Macaulay Honors College and the Bulldogs swim team. She rides horses and volunteers with GallopNYC, a nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic horseback riding to children with developmental, emotional, social and physical challenges. And now senior Catherine Chan has been acknowledged for her photographic prowess.

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  • Scholarships and Financial Aid Protect Students From CUNY Tuition Increase

    November 29, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn College announced today that it is taking steps to ensure an education of superior quality remains accessible to current and future students as tuition costs rise across the City University of New York. Yesterday, CUNY announced that tuition at all of its campuses will increase by $300 annually for the next four years in order to make up in part for reductions in public funding over the past several years.

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  • Brooklyn College Establishes Four New Schools

    September 20, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    As the new academic year gets under way, President Karen L. Gould officially welcomed the founding deans of four new schools, completing the final stage of an ambitious academic reorganization started less than two years ago. Together with the existing School of Education, created in 1971, the new structure will streamline the college’s operations, raise the profile of its nationally recognized academic programs, and expand partnership opportunities in Brooklyn and beyond.

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  • A Trip to Honduras on Medical Brigade Changes Lives for Both Students and Locals

    August 23, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    For most people, a trip to Honduras revolves around reef diving, Mayan ruins and visits to biological reserves. For a group of 23 Brooklyn College students, however, it involved something much more meaningful.

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  • Brooklyn College Ranks Among Top Schools for Diversity, Value

    August 15, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    The votes are in: Brooklyn College is among the best schools in the country. Once again, rankings of U.S. colleges and universities released by prestigious companies such as the Princeton Review and Forbes include Brooklyn College among the nation’s best.

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  • Interdepartmental Collaboration Results in Striking — and Fiscally Responsible — Overhaul of Television Studio

    August 11, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    When Brooklyn College’s 2010 newscast was named regional winner in the Society for Professional Journalists contest and took second place in the nation, Emmy Award winner Barbara Nevins Taylor, the course instructor and an investigative reporter for Fox News in New York, got an idea.

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  • Green-Wood Cemetery Becomes Stage and Classroom

    July 8, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Green-Wood Cemetery – one of the country’s most beautiful final resting spots – is taking on new life as a second campus of Brooklyn College.

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  • Annual Science Research Day Draws Record Number of Entries

    June 16, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    When some 300 students, faculty and staff participated in this spring’s 21st Science Research Day at Brooklyn College, they set a new record for the annual event: They presented 137 research posters on topics in such fields as biology, environmental science and psychology — a record high.

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  • Brooklyn College Breaks Ground on New Performing Arts Center

    June 8, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    When President Karen L. Gould dug a shovel into the ground outside Gershwin Hall on May 13, she officially began Brooklyn College’s latest construction project: a new performing arts center.

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  • 50th Anniversary Class Reflects on How It Was, and How It Has Changed

    June 7, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    It was a year when egg creams with Fox’s U-Bet chocolate syrup and hot salted pretzels were all the rage among the college set in Brooklyn. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was inaugurated as the country’s 35th president. The Berlin Wall was constructed. A fast-food restaurant called McDonald’s was beginning to pop up all across the landscape. Civil rights activists known as Freedom Riders, who were mostly from colleges across the country, rode interstate buses into the South in order to test local laws and customs that enforced segregation. And it was a year when more than a few students met and fell in love.

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