• Brooklyn College Confers More Than 4,100 Degrees, Highest Number in Three Decades

    June 3, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn College conferred the largest number of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and advanced certificates in the past three decades at back-to-back Commencement Exercises held on June 1 and 2.

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  • Big Papa in Italy: Photos of Hemingway Shown at Library

    June 2, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Guests at the May 23 opening of Hemingway’s Veneto, a photography exhibition at the Brooklyn College Library, could be forgiven for thinking that they had, at least momentarily, been transported to Italy, what with the Italian general consul, Francesco Maria Talò, walking about the room and an appetizing spread of fine Italian wine and Piave cheese. On the library walls, scene upon scene of Ernest Hemingway enjoying life in Venice and among the surrounding hillsides captivated viewers.

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  • Broadway Shows Are Now in SEEK Students’ Playbook

    May 27, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Thanks to a joint program between CUNY and the nonprofit Theatre Development Fund (TDF), SEEK students are partaking in a quintessential New York experience — attending a Broadway show. For many, it’s their first taste of live theater.

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  • Rhodes Scholar Zujaja Tauqeer Will Address Baccalaureate Commencement

    May 27, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Rhodes Scholar Zujaja Tauqeer has garnered yet another honor: As the 2011 undergraduate class representative, the Pakistan-born student will address her fellow graduates at the June 2 Commencement Exercises.

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  • Students Earn Credit by Teaching English and Civic Lessons to Immigrants

    May 25, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Nadine Alexander, a senior health and nutrition sciences student who has been accepted to Johns Hopkins, recently accomplished something that took her outside the realm of her major: She taught English and civic lessons in the same setting to immigrants. As one of the Brooklyn College student facilitators in the We Are New York program, Alexander not only provided a valuable service, she also received credit for community service for her effort.

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  • SEEK Professor Wins Fulbright-Hays Award to Study in North Africa

    May 24, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Judith Corbett Carter, an assistant professor in the SEEK Department, wants to help the Brooklyn College community celebrate its religious diversity. After a trip to Morocco and Tunisia, funded by the Fulbright-Hays Program, she will be able to do just that.

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  • Historian’s First Book Wins a Place on the Pulitzer Prize Finalists List

    May 9, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Michael Rawson is a realist. When Harvard University Press submitted his first book, Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston, to the Pulitzer Prize board, the assistant professor of history considered it unlikely that a first-time author would win the prestigious award with an environmental history of the capital of Massachusetts.

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  • School of Education Professor Takes On the Headlines

    April 29, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Public schools, their teachers and the unions that represent them have recently come under fire across the country. Stephan F. Brumberg, a professor in the School of Education and head of the Educational Leadership Program, answered some questions about the best way to deal with layoffs, the viability of teachers unions and why he believes public schools are ultimately set up to fail.

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  • Future Media Moguls Get a Head Start

    April 27, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    Even when the job market is healthy, the media business is one of the toughest fields to break in to. Today, it’s even harder. That’s why the Media and Entertainment Networking Night, hosted by the Magner Center for Career Development and Internships on April 6, was so critical — and so useful —for Brooklyn College students eager to enter the field.

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  • Library Celebrates Campus Page Turners

    April 22, 2011 | Brooklyn College

    It was an event that even President Karen L. Gould couldn’t keep herself from cheering about.

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