• Author and Illustrator of New Basquiat Children’s Book Visits Brooklyn College

    December 14, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    On the second floor of the Student Center, Javaka Steptoe warms up the audience—roughly 100 fifth graders who came from P.S. 119 just a few blocks from the college—with a brief introduction to the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. “He was colorful and even kind of sloppy,” says Steptoe, the author and illustrator of a book released […]

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  • Carol L. Zicklin Honors Academy Chair Crosses Disciplines to Explore the Intersection of Disabilities and Performance

    December 7, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Professor Brenda Foley has been a globetrotter for much of her life. “My dad was in the Navy so I have a little of everything from everywhere,” says the new Carol L. Zicklin Honors Academy Chair and visiting professor of theater at Brooklyn College. And that includes Jacksonville, Florida, where she was born; England, where […]

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  • Students Gain Hands-on Media Production Experience During Study Abroad in South Korea

    September 23, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Students traveled to Dongguk University in Seoul, South Korea, this summer for an intensive tutorial in media production taught by award-winning Brooklyn College Department of Television and Radio Adjunct Associate Professor Young Cheong ’00 M.F.A. Media Production and Cultural Studies in South Korea is a 20-day class in which students are introduced to the fundamentals of […]

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  • U.S. News & World Report Gives Brooklyn College High Marks in Latest “Best Colleges” Ranking

    September 14, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn College appeared in the top 25 listing of public colleges and universities on the 2017 U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” ranking. The college also ranked in the top 100 in the “Regional Universities North” category at #75, up 11 slots from its 2016 position. U.S. News & World Report ranks colleges based on […]

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  • Columbia University Ph.D. Candidate Lisa Del Sol Reflects on How Brooklyn College Prepped Her for Success

    September 13, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    The Honors Academy. Phi Beta Kappa. The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. The CUNY Pipeline Program Fellowship. Columbia University-bound. Name an accolade and it is likely that Lisa Del Sol ’16 is a recipient of it. The accomplished graduate reflected upon all she has achieved at Brooklyn College—achievements that she says were attained with the help […]

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  • Brooklyn College Continues Its Streak as One of the Princeton Review’s “Best Colleges” in the Nation

    September 13, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn College was ranked one of the premiere institutions of higher learning in the country in the Princeton Review’s The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition. The college has consistently ranked as a top American school by the Review for over a decade. The latest rankings add to the college’s long list of distinctions. According to […]

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  • Education Without Borders

    September 8, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn College is the crossroads of the world. Just ask Assistant Dean for Academic Programs Lucas Rubin. “We’ve had a busy summer with about 190 students from three separate countries,” says Rubin, who explained that this was an outgrowth of the college’s American Language Academy program. This year, the college welcomed 48 undergraduate students from […]

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  • Open Kitchen Luncheon Celebrates Campus Diversity Through Global Cuisine

    September 1, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    As part of the U.S. Department of State celebration of International Education Week, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISS), together with the Brooklyn College Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences and the Brooklyn College Health and Nutrition Science Club hosted an Open Kitchen luncheon on November 15 in Roosevelt Hall to celebrate […]

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  • Television and Radio Alumni Bring Brooklyn to South Korea

    August 31, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Stuart MacLelland ’87 M.F.A. spent a week at the Korea University of Media Arts (KUMA) teaching courses in television production, after being invited to do so by a KUMA delegation that included Mira Kim ’07 M.F.A., a KUMA faculty member and MacLelland’s former student.  MacLelland—an award-winning professor, acting associate provost for academic programs, and former […]

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  • Internationally Recognized Haitian Scholar and Author Jean Eddy Saint Paul, Ph.D. Welcomed as Founding Director of New CUNY Haitian Studies Institute

    August 25, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Internationally noted scholar and author Jean Eddy Saint Paul, Ph.D. was officially welcomed as the founding director of the new CUNY Haitian Studies Institute (CUNY-HSI) at Brooklyn College in an Aug. 24 reception on the college’s campus. The CUNY-HSI will be a leading institute in the nation, contributing to the body of knowledge about Haitians […]

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