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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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  • Noted International Chemist Was One of Brooklyn College’s Own

    August 25, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    On August 19, a symposium was held in memory of former Brooklyn College chemistry professor Roberto Sánchez-Delgado. Known for his groundbreaking work in organometallic chemistry and key role as a weapons inspector for the United Nations, Sánchez-Delgado passed away on December 13, 2015, after a prolonged battle with renal cancer. The daylong event, organized by […]

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  • Empathy Is a Cognitive, Not Sensory Experience, Says Psychology Professor Anjali Krishnan

    August 25, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Assistant Professor Anjali Krishnan of the Brooklyn College Department of Psychology, along with a group of researchers, has recently published a study that examines the neural basis of empathy. The National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study determined that empathizing and understanding the pain of others is not experienced as an instinctive, automatic process, but as […]

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  • The Brooklyn College Geology Society Gets a Rock Solid Education in the Bahamas

    August 24, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Most people take a trip to the Bahamas to relax, but not the members of the Brooklyn College Geology Society. The group visited the country in May, just before finals, as a part of an extracurricular activity to gather samples and study the landscape of Andros, the largest and least inhabited of the 26 islands […]

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  • MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow and Brooklyn College English Professor Ben Lerner Named CUNY Distinguished Professor

    August 23, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    English Professor Ben Lerner, a 2015 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow, and a world-renowned writer, has been appointed as Distinguished Professor of English at Brooklyn College, the highest ranking a CUNY professor can earn. The CUNY Board of Trustees named Lerner, along with three other CUNY professors, at a meeting earlier this summer.   “Professor Lerner is […]

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  • Brooklyn College Students Dig Their Studies in the ‘Valley of the Dinosaurs’

    August 9, 2016 | Brooklyn College, Uncategorized

    Four New York City students find themselves in the mountain states of Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota. They are mostly camping in the open plains. There’s brutal summer heat and very little shade, but plenty of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and instant coffee. No trains, no bodegas, and hardly any people. Just an eerie […]

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  • Brooklyn College Alumna Amy Fox ’05 M.F.A. Debuts Woman-centric Wall Street Thriller “Equity” (Sony Pictures Classics)

    August 2, 2016 | Brooklyn College

    Playwright and screenwriter Amy Fox ’05 M.F.A. says that the idea for the film Equity (Sony Pictures Classics), which premiered July 29, came out of conversations she had with actor-producers Sarah Megan Thomas and Alysia Reiner about the lack of strong roles for women, specifically that of female protagonists in what they call “Wall Street […]

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