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  • The American Friends of the Open University of Israel Honor Brooklyn College President Christoph M. Kimmich

    June 14, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — The American Friends of the Open University of Israel recently honored Brooklyn College President Christoph M. Kimmich at its annual gala held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Kimmich was presented with the award on June 6th, in recognition of an influential and longstanding career in public higher education. The annual award, […]

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  • Brooklyn College Breaks Ground on Long-Awaited West Quad Project

    June 14, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — In ceremonies on the campus construction site on May 12, Brooklyn College broke ground for the $115 million West Quad Project, scheduled for completion in 2008. The new building will house the Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, and a number of student services departments, including admissions, financial […]

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  • John Hamill Appointed Director of Communications at Brooklyn College

    June 14, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — Brooklyn College has appointed John P. Hamill, a longtime communications professional and member of a celebrated Brooklyn literary family, as director of communications. Hamill will be responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive communications strategy for the College with an emphasis on raising the public awareness and the visibility of […]

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  • Brooklyn College Wins $3.2 Million NIH Grant to Support Research on Cancer, Malaria, and Lead Poisoning

    June 9, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — Brooklyn College has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support an improved science research infrastructure that will allow students more resources in fighting some of the world’s most urgent health care challenges: developing anticancer drugs, controlling malaria-bearing mosquitoes, and understanding how lead poisons children. Five Brooklyn […]

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  • Brooklyn College Mid-East Scholar Matthew MacLean Receives Fulbright Fellowship

    June 8, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — Brooklyn College graduate student and Edward R. Murrow High School history teacher Matthew MacLean has been awarded a 2006 Fulbright Fellowship to conduct an oral history in the United Arab Emirates among longtime residents. In the past forty years these older residents have seen the nation transform from a sleepy collection of […]

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  • Brooklyn College Department of Theater Presents Gone in 60 Secs, June 16-18

    June 7, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Theater Festival Features Fifty Plays by Fifty Playwrights, Each Lasting No More Than a Minute Brooklyn, NY — Following the unprecedented success of last year’s theater festival, Harrogate Theatre of England and Brooklyn College of New York will present Gone in 60 Secs ’06, the world’s first interactive international one-minute play festival. The third year […]

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  • 2006 Brooklyn College Commencement to Honor Alumni in the Arts, June 1

    May 31, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — Brooklyn College will celebrate its longstanding commitment to the performing arts by honoring outstanding musicians and theater professionals at its eighty-first Commencement Exercises on Thursday, June 1, at 10:30 a.m. on the campus Quadrangle. The honorees include musicians Randy Weston and Arturo O’Farrill (class of 1996); theater producer Woodie King, Jr. (MFA, […]

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  • Forty Students Inducted into the Brooklyn College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa

    May 31, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — The Brooklyn College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will hold its annual induction ceremony for new members, June 1 in the Brooklyn College Student Center at 1 p.m. Professor Sara Reguer, chairperson of the Judaic Studies Department is the invited guest speaker. The event is free and open to the public. This […]

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  • Midwood and Brooklyn Tech High School Teachers to Receive the Karel Rose Prize for Teaching Excellence at Brooklyn College, May 30

    May 25, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — Brooklyn College will recognize Paul Hoftzyer, a chemistry teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School, and Carmine Russotti, a music teacher at Midwood High School, winners of the Karel Rose Prize for Teaching Excellence. Hoftzyer was nominated for the award by his former student, Brooklyn College senior Christine Choi, and Russotti was nominated […]

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  • Center for the Study of Brooklyn Hosts a Discussion of Housing Displacement in Brooklyn, June 9

    May 22, 2006 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — While the influx of wealthy young professionals has helped to rejuvenate many Brooklyn neighborhoods in recent years, the accompanying increase in housing costs across the borough has made living in Brooklyn much more expensive. Many longtime Brooklynites, unable to afford the higher rents, are being forced to move. These trends will be […]

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