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Baruch Alumnus Accepted Into Techstars Start-Up Accelerator to Launch New Business Venture

March 21, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY – March 21, 2014 – Baruch College alumnus Michael Chiang (‘11) was accepted into Techstars’ multi-city accelerator program for his new start-up company, Fitbark. The mobile application, which measures activity levels in dogs, was one of 10 American and Australian companies selected out of thousands for this year’s mobile health-themed accelerator program […]

Baruch College Alumnus Mosharraf Zaidi (MPA ’01) Among World Economic Forum’s Class of 2014 Young Global Leaders

March 18, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College Alumnus Mosharraf Zaidi (MPA ’01) has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a 2014 Young Global Leader, for heading a global campaign to improve the quality of education for children in Pakistan.

Baruch College Welcomes Author Barbara J. Fields

March 17, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences invites you to a talk and book signing with Barbara J. Fields on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.. A Q&A with the author will follow the presentation.

Baruch College’s Black and Latino Studies Department Welcomes Distinguished Journalist Juan Gonzalez March 26

March 13, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY – March 13, 2014 – The Black and Latino Studies Department of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College is hosting a lecture on March 26 by distinguished journalist Juan González titled, “Latinos in the United States: Dissecting Old Myths and Deducing the Future.” González has been a columnist […]

Ray Johnson: Collages of Art, Poetry, Music, and Film

March 11, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College presents the exhibition Ray Johnson: Collages of Art, Poetry, Music, and Film at the Mishkin Gallery from Wednesday, April 9 to May 7, 2014.

Baruch College Hosts Three-Part Discussion Series: Arts, Artists and de Blasio’s New York: Creative Partnerships-Arts, Cultural Organizations and Colleges

March 10, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY-March 10, 2014 – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ran and won on a platform of a “tale of two cities.” His election prompts us to ask what a vision for a more egalitarian society could mean for the arts in our city. The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at […]

Baruch College to Honor DR. Matthew Goldstein and Dr. Lewis Friedman at 25th Annual Baruch Dinner

March 10, 2014 | Baruch College

  NEW YORK, NY- March 10, 2014 – Friends, colleagues and alumni of Baruch College will pay tribute to Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor Emeritus, The City University of New York and Dr. Lewis Friedman, Retired Faculty Member, Baruch College School of Public Affairs during the 25th Annual Bernard Baruch Dinner, Tuesday, April 22 at The Pierre […]

12th Annual SmartPitch Challenge Gives CUNY Student Entrepreneurs a Creative Outlet for Business Ideas

March 10, 2014 | Baruch College, Uncategorized

NEW YORK, NY-March 10, 2014 – Student entrepreneurs throughout the City University of New York (CUNY) are encouraged to sign up for the 12th Annual SmartPitch Challenge, offering a valuable learning experience and $25,000 in prizes. The Smart Pitch Challenge, created by the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise, gives student entrepreneurs an opportunity to create […]

Baruch College Welcomes Brenda Shaughnessy As Spring 2014 Harman Writer-In-Residence

March 10, 2014 | Baruch College

The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College welcomes Brenda Shaughnessy as the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence for the 2014 spring semester.

Baruch College Welcomes Guest Speakers for Ethics Week, March 17-23

March 7, 2014 | Baruch College

  NEW YORK, NY- March 7, 2014 – Baruch College is hosting its annual Ethics Week March 17-23.  Designed by expert faculty to increase student engagement in ethical matters, this year’s Ethics Week features guest speakers and faculty who will lead lectures and discussions on ethical writing, corporate social responsibility, law and corporate communications. EVENT […]

Baruch College Student Ilana Gelb Among 2016 William R. Kenan Scholars

March 6, 2014 | Baruch College

Prestigious Scholarship Awarded to Student Leaders Committed to Public Service NEW YORK, NY- March 6, 2014 –Ilana Gelb, a junior in the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, was recently named as one of four students from the City University of New York to receive the William R. Kenan Scholarship. In the aftermath of […]

Baruch Students Shine at 2013 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge

March 6, 2014 | Baruch College

    NEW YORK, NY- March 6, 2014 – Baruch College students shined during the 2013 Nobel Science Challenge recently presented by the City University of New York (CUNY). At a ceremony held in February, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research honored the winners of the 2013 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. CUNY undergraduates […]

Baruch College Presents Consulting Day for New York City’s Nonprofit Community

March 6, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs and its Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management will host its annual Consulting Day for New York City’s Nonprofit Community on Tuesday, March 18.

Baruch College’s MFE Team Wins Fourth Place in 2014 Rotman National Trading Competition

February 26, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) students won 4th place at 11th Annual Rotman International Trading Competition held February 20-22, 2014.

Baruch College Welcomes Ian Cook, President and CEO of Colgate-Palmolive Company for Business Leadership Lecture

February 25, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College invites you to meet Ian Cook, Chairman, President and CEO of the Colgate-Palmolive Company on Tuesday, March 11, as part of the Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series.

Baruch College Presents “State of Our City Forum”

February 24, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs and City & State invite you to its 4th Annual State of Our City forum to discuss transportation, healthcare, and development on Thursday, February 27.

Baruch College Welcomes Author Joy Ladin

February 19, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s Jewish Studies Center invites you to a talk and book signing with Joy Ladin on Monday, March 17 at 6 p.m.. A Q &A with the author will follow the presentation.

Baruch College and City College of New York Host 1st Annual Idea Brewery Hackathon

February 18, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY – February 18, 2014 – The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College and the  Zahn Center for Entrepreneurship at the City College of New York (CCNY) held the first annual Idea Brewery Hackathon on February 7.  A total of 28 students from both colleges signed up to participate in […]

Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs Hosts Forum on Higher Education Innovation Featuring IBM Executive Stan Litow

February 14, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY – February 14, 2014 – The Higher Education Innovations Project at Baruch College and the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation welcome Stan Litow, IBM’s Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs, as featured guest speaker for the Forum on Higher Education Innovation on February 25. Litow, also President of the IBM […]

Baruch College’s “Truth Be Told” Conference Opens Dialogue Across Industries to Identify False Equivalency

February 11, 2014 | Baruch College

In a media landscape marred by false equivalency, have we lost sight of the existence and value of facts? How are facts identified and tested in medicine, business, law and journalism, and what can we all learn about information quality?