Macaulay Honors College

Two Macaulay Honors College Students Receive Gilman International Scholarships

August 1, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay  Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates Devin Lee ’17 (Queens College) and Winnie Shen ’18 (Hunter College) for winning the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program goal is to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might […]

Billionaire Businessman Discusses CUNY Gift for Macaulay Honors College

July 26, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

In an interview posted to Yahoo!Finance on July 21, 2016, William E. Macaulay, the chairman of the Macaulay Honors College Foundation Board, discussed why he donated $30 million to the City University of New York to make the honors college possible. Andy Serwer, Yahoo Finance’ editor-in-chief, conducted the interview. Read more about Bill Macaulay here. […]

Class of 2016 Urged to “Give Back” at Macaulay Honors College Commencement Ceremony

June 9, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Hundreds of seniors at Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York received a warm send-off after they braved the rain walking to Lincoln Center for their commencement on June 8, 2016 as the school celebrated its 15-year anniversary. Students heard a common theme from graduation speakers, which is to share their good fortune […]

Macaulay Honors College Classmates: From Hunter to Harvard

May 27, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that two of its alumnae, who both graduated from Macaulay at Hunter College in 2011, received post-graduate degrees from Harvard University on May 26, 2016.  Xevion Baptiste received her Master’s degree in Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School […]

Two Macaulay Honors College Students Win Critical Language Scholarships

May 25, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates sophomore  Alexandra Ehrreich (John Jay College) and junior Alina Shen (City College) for winning  Critical Language Scholarships (CLS).  Ehrreich will study Arabic in Amman, Jordan and Shen will study Mandarin in Taiwan.  CLS is an intensive overseas language study program sponsored by the U.S. […]

He’s Working on That Migraine for You

May 25, 2016 | City College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

MIGRAINE headaches throb painfully, sometimes triggering nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to sound and light. They can be incapacitating.

Relearning Her Mother Tongue

May 25, 2016 | City College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

ALINA SHEN GREW UP speaking Mandarin at home, but her fluency slipped as she went through New York City’s public schools. “They didn’t have the resources to support instruction in Chinese,” she says.

Depressed? She Has an App for That

May 24, 2016 | Brooklyn College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

CAN DEPRESSION be diminished by using a brain-training app? That was the question asked – and, in a pilot trial, positively answered – by an app that Rebecca Baron (Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, ’18) designed during an internship at Mount Sinai Hospital

Can Math Applications Add Up to World Peace?

May 24, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Queens College, Salute to Scholars

TAMAR LICHTER faces the delightful quandary of being pulled in opposite directions by her love of mathematics. Will she head into pure mathematics or applied mathematics? Luckily, she’s pretty good at both.

Macaulay Senior Wins Yenching Scholarship to Study in China

May 18, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates Ariel Yardeni ’16 (Hunter College) for winning the prestigious Yenchning Scholarship. The Yenching Academy of Peking University builds bridges between China and the world through an interdisciplinary Master’s program in China Studies for outstanding graduates from all over the globe. Ariel is majoring in […]

Macaulay Students Win Gilman International Scholarships to Study Abroad

May 17, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay  Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates juniors Saffia Rahimtoola (City College),  Lubna Rahmani (Baruch College), and Christine Zhou (Baruch College) for winning the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program goal is to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions […]

Four Theatrical Titans Discuss Diversity in the Performing Arts in NYC

May 4, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

  As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York welcomes New York City’s most innovative cultural leaders:  Katy Clark, President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, where Hamilton began; and Niegel Smith, Artistic Director of The Flea Theater. […]

Five Macaulay Honors College Students Win Salk Scholarships

April 29, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates seniors Alex Bonilla (City College), Danielle Cohen (Queens College), Muhddesa Lakhana (City College) Christos Mouzakitis (Queens College) and alumna Jennifer Zagelbaum ’15 (Hunter College) for receiving CUNY’s Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. The Salk Scholarship identifies students entering the fields of medicine and the biological […]

Macaulay Honors College Alumnae Win Fulbright Awards

April 27, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that alumnae Yvette Deane ’15 (Queens College), Karen Du ’15 (Hunter College) and Leanne Tory-Murphy ’15 (Hunter College) have received Fulbright awards. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and […]

Macaulay Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

April 21, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

  Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that juniors Tamar Lichter  (Queens College) Paulina R. Librizzi  (City College), and sophomore  Ellianna Schwab  (City College) each received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  Naomi Gaggi  ’16 (College of Staten Island) and Jacob Hamer ’17 (Hunter College) were runners-up. The Barry […]

Author Chris Cleave Presents His New Book at Macaulay Honors College Event

April 21, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

On May 4th, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes celebrated novelist Chris Cleave (Little Bee) to read from and discuss his new book, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven. With World War II as the tumultuous setting, Cleave weaves together the lives of three characters:  Mary, a young socialite assigned to teach underprivileged young children evacuated from London; […]

Policing Reproduction: A Symposium at Macaulay Honors College

April 20, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York and Professor Elizabeth Reis host a free, public symposium, Policing Reproduction, to discuss the erosion of rights facing pregnant women on May 15 and May 16. This symposium will bring together a diverse range of scholars, students, and the public to discuss alarming trends in […]

Food Studies Scholar and Consumer Advocate Marion Nestle Is Macaulay Commencement Speaker

April 18, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York, celebrating its 15-year anniversary, announces that noted food studies scholar Marion Nestle, the Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, will be its 2016 guest commencement speaker. Dr. Nestle also will receive an Honorary Doctor […]

Macaulay Honors College Welcomes Three Cultural Leaders to Discuss Arts in NYC

April 11, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York welcomes three of New York City’s most innovative cultural leaders:  Katy Clark, President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, where Hamilton began; and Niegel Smith, Artistic Director of The Flea […]

Author Curtis Sittenfeld Presents Her New Book at Macaulay Honors College

April 11, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

On April 27, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes best-selling author Curtis Sittenfeld (Prep, American Wife) to read from and discuss her new novel, Eligible, a modern take on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. This event is Curtis Sittenfeld’s only New York appearance to launch her book. Set in very contemporary New York, Los Angeles, and […]