Macaulay Honors College

NY1 Anchor and Media Veterans Offer Advice on Working in Communications

December 8, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Alumni of Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York present a panel discussion on how students can land a job in communications. The event takes place on February 8, 2017 at 6pm at Macaulay. Students will receive advice from members currently working in the media about what to expect as they begin […]

Call for Submissions for 9th Annual CUNY Film Festival in 2017

December 7, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

The ninth annual CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College is now open for submissions. Each year, Macaulay Honors College and the Macaulay New Media & Digital Lab showcase the best new work in film and media at CUNY. The deadline for submissions is midnight, February 24, 2017. The festival is open to all current […]

Macaulay Honors College Hires Dr. Miriam Korn As Part of Its Wellness Services

December 6, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that it has hired Miriam Korn, Psy.D. as clinical psychologist to provide mental health services at the college. Dr. Korn will see Macaulay students on a 1-1 basis and also lead group therapy sessions. The clinical psychologist’s hiring is part of […]

Two Macaulay Students Win Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

December 5, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates Nabil Ahmed Khatri ’17 (City College) and Michelle Sheu ’18 (Baruch College and CUNY BA) for winning the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the Spring 2017 semester. They join Devin Lee ’17 (Queens College) and Winnie Shen ’18 (Hunter College) who received the […]

The @Macaulay Author Series Presents Laurence Bergreen and His New Book on Casanova

November 16, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

On December 5, 2016, the @Macaulay Author Series presents Laurence Bergreen and his new book Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius. Bergreen, also known for his biographies of Christopher Columbus, Marco Polo, Ferdinand Magellan, among others, tells the full story of Giacomo Casanova, an 18th century figure whose libidinous reputation and name have become […]

Macaulay and CUNY Faculty Discuss Their New Books on Nature and the Environment

November 14, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York presents a discussion on new books from CUNY professors and others that look at nature and the environment. The presentation, to be moderated by Macaulay Dean Mary C. Pearl, includes Macaulay Director at John Jay College Nathan Lents’ book Not So Different;  Macaulay Director at […]

Francine Prose to Present Her New Book “Mister Monkey” at Macaulay Honors College

October 14, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, the @Macaulay Author Series presents best-selling author Francine Prose (Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris, 1932) and her new novel Mister Monkey, recipient of a rave review in The New York Times. The book is a funny and razor-sharp send-up of a hilariously terrible children’s musical theater production off-off-off-Broadway. In […]

@Macaulay Author Series Welcomes Best-Selling Writer’s New Book “Girl Unbroken”

September 20, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 the @Macaulay Author Series presents best-selling author Regina Calcaterra (Etched in Sand), along with her sister Rosie Maloney, who have co-authored Girl Unbroken: A Sister’s Harrowing Story of Survival from the Streets of Long Island to the Farms of Idaho. The book continues the compelling story begun by Calcaterra in Etched in […]

BioBlitz Brings Macaulay Students to Brooklyn Bridge Park

September 15, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Hundreds of students, nature lovers and scientists will participate in the 2016 Macaulay Honors College-Brooklyn Bridge Park BioBlitz on 4pm, Sunday, September 18 through 4pm, Monday September 19, 2016. BioBlitz is a 24-hour biological inventory with a goal to find as many species of organisms as possible. The students, scientists, and volunteers will discover and […]

Macaulay Honors College Receives Highest Rating Among Honors Colleges and Programs

September 14, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

The William E. Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York has received the highest rating among public university honors colleges and programs, earning 5 “mortarboards” out of a possible high score of 5. Macaulay’s rating is among 60 schools nationwide as analyzed and detailed in an upcoming book, Inside Honors: Ratings and […]

Chancellor Milliken Names Dr. Mary Corliss Pearl As Dean of Macaulay Honors College

September 6, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

In a culmination of the 15-year anniversary of the William E. Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York, Chancellor James B. Milliken has named Dr. Mary Corliss Pearl as Dean of the college. Dr. Pearl, who has served as Interim Dean of Macaulay Honors College since Jan. 30, 2016, was selected following […]

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.