Macaulay Honors College

@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.

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; […]