Macaulay Honors College

Pulitizer Prize-Winning Cartoonist Garry Trudeau is Macaulay’s 2017 Commencement Speaker

April 21, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at CUNY proudly announces that Garry Trudeau, the first comic strip artist to win a Pulitzer Prize, will serve as the 2017 Commencement speaker. Trudeau will address Macaulay’s 500 graduates on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 3pm at the United Palace Theater in upper Manhattan. “We are thrilled to have Garry Trudeau […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Named a 2017 Truman Scholar

April 13, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College

Claire Lynch, ’18, a student at Macaulay Honors College at City College, has been named a 2017 Harry S. Truman Scholar. Lynch’s award includes a grant of $30,000 towards tuition for her graduate studies and a number of professional development opportunities in public service leadership. The Bayview, Long Island junior, who has a double-major in […]

Fulbright Scholarships for Four Macaulay Honors College Students

April 6, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that Maneesha Bhugwansing, ’14 (Baruch College), Norine Chan, ’17 (Hunter College ) John Wetmore, ’17 (Hunter) and Alexandra (Sasha) Whittaker,’17 (City College) have received Fulbright Scholarship awards. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 […]

@Macaulay Author Series Writer Describes Being Raised by a 60’s Radical

March 31, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the @Macaulay Author Series will host professor and author Peter Andreas (Smuggler Nation), who has written the book Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution. The book tells the story of Andreas’ complicated childhood and relationship with his mother, a 1950s housewife turned radical feminist and Marxist. Influenced by changing […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Accepted to 11 Medical Schools

March 30, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College

Chelsea Batista, a senior at Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, has received a remarkable 11 acceptances to top medical schools. Her initial goal was to get in to just one, but the past few weeks have seen letter after letter of acceptance arriving in her mailbox. “When the first acceptance came in from SUNY […]

Macaulay Honors College Leads City Nature Challenge for Citizen Scientists

March 22, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College

Start spreading the news! CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College invites New Yorkers to help find all of the creatures that call our city home by joining a citizen scientist effort from April 14-18. Anyone who lives in, or visits the 5 boroughs of New York during that time period is asked to photograph and share pictures […]

Macaulay Honors College Students Win Fulbright Awards

March 22, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that John Wetmore, ’17 (Hunter College) and Alexandra (Sasha) Whittaker,’17 (City College) have received Fulbright Scholarship awards. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. Sasha Whittaker is […]

TEDxCUNY 2017 Conference To Take Place at the New York Hall of Science

March 1, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College

TEDxCUNY at the City University of New York and Macaulay Honors College announce the third annual TEDxCUNY 2017 Conference. The conference will take place March 10, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, at the New York Hall of Science , a prestigious institution that has long supported ideas for creativity and innovation. TEDxCUNY 2017 […]

Supporting Excellence Conference at Macaulay Honors College Is Dedicated to Community Care

January 27, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York presents its 6th Annual Supporting Excellence conference on February 10, 2017. The program this year, from 11am-3pm, is dedicated to questions of empowerment, inclusion, and community. The event will be a welcome space for students of undocumented immigration status. Supporting Excellence is free and open to […]

NY Times Journalist Frank Bruni Presents His New Book “A Meatloaf in Every Oven” at Macaulay Honors College

January 9, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, the @Macaulay Author Series presents New York Times journalist Frank Bruni and his new book A Meatloaf in Every Oven: Two Chatty Cooks, One Iconic Dish and Dozens of Recipes – From Mom’s to Mario Batali. The title is quite a mouthful, and there’s more than enough to chew on […]

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 […]