Macaulay Honors College

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 […]

Macaulay Honors College Students Named NYC Urban Fellows

April 7, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that senior Jake Levin (Brooklyn College) and Thomas Rachko ’15 (Hunter College) have been selected for the NYC Urban Fellows Program for 2016-17. The program is designed to introduce America’s finest college students and graduates to local government and public service.  […]

WNET Channel 13 To Show Two Films From the 2016 CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay

April 6, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

The 2016 CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York will have two film submissions shown this month on WNET Channel 13, New York’s PBS station. WNET will show the first winning film on Saturday, April 9 after which voting will take place for the second film through Wednesday, […]

Macaulay Honors College Junior Alina Shen Wins a Critical Language Scholarship

April 4, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates Alina Shen ’17 (City College) who has won a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Mandarin in Taiwan. CLS is an intensive overseas language study program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is part of a […]

Macaulay Students and Alumni Receive Goldwater, Rangel, NSF and CLS Awards

April 1, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is proud to announce various award-winners for its high-achieving students. Senior Antonios “Andoni” Mourdoukoutas (City College) has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award (NSF). The NSF program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math who are pursuing […]

CUNY, Cornell Tech, and Founding Partner Verizon Announce Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in NY Initiative

March 21, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, The University

CUNY, Cornell Tech, and founding partner Verizon Communications today announced a new tech education initiative targeting young women in the undergraduate and graduate school pipeline that aims to increase the number of women working in technology.

2016 CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay to Showcase Diversity and Social Justice Issues

March 18, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that the 2016 CUNY Film Festival, now in its eighth year, will take place April 16 at Macaulay. This year’s festival features social justice, urban life, assimilation, and globalization themes, expressed through innovative animation, comedy, and other dramatic representation.  Student organizers […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Competes to Become Miss America

March 17, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

In September of this year, senior Shelley Jain‘s life could go in one of two directions: she’ll either begin studying medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, or she’ll be competing for Miss America. Jain recently won the title Miss New York Upstate (a newly added at-large competition in New York), making her among the 30 […]

Racial and Gender Identity Focus at Macaulay’s Supporting Excellence Conference

March 2, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is proud to present its fifth annual Supporting Excellence conference on Friday, March 11, 2016. The focus will be Racial and Gender Identity Activism with guest speaker Reina Gossett, a writer and artist and the 2014-2016 Activist-In-Residence at Barnard College’s Center for Research on Women. Gossett […]

Kenan Charitable Trust Awards Macaulay Honors College a Grant To Provide Mental Health Services

February 11, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that it has received an $817,950 grant from the William R.Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust to build an innovative model of comprehensive mental health delivery. It will provide students with direct, professional mental health counseling, services, and guidance. The gift also is […]

Macaulay Honors College Presents Katie Roiphe and Her New Book, “The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End”

February 9, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

    On March 10th, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes celebrated cultural critic Katie Roiphe (In Praise of Messy Lives) to read from and discuss her new book The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End. In her latest work, Roiphe investigates the final days of five great thinkers, artists and authors:  Susan Sontag, Sigmund […]

Immigration & the Future of New York Panel Discussion at Macaulay Honors College

January 27, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

  Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York welcomes a distinguished panel of experts for a wide-ranging discussion on Immigration and the Future of New York on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 6:45pm-7:45pm. This is one of a series of evening talks commemorating Macaulay’s 15th anniversary and will focus on the ways in which […]

Author Alexander Chee to Present New Novel at Macaulay Honors College

January 19, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

On February 4, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes writer Alexander Chee with his highly-anticipated novel The Queen of the Night. Already greeted with advance raves, the book tells the lush story of a famous, alluring and adventuresome opera singer in Napoleon III’s Europe, and her encounters with the era’s real and imagined figures as she […]

Call for Submissions to the CUNY Film Festival

January 13, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

The eighth annual CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College is now open for submissions. Each year, Macaulay Honors College and the Macaulay New Media Lab showcase the best new work in film and media at CUNY. The deadline for submissions is midnight, February 18th, 2016. Finalists will be notified in mid-March. The festival is […]

Study Abroad Trip in Cuba for Macaulay Honors College Students

January 12, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Students from Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, along with Baruch College associate professor David Gruber, are taking part in a unique experience in Cuba—studying tropical ecology at the Peninsula de Zapata National Park. The site is one of the Caribbean’s most important wetland areas, and at nearly 700,000 acres, one of the largest biosphere reserves […]

Macaulay Honors College Announces Four William R. Kenan Scholars

January 8, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is proud to announce the four winners from the class of 2018 for the William R. Kenan Scholarship, a program founded to enhance honors education at CUNY. After 9/11, the William R. Kenan Charitable Trust made a generous pledge and created an endowment to promote […]

Macaulay’s News Media Lab Director Robert Small Receives an MTV Music Award

January 7, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

  Robert Small, who is the director of Macaulay Honor College’s New Media Lab, has received an honorary MTV Music Award from the cable channel. The award was unexpected and was given to Small in recognition of the overall impact of the show MTV Unplugged on music worldwide. Small, whose relationship with the music channel […]