Macaulay Honors College

New Funding for the Hertog Scholars Program at Macaulay Honors College

September 24, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

(September 24, 2015, New York, NY) – Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is proud to announce that it has received a gift of $200,000 from the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History in support of the Hertog Scholars Program. The gift, coupled with $125,000 from Roger […]

Rock Critic Jessica Hopper To Give Guest Lecture at Macaulay Honors College

September 3, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  (September 3, 2015 – New York, NY) Macaulay Honors College is proud to host award-winning cultural critic Jessica Hopper, who will deliver the latest William R. Kenan Lecture on Ethics and Resistance on October 1, 2015. Hopper’s writing regularly appears in GQ, Rolling Stone, and the Chicago Tribune. She is a senior editor at The Pitchfork Review and the music editor […]

Author Series at Macaulay Honors College Announces the Fall 2015 Program

September 1, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

      (September 1, 2015, New York, NY) – The @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES announces the Fall 2015 lineup of acclaimed authors reading from their new books, along with interviews by significant fellow writers and journalists. The monthly programs at Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York near Lincoln Center will feature […]

Macaulay Students Descend on Freshkills Park for 2015 BioBlitz

August 26, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

FRESHKILLS PARK HOSTS MACAULAY HONORS COLLEGE 2015 BIOBLITZ   (Aug. 27, 2015, New York, NY) – Hundreds of students, nature lovers and scientists will participate in the 2015 Macaulay Honors College Freshkills Park BioBlitz on August 29 and August 30. BioBlitz is a 24-hour biological inventory whose goal is to find as many species of […]

Macaulay Student Produces Performance Involving Dance, Spaceflight and Philosophy

August 20, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

A new performance produced by astrophysics and art enthusiast Sara Camnasio ’16 Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College explores divergent disciplines of science, dance and philosophy. Camnasio was recently awarded an Arts Across the Curriculum budget as well as a Tukman Award to produce the event, called “The View From Nowhere.” It incorporates a dance performance by former […]

Board Member and Entrepreneur Anthony Meyer Donates $1 Million to Macaulay Honors College

July 30, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is proud to announce that it has received a generous donation of $1 million from New York-based entrepreneur and private investor Anthony E. Meyer, Vice Chair of Macaulay’s Foundation Board. The gift is in support of international study abroad for Macaulay’s highest achieving students. Meyer’s […]

CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College Adds Course on Transgender Studies

June 8, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

(June 8, 2015, New York, NY) – Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York has added a new course for the fall with Visiting Professor Elizabeth Reis teaching Transgender Studies, a lecture and discussion course to introduce students to the new interdisciplinary field of transgender studies. “I first taught my Transgender Issues class […]

Hillary Rodham Clinton to Address Graduates of Macaulay Honors College

June 2, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  (June 2, 2015, New York, NY) Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will address the graduates of Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York at its commencement ceremony today. Clinton will deliver her remarks via video, ten years after she addressed the first graduating class of what was then  CUNY’s […]

Macaulay Honors College to Graduate Its Most Award-Winning Class

May 27, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  (May 27, 2015, New York, NY) – With a class that includes the largest number of prestigious award-winners in its young history, including seven Fulbright scholars, Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York will graduate more than 400 students at the school’s 14th Commencement ceremony. More than 2,500 students, family and […]

31 Macaulay Honors College Seniors Named Valedictorians and Salutatorians at CUNY Senior Colleges

May 14, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  (May 14, 2015, New York, NY) – Five Macaulay Honors College seniors have earned valedictorian distinctions at their upcoming college commencements, and two of them will speak at graduation. Abhinaya Swaminathan ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College and Kawsar Ibrahim ’15 Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island, will each speak […]

Three Macaulay Students Earn Critical Language Scholarships to Study Abroad

May 8, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

(May 08, 2015, New York, NY) – Ilana Gelb ‘16 Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College, Samuel Rubinstein ‘16 Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College and Yelena Suponya ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College were awarded Critical Language Scholarships and an opportunity to study abroad. The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program is an intensive […]

CNN Host Fareed Zakaria Is Commencement Speaker for Macaulay Honors College

May 4, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

(May 05, 2015, New York, NY) – Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York announces that Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN’s flagship international affairs program Fareed Zakaria GPS, and a New York Times bestselling author, will address graduates and guests at its annual commencement ceremony on June 2, 2015 at 6:30pm. Zakaria’s […]

Immigrant Justice Corps Awards Fellowships to Macaulay Honors College Seniors

April 29, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

    Paula Garcia-Salazar ’15 Macaulay Honors College at City College and Stephanie Park ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College have been recognized by the Immigrant Justice Corps with a 2015 fellowship for their social justice work. Launched in 2014, Immigrant Justice Corps is the country’s first fellowship program dedicated to meeting the growing […]

Four Seniors at Macaulay Honors College Win CUNY Salk Scholarships

April 28, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

(April 28, 2015, New York, NY) – Four seniors from Macaulay Honors College have received the prestigious CUNY Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. The Salk scholarship identifies students entering the fields of medicine and the biological sciences who are most likely to make an impact on medicine and research. This year’s Salk scholars include Ebrahim Afshinnekoo […]

Four Macaulay Honors College Grads Receive Prestigious Science Grants

April 28, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

(April 28, 2015, New York, NY) – The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program has awarded grants to four alumni of Macaulay Honors College. The NSF program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math who are pursuing research-based graduate degrees. The Macaulay alumni who received NSF awards for their […]

New Yorker Critic and Author Hilton Als to Speak at Macaulay Honors College

April 27, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  (April 27, 2015, New York, NY) Macaulay Honors College presents award-winning drama critic, screenwriter and essayist Hilton Als, who will deliver the annual William R. Kenan Lectures on Ethics and Resistance on May 7, 2015.  Als has been the theatre critic at the New Yorker since 2002 and originally began contributing to the magazine in 1989. […]

Risk–or Reward? Two Authors Discuss at Macaulay Honors College

April 27, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  (April 27, 2015, New York, NY) – On May 11, 2015, the @Macaulay Author Series presents two best-selling authors with new books that will challenge a reader’s daily approach to work and life. Anne Kreamer’s Risk/Reward: Why Intelligent Leaps and Daring Choices Are the Best Career Moves You Can Make explores how embracing risk […]

Macaulay Honors College’s Newsmaking Senior Wins a CUNY Salk Scholarship

April 21, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  Ebrahim Afshinnekoo Took Part in DNA Research Study on NYC Subways   (April 21, 2015, New York, NY) – Ebrahim Afshinnekoo ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Queens College has received the CUNY Jonas E. Salk Award. The Salk scholarship identifies students entering the fields of medicine and the biological sciences who are most likely […]

Fulbright Awards for 8 Macaulay Honors College Students and Graduate

April 21, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

(New York, NY June 4, 2015) – Seven Macaulay Honors College seniors and one alumna have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for 2015. Regarded as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the world, the Fulbright Award is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program. Alyssa Blumenthal ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Queens College and […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Wins Fulbright Award

April 17, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

(New York, NY April 17, 2015) –  Alyssa Blumenthal ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Queens College and CUNY BA is the recipient of a 2015-16 U.S. Student Fulbright Study/Research Award for study in Sweden. Regarded as one the most prestigious awards programs in the world, the Fulbright Award is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange […]