Macaulay Honors College

Lauren Blachorsky ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Queens College wins prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

March 26, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

Lauren Blachorsky, a neuroscience major at Macaulay Honors College at Queens College has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s premier award for undergraduates majoring in math, science and engineering.  As a Goldwater Scholar, Lauren will receive a scholarship to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up […]

Dean Ann Kirschner honored by City & State Magazine in the category of Public Service.

March 18, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

Dean Ann Kirschner has been selected as a City & State Magazine Above and Beyond honoree in the category of Public Service. City & State launched the Above & Beyond Awards: Honoring Women of Public and Civic Mind in 2012 to celebrate a diverse selection of women who take a leading role in the public and civic life of New York state. […]

Dr. Mary Pearl to Become Macaulay Honors College’s First Provost and Senior Associate Dean

March 13, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

NEW YORK, NY – March 12, 2014 – Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary C. Pearl, Ph.D. as its first Provost and Senior Associate Dean, effective March 3, 2014. Dr. Pearl, also a Professor of Biology at Brooklyn College, has been the Associate Dean […]

CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Red Carpet Event and Premier of Winning Films March 23

March 7, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

MEDIA ALERT: CUNY CAMPUS NEWSPAPERS COVERAGE OPPORTUNITY CITY UNIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL SET FOR MARCH 23 RED CARPET EVENT PREMIERS WINNING FILMS WHAT: Winners of the sixth annual official City University Film Festival (CUFF) at Macaulay Honors College will be announced at CUNY’s “red carpet” gala event on March 23rd. The creative and emerging works by […]

Disrupting the Systemic Incarceration of Communities of Color: What can Public Universities Do? Students at Macaulay Honors College Convene Leaders to Outline New Strategies

March 4, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Disrupting the Systemic Incarceration of Communities of Color:  What can Public Universities Do?  Students at Macaulay Honors College Convene Leaders to Outline New Strategies  Friday, March 14th 2014 from 9:00am – 2:30 pm At Macaulay Honors College New York, NY – (March 4. 2014).  On Friday, March 14th, students at Macaulay Honors […]

Midwives: A Global Perspective — An evening with Ina May Gaskin, Sandra Lopez, and Barbara Katz Rothman on March 13, 6 pm at Macaulay Honors College

February 27, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

Presented by Macaulay Honors College and the William R. Kenan Scholars Program at Macaulay  At: Macaulay Honors College 35 West 67th Street (btw Columbus and Central Park West) March 13th from 6 to 9pm Free and open to the public As midwives gain increased visibility and acceptance, and with the popularity of films like The Business of […]

Macaulay Scholars Team Up With Friends of Thirteen

February 21, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

A group of Macaulay scholars will travel with Friends of Thirteen to Washington, D.C from February 23-25,  to participate in the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) Public Media Summit and Capitol Hill Day. Students submitted short essays stating what they would say to a Member of Congress about why public media matters. Michael Tal, […]

What Really Happened to Michael Rockefeller? Join Us for @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES 3/18 with Carl Hoffman and Patricia Cohen

February 20, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

  THE @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES PRESENTS CARL HOFFMAN AND HIS NEW BOOK SAVAGE HARVEST: A TALE OF CANNIBALS, COLONIALISM, AND MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER’S TRAGIC QUEST FOR PRIMITIVE ART WITH NEW YORK TIMES INVESTIGATIVE ARTS REPORTER PATRICIA COHENTuesday, March 18, 7 PM, Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th Street Free and open to the public. (New York, […]

Biodiversity in Urban Parks: Learning from the 2013 Central Park BioBlitz

February 19, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

To launch the Central Park Conservancy’s 2014 biodiversity programming, the Conservancy and Macaulay Honors College, in partnership with the New York City Urban Field Station, will host a one-day symposium as a follow-up to the 2013 Central Park BioBlitz. The official the results of the BioBlitz will be presented and a group of NYC and […]

Macaulay Honors College announces 2016 William R. Kenan Scholars

February 14, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

                Macaulay Honors College announces 2016 William R. Kenan Scholars  Prestigious scholarship is awarded to four outstanding student leaders committed to public service New York, NY – (February 14, 2014).   In the aftermath of September 11, the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust made a generous pledge and created […]

Person Place Thing Live! With Emmy Award-winning writer Randy Cohen and renowned food critic Mimi Sheraton – CANCELLED

February 13, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

Person Place Thing Live! With Randy Cohen and Mimi Sheraton  Emmy Award-winning writer Cohen interviews renowned food critic Sheraton for this live podcast Wednesday, February 26 at 7 pm – CANCELLED.  We will try to reschedule on a later date. Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th Street  New York, NY – (February 13, 2014.) Emmy […]

Nine Acclaimed Authors to Appear at @Macaulay Author Series Events This Spring

January 9, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

Novelists, historians, essayists and biographers read from groundbreaking new work, discuss their craft and meet audiences. (New York, NY – January 9, 2014)—Brilliant minds come together: the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES announces a stellar lineup of exciting writers for its Spring 2014 season:      February 5: Novelist Lara Vapnyar with Ben Greenman      March 18: […]

An Evening with Fred Seibert of Frederator/Adventure Time & David Karp of Tumblr

December 6, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

Dean Ann Kirschner, Albie Hecht, and the students of the Macaulay New Media Lab hosted a conversation with Fred Seibert, Founder and Executive Producer of Frederator Studios and Adventure Time and David Karp, Founder and CEO of Tumblr on Wednesday, December 5 at Macaulay Honors College. Dean Kirschner tweeted throughout the evening, commenting that “Tumblr […]

THE @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES SPOTLIGHTS JOHN FREEMAN AND HIS NEW BOOK “HOW TO READ A NOVELIST” FOLLOWED BY A CONVERSATION WITH EDMUND WHITE

December 3, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

Award-winning writer, book critic and former editor of Granta, John Freeman reads from his dazzling new book, How to Read a Novelist, a wide-ranging compilation of writers on writing, and is joined in conversation by renowned novelist Edmund White on Wednesday, December 4, 7 PM at Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th Street Manhattan. (NEW […]

THE @ MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES PRESENTS DEBORAH SOLOMON AND HER NEW BOOK, AMERICAN MIRROR: THE LIFE AND ART OF NORMAN ROCKWELL

October 21, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

THE @ MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES PRESENTS THE LAUNCH EVENT FOR DEBORAH SOLOMON AND HER NEW BOOK, AMERICAN MIRROR:THE LIFE AND ART OF NORMAN ROCKWELL with Daphne Merkin Wednesday, November 13, 7 PM, at Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th Street (NEW YORK, NY – October 21, 2013) The @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES is proud to welcome […]

MACAULAY AT HUNTER ALUMNA NOA KRAWCZYK WINS 2013 FULBRIGHT AWARD

October 21, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY – (October 15, 2013) – Tarrytown resident Noa Krawczyk, who graduated from Macaulay Honors College at Hunter last year, will pursue public health research in Brazil through a Fulbright Scholarship awarded last week. She is one of four Macaulay Honors College alumni awarded Fulbrights this year. In total, CUNY students won 10 […]

FoodFEST13 CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON HEALTHY FOOD ECOSYSTEM

October 18, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FoodFEST13 CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON HEALTHY FOOD ECOSYSTEM Hands-on workshops, discussions, demos and tastings Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th Street in Manhattan Sunday, November 3 from 10am – 5:45pm New York, NY – (October 18, 2013) The William R. Kenan Scholars Program at Macaulay presents FoodFEST13, a day of hands-on workshops, discussions, […]

THE @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES WELCOMES JEZEBEL FOUNDER ANNA HOLMES WITH HER NEW BOOK, THE BOOK OF JEZEBEL: AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LADY THINGS

October 7, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES WELCOMES JEZEBEL FOUNDER ANNA HOLMES WITH HER NEW BOOK, THE BOOK OF JEZEBEL: AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LADY THINGS Including a panel with well-known Jezebel contributors and editors October 24, 7pm at Macaulay Honors College (New York, NY – October 7, 2013)—The @Macaulay Author Series, in which top […]

@MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES ANNOUNCES FALL 2013 SEASON

September 23, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES ANNOUNCES FALL 2013 SEASON Compelling authors preview their new books and are joined in conversation by notable interviewers (New York, NY – September 23, 2013)—Jezebel founder Anna Holmes, acclaimed biographer Deborah Solomon, and recent Granta editor John Freeman are among the writers slated to read from their new books […]

Statement from Dean Ann Kirschner 9/12/13

September 12, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

Statement from Dean Ann Kirschner Macaulay Honors College The City University of New York September 12, 2013 Monday, Sept 9 2013 was a great day for learning. Millions of NYC schoolchildren returned to their classrooms. New Yorkers were preparing to exercise their right to vote. And in one classroom at Macaulay Honors College, Dr. David […]