Macaulay Honors College

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 […]

Statement from Dean Ann Kirschner, Macaulay Honors College

September 11, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

Here is a statement from Ann Kirschner, University Dean at Macaulay Honors College: “Our university is a place where complex issues and points of view across the political and cultural spectrum are considered and debated in the hopes that we might offer solutions to the problems in our world. In order to advance reasoned debate […]

UNIQUE FRESHMAN ORIENTATION PROGRAM INCORPORATES TECHNOLOGY AND FINE ART

August 29, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Macaulay Honors College Class of ’17 takes over the Brooklyn Museum on Tuesday, September 3, 7:00 – 10:00pm. NEW YORK, NY  (August 29, 2013) – While the average college student learns how to navigate the campus, eat a lot of pizza and kiss their parents goodbye, Macaulay Honors College at CUNY has […]

Scientists to Count Bats, Birds, Bugs and More in Central Park

August 27, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

Hundreds Will Work Around the Clock to Tally Species in 24 Hours   Hundreds of students and scientists will discover hundreds of species in a marathon census of plants, insects, fish, birds, turtles, mollusks, bats, and more when the Central Park Conservancy and Macaulay Honors College launch a 24-hour BioBlitz to measure the Park’s biodiversity. […]

OSCAR AWARD WINNER ALBIE HECHT AND MACAULAY STUDENTS TEAM UP TO PRODUCE 15-SECOND FILMS BASED ON CELEBRITY TWEETS

August 6, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY – (July 29, 2013). Noted producer and Academy Award winner Albie Hecht today announced the premiere of a series of 15-second videos created by his students at the Macaulay New Media Lab of Macaulay Honors College. The short films are a dramatization of popular tweets by such celebrities as […]

Macaulay Students Create Winning Solutions For UNICEF

July 23, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

NEW YORK, NY – July 22, 2013 – Last year, UNICEF launched Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed, a global movement to end preventable child deaths. Inspired by that effort and by the simple, low-tech solutions proposed, CUNY Vice Chancellor Gillian Small had a brainstorm. “Many of our students come from these countries; who better to understand […]

STEVEN ISENBERG APPOINTED VISITING PROFESSOR AT MACAULAY HONORS COLLEGE AT CUNY

June 27, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY – (June 26, 2013).  Steven L. Isenberg, the professor, lawyer and former newspaper publisher who recently served as Executive Director of PEN American Center, has been named Visiting Professor at Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York, effective August 1, 2013. Widely recognized for his dedication to literature and […]

FIFTEEN STUDENTS WIN MAJOR ACADEMIC AWARDS AT MACAULAY HONORS COLLEGE AT CUNY

May 29, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

Contact:  Lisa Dierbeck  (917) 364-0755  ldierbeck@earthlink.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY– (May 29, 2013).  For the third consecutive year, Macaulay Honors College has claimed a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholar among the 15 students to receive an array of highly competitive, merit-based awards–from the Watson Fellowship and Fulbright Program to the National Science Foundation Graduate […]

DISTINGUISHED LECTURER LEE QUINBY ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM MACAULAY HONORS COLLEGE

May 22, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY – (May 22, 2012). Dr. Lee Quinby, who has served as Macaulay Honors College’s Distinguished Lecturer for the past six years, has announced her plans to retire as of the end of the current semester.  An expert in apocalyptic and millennial belief in American society, her interdisciplinary approach often marries history, psychology and […]

Perennial Issues, Classical Texts, and Enduring Questions: A Conversation with Professor Alan Levine and Professor Darren Staloff—May 22

May 21, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY – (May 21, 2013).  Professors Alan Levine and Darren Staloff will lead a discussion of the challenges, rewards and pitfalls of grappling with some of the great works of philosophy, literature, political speculation and social theory. How does one interpret a text?  What must one bring to its examination?  What is required […]

EL DIARIO’S PUBLISHER, ROSSANA ROSADO SPEAKS AT MACAULAY HONORS COLLEGE 2013 COMMENCEMENT

May 14, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

New York, NY (May 9, 2013)—Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York has announced that Rossana Rosado, Publisher and CEO of El Diario La Prensa, will address graduates and guests at its 9th commencement exercises.  Macaulay Honors College University Dean Ann Kirschner will lead the ceremony, which will take place in New […]