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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 […]

ON MAY 8 THE @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES PRESENTS PATRICIA VOLK AND HER NEW BOOK, “SHOCKED: MY MOTHER, SCHIAPARELLI, AND ME”, INTRODUCED BY JOEL CONNAROE

April 24, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

“An epic tale of love and liberation, which is to say a mother/daughter story. Patricia Volk is a wonder, and this memoir is as charming and wise as her larger-than-life mother.” Stacy Schiff “Shocked is an irresistible tour de force that puts on display Volk’s intelligence, wit and sparkling prose.” Louis Begley   The Spring […]

David Petraeus Appointed Visiting Professor at Macaulay Honors College at CUNY

April 24, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

Contact: Emily Gest, Rubenstein Associates (212) 843-8061 egest@rubenstein.com New York, NY – (April 23, 2013). David Petraeus, the highly decorated four-star general who commanded coalition forces during the “surge” in Iraq and later in Afghanistan, and who subsequently served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, has been named Visiting Professor of Public Policy at […]

The @MACAULAY Author Series Presents Victor Navasky And His New Book, The Art Of Controversy: Political Cartoons And Their Enduring Power

March 18, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

“As Victor Navasky, a word man, investigates the wordless art of the political cartoon–what, he asks, accounts for its implosive power? –we find ourselves in the hands of a writer of  indefatigable  curiosity  and are caught up in the tempestuous history of newsprint art. An expansive, illuminating work. I know of nothing comparable.” -E.L. Doctorow […]

Macaulay Initiates New Media Lab Project

March 13, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

March 13, 2013 – Macaulay Honors College has launched the New Media Lab project, an ambitious four-phase initiative supported by Anthony E. Meyer, Macaulay Foundation Director and Chairman of Meyer and Co. LLC, along with his wife, Miraldina. Seed funding from The Anthony E. Meyer Family Foundation gift brings in Academy Award-winning producer Albie Hecht […]

On March 13 The @Macaulay Author Series Presents Ann Kirschner With Her New Book, Lady At The O.K. Corral: The True Story Of Josephine Marcus Earp

February 27, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

Introduced by author and journalist Julie Salamon. The latest writer to appear in the @Macaulay Author Series, Ann Kirschner will read from, discuss and sign copies of Lady At the O.K. Corral, her rollicking and erudite biography of the little-known, formidable firecracker whose husband was the legendary Western lawman Wyatt Earp.  Introducing her will be […]

Graduating Macaulay Senior to Build a Mobile Laboratory

February 27, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY – (February 27, 2013). For his thesis project at Macaulay Honors College, Tyler Alterman ’13 (Hunter/CUNY BA) is converting a truck into a laboratory on wheels called The Think Tank.  Alterman is teaming with artists and researchers to design the new mobile education station. He pictures The Think Tank hitting the road […]

War and Rape the Subject of Student Event at Macaulay Honors College

February 27, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY – (February 26, 2013).  On March 18, 2013, students will have the opportunity to view Resolution 1960, a film by noted documentary filmmaker Marika Griehsel that documents the movement to stop sexual violence against women during war.  First released to the international community in 2011, the film is focused on the efforts […]