Macaulay Honors College

Best Selling Authors Debut New Books at Macaulay Honors College in 2016

January 5, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

The @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES announces its Spring 2016 lineup of acclaimed authors reading from their new books, along with interviews by significant fellow writers and journalists. The monthly programs will feature Alexander Chee with his new novel, The Queen of the Night, followed by an interview with Boris Kachka; celebrated author Katie Roiphe will read […]

Macaulay Honors College Students Cuba-Bound to Study Tropical Ecology

December 23, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

Students from Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, along with Baruch College associate professor David Gruber, will take 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 […]

Two Macaulay Students Win Gilman International Scholarships

December 4, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

Two Macaulay Honors College students are recipients of grants for study abroad from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Christine Zhou ’17 (Baruch College) and Saffia Rahimtoola ’17 (City College) are two of of approximately 800 American undergraduate students from 355 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Gilman scholarship. […]

Macaulay Honors College Receives Nearly a Half-Million Dollars from the Chancellor’s Strategic Investment Initiative Funds

November 19, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of $485,000 from the Chancellor’s Strategic Investment Initiative funds. Macaulay will use the grants for two separate initiatives: one grant to develop environmental studies programs with leading international institutions outside the U.S., and the second grant […]

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker to Speak at Macaulay Honors College

November 10, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York proudly presents Ford Foundation President Darren Walker in a discussion entitled “Beneath the Inequality.”  The event will take place on December 7, 2015 at 6pm. Joining Walker will be Philip K. Howard, founder of Common Good, a non-partisan […]

Author Rick Moody Presents “Hotels of North America” at Macaulay Honors College

November 5, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

On December 10th, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES, sponsored by CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College, acclaimed novelist Rick Moody (The Ice Storm) will discuss his new novel Hotels of North America. The new work is a darkly comic portrait of a man revealed in the most unexpected of ways: through his online hotel reviews. The @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES offers […]

CUNY Month Events at Macaulay Honors College

November 2, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

  Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York announces its wide-ranging events in celebration of CUNY Month. Macaulay invites the public to the following events: On November 4, 2015, @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger to read from his new book Building Art: The Life and Work of […]

Duane Morris Partner Named New Chair of Macaulay Honors College Advisory Council

October 26, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College announces that Michael D. Grohman, a partner at law firm Duane Morris, is the new Chairman of Macaulay’s Advisory Council. Grohman, a CUNY graduate, will lead the way in focusing the Council’s efforts towards a targeted goal of preparing Macaulay students for success in internships and in jobs. “Macaulay provides a world class […]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer to Present Frank Gehry Biography at Macaulay Honors College Book Event

October 22, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  On November 4, 2015, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger and his new book Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry, considered one of the world’s greatest living architects. Building Art is the first full-fledged critical biography of Gehry and the culmination of a decades-long relationship between […]

Macaulay Honors College Alumna Is One of “40 Under 40 Rising Stars”

October 21, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that one of its alumni, Sasha Neha Ahuja (2009 Hunter College) has been selected by City & State magazine as one of New York City’s “40 Under 40 Rising Stars of 2015.” Ahuja joins a list of achievers from the world […]

CSI Alumnus Receives Macaulay Honors College Pioneer Alumni Award

October 20, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

  As a kick-off to its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College is proud to announce the first winner of its Pioneer Alumni award: Thomas Brigandi, a 2012 graduate of Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island. Brigandi received the award during Macaulay’s Alumni Weekend as it welcomed back the Class of 2005—its […]

Macaulay Honors College Welcomes Two New Members to Its Board of Directors

October 15, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York welcomes two new members to the Board of Directors of the Macaulay Honors College Foundation. Annie Erner, a Portfolio Manager at Rover Capital, and Norton Garfinkle, Chairman of Princeton Scientific Capital Management, were unanimously elected by current Board members, joining Macaulay as it celebrates its […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Ranks the Most and Least Wired Countries in the World

September 29, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

Students at Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York analyzed big data in a range of topics, including a global comparison of access to digital communications that showed which countries were the most and least wired nations in the world, crunching the numbers of the 207 nations identified by the UN. Working […]

Jill Abramson Shares Her Thoughts on Leaving The NY Times at a Macaulay Honors College Appearance

September 25, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College

Jill Abramson, the former first female executive editor of the NY Times, for the first time shared her thoughts on leaving The New York Times. Abramson joined Emmy Award-winning writer and former New York Times‘ “The Ethicist” Randy Cohen for his popular podcast and public radio show Person Place Thing at Macaulay Honors College at […]

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 […]