Macaulay Honors College

Silver Jews’ Reclusive David Berman to Speak at Macaulay—April 8

February 6, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

New York, NY – February 19, 2013. Singer-songwriter David Berman, who fronted the influential rock band Silver Jews, will give a talk at Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York in a rare public appearance–breaking three years of silence–on April 8, 2013 at 7 p.m. at 35 West 67th Street between Central […]

Racial and Economic Diversity at CUNY Explored on Feb 22, 2013

January 25, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

NEW YORK, New York–January 24, 2013.  Students of color face significant challenges at American colleges today.  Led by a group of honors students who have experienced these challenges first-hand, Macaulay Honors College will present Fulfilling CUNY’s Promise of a “First-rate Education for All,” the second annual conference on Supporting Excellence.  The event, open to the […]

American Nerd’s Benjamin Nugent Kicks Off the @Macaulay Author Series with his Debut Novel on February 25

January 14, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY–Noted writers Patricia Volk, Ann Kirschner, Victor Navasky and Benjamin Nugent will appear in the spring 2013 edition of the @Macaulay Author Series, the popular new Upper West Side literary series held in the landmark 1904 building of CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College.  Steps from Lincoln Center, @Macaulay was designed to bring booklovers in […]

An Evening with David Antin

October 16, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

The first Kenan Lectures in Ethics and Resistance event on October 29, will feature poet, critic and performance artist David Antin. On that evening, Antin will create for Macaulay’s audience one of his famous, entirely improvised, talk pieces. Antin has received numerous honors and awards for his work, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and […]

John Jay College Joins the Prestigious Macaulay Honors College

September 20, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

This fall John Jay College of Criminal Justice joins CUNY’s path breaking William E. Macaulay Honors College.

@Macaulay Launches Author Series on Manhattan’s West Side

September 11, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

@MACAULAY LAUNCHES AUTHOR SERIES ON MANHATTAN’S WEST SIDE New York, NY (September 10, 2012)  – The publishing community collaborates on an exciting new venture: the @Macaulay Author Series. Partnering with Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, in an historic building on West 67th Street just off Central Park, the series will bring writers of the best […]

Lehman Student Wins Freeman-Asia Award

September 4, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

Zerin Tasnim ’14, a Political Science major at Lehman College has won the Freeman-Asia Award to study abroad in Seoul, South Korea, during fall 2012.

Macaulay Honors College Partners with Smarthistory at Khan Academy for an Interactive Art-Making Event at The Brooklyn Museum

August 13, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

NEW YORK, NY  (August 27, 2012) – Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, in partnership with Smarthistory at Khan Academy, welcomes 500 incoming freshmen from the class of 2016 for a special encounter with art and conversation.

Macaulay Honors College Student Wins National “Quiz On Korea” Contest

August 13, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

NEW YORK, NY (August, 2012) – Tamar Herman, Macaulay Honors College student at Queens College and East Asian studies major, is the national winner of the first annual “Quiz on Korea” contest.

Merryl H. Tisch to Address Second Macaulay Commencement June 5

June 1, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Also to Receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.

Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Names Mary C. Pearl Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer

May 25, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, NY, May 15, 2012 — Dr. Ann Kirschner, University Dean of Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York, has announced the appointment of Mary C. Pearl, Ph.D., as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer. Dr. Pearl, who joins Macaulay Honors College effective July 1, 2012, will also […]

International Best-Selling Novelist Carolina De Robertis with Her New Novel Perla

April 11, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College


Alec Wilkinson, Award-Winning New Yorker Writer at Macaulay, Mar. 19

February 29, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, New York, February 29, 2012—  NEXT IN THE KNOPF DOUBLEDAY AUTHOR SERIES AT MACAULAY MONDAY, MARCH 19, AWARD-WINNING NEW YORKER WRITER ALEC WILKINSON AND HIS NEW BOOK, THE ICE BALLOON Celebrated New Yorker staff writer and author of nine books, Alec Wilkinson continues the popular Knopf Doubleday Author Series at Macaulay’s historic building […]

20 Macaulay Honors College Students Selected as First Cohort of Hertog Scholars

January 24, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

Selectees represent all seven partner campuses and a wide range of academic fields.

Macaulay Faculty Member Sylvia Kahan Will Be Featured Speaker at Lincoln Center

January 23, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

New York, New York, January 19, 2012— Macaulay faculty member (Professor of Music, CSI, Graduate Center) Sylvia Kahan will be a featured speaker during the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Winter Festival 2012: Immortal Investments. Professor Kahan’s lecture, entitled “The Legendary Salon,” will take place on Friday, February 24, 6:30 pm in the Rose […]


January 18, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

Event to Explore Issues Facing High-Achieving Students of Color

The Knopf Doubleday Author Series at Macaulay continues February 16 with “Indie Next Pick” Richard Mason and History of a Pleasure Seeker

January 6, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

The acclaimed novelist Richard Mason is the next writer slated to appear in the Knopf Doubleday Author Series at Macaulay’s historic building near Lincoln Center on the Upper West Side.  On Feb. 16 at 7 pm, Mason (The Drowning People – “A literary sensation,” The New York Times Book Review) will read from, discuss, and […]

Film Screening Dec. 29: Wangari Maathai

December 21, 2011 | Macaulay Honors College

Arts, Culture, and Fun Series Presents a Screening of Taking Root: the Vision of Wangari Maathai.

Conference–Supporting Excellence: Discussing the Experiences of High-Achieving College Students of Color

December 15, 2011 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at CUNY is pleased to present Supporting Excellence: Discussing the Experiences of High-Achieving College Students of Color A Starting Point for Continuing Conversations on Challenges Facing Underrepresented Students at Prestigious Academic Institutions Friday, February 10, 2012 9:00am – 1:30pm Macaulay Honors College 35 West 67th Street New York, NY 10023 Keynote Panel: […]

Meet the Scientist Series: Ellis Rubenstein—Nov. 29

November 16, 2011 | Macaulay Honors College

Ellis Rubenstein President and Chief Executive Officer The New York Academy of Sciences Ellis Rubinstein is an innovator and change agent.