“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
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.
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.
New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Also to Receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.
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 […]
NEXT IN THE KNOPF DOUBLEDAY AUTHOR SERIES AT MACAULAY TUESDAY, APRIL 24, INTERNATIONAL BEST-SELLING NOVELIST CAROLINA DE ROBERTIS WTH HER NEW NOVEL PERLA
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 […]
Selectees represent all seven partner campuses and a wide range of academic fields.
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 […]