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“Women and Genocide” is Topic of March 17 Virginia Frese Palmer Conference Marking Women’s History Month

March 4, 2014 | Queens College

Queens College will mark Women’s History Month with a presentation by the Women and Gender Studies program, “Women and Genocide,” on Monday, March 17, from 9 am to 12:30 pm.

Civil Rights Drama Freedom High to be Presented Feb. 23-24 to Honor 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer

February 18, 2014 | Queens College

A multiracial cast of eight Queens College students and six Equity actors will share billing later this month, when QC presents Freedom High.

Godin-Ternbach Museum Puts Queens College Professors on Display in Art Faculty Exhibition Beginning February 13

February 14, 2014 | Queens College

Faculty artists step into the spotlight for the upcoming Godwin-Ternbach Museum exhibition, Art Faculty, opening February 13. On display through March 29, it will feature painting, sculpture, photography, ceramics, and installation and conceptual art that showcase the range and talents of the college’s nationally and internationally acclaimed studio art professors.

Queens College Maestro Maurice Peress Conducts Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks to Mark 90th Anniversary of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

February 4, 2014 | Queens College

Celebrate the 90th anniversary of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with a performance at Manhattan’s Town Hall on February 12 at 8 pm, just steps away from where it was originally performed.

Queens College is Named a 2014 Princeton Review “Best Value College”

February 3, 2014 | Queens College

Queens College is one of the nation’s “Best Value” schools according to the Princeton Review’s The Best Value Colleges 2014 Edition: The 150 Best Buy Colleges and What it Takes to Get In.

Queens College Choral Society Will Hold Auditions for Spring Concert Season

January 27, 2014 | Queens College

Please consider listing the Queens College Choral Society spring audition schedule as detailed in the attached release. The group is seeking new members for its 2014 concert season, which will feature a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s inspiring and spiritually uplifting Elijah

Evangelos J. Gizis Begins Interim Presidency at Queens College

January 10, 2014 | Queens College

Queens College has named Evangelos J. Gizis interim president of Queens College, effective January 1, following the retirement of James Muyskens.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control Awards Grant to Queens College and Make the Road New York to Help Immigrant Laborers

December 12, 2013 | Queens College

A $547,000 federal grant received in partnership by The Center for the Biology of Natural Systems (CBNS) at Queens College/CUNY and the immigrant-focused organization Make the Road New York will fund research and training on worker safety in the aftermath of disasters such as Superstorm Sandy.

The Center for Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding to Host Second Annual Innovation Exchange on Nov. 24

November 21, 2013 | Queens College

Celebrated ad man David Ogilvy could have been talking about Queens College when he observed that “diversity is the mother of invention.” The college—ranked second in the nation by Princeton Review for “lots of race/class interaction” among its extraordinarily diverse student body—will be showcasing creativity during its Second Annual Innovation Exchange.

November 15 Business Forum to Explore “The Politics of Money”

November 14, 2013 | Queens College

This Friday’s (November 15) Queens College Business Forum Breakfast will explore The Politics of Money with guest speaker Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman.

Aram’s Hangeul Calligraphy at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum Masterworks of Traditional and Contemporary Korean Calligraphy

November 7, 2013 | Queens College

In conjunction with Gesture and Beyond, from November 18 to 23 the museum will display masterworks of traditional and contemporary hangeul calligraphy by “Aram,” pen name of the distinguished calligrapher Dr. Yoo Sung Lee.

“Art of Ink in America 2013/2014; GESTURE AND BEYOND”–Abstract and Avant-Garde Calligraphy at the Godwin-Ternbach

November 7, 2013 | Queens College

Art of Ink in America 2013/2014: Gesture and Beyond, a special exhibition opening at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum on November 21, will feature new works by Art of Ink in America Society (AIAS) members. Approximately 50 pieces by 32 members and five invited artists will be on view through December 30. New York was one of the first cities where modern, abstract calligraphy took root, inspired by a major retrospective of Abstract Expressionism in the 1990s.

Local Politicos Perform Legislative Acts on November 23 at Queens College

November 6, 2013 | Queens College

Borough politicians will perform parodies of classic movies, well-known TV series, Broadway shows, and a variety of songs in the musical comedy Legislative Acts 2013 at Queens College on Saturday, November 23, at 7 pm.

The New Salon at Queens College to Feature Acclaimed Poet Carl Phillips on November 4

October 29, 2013 | Queens College

Celebrated poet Carl Phillips will read from his work at Queens College on Monday, November 4, at 6:30 pm

The National Arts Club Hosts November 8 Launch of New Book by QC Profesor Anahí Viladrich, More Than Two to Tango

October 29, 2013 | Queens College

A book party to launch More Than Two to Tango, by Queens College sociologist Anahí Viladrich, will take place at The National Arts Club in Manhattan on Friday, November 8 at 8 pm.

Yunping Jiang and Joshua Freeman Named Distinguished Professors at Queens Colllege

October 24, 2013 | Queens College

Yunping Jiang (Mathematics) and Joshua Freeman (History) have been named CUNY Distinguished Professors, becoming the latest Queens College faculty members to attain a title conferred on outstanding scholar-teachers.

Rock Doctor Brings His Students to the Woods for Field Experience

October 18, 2013 | Queens College

In the deep woods of downeast Maine, enduring fierce heat and swarms of insects, seven geology students pored over the folds, the faults, the bedrock outcrops. Guiding their weeklong field trip in July was their Queens College professor, Allan Ludman (Earth & Environmental Sciences).

Armstrong Festival Set for June 2014

October 18, 2013 | Queens College

It’s official: The first annual Louis Armstrong International Music Festival will take place on a weekend next June at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which was home of the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs.

Yunping Jiang and Joshua Freeman of Queens College are Named Distinguished Professors

October 18, 2013 | Queens College

Yunping Jiang (Mathematics) and Joshua Freeman (History) have been named CUNY Distinguished Professors, becoming the latest faculty members to attain a title conferred on outstanding scholar-teachers.

Hollywood Movie Producer Alan Siegel Speaking; Tony and Granmy Award-Winner Cyndi Lauper Performing at Homecoming October 20

October 9, 2013 | Queens College

With over 40% of our 100,000 alumni residing in the borough, we’re trying to get the word out locally about our Sunday, October 20, homecoming festivities. Singer, pop icon and reality show star Cyndi Lauper–a recent Tony Award-winner for Kinky Boots–will headline the day-long event. Also scheduled are a presentation by Hollywood movie producer Alan Siegel ’73; a carnival with games, activities, and amusements; and special anniversary receptions for the classes of 1943, 1953, 1963, 1973.