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CUNY Names Italian Studies Scholar Anthony Julian Tamburri Queens College’s 15th Distinguished Professor

July 10, 2014 | Queens College

FLUSHING, NY, July 9, 2014 − Professor Anthony Julian Tamburri, dean of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY, was named Distinguished Professor by the City University of New York Board of Trustees at its June 30 meeting, effective September 1. Dean Tamburri is internationally recognized for his scholarly contributions to Italian […]

Group of Seven Silkscreen Prints by Andy Warhol Given to Godwin-Ternbach Museum

July 3, 2014 | Queens College

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has given the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College seven color silkscreen prints by the celebrated pop artist.

Hanging Loose Press and Queens College MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Transation Announce Third Annual Award

June 17, 2014 | Queens College

Yves Henri Cloarec, who received his MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translation from Queens College last month, worked hard to translate Dan Ma Peau (Inside My Own Skin) by French writer Guillaume de Fonclare into English.

Renowned digital media theorist Douglas Rushkoff joins the faculty of the City University of New York’s Queens College, to help develop new masters in media studies

May 27, 2014 | Queens College

Queens College of the City University of New York announces today that Douglas Rushkoff, the famed cyberculture expert who originated concepts such as “viral media” and “social currency,” will be joining its faculty.

Queens College Choral Society and Orchestra to Present Mendelssohn’s Elijah on May 17th

May 12, 2014 | Queens College

The Queens College Choral Society, Choir, Women’s Choir and Orchestra will join together to perform Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah on Saturday, May 17, at 7:30 pm in Colden Auditorium, in a concert that will include nearly 300 musicians. Elijah is among the most beloved masterworks of all time

Queens College Featured in the Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition

April 29, 2014 | Queens College

Queens College has been selected as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada in The Princeton Review’s just released Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition.

Artwork of Legendary Brazilian Activist, Artist and Author at Queens College April 28 – June 21; Roundtable & Reception April 30

April 17, 2014 | Queens College

The newest exhibition at Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum will showcase works by Brazilian artist, author, playwright and senator Abdias Nascimento.

Brazil: Night and Day Solo Exhibition by Photographer Andrew Prokos at Banco do Brasil New York, This April

April 2, 2014 | Queens College

Surrealist modern architecture, night-time panoramas, and Rio street scenes are among the images by award-winning photographer Andrew Prokos on display at the Banco do Brasil, 11 West 42nd Street in Manhattan, from April 3-25.

Queens College Student Lauren Blachorsky Wins Prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

March 31, 2014 | Queens College

— Flushing Resident Plans a Science Career; Spent Last Summer at MIT — FLUSHING, NY, March 31, 2014—Lauren Blachorsky, a neuroscience major at Queens College, has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s premier award for undergraduates majoring in math, science and engineering.  As a Goldwater Scholar, Blachorsky will receive a scholarship […]

Queens College Receives Over $8 Million to Continue Screening The Health of Workers in Nuclear Weapons Industry

March 24, 2014 | Queens College

— QC Has Provided Medical Screenings to More Than 30,000 Workers — FLUSHING, NY, March 19, 2014 – Since 1998 when the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems (CBNS) at Queens College began its Worker Health Protection Program (WHPP), more than 30,000 nuclear weapons workers in seven states have received free medical screenings. Queens […]

CUNY Names Elizabethan Literary Scholar Richard McCoy Queens College’s 14th Distinguished Professor

March 18, 2014 | Queens College

Elizabethan scholar Richard McCoy has been named a Distinguished Professor by the City University of New York’s Board of Trustees. He is being recognized for his scholarship and commitment to teaching.

“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.