— 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 […]
— 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 […]
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.
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.
A multiracial cast of eight Queens College students and six Equity actors will share billing later this month, when QC presents Freedom High.
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.
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 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.
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
Queens College has named Evangelos J. Gizis interim president of Queens College, effective January 1, following the retirement of James Muyskens.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
Celebrated poet Carl Phillips will read from his work at Queens College on Monday, November 4, at 6:30 pm
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 (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.
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).