Panel on Promoting Justice and Sentencing Transparency in an Age of Mass Incarceration What: New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman will announce his proposal to reform New York’s sentencing laws at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Sentencing law in New York is a product of a series of “ad hoc and piecemeal” amendments […]
The 35th Annual Arthur Sweeny, Jr. Lecture will be delivered this year by 2009 Nobel Laureate Thomas A. Steitz, the Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University. Prof. Steitz, who will deliver his talk, “From the Structure and Function of the Ribosome to New Antibiotics,” is also an Investigator at the Howard Hughes […]
(New York, NY April 21, 2015) – Four Macaulay Honors College seniors and one alum have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for 2015. Regarded as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the world, the Fulbright Award is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program. Alyssa Blumenthal ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Queens College and […]
(April 21, 2015 – New York, NY) – Konstantin Dukhovnyy ’16 Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College is the recipient of the Colin Powell Fellowship award. The intent of the fellowship is to interest outstanding young people in the possibility of pursuing careers in the U.S Department of State. Dukhovnyy, who has a double […]
(New York, NY April 20, 2015) – Two Macaulay Honors College students have received awards from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Awardees must have the potential to make significant contributions to their fields. The Goldwater Scholarship this year went to Zachary Gershon ’16 Macaulay […]
It comes as no surprise that Prof. Prince should be recognized for her dedication to the profession; her collaborative teaching style has been inspiring Lehman students since she joined the music department. “I love what I’m doing anyway, but to be recognized is an incredible feeling,” says Prof. Prince, who sits on the advisory board for MEANYC.
For their research and achievements, Graduate Center faculty continue to receive high-level recognition, including from peer institutions: Distinguished Professor Frances Fox-Piven (Political Science) — an internationally renowned social scientist, scholar, and activist for the poor and for working people — will receive an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Rutgers University. Piven has been politically […]
April 1, 2015 — Bronx Community College’s President’s Lecture Series returns this month with a forum called “It’s Not Love — It’s a Crime: Domestic Partner Violence, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking.” Members of the college community and general public will engage with a panel of experts on domestic violence as they seek to heighten […]
Macaulay students across the city will participate in complex hands-on projects, and meet leaders in the field as part of a high-level Norton Garfinkle Seminar speaker series. In June in the first credited course, taught through the CUNY School of Journalism, students will be analyzing real-world data from the United Nation’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Action.
The plays of Tennessee Williams’ post-1961 period have often been misunderstood and dismissed. In light of Williams’ centennial in 2011, which was marked internationally by productions and world premieres of his late plays, Professor Annette J. Saddik’s new reading of these works illuminates them in the context of what she terms a ‘Theatre of Excess’, […]
Lehman College is offering students an academic “guarantee.” And if students agree to the conditions, they’ll be able to enroll in an innovative degree program that is the first of its kind at any CUNY institution. It’s the college’s new Fast 4 Business program, launched this semester and offering a bachelors degree in business administration […]
The 2015 Borough of Manhattan Community College Leadership Fellows cohort took on its second problem statement this past January. The group was asked to come up with solutions on campus that might foster stronger engagement among the BMCC student population. Students who are more engaged in campus activities have been shown to have higher overall […]
Dr. Cornel West to Address the Experiences Students of Color Confront at Prestigious Universities Macaulay Honors College Hosts Provocative and Timely Conference For Immediate Release (March 3, 2015) — Dr. Cornel West, a distinguished author, educator and intellectual, will be the keynote speaker at Macaulay Honors College of the City University of New York’s (CUNY) annual […]
Experts say that many thousands of people are wrongfully convicted each year in America for second-tier felonies like robbery, burglary and assault. Yet only a tiny fraction of these life-changing errors are ever exposed. The cadre of criminologists and law professors who study wrongful convictions regard these missing exonerations as one of the great mysteries […]
Classes and normal operations at all colleges resume on January 28, 2015 following the lifting of the snow emergency.
Jay Lieberman and the Derfner Foundation give BMCC the gift of a state-of-the-art communication skills lab. A dedication ceremony and reception celebrating the new Derfner Foundation Communication Center was held recently on BMCC’s main campus. BMCC President Antonio Pérez, Provost Karrin Wilks and others extended a special thanks to the Derfner Foundation and Jay Lieberman, […]
BMCC was still in its first decade when Gay Brookes joined the faculty as a young ESL instructor. Richard Nixon was in the White House. Barack Obama was 11. And the subway fare was 35 cents. Brookes’ retirement at the end of this semester will mark the first time in over 40 years that she […]
Kingsborough Community College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that students from its Culinary Arts program were awarded silver and bronze medals at the 146th Salon of Culinary Art competition held at the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHMRS) in New York. Students and professionals present their best to a […]
The City University of New York deeply mourns the passing of Governor Mario M. Cuomo, whose legendary oratorical skills gave voice to millions and were matched only by his passionate commitment to a lifetime of exemplary public service.
For York College assistant nursing professor Margarett Alexandre, sometimes humanitarian aid can do more harm than good: To create lasting change, volunteer missions need to be about helping others help themselves.