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Free Tickets to the Late Show

December 1, 2014 | Uncategorized

Late Show with David Letterman is excited to offer free tickets to CUNY students, staff and faculty from a special ticket allotment not available to the general public. Join Dave, Paul, and other special celebrity guests at the Ed Sullivan Theater for a live taping of the show.

We’re No. 1 in poor senior health

December 1, 2014 | The University, Uncategorized

A recent Commonwealth Fund survey discussed by Steven Reinberg in HealthDay news proclaims “American Seniors Number One in Poorest Health Worldwide,” Nov. 20, 2014.

Baruch College Hosts “Ensuring Integrity,” 9th Annual Audit Conference

November 24, 2014 | Baruch College, Uncategorized

MEDIA INVITED NEW YORK, NY- November 24, 2014 – The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business is bringing together business and public accounting professionals, academics and policy setters for the 9th Annual Audit Conference on December 4, entitled “Ensuring Integrity.” Professionals from the American Institute of Certified Public […]

The Queens College Center for Jewish Studies and The Center for Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding (CERRU), Together with Sinai Chapels Will Commemorare Kristallnacht November 26

November 11, 2014 | Uncategorized

Queens College, together with Sinai Chapels of Queens, will commemorate Kristallnacht on Sunday, November 16 with a candle-lighting ceremony by Holocaust survivors, who will be escorted and introduced by Queens College students who have pledged to combat anti-Semitism.

NYSID to Dedicate John Jay College Veterans Resource Center as Battle Buddy Center

November 7, 2014 | Uncategorized

Event celebrates education & employment opportunities for veterans New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID) will dedicate the Veterans Resource Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice as a NYSID Battle Buddy Center, in collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY) and Fedcap Rehabilitation Services. The dedication will take place […]

The @Macaulay Author Series Presents Suki Kim and Jenny Nordberg Discuss Their New Books about North Korea and Afghanistan

November 7, 2014 | Uncategorized

THE @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES PRESENTS A DOUBLE BILL WITH INVESTIGATIVE WRITERS SUKI KIM AND JENNY NORDBERG DISCUSSING THEIR NEW BOOKS ABOUT NORTH KOREA AND AFGHANISTAN  in conversation with Katha Pollitt  Wednesday, December 10, 7pm 35 West 67th Street, Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Free and Open to the Public (New York, NY – November 10, […]

Ebola case highlights work of NYC disease sleuths

October 30, 2014 | The University, Uncategorized

New York City’s disease detectives were off and running the moment the call came in from a doctor who suspected he had Ebola.

Kathryn Harrison Reads From Her New Biography, “Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured,” w/ Roxana Robinson

October 29, 2014 | Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Thursday, November 6, 7:00pm 35 West 67th Street Free and Open to the Public (New York, NY – October 7, 2014) Acclaimed, provocative novelist and memoirist Kathryn Harrison (The Enchantments, The Kiss) reads from her astonishing new biography, Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured (Doubleday), and discusses it with award-winning […]

Art Professor Receives Fellowship from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

October 6, 2014 | Uncategorized

BROOKLYN, NY– It’s estimated that during the 9th century some 10 percent of the population of the Byzantine Empire, which comprised much of Eastern Europe and the Middle East, joined a monastery. There are some loose theories as to why, but few academics have delved deeply into the reasons for the surge of interest. Art Professor Jennifer L. […]

Time Inc.’s Norman Pearlstine Featured During Medgar Thought Leaders Talk

September 25, 2014 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Medgar Evers College is excited to announce that Norman Pearlstine, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of Time Inc., is the feature speaker for the upcoming Thought Leaders Talk.

National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice Announced – John Jay College Awarded $4.75 Million Grant

September 18, 2014 | Uncategorized

On Thursday, September 18, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that John Jay College of Criminal Justice has been awarded a competitive, three-year, $4.75 million grant to launch a National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice. John Jay will lead a team including Yale Law School, UCLA, and the Urban Institute as principal partners. The […]

More costly doesn’t mean better

September 9, 2014 | The University, Uncategorized

A study of hospital administrative costs in eight nations published Sept. 8 in Health Affairs finds that hospital bureaucracy consumed 25.3 percent of hospital budgets in the United States in 2011, twice as much as any other nation. The study is the first across multiple nations with widely varying health systems. It was carried out by teams from the U.S., the U.K., France, Germany and the Netherlands. Costs were lowest (about 12 percent) in Scotland and Canada, both of which have single-payer systems. Data covered virtually all hospitals in each nation. Administrative spending totaled $667 per capita in the U.S., $158 in Canada, $164 in Scotland, $211 in Wales, $225 in England and $325 in the Netherlands. French and German costs were about 40 percent lower than in the U.S.

Retail employees frustrated by slashed hours, erratic schedules: study

September 3, 2014 | The University, Uncategorized

A new survey of city retail workers claims many are losing their shirts to “disturbing” new staffing trends.

7-million-year-old fossil monkey unearthed in Abu Dhabi

July 1, 2014 | Uncategorized

An international team of scientists from Hunter College-City University of New York (CUNY), the Museum für Naturkunde- Berlin, Yale University, and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) have announced the discovery of an important 6.5 to 8 million year old fossil monkey specimen from Shuwaihat Island in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region (Al Gharbia).

Hostos Community College Alumna Receives Caribbean American Healthcare Award

June 16, 2014 | Hostos Community College, Uncategorized

On June 25, 2014, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College alumna Ruby Bryan will receive the Caribbean American Healthcare Award from the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), proving conclusively that there is no expiration date on a dream. One of seven children, the Jamaican immigrant had two goals in life. She wanted to be […]

Lehman Professor Andrei Jitianu Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Study Corrosion Protection

June 8, 2014 | Uncategorized

Dr. Jitianu and his colleagues have been awarded a $605,000 three-year grant. They hope to design a comprehensive study on the mechanisms for forming corrosion protection coatings for magnesium alloys and steels, which are used commonly for aerospace, automotive, and biocompatible medical implant applications.

CUNY SPS ANNOUNCES B.A. IN HUMAN RELATIONS

May 27, 2014 | School of Professional Studies, Uncategorized

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) is delighted to announce the launch of its new BA in Human Relations degree, the first program of its kind offered by CUNY. Human relations examines human behavior, interactions, and relationships within the workplace and society. Drawing upon psychology, sociology, communication, business, and the humanities, students in […]

Hunter’s Diana Mason Named One of the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care

May 20, 2014 | Uncategorized

Dr. Diana Mason, the Rudin Professor of Nursing at Hunter College’s School of Nursing has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care. According to the Modern Healthcare website, the list “honors individuals in healthcare who are deemed by their peers and an expert panel to be […]

Undergraduate Jamel Love Accepted to Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program at Vanderbilt University

April 16, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Uncategorized

Jamel Love, a junior and political science major, was accepted into the Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program at Vanderbilt University. The Program will partner Love with a faculty member from the Political Science Department for a 10-week summer research and professional development program.

MIT, CUNY Researchers Observe Energy-Carrying Quasiparticles For The First Time

April 16, 2014 | The University, Uncategorized

While excitons have been understood in theory for decades, the authors of a new Nature Communications study have directly observed these quasiparticles responsible for energy transfer in solar cells, LEDs and semiconductor circuits for the first time.