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King and Queen of Spain to Present Prestigious Fellowship to Queens College PhD Student of Clinical Psychology

February 27, 2014 | Uncategorized

In an awards ceremony to take place this summer, the king and queen of Spain will present Queens College student Clara Vila-Castelar with a prestigious fellowship from the La Caixa Foundation.

Are You Part Neanderthal? Genographic Project Uses 200 College Students’ Cheek Swabs To Trace Ancestry Back 200,000 Years

January 26, 2014 | Uncategorized

About 200 college students at the American Museum of Natural History opened their mouths Monday night and swabbed their cheeks for DNA analysis to trace their ancestry back a staggering 200 thousand years. In the process, they’ll even find out what percent Neanderthal they are. The students, who participated in The New York City Student Ancestry Project, with the City College of New York, may be lucky (or unlucky) enough to find out which thousands of people they can genetically consider their relatives.

Rick Raemisch, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Corrections, and Piper Kerman author of Orange is the New Black,” to speak at John Jay College

January 22, 2014 | Uncategorized

New York, NY, Jan. 2014 — Rick Raemisch, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Corrections and James Craig, Chief of the Detroit Police Department head the list of speakers at the Ninth Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City on Monday, February 10 […]

Baruch MBA Student Elizabeth Alpern Named to Forbes “30 Under 30″

January 10, 2014 | Baruch College, Uncategorized

Student Entrepreneur Achieves Flavorful Feat with The Gefilteria   NEW YORK, NY-January 10, 2014 –Student entrepreneurs at Baruch College often find success when their business idea becomes a reality. Sometimes that success earns high-profile recognition by the business industry. Such is the case for Elizabeth Alpern, a student in the part-time MBA program in the […]

Flipping pancakes with mathematics

January 7, 2014 | Uncategorized

Tomorrow marks the 80th birthday of Jacob E Goodman, a mathematician at the City College of New York. If Professor Goodman’s name does not ring any bells, then maybe you know him better by his pseudonym, Harry Dweighter. No? Confused? Wondering why a mathematician needs to disguise his identity? Allow me to explain.

Humans hunt like SHARKS: Hunter-gatherers forage for food in a mathematical pattern used by other predators

January 7, 2014 | Uncategorized

Hunter-gatherers search for food in the same way as animals including sharks and honeybees, according to anthropologists.

John Jay Students Pack 20,000 Meals for Each of John Jay’s Stop Hunger Now Events

December 10, 2013 | Uncategorized

  According to Oxfam – and international organization focused on combatting poverty, as of 2010, 925 million people worldwide suffer from chronic hunger. This number is greater than the population of the European Union, Canada, and the United States combined. Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, […]

Prof. Siegel says Marcos Aide Conviction Means the Heat is Never Off for Confederates of Corrupt Dictators

November 25, 2013 | CUNY School of Law, Uncategorized

Professor Franklin Siegel, who litigated to recover assets Ferdinand Marcos stole from the Philippine people, observed that New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s trial team and won a notable victory with the conviction last week of Vilma Ba…

Travel Required

November 8, 2013 | Brooklyn College, Uncategorized

BROOKLYN– Journalism major Alex Ellefson ’14 is considering a career as a foreign correspondent, so when he scored an internship at a newspaper in the Middle East, he figured he had found the perfect experience to polish off his college resumé. But it would be expensive to spend the summer in Jordan, where he had […]

NBA Executive Encourages Students to Do What They Love Best

November 8, 2013 | Brooklyn College, Uncategorized

BROOKLYN– As part of a continuing series, the Magner Career Center invited Jonathan Supranowitz ’94, vice president of public relations for the New York Knicks basketball organization, to talk about his road to success. A Canarsie, Brooklyn, native, Supranowitz has been with the Knicks for 14 seasons, beginning in 2000. “It’s important that you love whatever you choose to […]

November 6, 2013 | Uncategorized

For Immediate Release October 22nd, 2013   Contact: John Kelly, 917-745-7554   York College Hosts Exhibit of Renowned Artist and Distinguished Lecturer Margaret Rose Vendryes   The Fine Arts Gallery at York College will host an art exhibit by the acclaimed artist, Dr. Margaret Rose Vendryes, set to open on October 24th. The exhibit, entitled […]

Professor Gloria Brown-Marshall and Her Students Meet Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

November 1, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Uncategorized

John Jay College students met Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Gloria J. Browne-Marshall of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration provided access to this invitation-only event where former Solicitors General Drew Days and Paul Clemente joined Justice Kagen and retired Judge Judith Kaye to reveal their thoughts […]

Prisoner Reentry Institute Report Details Unsafe Conditions in NYC’s Three-Quarter Houses

October 22, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Uncategorized

Study Reveals Troubling Findings About Housing of Last Resort for Low-Income Single New Yorkers New York, October 17, 2013 – The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice released a report today, titled Three-Quarter Houses: The View from the Inside, based on a study of tenants in a little-seen underground housing […]

John Jay – Treats for Troops Home and Away 2013

October 4, 2013 | Uncategorized

Donations will be sent overseas & given to homeless veterans in the NYC area. We will be collecting the following donations: Toiletries, Cereal/Canned Food, Tooth Brush/Toothpaste, Salami/Beef Jerky, Antifungal Cream, Milk (canned or powered), Shampoo, Tuna Fish (plastic Ziploc packets only), Conditioner, Socks (NEW), Letter of Support and Baby Wipes. MONETARY DONATIONS ARE ACCEPTED! Make […]

Queens College Business Forum Breakfast

September 30, 2013 | Uncategorized

The public are invited to attend a Queens College Business Forum Breakfast on the topic, The 2008-2009 Financial Crisis: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. The guest speaker is Mark Goldwasser, CEO, National Securities.

Lehman Is #5 Northeast College for Graduates with Least Amount of Debt: U.S. News & World Report

September 23, 2013 | Uncategorized

Lehman College welcomed nearly 3,000 new students to campus for the fall 2013 semester. While the numbers are early, preliminary data show it is the College’s strongest incoming class in two decades. The Class of 2017 arrives with more community engagement and volunteer experience under their collective belt. They are honor roll students with strong […]

Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly’s Message to CUNY Board of Trustees

September 18, 2013 | Uncategorized

I write to apprise you of events attendant to a program last night at Macaulay Honors College at which Dr. David Petraeus was in conversation with journalist Fareed Zakaria.

HOSTOS REPERTORY COMPANY RETURNS FROM THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

August 16, 2013 | Hostos Community College, Uncategorized

On August 13, eleven Hostos Community College students returned to the Bronx after having had the once-in-a-lifetime experience of appearing in a play at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Background Information on Visiting Professor Petraeus

July 3, 2013 | Uncategorized

The appointment of General David Petraeus was announced by the University on April 23rd, 2013, by a Board of Trustees resolution “ at a salary to be determined by the Chancellor.” Discussions

Baboon gives diet experts food for thought

June 30, 2013 | The University, Uncategorized

Students from City University of New York (Cuny) and the University of Sydney observed a female baboon in the Tokai Forest of Table Mountain National Park for 30 days to study her dietary habits.