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  • “Mojados” immigrant photo exhibit opens at CWE

    October 25, 2017 | City College

    Immigrant inclusion is one of the biggest human rights challenges facing countries across the globe. The City College Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education tackles this issue with the photo exhibit “Mojados: Portrait of Immigrants.” It opens Oct. 27 and runs through Dec. 20.

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  • Student-designed CCNY chatbot places second in national Intuit contest

    October 25, 2017 | City College

    Using entrepreneurial skills nurtured at the school’s Zahn Innovation Center, a team of City College of New York undergraduates placed second nationally in Intuit QuickBooks’2017 Product Management Case Competition. The four-member “Team AutoRiza” conceptualized a machine learning chatbot to help service small business owners.

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  • Langston Hughes Festival celebrates Zadie Smith’s literature

    October 24, 2017 | City College

    On the day that Zadie Smith receives City College of New York’s venerated Langston Hughes Medal, scholars and writers hold a symposium at CCNY on Nov. 16 to deconstruct the noted novelist’s work. Entitled “I am the sole author of the dictionary that defines me,” the event runs 12:30 – 3 p.m. in City College’s Aaron Davis Hall, Theater B, located at 135th St. and Convent Ave. It is free and open to the public. Click here to register.

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  • CCNY psychologists develop new model that links emotions and mental health

    October 19, 2017 | City College

    For decades psychologists have studied how people regulate emotions using a multitude of ways to conceptualize and assess emotion regulation. Now a recent study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE by Elliot Jurist and David M. Greenberg of The City College of New York, shows how a new assessment model can give clinicians an exciting new way to think about clinical diagnoses including anxiety, mood, and developmental disorders.

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  • CCNY scores highly on global & Chronicle of Higher ed. rankings

    October 18, 2017 | City College

    Two new rankings reflect The City College of New York’s impressive academic standing internationally and its ability to boost remarkably the social mobility of its students.

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  • Jazz standout Mike Holober is inaugural Stuart Katz Professor at CCNY

    October 17, 2017 | City College

    Internationally renowned jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mike Holober is The City College of New York’s inaugural Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities & the Arts. The endowed professorship is supported by a $1 million gift to City College by distinguished alumnus Stuart Z. Katz, Esq., a 1964 graduate. Holober’s appointment is for one year.

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  • Mexican author Mónica Lavín leads 2017 CCNY Cátedra Vargas Llosa

    October 12, 2017 | City College

    Acclaimed Mexican writer Mónica Lavín co-presents The City College of New York’s fifth Cátedra Vargas Llosa, Oct. 24 -27, an international academic project honoring Spanish-language literary giant and Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa.

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  • CCNY Mini-Medical School partners with community for a healthier Harlem

    October 11, 2017 | City College

    Coffee is bad for you. No, it’s good for you. You need 30 minutes of daily activity – or is it 10? Come hear the latest on how to stay healthy on Wednesday Oct 18 at the first Mini-Medical School hosted by the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York. The latest health information will be shared and refreshments will be served at the event, which is free and open to the public from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at CCNY’s North Academic Center (Room 1/201). Click here to RSVP.

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  • CCNY’s Michelle Valladares receives Poet of the Year award

    October 11, 2017 | City College

    City College of New York poet and filmmaker, Michelle Yasmine Valladares is the Americas Poetry Festival of New York’s Poet of the Year. The award is for her “lifelong literary achievements and for her poetry that reflects the rich multicultural spirit of The Americas.”

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  • Latinos in NYC tome, “Black Detroit” history top latest CCNY faculty books

    October 6, 2017 | City College

    “Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition, Second Edition,” a follow up to the comprehensive study of the city’s Latino population published in 1996, is one of the new books by City College of New York faculty. It is co-edited by Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership professors Sherrie Baver, Gabriel Haslip-Viera (Emeritus), and Angelo Falcón, co-founder of the National Institute for Latino Policy.

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