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  • CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies Launches Film Festival

    February 25, 2014 | City College

    The Americas Film Festival New York, June 2 – 5, to honor the rich diversity of cultures, languages and stories of the Americas
    The Americas Film Festival New York (TAFFNY), a new festival to showcase feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations that represent the rich diversity of cultures, languages and stories of the Americas, will be held June 2 – 5 at The City College of New York Center for Worker Education, 25 Broadway, Manhattan, and the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, One Bowling Green.

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  • 11 CCNY Students Picked as Finalists for Advertising Internships

    February 25, 2014 | City College

    Eleven City College advertising and public relations students were selected as finalists for the 2014 Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP), run by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As). The highly competitive program offers selected undergraduate and graduate students a 10-week paid summer internship at a 4A’s member advertising agency.

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  • Leadership Summit Opens Women’s History Month at CCNY

    February 24, 2014 | City College

    The City College of New York marks the start of Women’s History Month with its 2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Summit, Saturday, March 1. Themed “Renaissance Woman,” the conference, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the North Academic Center (NAC) Hoffman Student Lounge, facilitates growth and connection among women’s groups and professionals and CUNY students.

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  • February 27 Red Letter Day for CCNY’s Colin Powell School

    February 24, 2014 | City College

    Public invited to ’Meet the Dean‘ reception, groundbreaking talks, tours and insider’s view during ’A Day with the Colin Powell School at City College’

    The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is hosting “A Day with the Colin Powell School at City College” event Thursday, February 27. The day will:

    Introduce the school’s first permanent dean, Vince Boudreau;
    Showcase the remarkable work of the school’s departments and programs, and
    Present new initiatives associated with the school’s founding.

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  • New Study Supports Body Shape Index as Predictor of Mortality

    February 24, 2014 | City College

    In 2012, Dr. Nir Krakauer, an assistant professor of civil engineering in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering, and his father, Dr. Jesse Krakauer, MD, developed a new method to quantify the risk specifically associated with abdominal obesity.

    A follow-up study, published February 20 by the online journal PLoS ONE, supports their contention that the technique, known as A Body Shape Index (ABSI), is a more effective predictor of mortality than Body Mass Index (BMI), the most common measure used to define obesity.

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  • Panel of Historians to Examine 1812 Constitution of Cádiz

    February 21, 2014 | City College

    Historian Eric D. Weitz, dean of The City College of New York’s Division of Humanities and the Arts, leads a four-member panel discussion March 3 at CCNY on the groundbreaking 1812 Spanish Constitution of Cádiz. The conversation takes place 12 noon – 2 p.m. in the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) Archives and Library, Room 2/202, North Academic Center. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is required.

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  • Ketchum Exec Talks to CCNY Students About Davos Forum

    February 20, 2014 | City College

    City College of New York advertising/public relations students will get first-hand insights Thursday, February 27, from the recent World Economic Forum held in Davos Switzerland. Barri Friedman Rafferty, senior partner and CEO, North America, Ketchum, will be the speaker that day for the “Lunch With Leaders” lecture series. Her topic will be “Lessons from Davos: Eight Global Trends Impacting Communications.”

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  • Peace Advocate Olivier Urbain Speaks at City College Feb. 21

    February 19, 2014 | City College

    Peace advocate and author Olivier Urbain will speak at The City College of New York 4 p.m. Friday, February 21, in Steinman Auditorium. His talk precedes by six days the publication of his newest book, “A Forum for Peace: Daisaku Ikeda’s Proposals to the UN” (I. B. Tauris, 2014).

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  • LGBT Youth Face Greater Cancer Risks, CCNY-Led Study

    February 19, 2014 | City College

    A new study led by City College of New York psychologist Margaret Rosario found that youths of same-sex orientation are more likely to engage in behaviors associated with cancer risk than heterosexuals. The peer-reviewed findings appear in the February 2014 issue of the “American Journal of Public Health.”

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  • 5th Annual “Is Hip Hop History?” Conference February 27 – 28

    February 19, 2014 | City College

    Event pays homage to “Beat Street,” iconic hip hop film featuring scenes shot at City College The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies hosts the fifth annual “Is Hip-Hop History?” Conference 5-10 p.m. Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28, at the Center for Worker Education (CWE), 7th Floor, 25 Broadway, Manhattan. […]

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