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  • Relearning Her Mother Tongue

    May 25, 2016 | City College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

    ALINA SHEN GREW UP speaking Mandarin at home, but her fluency slipped as she went through New York City’s public schools. “They didn’t have the resources to support instruction in Chinese,” she says.

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  • Depressed? She Has an App for That

    May 24, 2016 | Brooklyn College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

    CAN DEPRESSION be diminished by using a brain-training app? That was the question asked – and, in a pilot trial, positively answered – by an app that Rebecca Baron (Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, ’18) designed during an internship at Mount Sinai Hospital

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  • Can Math Applications Add Up to World Peace?

    May 24, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Queens College, Salute to Scholars

    TAMAR LICHTER faces the delightful quandary of being pulled in opposite directions by her love of mathematics. Will she head into pure mathematics or applied mathematics? Luckily, she’s pretty good at both.

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  • Macaulay Senior Wins Yenching Scholarship to Study in China

    May 18, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

    Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates Ariel Yardeni ’16 (Hunter College) for winning the prestigious Yenchning Scholarship. The Yenching Academy of Peking University builds bridges between China and the world through an interdisciplinary Master’s program in China Studies for outstanding graduates from all over the globe. Ariel is majoring in […]

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  • Macaulay Students Win Gilman International Scholarships to Study Abroad

    May 17, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

    Macaulay  Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates juniors Saffia Rahimtoola (City College),  Lubna Rahmani (Baruch College), and Christine Zhou (Baruch College) for winning the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program goal is to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions […]

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  • Four Theatrical Titans Discuss Diversity in the Performing Arts in NYC

    May 4, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

      As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York welcomes New York City’s most innovative cultural leaders:  Katy Clark, President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, where Hamilton began; and Niegel Smith, Artistic Director of The Flea Theater. […]

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  • Five Macaulay Honors College Students Win Salk Scholarships

    April 29, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

    Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates seniors Alex Bonilla (City College), Danielle Cohen (Queens College), Muhddesa Lakhana (City College) Christos Mouzakitis (Queens College) and alumna Jennifer Zagelbaum ’15 (Hunter College) for receiving CUNY’s Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. The Salk Scholarship identifies students entering the fields of medicine and the biological […]

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  • Macaulay Honors College Alumnae Win Fulbright Awards

    April 27, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

    Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that alumnae Yvette Deane ’15 (Queens College), Karen Du ’15 (Hunter College) and Leanne Tory-Murphy ’15 (Hunter College) have received Fulbright awards. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and […]

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  • Macaulay Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

    April 21, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

      Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that juniors Tamar Lichter  (Queens College) Paulina R. Librizzi  (City College), and sophomore  Ellianna Schwab  (City College) each received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  Naomi Gaggi  ’16 (College of Staten Island) and Jacob Hamer ’17 (Hunter College) were runners-up. The Barry […]

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  • Author Chris Cleave Presents His New Book at Macaulay Honors College Event

    April 21, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

    On May 4th, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes celebrated novelist Chris Cleave (Little Bee) to read from and discuss his new book, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven. With World War II as the tumultuous setting, Cleave weaves together the lives of three characters:  Mary, a young socialite assigned to teach underprivileged young children evacuated from London; […]

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