Three CUNY Law students, all 3Ls, are working to make a difference for inmates who believe they have been treated unfairly.
Cesar Vargas (’11) was sworn in today to practice law, culminating his four-year quest to join the New York Bar, despite his undocumented status.
“For a long time in environmental science we’ve done a pretty good job of keeping people outside the box of ecosystems” says Dr. Peter Groffman, who studies the microbial and chemical ecology of urban landscapes and waterways.
Baruch College is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid, according to The Princeton Review.
The widespread discrimination and mistreatment transgender individuals face in the healthcare system could be alleviated with specialized provider training to increase knowledge about transgender health and needs, and to promote positive attitudes. The evaluation of a pilot training program implemented in an urban clinic shows the potential to change attitudes and improve competency, as reported in a study published in Transgender Health, a new peer-reviewed open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available open access on the Transgender Health website.
In remarks to the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Milliken reported that CUNY School of Law’s public interest law program is now ranked #1 in the country by preLaw Magazine.
Baruch College presents Nicholas O’Brien: The Four Tools, an exhibition of video works by Nicholas O’Brien, curated by Katherine Behar, Assistant Professor of New Media Arts at Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College and made possible by support from the Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC) and the Newman Library.
The Kurt and Marjorie Lehmann Scholarship has been established with an endowment of $415,000 to provide financial support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences at the College of Staten Island. This is among the largest scholarship gifts to the College and the first devoted exclusively to Master’s-level students.
I received a letter yesterday afternoon from the state director of operations, which was critical of salaries at both CUNY and SUNY systems.
On January 29, the Obama administration announced a new effort to require companies to tell the government what they pay employees. Associate Professor of Sociology Mary Gatta was interviewed on NPR Marketplace about this new initiative.
Four alumnae are advocating and giving a voice for parents and students in special education law.
Each year, Women’s Link Worldwide, an international organization that works to advance the rights of women and girls, doles out the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards to highlight decisions or statements made during legal proceedings that have a positive or negative impact on gender equality. Blakeley Decktor (’12), a staff attorney at the Women’s Link office […]
CUNY Law 1L Maria Brinkmann reflects on her inspiration to attend law school.
CUNY Law’s clinical program, Main Street Legal Services, has been advocating for underserved people in New York for three decades.
Michael Oppenheimer (’06) reflects on the fight for equality and what it means for him, his family and his community. On November 24, 2014, I stood with residents, activists, and lawyers in front of the police department, in Ferguson, Missouri. It was moments after a prosecutor announced the grand jury decision not to indict a […]
Affirming its commitment to disaster preparedness, LaGuardia Community College received the official seal of completion for its participation in the New York City Office of Emergency Management’s (OEM) Partners in Preparedness (PIP) Program.
Queens College will be housing a solar storage system as part of a new three-year collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute and the New York Power Authority.