News from The City University of New York

CCNY observes Social Justice Week with Mexican Coalition

February 17, 2017 | City College

The City College of New York and New York University co-host discussions during Social Justice Week, Feb. 20-24, to commemorate The World Day of Social Justice in conjunction with the Mexican Coalition and the Central American University of Nicaragua.

Maria Knikou Receives $1 Million Grant

February 17, 2017 | College of Staten Island

Adding to the College of Staten Island’s (CSI) long list of impressive faculty grants, it has been announced that Maria Knikou, PhD, was awarded a more »

CCNY White House intern urges peers to consider public service

February 17, 2017 | City College

City College of New York senior Troy Blackwell spent the last months of the Obama administration in Washington, DC, as a White House intern. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the Ad/PR and political science double major encourages his City College peers to consider public service careers in a public conversation with them.

New twist by CCNY professor to old tale aims to build bridges, dismantle walls

February 16, 2017 | City College

In a modern rendition of a Shakespeare classic, City College of New York poet and author Pamela Laskin presents “Ronit & Jamil,” a Palestinian/Israeli “Romeo and Juliet” in verse for teenagers. The book appears from HarperCollins on Feb. 21 with a dramatic reading at the City College Center for the Arts Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Works by Two Kingsborough Students Included in Iggy Pop Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum

February 15, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College students Kallyiah Merilus and Mauricio Rodriguez are among the 22 artists featured in the Brooklyn Museum exhibition Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller, running through March 26, 2017.

Queens College Opera presents Die Fledermaus February 23-26

February 15, 2017 | Queens College

Audiences will be able to enjoy Johann Strauss’s comic masterpiece Die Fledermaus—about a man’s belated retribution for his friend’s practical joke—in English at Queens College from February 23 through 26.

Brian Raleigh ’18 Harmonizes Academics and Interests

February 15, 2017 | College of Staten Island

It has been well established among researchers that music can have a relaxing effect on people. Perhaps, no one knows that better than College of more »

Vivek Tiwary delivers CCNY’s Rudin Lecture, March 7

February 14, 2017 | City College

Vivek J. Tiwary, the best-selling New York Times author and Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, delivers the 2017 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at the City College of New York on Tuesday, March 7. His talk, 5:30 p.m. in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, is entitled “From Broadway to the Beatles: Achieving the Impossible with Historical Mentors.” It is free and open to the public. Click here for more information and here to RSVP.

CSI students spend winter vacation working at Costa Rican orphanage

February 9, 2017 | College of Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — While most college kids spend winter break binging the latest Netflix series, six students from the College of Staten Island gave more »

CUNY Campuses and Offices Closed Thursday, February 9th Due to ‎Winter Storm

February 9, 2017 | The University

CUNY Campuses and Offices Closed Thursday, February 9th Due to ‎Winter Storm.