News from The City University of New York

VICE Media and Knight to Create $500,000 Innovators’ Fund at CUNY

December 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The goal is to train journalists to use innovative new ways to tell stories for the next generation of news consumers.

City Seminar Guest Speaker Discusses New Housing Initiative for Recent College Graduates

December 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 21, Chris Bledsoe, a real estate developer and founding partner of Stage 3 Properties, spoke to all three City Seminar I House Four cohorts. His firm is creating a housing solution for recent college graduates by providing more affordable housing options for younger first-time urban renters as based in income. These new developments […]

Guttman’s Global Ambassadors Take Off for Germany

December 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On December 6, ten Guttman Community College students will be traveling to Berlin, Germany, for eight days of research and exploration as part of the Guttman Global Ambassadors (GGA) program. This pilot travel program is the first initiative of what is being developed to become a more embracing program, known as the Guttman Global Travel […]

GC Application Fee Waived for CUNY Graduates

December 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

The Graduate Center today announced an application fee waiver for CUNY graduates.

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December 2, 2014 | College of Staten Island

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Board of Trustees Approves New Policy on Sexual Misconduct

December 1, 2014 | CUNY Matters, The University

The Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a new and comprehensive CUNY Policy on Sexual Misconduct, which brings definition, clarity and University-wide consistency to the rights of victims who experience campus-related sexual violence, harassment and misconduct.

CCNY, Standard Bank Launch New Program for Women Entrepreneurs

December 1, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York’s Zahn Innovation Center has partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to establish a program dedicated to supporting early-stage women entrepreneurs. The Standard Chartered Technology Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs begins in the spring 2015 semester with $575,000 in funding over two years from the bank

Cynthia Conti-Cook (’06) to Run New Cop Accountability Program

December 1, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

The New York Daily News reports on the new Cop Accountability Program (CAP), a database that will collect information about police officers accused of wrongdoing.

Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein Named a 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

December 1, 2014 | Baruch College

Dr. Mitchel B. Wallerstein, President of Baruch College has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Baruch College Hosts Lecture on Race in America

December 1, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs welcomes Sheryll Cashin as the guest speaker of the Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series on Tuesday, December 2. Cashin will lead the discussion titled Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America.

Baruch College Presents ‘Why Are Jews Funny: Jews and Jewish Humor,’ Dec. 4

December 1, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College and The Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center presents Why Are Jews Funny: Jews and Jewish Humor featuring Professor Linda Weiser Friedman and Hershey Friedman, on Thursday, December 4.

Prof. Borgmann on the Use of TRAP Laws to Target Abortion Providers

December 1, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Caitlin Borgmann wrote the lead op-ed in today’s Los Angeles Times about the threat of targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP laws) to abortion facilities.

U.N. Criticizes U.S. Treatment of Youth in Adult Jails and Prisons

December 1, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Friday, the U.N. Committee Against Torture (“Committee”) strongly criticized the United States for state laws and policies that result in the incarceration of youth under 18 in adult jails and prisons under conditions that endanger their safety and well-being.

LaGuardia Community College President Gail O. Mellow To Attend White House Education Summit

December 1, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

On Thursday, December 4th LaGuardia Community College President Gail O. Mellow will join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity Summit.