News from The City University of New York

Bureaucracy consumes one-quarter of US hospitals’ budgets, twice as much as other nations

September 3, 2014 | The University

A study of hospital administrative costs in eight nations published today in the September issue of Health Affairs finds that hospital bureaucracy consumed 25.3 percent of hospital budgets in the U.S. in 2011, far more than in other nations.

Bureaucracy consumes one-quarter of US hospitals’ budgets, twice as much as other nations

September 3, 2014 | The University

A study of hospital administrative costs in eight nations published today in the September issue of Health Affairs finds that hospital bureaucracy consumed 25.3 percent of hospital budgets in the U.S. in 2011, far more than in other nations.

Medgar Introduces Inaugural Student Literary Journal

September 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College Department of English presents the inaugural edition of UNLOCKING OUR LEGACY, the 2014 Student Literary Journal. This online literary journal highlights the creativity of students from all majors and disciplines college-wide.

CUNY School of Law Announces New Part-Time J.D. Program

September 3, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

The nationally recognized City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law has announced the creation of a new part-time Juris Doctor program which will allow students to pursue a legal education over four years.

Macaulay New Media Lab Welcomes Rob Barnett of Omnivision Entertainment

September 2, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College

Join the Macaulay New Media Lab for an engaging and intimate conversation with one of the media industry’s leaders. Rob Barnett, CEO of Omnivision Entertainment, will bring his insights about celebrity, media, and the future of digital content.

Sing Handel’s Messiah With the Queens College Choral Society!

September 2, 2014 | Queens College

Please consider listing the Queens College Choral Society fall audition schedule as detailed in the attached release. The group is seeking new members for its 2014-15 concert season, which will feature a December performance of Handel’s Messiah, one of the most beloved oratorios of all time.

Public Editor of The New York Times to Speak at 2014 Commencement

September 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/tcS3_media/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/09/MargaretSullivan-1-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Public Editor of The New York Times to Speak at 2014 Commencement" title="Public Editor of The New York Times to Speak at 2014 Commencement" style="float:right;" />Margaret Sullivan was appointed the public editor in 2012, after having served 12 years as executive editor of The Buffalo News.

Baruch College Ranks #7 Among the Top U.S. Colleges for an Accounting Degree by USA Today

September 2, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College is ranked #7 among the 2015 Top U.S. Colleges for Accounting Degrees by USA Today.

Introducing Luca: Guttman’s Newest Member

August 29, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Luca the robot, a Lego device with its own computer, was built by first-year students Gulinoz Javodova and Alejandro Lopez and Information Technology Professor Parviz Kermani. Luca, a work in progress, is able to self-navigate on its own through a path directed by different colors. The device has a sensor to measure color and distance […]

CCNY Team Defines New Biodiversity Metric

August 28, 2014 | City College

To understand how the repeated climatic shifts over the last 120,000 years may have influenced today’s patterns of genetic diversity, a team of researchers led by City College of New York biologist Dr. Ana Carnaval developed a new biodiversity metric called “phylogeographic endemism.”

Queensborough Delivers Big Surprise to 90 Year-Old Former Student: A Diploma

August 28, 2014 | Queensborough Community College

This summer, Alexander Phillips graduated from Queensborough Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree. He is 90 years old.

Andy Warhol: Celebrating the Famous and The Unknown

August 27, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College presents the exhibition Andy Warhol: Celebrating the Famous and The Unknown at the Mishkin Gallery from Thursday, September 19 to Monday, October 20. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, September 18 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.