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  • Queens College Praised for “Lots of Race and Class Interaction” in The Best 377 Colleges

    June 19, 2013 | Queens College

    Once again, Queens College has been named one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education by the Princeton Review.

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  • Queens College Campus Serves as Shelter to Hundreds Following Storm

    June 19, 2013 | Queens College

    On campus and off, QC has been helping the community to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Although classes were canceled from October 29 through November 1, the college snapped into action right after the storm: Members of Buildings & Grounds and Security—some of whom spent more on travel than they’d earn in that day’s pay—worked round the clock to restore power, clear away debris, and repair damage.

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  • Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Visits Queens College

    June 19, 2013 | Queens College

    Voted into the Myanmar Parliament last spring, Aung San Suu Kyi is no ordinary lawmaker. A Nobel Peace Prize winner who spent 15 years under house arrest in Rangoon, unable to see her children or even visit her husband on his death bed, she personified the struggle for democracy in an isolated nation ruled by a military dictatorship

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  • Queens College Professor Emerita Marie Ponsot Wins Poetry Prize

    June 13, 2013 | Queens College

    FLUSHING, N.Y., June 13, 2013 — With six volumes of poetry to her credit, and numerous French-to-English translations, Queens College English Professor Emerita Marie Ponsot is not averse to hard work. This spring her efforts paid off handsomely. She is the recipient of the 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, which at $100,000 is one of the […]

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  • Queens College Earns an A for Anti-Tobacco Efforts

    June 13, 2013 | Queens College

    By prohibiting all tobacco products from campus, Queens College, like its sister CUNY schools, has earned a top grade and congratulations from the American Cancer Society (ACS).

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  • First Lady of Massachusetts Visits Queens College

    June 13, 2013 | Queens College

    Last month Diane Patrick ’72—former New York City schoolteacher, successful attorney, and now First Lady of Massachusetts—returned to her alma mater in a role for which she has gained increasing recognition in recent years: domestic abuse survivor.

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  • Jennie Santos: Projects Room Offers Opportunity to Witness Large Canvases Become Artwork at Queens College Art Center, Through June 27, 2013

    June 11, 2013 | Queens College

    Through June 27, the Queens College Art Center will be presenting the mixed media oil portraits and paintings of Dominican-American
    artist Jennie Santos. These were created during Santos’ residency at QC earlier this year, at which time she gave visitors an opportunity
    to witness how large canvases in mixed media become artwork.

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  • Queens College Professor is the First to Publish a Critical Edition of a 400-Year Old Bilingual Italian-English Dictionary

    June 6, 2013 | Queens College

    When Shakespeare sought to better understand Italian—-a language that enjoyed great popularity in his day—scholars believe that he may have used A Worlde of Words—-an Italian-American dictionary with entries ranging from dialect forms, erotic terminology, colloquial phrases, and Italian proverbs. Now, for the first time since the book was printed over 400 years ago, Queens College professor Hermann W. Haller has published a critical edition, transcribing all 462 pages and modernizing the work. Haller is a professor of Italian at Queens College and in the Ph.D. Program of Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

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  • June 21 Business Forum to Examine Economic Development Initiatives Under Governor Cuomo

    June 6, 2013 | Queens College

    The next Queens College Business Forum Breakfast on Friday, June 21, from 8 – 10 am, will host speaker Kenneth Adams as he discusses economic development initiatives under Governor Cuomo. Adams has worked to promote economic practices that both attract business and create jobs throughout the state. He also works closely with Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy to implement the Regional Economic Development Councils across the state. The event will take place in the Fourth Floor Ballroom of the Student Union; complimentary parking will be provided. RSVPs are required for the media and public by June 19.

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  • Three Queens College Students Awarded D.C. Summer Internships in Congress

    May 31, 2013 | Queens College

    Three Queens College students and political science majors have been awarded summer internships in Washington, DC with members of Congress, thanks to the City University of New York’s Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs.

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