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  • Queens College Alum Jean-Claude Brizard Takes the Helm of Public Schools in the Windy City

    January 19, 2012 | Queens College

    Queens College alum takes the helm of public schools in the windy city.

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  • Following the Path of Education out of the Mean Streets

    January 19, 2012 | Queens College

    Queens College Education Professor researches strategies for reversing the education disparities faced by children in poor neighborhoods.

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  • Using Children’s Books to Read into Things that Matter

    January 19, 2012 | Queens College

    Using children’s books to read into things that matter

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  • Re-making American History Classes at Queens College

    January 19, 2012 | Queens College

    Remaking american history classes at Queens College by professor Joh Gunn, Secondary Education & Youth Services.

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  • Celebrate Black History Month in Style at Louis’s House

    January 18, 2012 | Queens College

    Louis Armstrong—-the grandchild of slaves-—broke racial barriers throughout his career: He was the first African American to host a nationally sponsored radio variety show, and the first to have his contract stipulate that he would not play at any hotel where he couldn’t stay. And when New Orleans outlawed mixed-race ensembles, Armstrong avoided his hometown for a decade. Come celebrate Louis’ legacy as a Civil Rights pioneer by touring the home he loved–now the largest publicly held archival collection in the world devoted to a jazz musician–during Black History Month.

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  • Queens College Choral Society Holds Auditions

    January 12, 2012 | Queens College

    The Queens College Choral Society will hold auditions for new members on January 18, 25 and February 1.

    This spring the group will perform Brahms’ Requiem, one of the most beloved masterworks of all time.

    The Choral Society will also be featured in the world premiere of a new work commissioned by the Queens Symphony Orchestra called 1001 Voices: A Symphony for Queens.

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  • Queens College is Completely Tobacco-Free as of January 1, 2012, Making for an Even “Greener” Campus

    January 12, 2012 | Queens College

    As of Jan. 1, 2012, Queens College became a completely tobacco-free campus,
    indoors and outside, across all 77 acres. This initiative is the latest step
    in the college’s already “green” commitment to provide a healthier learning
    and working environment and reduce its carbon footprint.

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  • Queens College Author

    January 9, 2012 | Queens College

    KEENA LIPSITZ’S (Queens College Professor, Political Science) new book, Competitive Elections and the American Voter (Penn Press), arrives just as our quadrennial politi­cal spectacle, the presidential elec­tion, is gathering steam. After years of examining elections at all levels of government, Lipsitz believes that the more hotly contested a race is, the more it benefits voters by […]

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  • Museum-Quality Gift to SEES

    January 9, 2012 | Queens College

    This fall, the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences (SEES) at Queens College received a gift that rocks: a treasure trove of fossils, crystals, and mineral samples assembled by late Fresh Meadows resident Donald Healy, a nonscientist with a remarkably discerning eye. “We were blown away by what we saw,” reports SEES director Alan Ludman, […]

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  • From Our Archives: Queens College Professor and JFK Assassination Evidence

    January 9, 2012 | Queens College

    It is from a sixthfloor window of the Dallas building which once housed the Texas Schoolbook Depository that Lee Harvey Oswald is believed to have fired the shots that killed President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

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