Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees, May 22, 2013.
In “Rethinking Kahn,” part of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture spring lecture series, architectural historian William J.R. Curtis discusses the legacy of famed architect Louis Kahn, including his final project — Four Freedoms Park — a four-acre memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt that was completed posthumously as “a powerful work of monumentality.” [...]
Public meeting of the Board of Trustees, April 29, 2013
Nostalgia buffs tend to romanticize it, but for generations of immigrants who were forced to live in its jam-packed tenements, the Lower East Side was a place to leave as soon as possible, according to Mark Russ Federman. “Today you have hotels, bars, clubs, restaurants — it’s a vibrant place,” says Federman, who was at [...]
Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees, April 23, 2013.
Cuban dissident Yoani Sánchez gained international fame for her eloquent and outspoken opinions on Cuba in her blog, Generación Y, translated into 20 languages. In her visit to City College in March, Sánchez praised blogs and social media as “vital” journalistic tools, and described her dreams for a free press in her country: “In this future Cuba, I expect that words will be more common and more powerful than military uniforms, that information will be more common than ideology.” City College professor Carlos Riobó, chair of Foreign Languages and Literatures, was moderator for the event and Baruch College professor of Black and Hispanic Studies Ted Henken served as translator.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Student Affairs and Special Programs, February 4, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, April 8, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, April 8, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Academic, Policy, Program, and Research, April 8, 2013.