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Putting Profit Above Health

February 21, 2014 | Book Beat

Companies that make fatty foods, cigarettes, alcohol and prescription drugs are plaguing public health, leading to thousands of preventable deaths, says Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor at CUNY School of Public Health and Hunter College. His new book, Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health, discusses deceptive marketing tactics and how the public can fight back.

Our Clothing, and Hair, in the Courts

February 10, 2014 | Book Beat

From Colonial collars and Quaker hats to miniskirts and Muslim headscarves, our clothing — and hair — often have become issues for U.S. courts, says CUNY Law School professor Ruthann Robson. In her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, Robson examines nudity cases, saggy pants in schools and recent battles of transgender teens dressing for the prom.

Kelly Testifies Before Joint Budget Committee

February 10, 2014 | The Chancellor's Report

Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly testifies on the 2014-15 State executive budget proposal before The New York State Senate Finance And Assembly Ways And Means Committees.

Hunter’s Markoe Named January 2014 Scholar-Athlete of the Month

February 10, 2014 | CUNY Sports

For the month of January, Hunter College’s women’s basketball senior Kristen Markoe has been named the CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Scholar-Athlete of the Month. A four-year, full-merit Macaulay Honors College student, Markoe has earned a spot on the Dean’s List all of her eight semesters as a Hawk. Boasting a 3.781 GPA, the psychology major […]

Swimming & Diving Championships

February 6, 2014 | CUNY Sports

The 2014 CUNYAC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship concluded at the Lehman College Apex with CSI claiming the title. The Dolphins finished with an overall total of 971 team points. On the women’s side, Baruch College Women’s Swimming team took home their fifth straight conference championship title with an overall team score of 973 points.

Judy Collins Beat Back the Bear

February 6, 2014 | CUNY Lecture Series, Hunter College

One of the most successful Grammy Award-winning American folk singers says she has had her own share of personal challenges. “I was drinking myself to death. I had top 10 hits. Everything was just fine except I couldn’t work and people just didn’t know it,” says Collins, speaking at the Hunter College Roosevelt House Public […]

Committee on Fiscal Affairs

February 3, 2014 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, February 3, 2014.

Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration

February 3, 2014 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, February 3, 2014.

Committee on Academic, Policy, Program, and Research

February 3, 2014 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Academic, Policy, Program, and Research, February 3, 2014.

Dinkins on Dinkins

January 30, 2014 | CUNY Lecture Series, Hunter College

Of his years in office, former mayor David Dinkins says that “one of the real tragedies of our administration was the Crown Heights riots.” Speaking candidly at the Hunter College Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, Dinkins said, “I regret not telling the police sooner that they’ve got to do better … I take the blame […]