New Technology: Two Conferences

Two major conferences addressing the introduction of new technology on City University campuses are taking place early this fall. On October 4-5 at the Graduate Center, U.S. Department of Education members, state educational leaders, deans of teacher education, and legislators are convening for “Making Technology Work in Our Schools.” The focus will be on steps that should follow after computers and Internet connections are in place. Among experts participating in the conference, sponsored by the Executive Vice Chancellor Louise Mirrer, is Chris Dede, chair of Learning and Teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

John Jay College will host a day-long technology conference co-sponsored by the CUNY Information Technology Steering committee and Converge Magazine, a widely-read journal of emerging technologies. The November 15 event will feature nationally prominent industry experts, breakout sessions on best practices, and vendor demonstrations. Admission is free but registration is required. For more information contact conference chair Professor George Otte in the CUNY Office of Academic Affairs.

Contents October 2002

From High School Dropout to Surgeon General – Thanks to BCC

Extending the Lifespan of Learning

The Bronx: A Thriving River Runs Through It

Chancellor's Message: Celebrating CUNY Poets

Two Bills for CUNY Signed by Governor

Colleges Set Out Welcome Mats For First “CUNY Week” Outreach

New Technology: Two Conferences

Celebrating the Pleasures of Literature

The Public and Private Lives of Eleanor Roosevelt

Capturing the Life of a Complex General

TV Boot Camp Gives Students Taste of “60 Minutes” Magic

Big Cats' Novels Change America

Imagining Hopper

New Stars in Faculty Firmament

John Jay Law Enforcement News Honored for Articles on 9/11

Preserving the History of the Puerto Rican Diaspora

Vigils, Bells, Art, Eloquence—and Silence: Campuses Observe September 11

Three WTC Workers from City Tech Receive Scholarships

Future Holds New Home, New Master’s for CUNY’s School of Architecture

N.J. State Human Resources Executive Comes to CUNY

Hostos Goes Electronic on the Grand Concourse

New Shuttle Service Eases Lehman Commute

Leap in Fall Enrollment

CUNY Board Adopts State Early Retirement Plan