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In her new memoir, “Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli and Me,” Patricia Volk describes how two dynamic but difficult women helped shape her adulthood: One the Italian fashion designer, Elsa Luisa Maria Schiaparelli, the other her beautiful but strict mother. “They were both clothes crazy and imperious ...
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, September 9, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, September 9, 2013.
In a discussion of economic growth and inequality at the Graduate Center, Paul Krugman pointed out that the Occupy Wall Street movement got the math wrong when it came to wealth distribution between the super-rich and everybody else. “It’s not the 1 percent but rather the 0.01 percent” of the population ...
Chancellor Matthew Goldstein reports on the Start-Up New York program, which allows business operating on or near SUNY and CUNY campuses to operate tax free. The Chancellor also announced the naming of the Stella & Charles Guttman Community College and the reinstatement of ROTC. The Chancellor discusses ...
Public meeting of the Board of Trustees, June 24, 2013.
As founder and executive producer of “Radio Diaries,” Joe Richman has urged people to record their own lives and histories since 1996, and along with the groundbreaking series, “Teenage Diaries,” has helped pioneer the genre of first-person narratives for National Public Radio. In a conversation ...
In a follow-up discussion to their appearance last fall, jurist Alan Dershowitz and journalist Peter Beinart continued the debate, “The Crisis of Zionism,” as part of the Perspectives: Conversations on Policy and Place series at the Graduate Center. Beinart insists that with power comes responsibility. ...
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Student Affairs and Special Programs, June 3, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Academic, Policy, Program, and Research, June 3, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, June 2, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, June 3, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management, June 3, 2013.
In her new book, “The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code,” Margalit Fox chronicles the pursuit to decipher Linear B — an unknown script dating to the Bronze Age — and how key research by a Brooklyn College classics professor, Alice Elizabeth Kober, helped to crack its ...
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 ...
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,” ...
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 ...
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