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Journalist Pete Hamill believes that the craft of writing is an act of self-discovery. “By the time I went to the New York Post, I actually knew more about writing than any formal education had taught me,” says Hamill, whose prominent career as a newspaperman spans five decades. “You educate yourself ...
Returning veterans often face tough financial hurdles that prevent them from applying to college, but Ann Little, veterans’ advocate at the College of Staten Island Student Veteran Center, says the Post-9/11 GI Bill can help. It pays college costs and provides monthly living expenses as well — a ...
The Occupy Wall Street protests, which began on September 17, have shown some distinctive policing strategies, according to Alex Vitale, a Brooklyn College associate professor in sociology who specializes in police response to demonstrations. One thing “has been the use of supervisors — so-called ...
A report by Complete College America, a nonprofit group financed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation cited CUNY’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for helping graduate more community college students more quickly. Chancellor Matthew Goldstein recently discussed the ASAP at a national ...
Public meeting of the Board of Trustees, September 26, 2011.
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Poet Camonghne Felix, a sophomore at Hostos Community College, was named “New York City Youth Poet of the Year" in 2010 by the famed Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Ka'mone (her pen name) is now organizing a Hostos slam team for the national competition in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in California, ...
A report by two Hunter College professors, William Milczarski and Peter Tuckel, found that 1,000 pedestrians are hospitalized every year after colliding with bicyclists statewide - and more than 500 of those injured are in New York City. "We were surprised just by the sheer number," said Milczarski, ...
With President Obama’s plan to close Guantànamo Bay detention camp blocked by Congress, the fate of 172 detainees still imprisoned remains in question, said Gita Gutierrez, an attorney for the defense. “Guantànamo really is a living death” for clients there, said Gutierrez of the Center for Constitutional ...
Leaving the military and entering college can be unnerving for many veterans, adjusting to a new way of life. Don Buzney hosts Ann Little, graduate student and professional veterans’ advocate at the College of Staten Island Student Veteran Center. Little shares her experience as a vet and CUNY student ...
Carol Willis discusses the creation of the skyscraper and the making of modern New York City in her lecture, “New York, New York: Place, Culture and Urbanity,” as part of a series sponsored by the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, at City College. According to Willis, the founding ...
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, September 7, 2011.
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Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management, Wednesday, September 7, 2011.
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Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Academic, Policy, Program, and Research, September 7, 2011.
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Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, September 7, 2011. <br /><strong><a href="http://www1.cuny.edu/portal_ur/news/radio/podcast/trustees_190.mp3">Download <span class="suffix">&#62;&#62;</span></a></strong>
Like Zeus, the supreme god of the Olympians in Greek mythology, people will some day be able to control their own destiny, according to theoretical physicist, Michio Kaku. “Zeus could simply think about things and have them come to be; we will have that power,” says Kaku, co-founder of the strong ...
John Elliott, dean of Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business, and Terrence Martell, Zicklin’s Saxe Professor of Finance, look at results of the 2011 second-quarter “Chief Financial Officers Outlook Survey,” compiled by Financial Executives International and Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. ...
New York has long prided itself on the quality of its drinking water but there was a time — before the Croton Reservoir was completed in 1842 — when it was undrinkable. “The water was known for being notoriously bad then — even the horses didn’t want to drink it,” says Kevin Bone, in his ...
New York City’s enduring love for live theater has long nurtured companies, both on and Off Broadway, that have not only survived, but in many cases thrived despite the recent recession. “Theater will never die, as long as there is one person to tell a story and two people to listen,” says Casey ...
More than 200,000 Americans have volunteered for the Peace Corps since its inception in 1961, and for many of them it was a life-changing experience. “We really became more open, more interesting, and always better people than before we went,” says Aaron Barlow, an assistant professor of English ...
Public meeting of the Board of Trustees, August 3, 2011.
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