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Humane treatment of animals, including those raised solely for slaughter, has been the lifelong pursuit of Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Speaking with students at LaGuardia Community College about animal welfare issues, Grandin recalled standing on a catwalk ...
With approximately 79 million baby boomers facing retirement age, the country should be looking at the immigrant work force as a much-needed boost to the economy. “We need immigrants to help us balance the senior ratio,” says Dowell Myers, a professor of urban planning and demography at the University ...
Executive Committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, July 21, 2011.
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A new biography of Malcolm X by the late author, Manning Marable, is bound to stir up emotions. “The saddest part of the text, which bought tears to my eyes, was when we find out that everyone close to Malcolm X betrayed him,” says Cornel West, referring to members of the Nation of Islam, in which ...
Public hearing on items on the Board of Trustees Calendar for the July Executive Committee meeting of the Board, July 20, 2011.
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When completed in 1913, Cass Gilbert’s Woolworth Building was the world’s tallest skyscraper and the jewel of Manhattan, but today its majestic crown is barely visible behind a maze of glass and steel towers. “I wonder whether, indeed, the new skyline taking shape before us will possess the same ...
Reporting to the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Goldstein congratulated Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators for the passage of an historic new funding mechanism to provide some financial stability for public higher education. The new state law, which calls for small tuition increases while ensuring ...
Public meeting of the Board of Trustees, June 7, 2011.
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Public hearing on items on the Board of Trustees Calendar for the June meeting of the Board and the Bronx Borough Hearing of the CUNY Board of Trustees, June 20, 2011
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CUNY’s class of 2011 celebrated their achievements at commencement events held across the City. Playwright Tony Kushner, attorney and activist Lynn Paltrow, essayist and The New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik, educator Geoffrey Canada and former New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein were among ...
Nearly two decades after World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the German SS officer who was labeled the mastermind behind the Holocaust, was arrested in Argentina. The Israeli agents who captured Eichmann in 1960 said they weren’t going to kill him, but instead told him, “We are going to give you what you ...
Six out of every ten females worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, according to the United Nations’ UNITE to End Violence Against Women campaign. “Violence against women and girls is not a women’s issue — it’s everybody’s issue,” says Carmella Marrone, ...
Seeking compensation for the thousands of victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, court-appointed trustee Irving Picard, so far has recovered about $11.5 billion — through “clawback suits” — of about $17 billion in principal lost, according to Peter Henning, New York Times White Collar blogger. ...
As a war correspondent in Iraq, George Packer’s reports for The New Yorker often included interviews with ordinary Iraqis, a technique he learned as a 20-something volunteer for the Peace Corps. “I learned how to approach people with whom I had almost nothing in common and draw out the thread of ...
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, June 6, 2011.
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Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management, Monday, June 6, 2011.
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Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Student Affairs and Special Programs, June 6, 2011.
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Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, June 6, 2011.
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Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Academic, Policy, Program, and Research, June 6, 2011.
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Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s drive to curb to the bargaining rights of public employees in Wisconsin is just the start of a much larger campaign to weaken the rights of labor unions across the country, according to John Nichols, Washington correspondent for the The Nation. “This was, and is, the ...
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