Saving Lima's Street Girls

Melody Mills (Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College, 2014) will use her Fulbright Scholarship to study a social program's impact on homeless Peruvian girls.

Seeking Global Solutions

Cristina Mihailescu (LaGuardia Community College, 2014) will use her Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship to approach economics with an international viewpoint.

Teaching from Experience

Danny Ramos (Hunter College, 2014), the son of Mexican immigrants, intends to channel his childhood as he uses a Math for America Fellowship to become a New York City public school math teacher.

Seeking Cures in Medicinal Plants

Chantal Adlam (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2014) will work toward doctorate in chemistry with a full tuition waiver and a W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship to support her research.

Plunging into Another Culture

Ariela Hazan (Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, 2014) delays medical school to teach in Taiwan with a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship.

Developing a Philosophical Approach

William Cheung (CUNY BA, 2014) will research idealism and ethics in globalized, multicultural societies while on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany.

Learning "From How We Teach"

Simone Gordon (City College, 2014) heads to Calcutta on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship as she prepares for a career in teaching, a goal since third grade.

2014 Grad a Musical Révélation

Hanifah Walidah (CUNY BA, 2014), already known as a trans-Atlantic musician, filmmaker and social activist, sought grounding in a not-quite-traditional education.

Elite Opera Program Hers for a Song

Jin-Xiang Yu (Queens College, 2014), raised in Japan by parents of Chinese and Russian backgrounds, is CUNY's first winner of a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award (up to $50,000 a year for three years of study). The Yale School of Music's esteemed opera performance master's program, which accepts only eight students a year, also granted her a full scholarship.

Preparing Kids for Calc

Iskander Kapkayev (Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, 2014), an immigrant from Uzbekistan, won a coveted Math for America Fellowship, which prepares students to become new York City public school math teachers.

Chasing Math's Mysteries

Matthew De Andrade (Queens College, 2014) intends to stretch the imaginations of New York City public high school students, thanks to a 2014 Math for America Fellowship.

Teaching English in Korea

Zarin Tasnim (Macaulay Honors College at Lehman College, 2014) is teaching conversational English through a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Korea.

Researching Linguistic Connections in Austria

Daniel Friedman (Brooklyn College, MFA in Creative Writing 2014) goes to Vienna on a Fulbright to write poetry focused on the philosophical and poetic potentials in German and English.

Learning American

Alyssa Marchetti (Hunter College, M.S. Ed., 2014), an immigrant from China, will channel her experience as an English language learner during her Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Taiwan.

Teaching English, Loving Spanish

Karla Padawer Solomon (Macaulay Honors College at Queens College, 2014) won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain.

Forging Cultural Connections

John Brendan Horgan (Brooklyn College, M.A. in Education, 2014) won a 2014 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia.

Exploring the Falklands' Future

Anthropology Ph.D. candidate James J.A. Blair studies oil-driven societal change in the Falkland Islands.

Chancellor Milliken Chancellor James B. Milliken

Speaking at a meeting of the Association for a Better New York, Chancellor James B. Milliken outlined an ambitious agenda for CUNY in the next decade that includes building research and technology development, expanding global opportunities and increasing digital education. The Chancellor said, "The most important city in the world should have the best public university in the world." http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/news-chancellor/

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