Resource for Faculty on Interdisciplinary Research

July 14, 2014

I am pleased to announce that Wayne State University’s Division of Research has now made available resources aimed at helping groups improve their performance of inter/transdisciplinary research and team science. Anyone is welcome to access and download them for free … Continued

Alpha Iota Sigma: Call for Student Paper and Poster Proposals

June 25, 2014

Call for Student Paper and Poster Proposals Alpha Iota Sigma, the International Interdisciplinary Studies Honor Society, is seeking student proposals for the 36th Annual Association for Interdisciplinary Studies Conference being held October 15-19, 2014; hosted by Michigan State University, and … Continued

Vondel Mahon: Medical Illustration

June 24, 2014
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Where else in the world can an undergraduate earn a degree in Medical Illustration?!

New Theatre Studio Offering Discounted Tickets

June 24, 2014

http://www.thespiraltheatrestudio.com/ The Spiral Theatre Studio is a premier incubator theater for off-off-Broadway plays, focused on the stories of characters grappling with issues related to growing older in a culture disrespectful of aging. Our Salt & Pepper Series promotes greater awareness … Continued

In Memoriam, Dr. Abby Stein

June 24, 2014
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CUNY Baccalaureate reports with profound sadness the passing of our devoted alumna Dr. Abby Stein ’91. Dr. Stein was an award-winning Full Professor at John Jay College teaching full-time in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program and serving on several college task forces … Continued

Kamelia Kilawan: Journalism / Religious Studies

June 16, 2014
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An interview with Kamelia Kilawan, shared with CUNY BA during her Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship journalism internship with VinaCapital Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Fully Online Course Offerings Fall 2014 Open Now

June 11, 2014

The CUNY School of Professional Studies is offering fully online Fall 2014 Pathways General Education Common Core courses to all eligible CUNY students. Taking general education courses online can help you complete prerequisites that often close quickly on your home campus … Continued

CUNY BA Alumna Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

June 6, 2014

CUNY BA is very proud to announce that June 2010 graduate Rachel Ramirez, B.A. Creative Writing / Literature, received the 2014 CUNY Graduate Center Outstanding Achievement Award for her work as a writer and social media manager for the Office of Communications … Continued

DYCD Scholars – A Program for Youth Workers Enrolled in CUNY

May 21, 2014

NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and City University of New York (CUNY) have partnered since 2006 to promote the academic and career advancement of the city’s youth work professionals.  This partnership aims to build the capacity of … Continued

The Real Food Challenge

May 8, 2014

Fundraiser Extravaganza for Real Food Challenge When: Friday May 9, 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm Where: The Commons Brooklyn, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn Cost: Sliding scale $15-$30 The Real Food Challenge leverages the power of youth and universities to create … Continued

Exciting New Course at John Jay — The Philosophy of Revenge: Reading Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick.

May 8, 2014

Advice from Beth Kneller, Deputy Director of CUNY BA:  Don’t graduate from college without having read Moby-Dick! Now, here’s a great opportunity to do just that – and more. John Jay College’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program (ISP) will launch this fall … Continued

CUNY Baccalaureate Marshall Scholar Attending Reception with His Royal Highness the Prince Of Wales!

May 7, 2014

The Marshall Commission is kicking off the celebrations for the 60th Anniversary of the Marshall Scholarships today, May 7, 2014, with a Reception attended by His Royal Highness the Prince Of Wales at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. This will … Continued

Cassandra Florentino: Post-Colonial African Studies

May 1, 2014
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As a Post-Colonial African Studies major, I intend to combine my knowledge about contemporary Africa, theatre and visual arts to work with children, adolescents and women in post-conflict zones in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Lindsey Zeichner: United Nations Studies and Diplomacy

May 1, 2014
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Lindsey Zeichner has applied to the CUNY Graduate Center’s Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies, saying, “I feel so strongly about the value of my CUNY education, that this is the sole graduate program to which I have applied.”

Sben Korsh: Architecture History

April 30, 2014
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Architecture is my greatest interest. I envision submersing myself around the history and intellectual study of architecture for my life’s work. I chose to study architecture at the undergraduate level, with little intention of becoming a practicing architect. I thought the degree would help, but through CUNY BA, I will be able to study the subjects that are central to my goals in research, writing, history and curation.