August 20, 2014 | CUNY School of Law
“For the past 20 years, New Yorkers have heard only one note about criminal justice, the city is safer than ever. Nothing was said and no questions were raised about who was arrested, for what, or what happened to them after arrest. Recent revelations, however, sound cause for alarm. Underneath the surface of the ‘safest large city in the world’ patina is a criminal justice system in crisis.”
August 19, 2014 | The University
Robin Hood, New York’s largest poverty fighting organization, ideas42, a leading behavioral ideas lab, along with The City University of New York (CUNY), the leading urban university system in the U.S., today announced the semi-finalists for The Robin Hood College Success Prize, a competition designed to identify scalable technology solutions to increase the three-year graduation rates of the most at-risk community college students—those enrolled in remedial courses
August 19, 2014 | Guttman Community College
On August 18 approximately 417 new students came to Guttman Community College for their first day of the Summer Bridge. This required 11-day program, ending on September 2, ensures all incoming students are prepared for their coursework in the fall. During Summer Bridge, students learn what is expected of them academically and explore their strengths […]
August 19, 2014 | CUNY School of Law
Professor Caitlin Borgmann recently spoke to Vox about court challenges to admitting privileges requirements for abortion providers. These laws require providers to gain the right to admit patients at a local hospital in order to perform abortions. Borgmann discussed whether this issue is likely to end up before the Supreme Court. “I think the Supreme […]
August 18, 2014 | The University
A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants. The findings provide new information to help predict the movements of oil and other pollutants in the ocean.
August 15, 2014 | Guttman Community College
NEW YORK, NY, August 15, 2014–Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, The City University of New York’s first new community college in more than 40 years, will celebrate its first commencement on August 27th. The commencement ceremony will take place on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Gerald W. […]
August 14, 2014 | CUNY School of Law
On Thursday, Professor Steve Zeidman was a guest on NPR’s On Point discussing the recent deaths of civilians at the hands of the police.
August 7, 2014 | CUNY School of Law
In Monday’s edition of the Los Angeles Times, Professor Caitlin Borgmann commented on a recent U.S. District Court decision that ruled a law that would have closed three of five abortion clinics in Alabama unconstitutional.
August 5, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/08/Lobsster-Fertig-Better-150×150.png" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out some of our latest links – including Natalie Fertig’s Miami Herald video about the start of Florida’s lobster season.
August 5, 2014 | Baruch College
For the seventh consecutive year, Baruch College has been named one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review, which features Baruch College in the new 2015 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 379 Colleges.”
August 4, 2014 | York College
NY1 interviewed participants in York College’s free Summer Jazz Institute for young musicians on-campus in Jamaica, Queens. The program offers college credits to New York City high school students who successfully complete the program.
August 4, 2014 | CUNY School of Law
Professor Steve Zeidman wrote an editorial piece “Is ‘Broken Windows’ Broken? Yes” that ran in the Sunday edition of the New York Daily News. He argues that this theory subject minority and poor New Yorkers to harassment for no good reason.