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July 22, 2014 Brooklyn College Bids Farewell to Beloved Media Mogul
July 16, 2014 Summer Classics

Summer Classics

The Latin Greek Institute at Brooklyn College draws scholars eager to take their fluency in the classical languages to the next level.

Summer Classics
July 10, 2014 Brooklyn College Remembers Claire Tow '52

Brooklyn College Remembers Claire Tow '52

Her lifelong commitment to philanthropy has provided opportunities for countless members of the college community.

Brooklyn College Remembers Claire Tow '52
July 9, 2014 Miguel Macías Documents Cultural Shifts in His Native Spain

Miguel Macías Documents Cultural Shifts in His Native Spain

Documentary series takes a look at impact of the country’s economic crisis on its citizens.

Miguel Macías Documents Cultural Shifts in His Native Spain
June 26, 2014 In the Name of Her Father

In the Name of Her Father

Staff member Anselma Rodriguez's career has been a testament to her father's memory and the Brooklyn College ethic of giving back.

In the Name of Her Father
June 25, 2014 High Definition

High Definition

Television Center celebrates 50 years with new state-of-the-art studio.

High Definition
June 20, 2014 Brooklyn College Actors Set the Stage for Industry Excellence

Brooklyn College Actors Set the Stage for Industry Excellence

Recent graduates of the B.F.A. in Acting program showcase their talents during a performance in midtown Manhattan.

Brooklyn College Actors Set the Stage for Industry Excellence
June 19, 2014 Lila Hassan Awarded Prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Lila Hassan Awarded Prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Sophomore will travel to France in the fall to enhance her French language skills.

Lila Hassan Awarded Prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship
June 16, 2014 Annual Library Contest Celebrates Student Artists

Annual Library Contest Celebrates Student Artists

Jacqueline Ali and Katharine Ryals take home $500 each for their winning artwork.

Annual Library Contest Celebrates Student Artists
June 13, 2014 Exploring Brooklyn with a Private(i)

Exploring Brooklyn with a Private(i)

Students of PIMA examine living under surveillance in new production at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Exploring Brooklyn with a Private(i)
June 11, 2014 Call Her Professor #BringBackOurGirls

Call Her Professor #BringBackOurGirls

Political Science professor leads the charge in demanding justice for missing schoolgirls in her native Nigeria. 

Call Her Professor #BringBackOurGirls
June 11, 2014 Movie Magic

Movie Magic

Thirty-second annual student film festival wows audiences at Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Movie Magic
June 4, 2014 Brooklyn College Graduates over 4,000 Students at 2014 Commencement

Brooklyn College Graduates over 4,000 Students at 2014 Commencement

Brooklyn College celebrated its 89th Commencement Exercises this year graduating more than 4,000 students.

Brooklyn College Graduates over 4,000 Students at 2014 Commencement
May 29, 2014 Cosmopolitan Credentials

Cosmopolitan Credentials

Students take advantage of Magner Center stipend to travel abroad for summer internships. 

Cosmopolitan Credentials
May 23, 2014 Campus Celebrates Diversity During Unity Week

Campus Celebrates Diversity During Unity Week

Annual weeklong event brings students, faculty, and staff together to promote tolerance.

Campus Celebrates Diversity During Unity Week
May 23, 2014 Celebrating the Lifelong Friendship of World War II "Old Timers"

Celebrating the Lifelong Friendship of World War II "Old Timers"

Philip Stopol '47, founder of the Brooklyn College Old Timers Club, honored by fellow WWII veteran Howard Stein '47.

Celebrating the Lifelong Friendship of World War II "Old Timers"
May 23, 2014 Brooklyn College Open Mic Continues Tradition of Poetic Excellence

Brooklyn College Open Mic Continues Tradition of Poetic Excellence

Thanks to the creativity of a generation of students and faculty, poetry remains a thriving art form at Brooklyn College.

Brooklyn College Open Mic Continues Tradition of Poetic Excellence
May 22, 2014 His Brother's Keeper

His Brother's Keeper

Urban Community Teachers Project connects gifted educators with students in need.

His Brother's Keeper
May 21, 2014 Summer in the City

Summer in the City

Summer courses offer a fast track to graduation.

Summer in the City
May 14, 2014 Brooklyn College Graduates Over 4,000 Students at 2014 Commencement Exercises

Brooklyn College Graduates Over 4,000 Students at 2014 Commencement Exercises

Distinguished speakers include former borough president Marty Markowitz '70, and economist and entrepreneur Richard Sandor '62.

Brooklyn College Graduates Over 4,000 Students at 2014 Commencement Exercises
May 12, 2014 Students Take Home Top Prizes in Labor Arts Contest

Students Take Home Top Prizes in Labor Arts Contest

Authors and artists win cash for writings, visual art on labor. 

Students Take Home Top Prizes in Labor Arts Contest
May 12, 2014 Professor Peter Lipke Elected Fellow by the American Academy of Microbiology
April 30, 2014 A Résumé Booster with a Ring to It

A Résumé Booster with a Ring to It

Student, alums find that winning an Emmy is a whirlwind of its own. 

A Résumé Booster with a Ring to It
April 30, 2014 Professor Marjorie Welish Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Professor Marjorie Welish Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Distinguished Lecturer will get to finish work she started years ago on her Fulbright Fellowship. 

Professor Marjorie Welish Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
April 21, 2014 Networking, in More Ways than One

Networking, in More Ways than One

Determination pays off for student whose drive has lead to big opportunities.

Networking, in More Ways than One
April 16, 2014 Annie Baker ’09 M.F.A. Receives Pulitzer Prize for “The Flick”

Annie Baker ’09 M.F.A. Receives Pulitzer Prize for “The Flick”

Annie Baker, who has earned several accolades, including three Obies, was just awarded the Pulitzer Prize for drama.

Annie Baker ’09 M.F.A. Receives Pulitzer Prize for “The Flick”
April 16, 2014 Senior Scores Multiple Prestigious Teaching Fellowships

Senior Scores Multiple Prestigious Teaching Fellowships

The Coney Island native will be able to fulfill his dream of helping others. 

Senior Scores Multiple Prestigious Teaching Fellowships
April 16, 2014 Puppetry Offers Creative Approach to Teaching

Puppetry Offers Creative Approach to Teaching

For more than three decades the Puppetry in Practice Center has trained educators how to use puppet shows to engage students in a variety of subjects, while participating in creative activity and learning new skills.

Puppetry Offers Creative Approach to Teaching
April 14, 2014 Students, Professors Win Significant Awards

Students, Professors Win Significant Awards

From the Brooklyn College Foundation’s Rosen Fellowship program to prestigious Guggenheims and Fulbrights, our students and faculty are honored and supported for their creative, scientific, and academic endeavors.  

Students, Professors Win Significant Awards
April 1, 2014 He'd Like to Thank the Academy

He'd Like to Thank the Academy

Alum's short story scores top prize at Bollywood's premier film awards. 

He'd Like to Thank the Academy
March 21, 2014 Stacey Muhammad Speaks on Trailblazing Women Filmmakers of Color

Stacey Muhammad Speaks on Trailblazing Women Filmmakers of Color

Award-winning director and activist challenges Hollywood and artists from marginalized communities to refuse stereotypes and tell broader stories.

Stacey Muhammad Speaks on Trailblazing Women Filmmakers of Color
March 20, 2014 Brooklyn College Students Take First Place in Video Festival

Brooklyn College Students Take First Place in Video Festival

New York Fed-sponsored contest calls for entries promoting "savvy" credit use.

Brooklyn College Students Take First Place in Video Festival
March 19, 2014 Women's Basketball Team Becomes Powerhouse

Women's Basketball Team Becomes Powerhouse

Bulldogs enjoy third consecutive 20-win season, maintain impressive conference record.

Women's Basketball Team Becomes Powerhouse
March 19, 2014 Cheerleading Captures Eighth CUNYAC Title

Cheerleading Captures Eighth CUNYAC Title

Impressive performance keeps Bulldogs on top for second season running.

Cheerleading Captures Eighth CUNYAC Title
March 10, 2014 The Universal Language

The Universal Language

Conservatory of Music student Alex Eisenhauer takes his compositions to Cuba and Japan.

The Universal Language
March 3, 2014 Shachar Langlev '06 Wins Sundance Award

Schachar Langlev '06 Wins Sundance Award

Film explores how music helps sufferers of Alzheimer's. 

Schachar Langlev '06 Wins Sundance Award
Feb. 25, 2014 Political Science Professor Wins NAACP Image Award for Book on Rosa Parks
Feb. 14, 2014 Dispatches from Egypt

Dispatches from Egypt

Journalist Abdalla Hassan '94 talks about his experience on the ground since the early days of the Arab Spring.

Dispatches from Egypt
Feb. 11, 2014 Africana Studies Thrives at Brooklyn College

Africana Studies Thrives at Brooklyn College

The Brooklyn College Africana Studies Department celebrates 40 years at the forefront of cultural analysis.

Africana Studies Thrives at Brooklyn College
Feb. 7, 2014 Professor Tania León Directs City-Wide Festival

Professor Tania León Directs City-Wide Festival

Maestro and music professor Tania León heads a music festival where composers connect with their audiences.

Professor Tania León Directs City-Wide Festival
Feb. 4, 2014 U.S. Postal Service Commemorates Shirley Chisholm ’46 with Stamp

U.S. Postal Service Commemorates Shirley Chisholm ’46 with Stamp

Professor Barbara Winslow, author of new Chisholm biography, talks about the pioneering congresswoman’s legacy. 

U.S. Postal Service Commemorates Shirley Chisholm ’46 with Stamp
Jan. 30, 2014 Remembering Folk Music Legend Pete Seeger

Remembering Folk Music Legend Pete Seeger

Radio personality Oscar Brand '42, and others, recall their experiences with the 'nation's troubadour of conscience.'

Remembering Folk Music Legend Pete Seeger
Jan. 17, 2014 BC Bound Provides Hopeful Trajectory for a New Group of Students

BC Bound Provides Hopeful Trajectory for a New Group of Students

The first program of its kind at the CUNY senior colleges, BC Bound is providing opportunities to overlooked and underserved student populations.

BC Bound Provides Hopeful Trajectory for a New Group of Students
Jan. 15, 2014 History Professor Studies Ancient Graffiti in Israel

History Professor Studies Ancient Graffiti in Israel

Professor Karen B. Stern's research helps historians paint a more complete picture of the ancient world.

History Professor Studies Ancient Graffiti in Israel
Jan. 15, 2014 Theater History Professor Wins Award for Book on Spectacular
Jan. 6, 2014 Carlos Cruz '00 M.A. Wins 2013 CUNY Excellence in Technology Service Award

Carlos Cruz '00 M.A. Wins 2013 CUNY Excellence in Technology Service Award

The college's Blackboard/Sakai expert has been instrumental in implementing a wide range of e-learning initiatives.

Carlos Cruz '00 M.A. Wins 2013 CUNY Excellence in Technology Service Award
Dec. 30, 2013 Christman's Lens

Christman's Lens

Award-winning Brooklyn College faculty filmmaker documents the tenuous relationship between human beings and their environment.

Christman's Lens
Dec. 20, 2013 Shirley Chisholm's Trials and Triumphs Captured in New Biography

Shirley Chisholm's Trials and Triumphs Captured in New Biography

Brooklyn College Professor Barbara Winslow's new book examines life of pioneering politician.

Shirley Chisholm's Trials and Triumphs Captured in New Biography
Dec. 2, 2013 History Professor’s Book Aims to Shatter Stereotypes of Vietnam Veterans

History Professor’s Book Aims to Shatter Stereotypes of Vietnam Veterans

For his latest book, Professor Phillip F. Napoli spent nearly a decade speaking with Vietnam veterans in an effort to paint a more complete picture of those who served.

History Professor’s Book Aims to Shatter Stereotypes of Vietnam Veterans
Nov. 27, 2013 Brooklyn International: A Semester in Bangalore

Brooklyn International: A Semester in Bangalore

A Brooklyn College junior discusses how hands-on experiences in India are helping her to realize her career goals.

Brooklyn International: A Semester in Bangalore
Nov. 25, 2013 Brooklyn International: Discovering Untapped Potential

Brooklyn International: Discovering Untapped Potential

A Brooklyn College junior broadens his perspective and cultivates new talents while studying abroad in Japan.

Brooklyn International: Discovering Untapped Potential
Nov. 19, 2013 The Power of One: The Spirit of Giving Thrives at Brooklyn College

The Power of One: The Spirit of Giving Thrives at Brooklyn College

Human Resources staffer Lynda Sobieski '05 shares her personal story about the power of paying it forward during the CUNY Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving.

The Power of One: The Spirit of Giving Thrives at Brooklyn College
Nov. 19, 2013 Brooklyn International: Through a Wider Lens

Brooklyn International: Through a Wider Lens

A French film student finds inspiration and artistic support at Brooklyn College.

Brooklyn International: Through a Wider Lens
Nov. 13, 2013 Brooklyn International: Giving Back in Barbuda

Brooklyn International: Giving Back in Barbuda

Through a study abroad program, a recent Brooklyn College graduate channeled past adversities into helping the people on the island of Barbuda.

Brooklyn International: Giving Back in Barbuda
Nov. 12, 2013 Brooklyn Women's Soccer Grabs CUNYAC Title for Bulldogs

Brooklyn Women's Soccer Grabs CUNYAC Title for Bulldogs

Two-year-old team defeats number-one College of Staten Island for chance to play in Division III tournament.

Brooklyn Women's Soccer Grabs CUNYAC Title for Bulldogs
Nov. 8, 2013 Travel Required

Travel Required

From Los Angeles to Jordan, Brooklyn College students get a leg up on prestigious internships, thanks to Magner Stipend Awards.

Travel Required
Nov. 5, 2013 NBA Executive Encourages Students to Do What They Love Best

NBA Executive Encourages Students to Do What They Love Best

A Canarsie, Brooklyn, native, Jonathan Supranowitz, vice president of public relations for the New York Knicks, shared with students how he rose through the ranks to where he is today.

NBA Executive Encourages Students to Do What They Love Best
Nov. 4, 2013 Author Junot Díaz Speaks to a Packed Audience at Brooklyn College

Author Junot Díaz Speaks to a Packed Audience at Brooklyn College

The award-winning Dominican-American writer encourages students to embrace their linguistic roots.

Author Junot Díaz Speaks to a Packed Audience at Brooklyn College
Nov. 1, 2013 Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 4)

Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 4)

The 2013/2014 academic year is off to a strong start with faculty members from a wide range of disciplines and a growing enrollment.

 

 

Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 4)
Oct. 25, 2013 Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 3)

Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 3)

The 2013/2014 academic year is off to a strong start with faculty members from a wide range of disciplines and a growing enrollment.

Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 3)
Oct. 21, 2013 Cultivating a Community

Cultivating a Community

The Brooklyn College Garden unites campus and neighborhood communities in the interest of building a sustainable future.

Cultivating a Community
Oct. 18, 2013 Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Names New Director

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Names New Director

Seasoned arts professional Jon Yanofsky takes the helm at BCBC with a view toward invigorating programs for students and the Brooklyn community.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Names New Director
Oct. 8, 2013 Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 2)

Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 2)

The 2013/2014 academic year is off to a strong start with faculty members from a wide range of disciplines and a growing enrollment.

Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty (Part 2)
Oct. 8, 2013 A Journey to the Center of Psychogeography

A Journey to the Center of Psychogeography

M.F.A. graduates combine history, landscape, and technology to create interactive performance art at the Brooklyn Museum.

A Journey to the Center of Psychogeography
Oct. 3, 2013 Remembering Brooklyn's Literary Giants

Remembering Brooklyn's Literary Giants

Author and literary critic Jules Chametzky '50 releases cultural memoir about a generation of the borough's legendary Jewish writers, from Isaac Bashevis Singer to Grace Paley.

Remembering Brooklyn's Literary Giants
Oct. 2, 2013 Yuliya Orkis '15 Reaches Intercollegiate Tennis Regional Semis; Ends Among Top 4

Yuliya Orkis ’15 Reaches Intercollegiate Tennis Regional Semis; Ends Among Top 4

The reigning two-time City University of New York Athletic Conference Player of the Year, Yuliya Orkis, reached the semifinals at the 2013 USTA/ITA Division III Women's Northeast Regional Championships. 

Yuliya Orkis ’15 Reaches Intercollegiate Tennis Regional Semis; Ends Among Top 4
Sept. 26, 2013 Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty

Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty

The 2013/2014 academic year is off to a strong start with faculty members from a wide range of disciplines and a growing enrollment.

Brooklyn College Welcomes New Faculty
Sept. 24, 2013 Holding Destruction at Bay

Holding Destruction at Bay

Brooklyn College scientists, with other experts, to lead a new institute dedicated to revitalizing Jamaica Bay.

Holding Destruction at Bay
Sept. 20, 2013 Battling Cancer One Metal at a Time

Battling Cancer One Metal at a Time

Brooklyn College chemistry professor receives a second NIH grant to study gold compounds in the fight against the disease.

Battling Cancer One Metal at a Time
Sept. 11, 2013 A Global Classroom

A Global Classroom

From Lagos to Mumbai to a village in Nepal, 2013 Rosen Fellows give back to world communities and are transformed in the process.

A Global Classroom
Aug. 1, 2013 Students Gain Valuable Insights into Career Opportunities from Company Visit to Estée Lauder

Students Gain Valuable Insights into Career Opportunities from Company Visit to Estée Lauder

Undergraduates get exclusive look inside cosmetics giant as part of the Magner Career Center program at Brooklyn College.

Students Gain Valuable Insights into Career Opportunities from Company Visit to Estée Lauder
July 23, 2013 Brooklyn College Helps Parkinson's Disease Patients with New Speech Therapy Program

Brooklyn College Helps Parkinson's Disease Patients with New Speech Therapy Program

A special graduate school program to aid Parkinson's patients through speech therapy is launched at Brooklyn College.

Brooklyn College Helps Parkinson's Disease Patients with New Speech Therapy Program
July 11, 2013 Brooklyn College Co-sponsors National Labor Conference
July 8, 2013 Brooklyn College Librarian Honored with Prestigious Award

Brooklyn College Librarian Honored with Prestigious Award

Brooklyn College faculty member has been recognized for her exceptional work as a librarian and information specialist.  

 

Brooklyn College Librarian Honored with Prestigious Award
June 26, 2013 Creative Scholarship Wins Accolades

Creative Scholarship Wins Accolades

Four faculty members honored with $25,000 Tow Professorships to support cutting-edge research, ranging from the expansion of the canon of Italian literature to the creation of art with a unique focus on social justice and the human condition.

Creative Scholarship Wins Accolades
June 14, 2013 Mentoring Demands Respect, Says Ben Lerner About His Work with Ocean Vuong

Mentoring Demands Respect, Says Ben Lerner About His Work with Ocean Vuong

An author's voice is what separates the exceptional writer from the rest. Cultivating that uniqueness is almost never a solitary endeavor.

Mentoring Demands Respect, Says Ben Lerner About His Work with Ocean Vuong
June 4, 2013 Meet the Class of 2013

Meet the Class of 2013

Brooklyn College Graduates Record 4,894 Students at 88th Commencement Exercises

Meet the Class of 2013
May 16, 2013 Top of the Class

Top of the Class

Five Brooklyn College students Tapped for Fulbright Grants and Watson Fellowships

Top of the Class
April 30, 2013 Andy Goldberg's Macbeth Makes Broadway Debut

Andy Goldberg's Macbeth Makes Broadway Debut

Andy Goldberg ’13 M.F.A. managed to turn his bold idea about staging "Macbeth" as a one-actor play into reality and is now co-directing the production with Tony Award winning director John Tiffany. Starring Alan Cumming, the play is now showing at the Barrymore Theater on Broadway through July 14.

Andy Goldberg's Macbeth Makes Broadway Debut
April 18, 2013 Three Brooklyn College English Faculty Win 2013 Guggenheim Fellowships

Three Brooklyn College English Faculty Win 2013 Guggenheim Fellowships

Emeritus Professor Louis S. Asekoff and Associate Professor Ben Lerner awarded for poetry, and playwright and Lecturer Erin Courtney '03 M.F.A. receives award in drama and performance art.

Three Brooklyn College English Faculty Win 2013 Guggenheim Fellowships
April 4, 2013 SEEK Student Wins $10,000 State Farm Scholarship

SEEK Student Wins $10,000 State Farm Scholarship

 Funds will support junior Tierra J. Woods in furthering her educational endeavors.

SEEK Student Wins $10,000 State Farm Scholarship
April 3, 2013 History Professor Receives CUNY Award for Emerging Scholars

History Professor Receives CUNY Award for Emerging Scholars

Brigid O'Keeffe's first book, New Soviet Gypsies: Nationality, Performance, and Selfhood in the Early Soviet Union, will be released this summer.

History Professor Receives CUNY Award for Emerging Scholars
April 2, 2013 Hidden Treasure Found in Whitman Hall

Hidden Treasure Found in Whitman Hall

Time capsule provides snapshot of college life fifty years ago.

Hidden Treasure Found in Whitman Hall
March 26, 2013 Alex Lang Named CUNYAC Coach of the Year

Alex Lang Named CUNYAC Coach of the Year

Women’s Basketball team head coach honored for the third straight season and for the fourth time over the past five seasons.

Alex Lang Named CUNYAC Coach of the Year
March 26, 2013 Honors Student Ashley Schwartz Awarded $10,000 NYWICI Scholarship

Honors Student Ashley Schwartz Awarded $10,000 NYWIC Scholarship

Award provides support for Schwartz to expand professional networks and forge a solid foundation in pursuit of her dream career.

Honors Student Ashley Schwartz Awarded $10,000 NYWIC Scholarship
March 22, 2013 Renowned Poet and Activist Up Close

Renowned Poet and Activist Up Close

Stacyann Chin talks feminism with students, in honor of Women’s History Month.

Renowned Poet and Activist Up Close
March 18, 2013 A Korean Folk Artist, by Way of Brooklyn

A Korean Folk Artist, by Way of Brooklyn

Vongku Pak '05 blends eastern and western art forms with his unique brand of musical expression.

A Korean Folk Artist, by Way of Brooklyn
March 6, 2013 M.F.A. Graduate Lands Broadway Part

M.F.A. Graduate Lands Broadway Part

Paula Jon DeRose '10 M.F.A. joins the cast of Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy, with Academy Award winner Tom Hanks.

M.F.A. Graduate Lands Broadway Part
March 5, 2013 Spike Lee Visits Brooklyn College

Spike Lee Visits Brooklyn College

Noted filmmaker delivers talk on race and performance, and talks with students about the film industry.

Spike Lee Visits Brooklyn College
Feb. 19, 2013 Vito Acconci Named 2012 Designer of the Year at Miami Art Basel

Vito Acconci Named Designer of the Year at Miami Art Basel

Distinguished lecturer wins praise at world's largest and most prestigious modern and contemporary art show.

Vito Acconci Named Designer of the Year at Miami Art Basel
Feb. 15, 2013 Where Math Meets Social Advocacy

Where Math Meets Social Advocacy

Mathematics Professor Sandra Kingan wanted to help her students better engage with society and speak up on issues that matter to them—using mathematics.

Where Math Meets Social Advocacy
Feb. 4, 2013 Brooklyn College Transitions to CUNYfirst

Brooklyn College Transitions to CUNYfirst

New Web-based system streamlines services at Brooklyn College and within the CUNY system. 

Brooklyn College Transitions to CUNYfirst
Jan. 28, 2013 A Famous Life Remembered and Rediscovered

A Famous Life Remembered and Rediscovered

On the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ birth, Brooklyn College professor publishes the first scholarly text on the life of the civil rights icon.

A Famous Life Remembered and Rediscovered
Jan. 22, 2013 Alumna Takes off for Distant Lands with the US Foreign Service

Alumna Takes off for Distant Lands with the US Foreign Service

A former Shirley Chisholm Scholar and political science major, Soribel Feliz has interned at the U.S. State Department and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Now she doing her master's to become a U.S. diplomat.

Alumna Takes off for Distant Lands with the US Foreign Service
Dec. 13, 2012 Brooklyn College Theater Program Featured in Shanghai

Brooklyn College Theater Program Featured in Shanghai

Theater chair and M.F.A. student showcase the best of Brooklyn College stage design at the Stage Design Exhibition of International Theatre Schools.

Brooklyn College Theater Program Featured in Shanghai
Dec. 10, 2012 New Veterans Affairs Center Opens on Campus

New Veterans Affairs Center Opens on Campus

Expanded office location supports services for student veterans.  

New Veterans Affairs Center Opens on Campus
Nov. 30, 2012 From the Big Screen to the Soccer Field

From the Big Screen to the Soccer Field

Former actress gets a fresh start at Brooklyn College.

From the Big Screen to the Soccer Field
Nov. 8, 2012 Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

College community comes together to aid in relief and recovery after Hurricane Sandy.

Weathering the Storm
Oct. 16, 2012 Making It in a Strange Land

Making It in a Strange Land

What monk parakeets have to teach us about adaptation.

Making It in a Strange Land
Oct. 4, 2012 Children and Youth Studies Program Presents Fall Distinguished Speaker Series

Children and Youth Studies Program Presents Fall Distinguished Speaker Series

Fall speaker series links students to leaders in foster care, juvenile justice and other child advocacy careers.

Children and Youth Studies Program Presents Fall Distinguished Speaker Series
Oct. 1, 2012 Digging Up the Past

Digging Up the Past

STAR students discover what it takes to uncover a part of Brooklyn's history.

Digging Up the Past
Sept. 10, 2012 Black Woman Triumphant

Black Woman Triumphant

Theater student Ashley Brockington embraces her creativity and finds structure and community at Brooklyn College.

Black Woman Triumphant
Aug. 27, 2012 Health and Nutrition Students Get a Taste of World Cuisine

Health and Nutrition Students Get a Taste of World Cuisine

Health and nutrition majors season their education by cooking dishes from around the world.

Health and Nutrition Students Get a Taste of World Cuisine
Aug. 16, 2012 As Night Falls, the Curtain Rises on "Nocturnal"

As Night Falls, the Curtain Rises on "Nocturnal"

New York International Fringe Festival premieres play conceived of and produced by faculty and alumni.

As Night Falls, the Curtain Rises on "Nocturnal"
Aug. 14, 2012 There's Always 2016

There's Always 2016

A graduate student comes just short of making the London Olympics.

There's Always 2016
July 30, 2012 Wrestling With Gender Stereotypes

Wrestling With Gender Stereotypes

Former female wrestler Ember Skye Kane-Lee explores gender issues in the sport thanks to a 2012 Rosen Fellowship.

Wrestling With Gender Stereotypes
July 26, 2012 No Debate About It: Recent Graduate Impresses the World
July 25, 2012 An Exhibit of Distinction

An Exhibit of Distinction

The library's latest acquisitions were created by little people with big talent.

An Exhibit of Distinction
July 24, 2012 Bonjour, Paris!

Bonjour, Paris!

Student scores scholarship to study abroad in France.

Bonjour, Paris!
July 23, 2012 Sociology Professor Testifies Before U.N. Committee

Sociology Professor Testifies Before U.N. Committee

United Nations invites Gertrud Lenzer to Geneva for children's rights task force.

Sociology Professor Testifies Before U.N. Committee
July 19, 2012 Two Alumni Score Fulbright Awards

Two Alumni Score Fulbright Awards

Fulbright Fellows will travel to Israel and Finland to advance their education.

Two Alumni Score Fulbright Awards
July 18, 2012 Students Show Off Their Creative Side

Students Show Off Their Creative Side

Winners of the library’s annual art contest think outside the box.

Students Show Off Their Creative Side
July 17, 2012 Summer Days Are Not So Lazy for Motivated Interns

Summer Days Are Not So Lazy for Motivated Interns

From Giorgio Armani to the New York Daily News, Brooklyn College students are gaining hands-on experience at some of the city’s most prestigious organizations.

Summer Days Are Not So Lazy for Motivated Interns
July 9, 2012 M.F.A. Graduate Contributes to CUNY TV Emmy Win

M.F.A. Graduate Contributes to CUNY TV Emmy Win

Senior videographer and producer Kalin Ivanov played a critical role in the cable station's recent triumph.

M.F.A. Graduate Contributes to CUNY TV Emmy Win
July 5, 2012 Graduate Student Co-directs Macbeth With Industry Heavyweights

Graduate Student Co-directs Macbeth With Industry Heavyweights

Andy Goldberg Collaborates With Tony Award Winners Alan Cumming and John Tiffany.

Graduate Student Co-directs Macbeth With Industry Heavyweights
July 3, 2012 Controversial Facebook Comments Spur Alumna to Take Action

Controversial Facebook Comments Spur Alumna to Take Action

Ann-Marie Adams hosts event about Caribbean identity at the New York Times headquarters.

Controversial Facebook Comments Spur Alumna to Take Action
July 2, 2012 Senior's Scientific Breakthrough May Lead to New Cancer Treatment
June 15, 2012 Institutionalizing Support for the Autism Community

Institutionalizing Support for the Autism Community

As the college broadens its services for those with autism, one staff member with the disorder exemplifies what the autism community gives back.

Institutionalizing Support for the Autism Community
June 14, 2012

Students Earn Entry Into Coveted Pre-med Program

A record eight Brooklyn College students are accepted into the Early Medical Education Program at SUNY Downstate.

Students Earn Entry Into Coveted Pre-med Program
June 13, 2012 The Whole World on One Campus

The Whole World on One Campus

Students from around the globe marched at the three commencement ceremonies.

The Whole World on One Campus
June 12, 2012 Symphony Space Hosts 30th Annual Film Festival

Symphony Space Hosts 30th Annual Film Festival

Film festival features the best of Brooklyn College student films in a 30-year retrospective.

Symphony Space Hosts 30th Annual Film Festival
June 6, 2012 Film Major Makes His Mark in Cannes

Film Major Makes His Mark in Cannes

Junior Avtandil Chachibaia and the movie he filmed as a teenager in his native Georgia make the journey to the world-famous international film festival.

Film Major Makes His Mark in Cannes
June 5, 2012 Ocean Sounds: A Brooklyn College Alumnus Reflects on His Life

Ocean Sounds: A Brooklyn College Alumnus Reflects on His Life

New alumnus Ocean Vuong '12 traveled a long way and overcame many obstacles to realize his dreams.

Ocean Sounds: A Brooklyn College Alumnus Reflects on His Life
May 30, 2012 The Graduate Who Won't Be There

The Graduate Who Won't Be There

A posthumous honor for a senior who doggedly endeavored to get her degree.

The Graduate Who Won't Be There
May 30, 2012 On Their Way

On Their Way

A sampling of what members of the Class of 2012 will be doing in the future, and what Brooklyn College meant to them.

On Their Way
May 25, 2012 For the Second Year in a Row, Brooklyn College to Graduate Largest Class in Decades

For the Second Year in a Row, Brooklyn College to Graduate Largest Class in Decades

Two recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, are among those scheduled to address the graduates.

For the Second Year in a Row, Brooklyn College to Graduate Largest Class in Decades
May 22, 2012 Brooklyn College Ranks Among the Top 322 Green Colleges in the United States

Brooklyn College Ranks Among the Top 322 Green Colleges in the United States

The Princeton Review highlights how eco-friendly Brooklyn College is taking steps to reduce its carbon footprint.

Brooklyn College Ranks Among the Top 322 Green Colleges in the United States
May 21, 2012 They Come in PEACE

They Come in PEACE

2012 graduate works with the college to implement philosophy outreach program.

They Come in PEACE
May 18, 2012 Guggenheim Museum Premieres Work by Music Professor

Guggenheim Museum Premieres Work by Music Professor

Jason Eckardt Pays Tribute to Sculptor John Chamberlain With an Unconventional Composition

Guggenheim Museum Premieres Work by Music Professor
May 17, 2012 Senior Nabs Top CUNY Prize

Senior Nabs Top CUNY Prize

B.A.-M.D. student wins scholarship based on her research on tuberculosis.

Senior Nabs Top CUNY Prize
May 15, 2012 Undergraduate Students Present Cutting-edge Research at Regional and National Conferences
May 11, 2012 From Notebook to Novella

From Notebook to Novella

Undergraduate student translates classroom experience into books.

From Notebook to Novella
May 10, 2012 Summer Opportunities Come With Prestigious Fellowship

Summer Opportunities Come With Prestigious Fellowship

Two students win Watson Fellowships and receive internship stipends for the next three summers.

Summer Opportunities Come With Prestigious Fellowship
May 8, 2012 Alumnus Wraps Up Nine-month Adventure at City Hall

Alumnus Wraps Up Nine-month Adventure at City Hall

Matt Vann ’11 gains valuable experience as an NYC Urban Fellow.

Alumnus Wraps Up Nine-month Adventure at City Hall
May 7, 2012 Memorabilia From Ebbets Field Stir Memories of Glory Days of Brooklyn Dodger Baseball

Memorabilia From Ebbets Field Stir Memories of Glory Days of Brooklyn Dodger Baseball

Brooklyn College exhibit of blueprints, player photos and other memorabilia breeds nostalgia for Ebbets Field, a baseball shrine that is gone but not forgotten.

Memorabilia From Ebbets Field Stir Memories of Glory Days of Brooklyn Dodger Baseball
May 2, 2012 Dean of Education Honored by Alma Mater

Dean of Education Honored by Alma Mater

Deborah Shanley was tapped largely because of her work in the community.

Dean of Education Honored by Alma Mater
April 27, 2012 Live Concert by Gary Sinise’s Lt. Dan Band Will Rock Whitman Theater

Live Concert by Gary Sinise's Lt. Dan Band Will Rock Whitman Theater

Actor Gary Sinise will help raise funds for Brooklyn hometown hero Bryan Dilberian, who lost three limbs in Afghanistan.

Live Concert by Gary Sinise's Lt. Dan Band Will Rock Whitman Theater
April 25, 2012 Students Bring Medical Help to Developing Nations

Students Bring Medical Help to Developing Nations

Student club travels to Honduras and Panama to work alongside doctors and distribute much-needed medicine.

Students Bring Medical Help to Developing Nations
April 18, 2012 Knish Know-It-All

Knish Know-It-All

Alumna Laura Silver, a self-proclaimed "knish expert," discusses her fascination with the tasty snack.

Knish Know-It-All
April 17, 2012 Biology Professor Named One of the 300 Best Professors in the Country

Biology Professor Named One of the 300 Best Professors in the Country

Jennifer Basil's unique teaching style puts her in the prestigious ranking by The Princeton Review.

Biology Professor Named One of the 300 Best Professors in the Country
April 16, 2012 Filmmaking Student on the Rise

Filmmaking Student on the Rise

Aspiring cinematographer Eddie Bernard credits Brooklyn College with his path to success.

Filmmaking Student on the Rise
April 12, 2012 Chemistry Student Scores Big Prize

Chemistry Student Scores Big Prize

Junior is first Brooklyn College student to win Congress’s Goldwater Scholarship.

Chemistry Student Scores Big Prize
April 6, 2012 Health of Jamaica Bay Wetlands Is Focus of Brooklyn College Symposium

Health of Jamaica Bay Wetlands Is Focus of Brooklyn College Symposium

Dozens of scientists from Brooklyn College and beyond discuss restoring the Jamaica Bay watershed.

Health of Jamaica Bay Wetlands Is Focus of Brooklyn College Symposium
April 5, 2012 Alumnae Cited for "Extraordinary" Service by Kings County District Attorney

Alumnae Cited for "Extraordinary" Service by Kings County District Attorney

Basketball coach and advocate for women's rights are among four alumnae honored during Women's History Month.

Alumnae Cited for "Extraordinary" Service by Kings County District Attorney
April 3, 2012 Brooklyn College’s First Rhodes Scholar Works to Boost Today’s Students
March 30, 2012 Behind the Artist's Door

Behind the Artist's Door

M.F.A. students open their studios and get a chance to hear what others think of their work.

Behind the Artist's Door
March 26, 2012 Research Council Honors Two Brooklyn College Women

Research Council Honors Two Brooklyn College Women

Professor and alumna are tapped for changing the way the world looks at women.

Research Council Honors Two Brooklyn College Women
March 23, 2012 Stacey Brenner-Moyer Wins Early Career Grant

Stacey Brenner-Moyer Wins Early Career Grant

A National Science Foundation grant of $450,000 will further Professor Brenner-Moyer’s research into organo-catalysis, a new field of chemistry.

Stacey Brenner-Moyer Wins Early Career Grant
March 22, 2012 The Places Around Us — Like We’ve Never Heard Before

The Places Around Us — Like We’ve Never Heard Before

Two recent alumni stay ahead of the curve on location-based social apps.

The Places Around Us — Like We’ve Never Heard Before
March 19, 2012 Female Power in the Theater

Female Power in the Theater

Alumnae speak about their success as playwrights and producers, and the challenges faced by women theater artists.

Female Power in the Theater
March 16, 2012 Students Gain Say in How Brooklyn College Spends Part of Its Budget

Students Gain Say in How Brooklyn College Spends Part of Its Budget

A revolutionary plan allows students to have input into how at least $20,000 will be allocated.

Students Gain Say in How Brooklyn College Spends Part of Its Budget
March 15, 2012 Tomás López-Pumarejo Scores Prestigious Visiting Professorship in Barcelona
March 14, 2012 The Artwork of Marion Greenstone ’46 Wins Acclaim in Italy

The Artwork of Marion Greenstone ’46 Wins Acclaim in Italy

Three dozen paintings by the alumna drew crowds during exhibitions in Venice and Rome.

The Artwork of Marion Greenstone ’46 Wins Acclaim in Italy
March 12, 2012 Doug Boyer Wins $50,000 Grant to Create a Database of Bones

Doug Boyer Wins $50,000 Grant to Create a Database of Bones

The assistant professor of archaeology and anthropology is one of the first recipients of a new CUNY grant for junior faculty members.

Doug Boyer Wins $50,000 Grant to Create a Database of Bones
March 9, 2012 Brooklyn College Named to Princeton Review's List of Best Value Colleges

Brooklyn College Named to Princeton Review's List of Best Value Colleges

Brooklyn College and School of Education cited in the latest edition of the Princeton Review's guide.

Brooklyn College Named to Princeton Review's List of Best Value Colleges
March 6, 2012 Fitting Close to Black History Month

Fitting Close to Black History Month

African American students show that African culture is more diverse than one might think.

Fitting Close to Black History Month
March 1, 2012 Following the Ghost of Napoleon Bonaparte

Following the Ghost of Napoleon Bonaparte

Anthony Mancini, director of the journalism program, travels around the world while writing his latest book about the French military leader.

Following the Ghost of Napoleon Bonaparte
Feb. 24, 2012

Cleaning India's Holiest — And Most Polluted — River

Professor of Film Vinit Parmar's new documentary explores the pollution of India's most sacred river.

Cleaning India's Holiest — And Most Polluted — River
Feb. 16, 2012 Finding Hope in Urban Farming

Finding Hope in Urban Farming

Junior Eric Carlsen reimagines our foodways — in the most unlikely places — to better feed the nation.

Finding Hope in Urban Farming
Feb. 2, 2012 The Debt

The Debt

Actor and model Justiin Davis is under no delusions about how his success was achieved and the many individuals to whom he owes thanks.

The Debt
Jan. 3, 2012 Alumna Leads Second Annual Celebration of Caribbean Cinema

Alumna Leads Second Annual Celebration of Caribbean Cinema

Shelley Worrell '00 does more with less to present the annual weeklong festival celebrating Caribbean culture.

Alumna Leads Second Annual Celebration of Caribbean Cinema
Jan. 2, 2012 Serving Mario Batali

Serving Mario Batali

Recent alumna Drea Bernardi beat the 50,000-to-one odds and scored a plum job with the renowned chef.

Serving Mario Batali
Nov. 21, 2011 Why She Is Happy

Why She Is Happy

Helen Phillips is a quirky talent with a knack for writing tales that are oddly original and breathtakingly bizarre.

Why She Is Happy
Nov. 21, 2011 A Matter of Taste

A Matter of Taste

Bitter or sweet? More than just a preference on our palate, they can dramatically alter our moral judgments.

A Matter of Taste
January 28, 2011

Acting Student Conquers an "Empire"

Justiin Davis, poised to receive a B.F.A. in acting from the Department of Theater in June, is celebrating early.

Acting Student Conquers an "Empire"

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