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Mother Jones and ProPublica Win 2017 John Jay College/Harry Frank Guggenheim Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Awards

January 18, 2017, 8:22 pm

New York, NY, January 18, 2017 – Jeremy Travis, President of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, today announced that Shane Bauer of Mother Jones, and the investigative reporting team of Ryan Gabrielson and Topher Sanders of ProPublica are the winners of the John Jay College/Harry Frank Guggenheim 2017 Awards for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting. “At […]

NEH funds CCNY-based CUNY DSI’s study of Dominican music in the US

January 13, 2017, 5:05 pm

The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at The City College of New York is embarking on another ground breaking digital project. A $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will fund the first online study regarding the history of Dominican music in the United States.

New Lehman Course Explores “The Roots of Our Hispanic Heritage’

January 12, 2017, 8:14 pm

So which came first? The Spanish conquistadors or the British colonists? Jamestown or St. Augustine? The Spanish language or the English language? Hernando de Soto or Lewis and Clark? Do you know who celebrated America’s first Christmas? Where the city of Galveston, Tx. got its name? A new Lehman College course—LEH 354 “The Roots of Our Hispanic Heritage”—will explore many chapters of American history that are seldom covered in U.S. history books and classrooms. The course is designed to introduce students to the most important people, events and landmarks marking the history of Hispanics in North America.

NY Times Journalists Present Their New Book “A Meatloaf in Every Oven” at Macaulay Honors College

January 9, 2017, 6:00 pm

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, the @Macaulay Author Series presents journalists from The New York Times Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer and their new book A Meatloaf in Every Oven: Two Chatty Cooks, One Iconic Dish and Dozens of Recipes – From Mom’s to Mario Batali. The title is quite a mouthful, and there’s more […]

Saada Amadu ’16 Forges Ahead to Study Sustainability

January 6, 2017, 5:05 pm

As a sustainable environmental continues to be a global concern for many, one College of Staten Island (CSI) graduate is taking action. Saada Amadu ’16 more »