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NYU Officials: Classes Could Be Canceled For The Rest Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.30.2012 | College

Colleges in New York City reeling from Hurricane Sandy's damage are canceling classes for a third day, and some warn they may stay closed through the ...

Higher Education for the 21st Century

Alan Singer | Posted 09.02.2012 | Education
Alan Singer

If higher education is going to prepare Americans for any type of future, reform is desperately needed. These are my short-term and long-range proposals.

The Student Debt Trap

Camille Rivera | Posted 08.19.2012 | New York
Camille Rivera

I shiver with fear when I think about skyrocketing tuition, climbing interest rates for student loans and the crushing debt my daughter and her friends will face after finishing school, especially in the current job market.

10 Professors Behaving Badly

Posted 06.11.2012 | College

It's always best to pay attention to professors, but it's sometimes what they say and do outside of the classroom that attracts the most attention. ...

Are All Jews White? The Woody Allen Syndrome

Diane Tobin | Posted 08.07.2012 | Religion
Diane Tobin

As funny and emblematic of a certain kind of neurotic Jewish mindset as Woody Allen is, what could be more ridiculous than assuming that he represents all Jews.

Young Concert Artists Triumphs at Alice Tully Hall

Jim Luce | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Jim Luce

Last week Young Concert Artists held its annual Gala Concert at Alice Tully Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke's, presenting the Lincoln Center debuts of three young soloists to a sold out house.

Educating for Democracy: How "High" is Higher Education?

Joel Shatzky | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Joel Shatzky

There certainly is a serious problem today facing higher education that is not being sufficiently addressed, and that concerns what "higher" education is all about.

CUNY To Open New Mexican-American Institute

Posted 05.11.2012 | Latino Voices

The City University of New York (CUNY) is starting an institute devoted to the study of Mexican and Mexican-American studies, with a focus specificall...

Simon Shaheen Performs Tribute To Arab Spring

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts

Simon Shaheen is a Palestinian composer and musician who has done more for bringing Arab music to the West than perhaps any other individual in recent...

Tracking the Success of Seed Accelerators

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 06.04.2012 | Small Business
Stephen Robert Morse

Now would be an ideal time for someone to create a more comprehensive database that keeps track of the success to failure ratio at each of these accelerators.

WATCH: CUNY Protesters In Violent Clash With Police

Posted 11.22.2011 | New York

CUNY students protesting tuitions hikes attempted to enter a board of trustees meeting at Baruch College Monday night, only to clash with baton-wieldi...

15 CUNY Students Arrested After Protest | ALICE SPERI and ANNA M. PHILLIPS | Posted 01.22.2012 | College

A daylong rally by City University of New York students against a planned tuition increase turned turbulent Monday evening when marchers ignored polic...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Public College Students Going Public With Frustrations At Occupy Wall Street | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.27.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Wednesday evening, three college students descended on lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park with the hope of unfurling their sleeping bags and ...

David Ramirez

Scholars Develop Digital Gateway To Hispanic Roots | David Ramirez | Posted 12.16.2011 | Latino Voices

If Latinos don't understand the roots of their culture, how can they preserve it? Although the explanation might sound a bit more academic at times, t...

Improving New York's Fiscal Report Card Further

Carol Kellermann | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Congratulations to Governor Andrew Cuomo and his legislative colleagues for completing a session marked by significant fiscal accomplishments. But more hard work lies ahead.

After Uproar, Kushner To Accept Honorary Degree At CUNY

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 08.02.2011 | College

NEW YORK — Tony Kushner won a Pulitzer Prize for "Angels in America," his epic play about the AIDS epidemic, and is a New York literary fixture ...

Educating for Democracy: CUNY Demonstration: When Is News Not News?

Joel Shatzky | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York
Joel Shatzky

It seems that most of the rallies against budget cuts and those involving other social issues are "invisible" to the press and other media.

An Open Letter to Tony Kushner

Dovid Efune | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Dovid Efune

It is clear that your objection to Wiesenfeld's comments were his perceived misrepresentations of your political positions. Upon scrutiny, I discovered that your statements are riddled with contradictions.

Give SUNY and CUNY More Control of Tuition

Selma Mustovic | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Selma Mustovic

Gov. Cuomo will convene a summit later this month to consider a proposal by SUNY at Buffalo to give the university greater autonomy. This is an important proposal that deserves support.

Playwright Tony Kushner Defends Criticism of Israel, Announces Plan To Accept CUNY Degree (Exclusive Interview)

Democracy Now! | Posted 07.10.2011 | Arts
Democracy Now!

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner announces he will accept an honorary degree at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, following a controversy that sparked national attention.

Lucas Kavner

Tony Kushner CUNY Controversy Continues: Trustees To Reconvene On Monday | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts

The chairman of the City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees released a public statement today, calling for the board to reconsider its de...

CUNY Says Blocking Tony Kushner's Honorary Degree Was No Reflection On His Talent

AP | Posted 07.06.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- The trustees of the City University of New York say their decision to block an honorary degree for playwright Tony Kushner was not a refle...

CUNY Rescinds Request For Tony Kushner's Honorary Degree

Posted 07.04.2011 | College

Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Tony Kushner will not be receiving an honorary degree from the City University of New York this year due to his view...

CUNY To Open New Community College

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Despite proposed budget cuts, the City University of New York has received approval from the City University Board of Trustees to move forward with pl...

CUNY-IBM To Open Unique School In NYC

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK — The City University of New York and IBM will open a unique school that merges high school with two years of college, allowing student...