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The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute's experts are highly sought after by media outlets in the United States and the Dominican Republic for commentary about issues of importance to people of Dominican descent and the communities in which they live. The Institute also reaches out to the news media when it releases new studies and publications.

What follows is a selected list of media coverage for CUNY DSI in 2008-13.
 

2013

5/31/2013    
City College of New York (United States)
"Great Grads” CUNY DSI Staffer and MA Grad featured in Great Grads.
http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/commencement/santana.cfm

10/3/2013    
WABC Channel 7 Eyewitness News  (United States)
"Contribute to the Dominican Heritage Exhibit” A feature piece done on the collaboration between the Smithsonian and CUNY DSI.
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/lifestyle&id=9273161

11/2/2013    
Hoy digital (United States)
" Fundadora de una biblioteca única”  Chief Librarian Sarah Aponte for the Dominican newspaper Hoy about her experience as founder of the CUNY DSI Library.
http://hoy.com.do/fundadora-de-una-biblioteca-unica/

12/7/2013    
NBC Latino (United States)
“Décima, a 500-year-old tradition for wooing a woman in the Caribbean”
 http://nbclatino.com/2013/12/07/decima-the-500-year-old-tradition-of-wooing-a-woman-in-the-caribbean/
                       
12/11/2013    
The Manhattan Times News  (New York)
"Decoding Encadenada Descifrando Encadenada” The Manhattan Times did a piece featuring the CUNY DSI Spanish Paleography Tool
http://manhattantimesnews.com/decoding-encadenada-descifrando-encadenada/

12/11/13     
The City University of New York News Wire
“American On His Own” A feature piece in the CUNY Salute to Scholars Series on Juan Rodriguez and CUNY DSI.
http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/forum/2013/12/11/in-america-on-his-own/

2012

10/2/2012
The New York Times (United States)                                                                                                      
"Honoring a Very Early New Yorker"
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/02/honoring-a-very-early-new-yorker/

10/2/2012
Noticias Univisión (United States)     
"Una calle de Nueva York recordará a su primer latino, llegado en 1613"                                                               
http://noticias.univision.com/mes-de-hispanidad/lo-ultimo/article/2012-10-03/calle-ny-recordara-primer-latino--llego-1613#axzz28HdQASKd

10/2/2012
Listín Diario (Dominican Republic)            
"Una calle de Nueva York llevará nombre de dominicano; primer latino llegado en 1613"                               
http://www.listin.com.do/lasmundiales/2012/10/2/249399/Una-calle-de-Nueva-York-llevara-nombre-de-dominicano-primer-latino

10/2/2012
Diario Libre (Dominican Republic)    
"Nueva York rinde tributo a Juan Rodríguez, primer inmigrante en la ciudad" 
http://www.diariolibre.com/noticias/2012/10/02/i354143_nueva-york-rinde-tributo-juan-rodriguez-primer-inmigrante-ciudad.html

10/2/2012
Acento.com.do (Dominican Republic)  
"Nueva York rinde tributo al dominicano Juan Rodríguez, primer inmigrante"
http://www.acento.com.do/index.php/news/22129/56/Nueva-York-rinde-tributo-al-dominicano-Juan-Rodriguez-primer-inmigrante.html

10/2/2012
Noticias 24 (Venezuela)     
"Una calle de Nueva York será rebautizada como 'Juan Rodríguez' en honor a su primer latino"                    
http://www.noticias24.com/internacionales/noticia/45296/una-calle-de-nueva-york-sera-rebautizada-como-juan-rodriguez-en-honor-a-su-primer-latino/

10/2/2012
La Tribuna (Honduras)   
"El alcalde de Nueva York, Michael Bloomberg, firma un proyecto de ley para bautizar una calle de la ciudad Juan Rodríguez"
http://www.latribuna.hn/2012/10/02/proyecto-el-alcalde-de-nueva-york-michael-bloomberg-firma-un-proyecto-de-ley-para-bautizar-una-calle-de-la-ciudad-juan-rodriguez-el-nombre-del-primer-inmigrante-latino-que-se-establecio-en-la-gra/

10/2/2012
Agencia ABC (Spain)
"Una calle de Nueva York recordará a su primer latino, llegado en 1613" 
http://www.abc.es/agencias/noticia.asp?noticia=1262940

10/2/2012
TN (Argentina)
"Juan Rodríguez, el inmigrante latino que dará su nombre a una calle de Nueva York "
http://tn.com.ar/internacional/juan-rodriguez-el-latino-que-dara-su-nombre-a-una-calle-de-nueva-york_274591

10/3/2012
FOX News (United States) 
"The First Non-Indian New Yorker, a Dominican, to be Honored by City"
http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/lifestyle/2012/10/03/first-non-indian-new-yorker-dominican-to-be-honored-by-city/
 
El Diario/La Prensa (New York)
"Dominicano el primer inmigrante que llegó a la Ciudad de NY"
http://www.eldiariony.com/Dominicano_primer_inmigrante_que_llego_a_Ciudad_de_NY

10/3/2012
Noticias Telemundo 52 (Los Angeles) 
"NY honra su primer inmigrante"
http://www.telemundo52.com/inmigracion/primer-inmigrante-de-nueva-york-juan-rodriguez-newyork-172460071.html

10/3/2012
El Molino Online (New York)
“Juan Rodriguez será el nuevo nombre de Broadway en el Alto Manhattan honrando el primer hispano llegado en 1613”
http://elmolinoonline.com/2012/10/03/juan-rodriguez-sera-el-nuevo-nombre-de-broadway-en-el-alto-manhattan-honrando-el-primer- hispano-llegado-en-1613/los-%C3%BAnicos-en-espa%C3%B1ol/

10/3/2012
Latin American Herald Tribune (Venezuela)
“New York Pays Tribute to pioneering Dominican Immigrant” 
http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=598025&CategoryId=14092

10/5/2012
El Día (Dominican Republic) 
“El primer inmigrante de Nueva York era dominicano”
http://eldia.com.do/globales/2012/10/5/95651/El-primer-inmigrante-de-Nueva-York-era-dominicano

10/8/2012
The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (United States)
"CUNY DSI Monograph Documents Dominican Heritage of First Settler"
https://www.wdhstore.com/hispanic/data/pdf/oct8-cuny.pdf

10/8/2012
J's Theater (United States)
“Juan Rodrigez , NY’s Immigrant”                  
http://jstheater.blogspot.com/2012/10/juan- rodriguez-nys-first-immigrant.html

2011

February 6, 2011
WABC-TV, Tiempo:   "Daily Life Survey of Dominicans in Manhattan and The Bronx: Interview with Dr. Ramona Hernandez"   


January 28, 2011
Hoy Digital:   "Comunidad dominicana crece en EE.UU"

2010

January 27, 2010
7dias.com:   "Destaca logros dominicanos en los Estados Unidos"    

January 23, 2010
DBSMEDIA.NET/Contacto:   "Entrevista con la Dra. Ramona Hernandez"    


December 13, 2010
News 12 Bronx En Espanol:   "New Study on Dominicans in the Bronx and Manhattan"    


December 7, 2010
NY1 Noticias:   "Encuesta: Dominicanos emigrados no abandonan costumbres quisqueyanas"    


December 6, 2010
NY1 News:   "Most Dominican NYers Embrace Roots, Survey Finds"    


December 1 2010
CUNY Radio (podcast):   "New Dominican Gallery Opens"    


November 17, 2010

Hoy Digital (Sto Dmgo):   "La diáspora dominicana en los Estados Unidos"    

 

October 28, 2010
EFE (Spain News Wire):   "Estudio revela que miles dominicanos llegaron a NY a través de Ellis Island"   


October 19, 2010
Uptowner Newspaper:   "Dominican Artists Find a Place of their Own"    


October 11, 2010
UptownCollective.com:   "CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Inaugurates Art Gallery"    


October 2010
Latin Trends Magazine:   "CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Inaugurates Art Gallery"    

October 2010
Remezcla.com:   "Dominican Art Gallery Opens"    


October 12, 2010
Hispanic Outlook:   "Domincan Art Gallery Opens"    


October 14, 2010
dnainfo.com:   "Art Exhibit Celebrates the Lives of Dominican People Living in NYC"    


September 30 2010
Propuestas:   "Entrevista con la Dra. Ramona Hernandez"    


September 23, 2010
dominicantoday.com:   "NY judges, lawyers get Dominican Week in the US's kudos(Update)"    
 

September 19, 2010
El Diario/ La Prensa:   "Ellis Island: Puerta de oro para hispanos"    
 


September 18, 2010
El Nuevo Diario:   "El Instituto de Estudios Dominicanos de CUNY recibe donación"    


September 10, 2010
Historic District Council:   "Nueva York Opens at The Gotham Center"    

August 28, 2010
7dias.com:   "Relevan importancia de archivo dominicano en NY"    


August 13-15, 2010
amNewYork:   "Their Ellis Island Roots"  

June 30, 2010
El Diario/ La Prensa:   "Revelan habitos financieros de dominicanos"   


June 29, 2010
Diario Libre:   "Dominicanos superan otros latinos en EE.UU. con hábitos de ahorros bancarios"   


May 4, 2010
WNYC, 93.9FM/The Brian Lehrer Show:   "Dr. Ramona Hernandez on The Brian Lehrer Show"

2008

19 August 2008
UptownFlavor: "Mujer Dominicana en NY"

21 agosto 2008
Prensa Asociada: "Exposición resalta a la mujer dominicana en NY"