Nicholas D. Kristof to Present Rudin Lecture at CCNY March 29
Nicholas D. Kristof, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for “The New York Times,” will present the 2012 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at The City College of New York 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. His topic will be “Half the Sky: Changing the World by Empowering Women.” The lecture, held in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, located at 160 Convent Avenue, Manhattan, is free and open to the public and is part of CCNY’s observance of Women’s History Month.Read More »
The Y Chromosome: Junk or Jewel?
Dr. David C. Page, Bryson Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2012 Louis Levine – Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics at The City College of New York 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012. He will speak in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, 160 Convent Avenue, New York. The lecture, titled “Rethinking the Rotting Y Chromosome,” is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.Read More »
Documentary on Wartime Sexual Violence to Play March 20 at CCNY
“Resolution,” a documentary highlighting the global issue of sexual violence in times of conflict, will be screened 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at The City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall as part of the College’s Women’s History Month observance. Following the screening, filmmaker Marika Griehsel and social activist Margot Wallström will participate in a question and answer session.Read More »
Janette Sadik-Khan to Deliver 8th Mumford Lecture April 5 at CCNY
New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan will deliver the 8th Lewis Mumford Lecture on Urbanism 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at The City College of New York. Her topic will be “It’s Not Impossible To Change A City.” The lecture, held in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, located at 160 Convent Avenue, Manhattan, is free and open to the public.Read More »