Former UN Chief Kofi Annan to Speak at CCNY February 8
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, whose leadership of the world body earned him the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize, will deliver an address at The City College of New York 10 a.m. Friday, February 8. His talk will cover the challenges he faced as secretary-general and the future of the United Nations. It coincides with the launch of his published official papers, which are held at City College.Read More »
Can Voting, Trusting Others Reduce Traffic Fatalities?
Do you live or drive in a state where people don’t vote, get involved in community organizations or trust their neighbors? If so, your chances of being fatally injured in a highway collision may be 50 percent greater, according to research by Dr. Matthew Nagler, associate professor of economics at The City College of New York.Read More »
CUNY DSI Makes 2,900-Photo Archive Accessible via Flickr
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at The City College of New York (CUNY DSI) announced today that it has made accessible on the Internet an extensive collection of photographs of places and monuments from early colonial times of the Dominican Republic.Read More »
CCNY Historian Tells Yip Harburg Story Through His Own Words
City College of New York Professor of History Harriet H. Alonso has written the first biography in nearly two decades of E. Y. “Yip” Harburg (1896-1981), the CCNY alumnus who enriched the Great American Songbook with such tunes as “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?”Read More »