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  • February 13, 2018

    'We Built This' highlights U.S. gains from slavery, from plantation labor to the construction of the White House

    Colin Powell School sociologist R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy notes how New York City was a major beneficiary of slave labor

  • February 6, 2018

    My True Colors announces champions of social justice, LGBTQIA+ rights and arts

    Linda Villarosa, program director of journalism at CCNY, is a My True Colors Excel Pride Award honoree for the Vanguard Award.

  • February 6, 2018

    Dow suffers sharpest drop since June 2016

    Brian Barnier, professor at CCNY's Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, is quoted in BBC commenting on the drop in the stock market.

  • February 6, 2018

    Black Women Filmmakers in the 20th Century

    Alumna Julie Dash is profiled in FSR for her contributions to film.

  • February 6, 2018

    Dow has sharpest drop since June 2016

    Brian Barnier, professor at CCNY's Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, is quoted in RNZ commenting on the drop in the stock market.

  • February 2, 2018

    Bermudian’s book focuses on crowdfunding

    Kim Wales’s, an adjunct professor teaching a class on Entrepreneurship: Women and Diversity at CCNY, book "Peer-to-Peer Lending and Equity Crowdfunding: A Guide to the New Capital Markets for Job Creators, Investors and Entrepreneurs"is profiled in The Royal Gazette.

  • January 30, 2018

    Jersey Democrats send message to Trump by inviting dreamers to State of the Union address

    Alumna Elizabeth Vilchis, mechanical engineering major and head of LatinoTech, is quoted in commenting on DACA.

  • January 30, 2018

    Nicanor Parra, the Alpha-Male Poet

    David unger, director of the Publishing Certificate Program at CCNY, writes about a collaboration with Nicanor Parra that seemed doomed from the start in The Paris Review.

  • January 30, 2018

    Bergen County 'Dreamer' will attend State of the Union with Booker

    Alumna Elizabeth Vilchis, a mechanical engineering major and DACA recipient, is Senator Cory Booker's guest at the State of the Union address according to

  • January 30, 2018

    How hip-hop fashion went from the streets to high fashion

    Elena Romero, an adjunct assistant professor at CCNY and writer of “Free Stylin’: How Hip Hop Changed the Fashion Industry,” is quoted in the LA Times article commenting on hip-hop fashion.

  • January 26, 2018

    South Asians in the US: The other 'Dreamers' facing uncertain future

    Dreamer and CCNY alumnus Shahzeb Leghari, biology major, is profiled in BBC News.

  • January 26, 2018

    Obituary: Dr. Bernard C. Randolph Sr., a family doctor who considered health care a civil right

    CCNY alumnus Dr. Bernard C. Randolph Sr., a civil rights leader and a member of a small, tight-knit cadre of African-American doctors in St. Louis who began their practices during segregation, passed away. His obituary is on St. Louis Public Radio.

  • January 24, 2018

    Lesego Serolong, Raise the Children International Co-founder and Chairwoman

    BizNis Africa profiled Lesego Serolong, an alumna of CCNY, who co-founded Raise the Children International, which helps orphaned children gain access to higher education.

  • January 24, 2018

    Elizabeth Vilchis:“Quiero que mis contribuciones sean reconocidas”

    Inmigració profiled Elizabeth Vilchis, a former Dramer at CCNY.

  • January 23, 2018

    Janus, We Hardly Knew You: Rank-and-File Union Members Remain in the Dark About a Pivotal Dues Case Headed to the Supreme Court

    Daniel DiSalvo, associate professor of political science at the Colin Powell School at CCNY, is quoted in The 74 critiquing unions.

  • January 23, 2018

    MLK reminds me of my graduation day

    CCNY engineering alumnus, Ottavio Forte, writes about Martin Luther King, Jr. as his 1963 commencement speaker in the Belmont Wicked Local.

  • January 18, 2018

    How Not to Defuse the Korea Crisis

    Rajan Menon, chair in political science at the Anne and Bernard Spitzer School, writes in The Nation about Trump’s redline on Korea, which may lead to war.

  • January 18, 2018

    A tech world guide to the Brooklyn Public Library’s ‘Night of Philosophy and Ideas’

    Massimo Pigliucci, professor of philosophy at CCNY, will discuss his research at the Brooklyn Public Library where a 12-hour program will begin Saturday, Jan. 27 called “A Night of Philosophy and Ideas.”

  • January 18, 2018

    City Journal, Winter 2018 Issue

    Daniel DiSalvo, associate professor of political science in the Colin Powell School at CCNY, is a contributor for the Winter 2018 City Journal, a quarterly magazine of urban affairs.

  • January 16, 2018

    Fans of Trump’s views on immigration should remember how figures like him targeted their ancestors

    Hidetaka Hirota, American history professor at CCNY, writes about President Trump's recent remarks directed at Haiti, El Salvador and African nations in The Washington Post.