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  • How many people use those ubiquitous hand sanitizers when told to?

     
    Hand sanitizer stations (and bottles) are everywhere these days. How many people actually use them? John Trinkaus, a professor at Baruch College of the City University of New York, decided to take a look. In the summer of 2009, he......
  • African American writers gather, East and West

     
    The National Black Writers Conference begins Thursday in New York, where its panels, readings and events will continue through Sunday. Organized by the Center for Black Literature at the City University of New York's Medgar Evers College, the conference...
  • Rank this, U.S. News

    RIP IT UP and throw it away. That's the advice I'm giving my fellow college and university presidents this month as the "reputation survey" from U.S. News & World Report lands on our desks. I am one of 12 presidents who wrote a letter urging colleagues to...
  • Case closed: The Rosenbergs were Soviet spies

    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed 55 years ago, on June 19, 1953. But last week, they were back in the headlines when Morton Sobell, the co-defendant in their famous espionage trial, finally admitted that he and his friend, Julius, had both been...
  • Sonia Sotomayor Returns To Her Old Bronx School

    Sonia Sotomayor Returns To Her Old Bronx School
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came home to the Bronx on Friday, visiting her old elementary school before heading to a commencement at the community college where her mother studied in the 1970s while raising her. Blessed Sacrament...
  • Report: Many CUNY Freshmen Can't Do Basic Algebra

    Report: Many CUNY Freshmen Can't Do Basic Algebra
    Although more city kids are graduating from high school, a majority of them are not prepared to do college math, a CUNY report revealed Thursday. A group of City University of New York freshman were reportedly not capable of completing basic algebra...
  • H&M Promises to Stop Shredding Unused Garments

    H&M Promises to Stop Shredding Unused Garments
    H&M promised on Wednesday to stop shredding new, unworn clothing it can't sell at its store in Herald Square and instead donate the apparel to charities. The retailer made the decision after a report surfaced in the New York Times on Wednesday, in...
  • Put print news on death watch?

    Put print news on death watch?
    Today's topic: Are newspapers dying, or is it just a class of newspapers that isn't sustainable? Today through Friday, Alan D. Mutter and Jeff Jarvis discuss the state of the American newspaper industry. Innovate quickly, or even the healthiest papers...
  • How will future consumers get their news?

    How will future consumers get their news?
    Today's topic: A decade from now, how and where will the average consumer get his or her news? Find a way to save traditional media companies Point: Alan D. Mutter The news ecosystem in the future will be more ubiquitous, open, global, mobile and...
  • Drastic Cuts May Force SUNY To Eliminate Programs

    Drastic Cuts May Force SUNY To Eliminate Programs
    Drastic changes may be coming to the State University of New York system. SUNY colleges may be forced to eliminate programs, boost class sizes and reduce course offerings. These changes comes on the heels of an order from Gov. David A. Paterson this week...
  • Peter Waite's Sculptures on Display in New Haven

    Imagine the coolest school diorama ever. Then multiply it by eight. That’s one way to view this show of sculptures by artist Peter Waite on display at the John Slade Ely House. (In fact, Ely House director Paul Clabby says the show has been...