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  • City University of New York Graduate Center 2004 Commencement

    Time and Place: Thursday, June 3, 2 pm, at the Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street.
    Graduates: 298 Doctorates and 44 Master’s degrees to be awarded
    Speaker: Pioneering CBS News producer Don Hewitt. Hewitt has been a major force in shaping television journalism over the past 50 years. Joining CBS News in 1948, he is the creator of A60 Minutes,@ and with it the television news magazine format itself. Among numerous other landmark programs and specials, he has served as, first, producer-director of ADouglas Edwards with the News@ then executive producer of the ACBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite.@



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  • Press Release: CUNY Baccalaureate Program 2004 Commencement

    Time and Place: Tuesday, June 8, 10:00 am in the Great Hall at The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street at Third Avenue.
    Graduates: 250
    Keynote speaker: Richard Wald, long‑time NBC and ABC news executive and currently Fred Friendly Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Read more

  • Press Release: Frances Degen Horowitz Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Frances Degen Horowitz, President of The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is among 178 new Fellows and 24 new Foreign Honorary Members selected for their leadership in scholarship, business, the arts, and public affairs. Read more

  • Press Release: May 2004 PUBLIC PROGRAMS LISTINGS

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public events to be held during the month of May. Programs will be held at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. For further general public information, call the Office of Continuing Education and Public Programs at (212) 817-8215. Read more

  • Press Release: April 2004 PUBLIC PROGRAMS LISTINGS

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public events to be held during the month of April. Programs be held at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. For further general public information, call the Office of Continuing Education and Public Programs at (212) 817-8215. Read more

  • Press Release: Senator Kennedy to Speak at CUNY Graduate Center March 1

    Senator Edward Kennedy (D - Mass) will speak at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), on Monday, March 1. Introduced by Graduate Center Professor Emeritus Arthur Schlesinger, Jr, Senator Kennedy will discuss the current economic climate and job creation issues. Read more

  • Press Release: “Splendors of the Renaissance” New Exhibition Recreates Noble Attire Depicted in Famous Paintings

    Attire donned by Renaissance nobility comes to life in “Splendors of the Renaissance: Princely Attire in Italy,” an exhibition opening at the Art Gallery of The Graduate Center on March 11. Featuring 15 spectacular reconstructions of courtly clothing from the late 15th to the early 17th century, each costume is displayed adjacent to a reproduction of the portrait in which it appears. Read more

  • Press Release: Great Music for a Great City Celebrates America the Beautiful

    In his first inauguration speech, during a time of great political division, Abraham Lincoln famously appealed to the “better angels of our nature” for unification. The CUNY Graduate Center’s Great Music for a Great City series will use music to appeal to the better angels of our nature this election season with a concert series titled “America the Beautiful: A Festival of Music and Poetry.” Read more

  • Press Release: Faculty Recruitment Campaign Nets Intellectual Capital for Graduate Center

    The CUNY Graduate Center is marking its 40th anniversary year with the culmination of a faculty recruitment drive that has brought some of the country's most prominent academics and public intellectuals to the school's already renowned roster of scholars. Ten new core appointments added this year ‹ two in the spring, seven last fall, and one to come next fall ‹ join more than a dozen who arrived over the past few years, all acclaimed leaders in their respective fields. Read more

  • Press Release: New Dramatic Series at The Graduate Center

    Four dramatic explorations of immigration and social transition will be featured in a new series of play readings beginning February at the CUNY Graduate Center. Under the overall theme “Dislocation and Reinvention,” the readings will be held on Mondays, February 23, March 15, and April 12, and Wednesday, April 28, all at 7 pm. Read more