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Multiple Tri-State Area Schools On Sexual Assault Investigation List

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education revealed its list of colleges under investigation on Thursday.

05/01/2014

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UES Residents Protest Plans For New Development That Includes Cancer Treatment Center

Some residents of the Upper East Side said Wednesday that they were so unhappy with plans for a new cancer treatment center that they think a garage full of garbage trucks would be preferable.

10/09/2013

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Research Center To Focus On Ecosystem, Climate Change Around Jamaica Bay

Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined federal officials Monday to announce plans for a new research center focusing on the ecosystem around Jamaica Bay.

08/12/2013

CUNY's Board Of Trustees meet at Baruch College. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

CUNY Receives $25 Million Grant

The City University of New York on Monday announced that it has received a $25 million donation from the Stella and Charles Guttmann Foundation, to support community college initiatives.

04/29/2013

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Officials: Most NYC High School Grads Need Remedial Help Before Entering CUNY Community Colleges

Officials told CBS 2 that nearly 80 percent of those who graudate from NYC high schools arrived at City University’s community college system without having mastered the skills to do college-level work.

03/07/2013

The New York State Senate chamber, as seen on June 16, 2011 in Albany. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

State Senate Confirms CUNY Law Professor To State’s Highest Court

City University of New York law professor Jenny Rivera was confirmed to the state’s highest court Monday by the state Senate, after some Republican senators faulted Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s choice for limited experience as a trial lawyer and judge.

02/11/2013

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Controversial Brooklyn College Event With Anti-Israel Speakers Goes On Calmly

The speakers talked about using boycotts, divestment and sanctions to pressure Israel on how it treats Palestinian rights. The audience of roughly 200 people was mainly supportive.

02/07/2013

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Kips Bay Residents Say Plan For Revamped Sanitation Garage Stinks

Under the plan, the Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing on 1st Avenue and 25th Street would be converted into a city garage for garbage trucks, snow plows and street sweepers.

09/17/2012

Cigarette Smoking (file/credit: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images)

State University Of New York To Ban Smoking On All Campuses Starting In 2014

An unprecedented smoking ban on dozens of college campuses in New York State was announced Wednesday. In other words, it’s time for college kids to butt out!

06/13/2012

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15 Arrested During Protest Against Tuition Hike At Baruch College

Students opposed to the tuition hike try to push through police barricades to get into a meeting of CUNY trustees.

11/22/2011

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Ex-Medgar Evers College Professor Claims E-Mail Destroyed Her Shot At Tenure

A former professor says she was denied tenure and fired because of a salacious anonymous e-mail sent to the school. It alleges, among other things, she had sex with students.

09/07/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at City Hall - New York, NY - Jul 19, 2011 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New York City Challenges Silicon Valley On High Tech Front

Silicon Valley might be the high tech capital of the world, but New York wants to change that.

07/19/2011

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Writers’ Conference Coming Up At Hunter College In June

Do you have a dream of being the next Stephen King or the next Mary Higgins Clark?

04/22/2011

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City Council Examines Veterans’ Education In NYC

Officials said a number of new programs are designed to ease the transition of veterans returning to civilian life.

02/16/2011

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CUNY Trustees Vote To Ban Smoking On Campuses

Since CUNY cannot forbid smoking on city sidewalks, the smoking ban will be felt more on campuses with large green spaces like Queens College and City College.

01/25/2011