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Thursday, September 18, 2014
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Open House: CUNY IBM Watson Case Competition
An Open House and information session for Baruch & CUNY students interested in participating in the
IBM
Watson Case Competition

Representatives from the IBM Watson team, along with Baruch Faculty will discuss the competition and the potential of the IBM Watson system. You'll have an opportunity for Q & A about the system and the competition.

Hosted by the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise, Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship, and The School of Public Affairs.

Click HERE for more information & to Register.

Light refreshments to be served.
Start Date and TimeEvent Details
Thursday, April 10, 2014
All Day NCCP4000 - Construction Project Management (Multi-Day Event)
Master the tools used by Project Managers: work breakdown structure, critical path, task analysis, project plan, project scheduling and more. Gain the skills needed to plan, track progress, and stay focused on the end result.

NCCP400001
- $475.00
Instructor: ROZENBERG, SALV
8 Sessions 6:00:00 PM - 8:50:00 PM
MON/WED 3 /17/2014 - 4/9/2014
Building: 137 E 22 ST , Room: 202

To register click here and enter the code NCCP4000 into the search box.
All Day NCPR6 - Basic Appraisal Procedures (Multi-Day Event)
Overview of real estate appraisal approaches to value, valuation procedures, property description, residential applications, commercial applications, improvement construction, home inspection, and appraisal math. Through theory and examples, the course offers practical application of appraisal procedures. Exam on last day of class.

Semester SP14 - NCPR601 - $450.00
Instructor: WALSH, GEORGE (5 Sessions)
Days: FRI/SAT
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
4/4/2014 - 4/25/2014


To register click here and enter code NCPR6 into the search box.

All Day Two Week Intensive New York Salespersons' License Pre-qualifying Course (Multi-Day Event)
78-Hour Salespersons' License Pre-qualifying Course. School exam is given during the final three hours. Students must also pass the New York State Department of State licensing exam and obtain Real Estate Broker sponsorship for licensure. Prerequisite: None

NCP600008 - $475.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch
10 Sessions 9:00:00 AM - 5:45:00 PM
MON/TUE/WED/THU/FRI 4/7/2014 - 4/25/2014
Building: 137 E 22 ST , Room: 306


To register click here and enter code NCP6000 into the search box.
All Day Claim Your CUNYfirst Account Today
Claim your CUNYfirst account.

CUNYfirst has replaced eSIMS and gives you access to all the services below with one single sign on from any computer, but you must use your Baruch e-mail address.

On April 11th you’ll be able to register for
Summer – preview classes now! And on April 18th you can register for Fall 2014!

CUNYfirst will allow you to: 

++ Register All the information you need to register will be right there on CUNYfirst - just select and click.

++ Search for Classes You don't have to go back and forth to find classes - it's all in CUNYfirst.
++ Validate Courses Course pre-requisites are displayed, and CUNYfirst will tell you if you qualify.
++ Swap Courses, CUNYfirst swaps courses for you.
++ See Financial Information Get answers in CUNYfirst so you don't need to wait in line at the Bursar or Financial Aid offices.
++ Pay Tuition and Fees You will be able to make payments online.
++ View Your Course History See your entire course history when you are registering on CUNYfirst. 

Click HERE to claim your CUNYfirst account.

Your Student Ambassadors at Work
CUNYFirst Ambassadors are available throughout campus to assist you with your CUNYFirst account. You will see Ambassadors in the VC 2nd floor atrium, Library lobby, and in various offices like Academic Advisement, Registrar, Bursar, and Financial Aid. They’re easy to find in their bright yellow shirts! Visit the
CUNYfirst Twitter site today!
All Day Register for Summer Classes
Earn credits this summer at Baruch College — in the heart of Manhattan. Hundreds of undergraduate or graduate courses in Business, the Arts & Sciences, and Public Affairs are available.

Three sessions to choose from in 2014:
++ Session I: May 29 - July 10 (six weeks)
++ Session II: July 21 - August 20 (five weeks)
++ Session III: May 29- August 20 (11 weeks)

Click here to review the available classes. Select ‘Baruch College’ and '2014 Summer Term' in the drop-down box. Make a note of your class choices.

Claim your
CUNYfirst account here -- you must use a CUNY email address to log on to your account. Non-CUNY students please e-mail the registrar to apply for a CUNY account.

Baruch Students can 
log on to CUNYfirst and view their registration appointment time and use their CUNYfirst account to register for classes. For information on how to register -- Click HERE.
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM The Arts & Higher Education: Building Creative Partnerships and Assessing Program Impacts Conference

The Baruch College-Rubin Museum of Art Project

Presents

The Arts & Higher Education: Building Creative Partnerships And Assessing Program Impacts Conference

April 10th-11th, 2014

Bernard M. Baruch College
The William & Anita Newman Conference Center
151 East 25th Street, Room 750
New York, NY 10010

Free and open to the public

COMPLETE SCHEDULE HERE.


Conference Description

The conference explores the benefits and obstacles of providing more participation with the arts for college students, faculty and their academic communities.  Arts and cultural organizations are continually exploring ways to engage the public, in particular, younger audiences who are the next generation of patrons and supporters of the arts.  Both communities – higher education and the arts – share a common goal; to enrich and expand student arts engagement, as illustrated by dynamic collaborations between colleges/universities and arts organizations, such as museums and theatre companies.  There is a growing awareness that exposure to the arts, particularly for students from lower income families, helps students develop character, leadership skills, an appreciation of cultural competence and diversity, as well as a sense of self, empathy, creativity, ethical values, and social responsibility.

The 2014 Conference brings together professionals from the arts, cultural institutions, and higher education to share ideas and develop strategies for empowering students through innovative programs that engage the arts. The two-day conference will be organized around four themes.

Conference Themes

I. Increasing Faculty and Student Engagement and Participation: How can arts and educational institutions collaborate to provide meaningful experiences for faculty and students that change their understanding of themselves and the communities they live in? What are the current barriers, as well as incentives, for faculty to increase the role of the arts in college curricula?

II. Financing and Supporting Collaborative Partnerships: What are the benefits of higher education and arts institutions partnerships? What are the costs, measured in terms of staff commitment and dollars, required of each partner to make the collaboration work? What narratives are effective in attracting external support for these efforts from foundations, government agencies, and corporate and individual donors?

III. Effective Communication Strategies: How can institutional partners promote and share ideas and experiences to increase student engagement with the arts, e.g. through open source websites such as www.AHEAD21.org and smarthistory.khanacademy.org? What are effective communication strategies for changing the cultural and current paradigm for incorporating the arts into students' educational experiences?  

IV. Assessing Impact on Academic Communities and Art Institutions: How do we evaluate collaborative programs to assess impact? What metrics do we use to measure outcomes? Is the investment of time, money and creative energy worth the results?

For Additional Information Or To RSVP For The Conference Please Email BaruchRubinProject@baruch.cuny.edu

 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM HRPP/IRB
HRPP Confernece Thurs April 10, 2014 from 10:30 - 12:30
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM AIESEC Tabling
Tabling for AIESEC Baruch's info session for students to learn more about how they can travel the world and make a difference. Go abroad on a volunteer internship experience in opportunities in over 124 different countries. Opportunities ranging from environmental sustainability, education, business and more. There is something for everyone. Stop by and see what AIESEC Baruch Exchange Programs can do for you! Volunteer abroad with our Global Citizen Program or Intern abroad through our Global Talent Program.
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday Meditation
You work too hard. Take some time to breathe and relax.
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Movie Screening
Join a movie screening in our meeting room, NVC 9-150 during club hours. The movie will be on the issue of acid attacks on women. Refreshments will be served.
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM B.O.S.S. Durak Tournament FINALE EVENT
Come join B.O.S.S. for the final Durak tournament event this semester! Winners who have accumulated the most points throughout the semester will receive PRIZES! Refreshments will be served.

Rooms 3-180 & 3-185
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Faculty Roundtable Workshop
Faculty Roundtable workshop
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Plastic For Plastic
Golden Key will be trading re-usable plastic bottles with regular bottles.
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Pop Up Maker Space
Come make and create! Join us for our second pop-up maker space. Featuring: 3D printing, Arts & Crafts, Little Bits, Makey Makey, Arduino, Legos and Spin Bots. Professors are also invited to attend!

Time: 12:30-2:30pm 
Room: NVC 2-140

*Please bring your own laptop 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Pre-law Society General Meeting
We will be hosting an informal general meeting / stress relief type event with games for students interested in the pre-law society. We would like everyone to have fun and to enjoy themselves immensely, while learning about the pre-law society and what we do.
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Put Your P.A.W.S. On Me
Free back rubs! Need we say more? Get in line early to de-stress before class.
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM The World before Her - APAHM Feature Film Screening
Enjoy a dramatic portrayal of two women who pursue seemingly opposing roles in the world’s largest democracy.  

The film follows Ruhi Singh, a small-town girl competing in Bombay to win the Miss India Pageant and Prachi Trivedi, a young militant leader of a fundamentalist Hindu camp for girls, where she preaches violent resistance to Western culture.

12:45 PM - 3:30 PM Afternoon Fuel
Enjoy satisfying, healthy, and free snacks with the P.A.W.S., while supplies last.
Co-sponsored by: P.A.W.S. and AVI Fresh
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM United Kingdom & Ireland Prestigious Scholarships – INFORMATION SESSION

Grants for Graduate Study in any discipline at universities in the UK or Ireland

We will explore the outstanding funding opportunities to pursue a graduate degree in England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland through the Rhodes scholarship, the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, the Marshall Scholarship and the Mitchell Scholarship. The session will review the purpose, criteria and application process for each of these awards and will discuss strategies on how to be a competitive applicant.

Sophomores and Juniors with a demonstrated record of academic achievement, leadership, communities service and character are strongly encouraged to consider applying this year for study beginning in the 2015 -16 academic year.

All students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Snacks provided.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Yoga Thursdays
Take a break from studying to stretch and relax.
The first 10 students get to borrow yoga mats for class!
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM The 5th Annual Paul André Feit Lecture: "Who Aint A Slave"
Dr. Greg Grandin will present: "Who Aint A Slave" Herman Melville's Paradox of Freedom and Slavery in the Americas. This is part of The Paul André Feit Memorial Lectures Series.

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC -- but you MUST RSVP

The author of a number of prize-winning books, including most recently Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City (Metropolitan 2009). A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History, as well as for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Fordlandia was picked by the New York Times, New Yorker, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune and NPR for their “best of” lists, and Amazon.com named it the best history book of 2009. 

Grandin is also the author of Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Empire (Metropolitan 2005), The Last Colonial Massacre: Latin America During the Cold War (University of Chicago Press 2004), and Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation (Duke University Press, 2000), which won the Latin American Studies Association’s Bryce Wood Award for the best book published on Latin America in any discipline. With Gil Joseph, is edited A Century of Revolution, also published by Duke University Press.

A professor of history at NYU and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Grandin writes on US foreign policy, Latin America, genocide, and human rights. He has published in The New York Times, Harper’s, The London Review of Books, The Nation, The Boston Review, The Los Angeles Times, and The American Historical Review. He has been a frequent guest on Democracy Now! and has appeared on The Charlie Rose Show. Grandin also served as a consultant to the United Nations truth commission on Guatemala and has been the recipient of a number of prestigious fellowships, including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship.

Location: Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue, enter at 25th St., room 3-160
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Prayer Group
Prayer group is an intimate group that focuses on the importance and significance of prayer. We will be learning about the different ways we can pray while building community.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Blackboard Collaborate Workshop
LOCATION: 6-145 This workshop will show how to create a session in Blackboard collaborate. We will review settings, applications, and functions within the web conferencing software. We will also review tips and best practices when holding a session
3:00 PM Softball: Baruch vs. Hunter College

Location: Randall's Island Field #12
Result: LOSS
Score - Baruch: 0 Opponent: 15

For away games and the full Athletics schedule, please visit: http://athletics.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar.aspx

5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Human Fruit Bowl Performance
Human Fruit Bowl Performance
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM DC Alumni Reception
DC Alumni Reception and Celebrating our Friends at Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney

Hosted at the law offices of Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney
1700 K Street N.W. Suite 300

RSVP by April 4, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM EMET Fellowship with Rabbi Reuven Kigel
Hillel offers Jewish faith classes with Rabbi Reuven Kigel. Emet Leaders Fellowship, is a study program featuring small-group learning with a dedicated mentor. EMET's motto is: "If you want to represent the Jewish people, you must know what the Jewish people represent." The Emet fellowship program offers a crucial background of Judaism. It is a weekly event and would like the opportunity to share that with as many students as possible during the school year.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Small Group
Small Groups is where small communities come together to read scripture and bounce off ideas off each other.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Movie Night: 20th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide
REACT to FILM, Amnesty International and the Model United Nations will host a movie night and panel discussion to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide.

The guest speaker will talk about the definition/brief history of genocides in general, international law/norms (R2P) the failure of preventing the Rwandan genocide, the role of mass media. Additionally, the speaker will mention the genocides that are taking place today.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Quran Class
We come together to learn the teachings and sciences of Quran. This event is open for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Our purpose is to learn the peaceful, beneficial, and enlightening teachings of the Quran.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Al-anon Group
Al-anon Group
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Human Fruit Bowl

Tickets $25, Students Seniors $12 with ID Box Office Only
Box Office  646-312-5073

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS


A tub, a scarf, a stool and a naked woman:  monologue, mystery, and a live fine art modeling session; this fast-paced solo work asks “What are the stories we tell about artists (Modigliani, Picasso, and Bonnard) and their muses?”  This is the winner of Best Production at the Prague Fringe Festival that NYTheaterReview.com says “keeps us hooked” and he believed “every moment as something happening, rather than something being performed… This speaks highly to organic and seamless fusion between text and performance.”

 

Star Harmony Stempel is the winner of the Excellence in Solo Performance Award from the 2013 FringeNYC Festival.  


Please note that full nudity will be featured in this play.  


Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Ave. @25th Street
NY, NY 10010
9:15 PM - 10:00 PM BigData and Analytics: Computational Trends and Challenges
Speaker: Jaime Moreno, IBM Research


Abstract: 
After a brief introduction about IBM Research, this lecture gives a perspective on the ongoing evolution in computing arising from the trends in Big Data and Analytics, and the expectations regarding future systems for them. From the realization that microelectronic technology is no longer improving performance at historic rates, plus the continuously increasing demand for computing performance arising from Big Data and Analytics, computer systems need to evolve to adapt to the ever increasing requirements. This lecture shows how we are undergoing an evolution towards new forms of computing.  Moving data has become as expensive as performing basic computations, leading to the emergence of “data centric computing systems”. The "calculating" computing paradigm in place for the last decades, which replaced the earlier "tabulating" computing paradigm, is now starting to transition into a "cognitive" style of computing. These transitions are ushering an entirely new set of challenges to the design and use of computer systems.


Biography:
Jaime H. Moreno is Senior Manager, Microprocessor Architecture, at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in New York. His department research activities include advanced systems architecture, systems technology and architecture interactions, and advanced compiler technology, efforts that address the full range of IBM processors and systems. In addition to multiple publications and co-authoring two books, Jaime holds 17 patents in processor architecture, and has been recognized as Master Inventor at IBM Research. Jaime joined IBM in 1992; previously, he was a faculty member at the University of Concepcion, Chile. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from UCLA in 1989. 


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