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IN THE NEWS

Baruch College Students Win Ernst & Young's Your World, Your Vision Competition

Baruch Alumnus and CEO of 'Green Tech' Company Bennu Featured on Forbes.com

ANNOUNCEMENTS

7th Annual Relay For Life at Baruch College Brings In Record American Cancer Society Donations

SPORTS

Baruch College Volleyball to Be Part of 2011 Division III Men's Invitational Volleyball Championship Final Four

EVENTS

April 7: Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza

April 12: Task Force on Sustainability Spring 2011 Meeting

April 13: The Sixth Annual Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series

April 14: Sustainability and Information Technology Panel

ARTS AND CULTURE

April 14: Dare to Engage: A Film Screening of A Jihad For Love

BPAC Events:

April 7: Math Encounters Presents Symmetry, Art & Illusion

April 8: Laura Stevenson and the Cans

April 14: 25th Anniversary of the Alexander String Quartet Residency at Baruch College

News
 

Baruch College Students Win Ernst & Young's Your World, Your Vision Competition

Macaulay Honors Program students from Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business recently placed ahead of 40 schools including New York University and the University of Southern California to win the 2011 Ernst & Young's Your World, Your Vision national competition. The competition invites students to develop and submit proposals designed to make a difference in their communities in one of three areas: education, entrepreneurship, or the environment. More info

Baruch Alumnus and CEO of 'Green Tech' Company Bennu Featured on Forbes.com

Ashok Kamal, Baruch College MBA '10 and a 2009 finalist in the Rice University Business Plan competition, has been featured on Forbes.com for the innovative business initiatives he's been pursuing through eco-conscious company, Bennu. View the article

Announcements
 

7th Annual Relay For Life at Baruch College Brings In Record American Cancer Society Donations

Congratulations to members of the Baruch College Community who made this year's Relay For Life such a resounding success: 1,063 participants on 88 teams already raised more than $79,000. Baruch's 7-year Relay For Life total stands greater than $485,000. Not too late to donate: The website remains open through July. Go to http://www.relayforlife.org/cunymanhattan.

Sports
 

Baruch College Volleyball to Be Part of 2011 Division III Men's Invitational Volleyball Championship Final Four

Volleyball

The four teams for the 2011 Division III Men's Invitational Volleyball Championship (nicknamed the "Molten Final Four") have been confirmed for the final weekend of the Division III men's volleyball season scheduled to take place on April 15-16 in Rochester, New York. The three competing teams include Nazareth College, Springfield, and Carthage. More info

Events
 

April 7, 5:30 pm: Information and Technology Building, Newman Conference Center, Room H-763, 151 E. 25th Street

Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza

JSCThe Jewish Studies Center at Baruch College presents Peter Cole, poet and MacArthur Fellow; and Adina Hoffman, author of House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood to discuss the significance of the 280,000 Jewish manuscript fragments found in Cairo. More info


April 12, 2:30 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-285, 55 Lexington Ave

Task Force on Sustainability Spring 2011 Meeting

Come and discover how the Sustainability Task Force at Baruch College is implementing new and fresh strategies that may change the frame of mind of the student body and college faculty. All members of the Baruch College community are welcome to join the discussion on discuss current projects, rising issues, and future endeavors. Please RSVP to matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu. More info

April 13, 5 pm: Information and Technology Building, Newman Conference Center, Room 750, 151 E. 25th Street

The Sixth Annual Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series

Leon Cooperman Each year, the Kossof Business Leadership Lecture Series invites prominent business leaders to share their perspectives on the most pressing issues in business. This year's speaker is Leon Cooperman, chairman of Omega Advisors, a $6 billion equity hedge fund that he started in 1991. With annual returns averaging around 16%, his fund is considered to be one of the most bullish on Wall Street. Please RSVP to kinshasa.best@baruch.cuny.edu or call 646-660-6075. More info

April 14, 5 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-270, 55 Lexington Ave

Sustainability and Information Technology Panel

The panel will focus on topics such as the carbon footprint of IT infrastructure; the relationship between social sustainability and IT; e-waste; and IT-enabled energy management. More info

Arts & Culture
 

April 14, 12:30 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Room 5-160, 55 Lexington Ave

Dare to Engage: A Film Screening of A Jihad For Love

Baruch College continues the "Dare To Engage" conversation
focused on LGBT safety and inclusion on campus with a film screening and of A Jihad For Love, one of the very first documentaries to examine the occasional overlaps between Islam and homosexuality. More info

BPAC events

April 7, 4 pm & 6:30 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Math Encounters presents Symmetry, Art & Illusion

Join artist and author Scott Kim on a dazzling journey of exploration into the world of symmetry and art. Discover the surprising mathematical patterns behind the art, and see how the same patterns reappear in drawing, music, dance and animation. More info

April 8, 7 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Laura Stevenson and the Cans

Laura StevensonLaura Stevenson got her start as a pick-up player in the Long Island punk rock collective Bomb The Music Industry. During her tenure, Stevenson began privately composing songs on the softer side of indie rock and traditional folk. With the addition of Mike Campbell and Alex Billig the group began playing as Laura Stevenson and the Cans. The band has toured the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Western Europe for the better part of the past year. More info

April 14, 2:45 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

25th Anniversary of the Alexander String Quartet Residency at Baruch College

Baruch Performing Arts Center with the Weissman School of Arts & Sciences proudly presents the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Aaron Silberman Concert Series and the Alexander String Quartet at Baruch College with a special concert of the music of Haydn, Dvorák, and Shostakovich. More info

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