"Baby Universe: A Puppet Odyssey" at BPAC Gets Rave Review in New York Times
Currently running at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, "Baby Universe: A Puppet Odyssey" received high praise in Tuesday's theatre section of The New York Times, which raves that the show is both "funny and poignant... magical and refreshing." To view the full review, click here.
To buy tickets for Baby Universe, which runs through December 30, click here.
Assistant Professor Cristina Balboa a 2010 Award Recipient for Outstanding Dissertation in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research
The School of Public Affairs is pleased to recognize Assistant Professor Cristina Balboa as the 2010 recipient of the Gabriel G. Rudney Memorial Award for Outstanding Dissertation in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research. Her work, entitled "When Nongovernmental Organizations Govern: Accountability in Private Conservation Networks" was chosen over six other finalists by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA). More info
Don't Miss New Articles in BCAM Online!
The Fall 2010 issue of Baruch College Alumni Magazine (BCAM) is out now. Whether or not you've seen the print edition, be sure to check out the magazine in its new digital format at http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bcam. You'll find the issue's complete contents plus bonus features.*
A highlight of this issue is a Q&A with Baruch's new president, Mitchel Wallerstein, who discusses his initial impressions of Baruch, the College's present-day realities, and his vision for Baruch in the coming years.
*New stories for December 2010 include:
- An alumni profile of famous Sixties photographer Elliott Landy ('64)
- An alumna-penned tribute to Baruch College accountancy legend and double alumnus Professor Abraham Briloff
- An interview with young jewelry designer/entrepreneur Krista DeJoseph (MPA '08)
- Views from the corner office from Home Depot Co-founder Kenneth Langone
- A digital album from Reunion 2010
Reminder: Baruch College Holiday Party December 15
All Baruch College faculty and staff are invited to attend the first holiday party with President Mitchel Wallerstein in celebration and thanks for the year's accomplishments. The event will take place on December 15 at 3:30 pm in the Newman Vertical Campus, Rooms 14-220 and 14-250. Come and enjoy eclectic cuisine, music, and mingling with the whole College Community!
Undergraduate Admissions Launches New Site
The undergraduate admissions office, under the guidance of Director Marisa DeLaCruz, recently embarked on the process of redeveloping their website. With high schoolers and other prospective students increasingly relying on the web for their college research, an attractive and easy-to-navigate website was deemed to be crucial to recruiting the most capable students to Baruch. To view the website, visit http://www.baruch.edu/undergrad
For comments, feedback, and other inquiries, please contact Jubin Kwon (Jubin.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Reminder: Memorial Service for Professor Howard Ross December 20th
A memorial service will be held in honor of Professor Howard N. Ross on Monday, December 20, 2010, from noon to 1 pm, in the William and Anita Newman Conference Room, 7th Floor, Room 750, Information and Technology Building, 151 East 25th Street. All members of the College community are welcome to attend.
December 9, 4 pm: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, between West 3rd Street and Bleecker Street
The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College, in partnership with New York New Visions, AIANY Planning & Urban Design Committee and APA New York Metro Chapter, welcome an array of development and real estate experts to discuss issues surrounding ongoing construction of the area. RSVP or see complete agenda here.
December 11, 1 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Suite 6-210, 55 Lexington Ave
The Department of Modern Languages & American Society of Geolinguistics will present a special talk with Pema Bhum, director of the Latse Library, Trace Foundation, New York on the Tibetan language.
December 13, 6 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Suite 2-140, 55 Lexington Ave
This workshop will introduce entrepreneurs to a vital part of their business, their intellectual property, and explain how to protect their brand and their ideas through patent, trademark, and copyright law. Register online.
December 14, 6 pm: Newman Vertical Campus, Suite 2-140, 55 Lexington Ave
This seminar offers practical do-it-yourself methods of managing the finances of start-up companies. Participants will explore simple ways to set up record-keeping systems, develop budgets, and generate reports that will help them control costs, improve cash flow, and contribute to the ongoing strategic planning for their businesses. Basic techniques and a quick look at QuickBooks will be discussed. Register online.
Tonight, 6:30 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
The Baruch Choir is directed by Prof. Teresa B. Parker. It consists of students from all departments and majors, from Accounting and Management to Psychology and Communications. This concert will feature a mix of traditional holiday songs and carols and solo performances from selected students.
Dec. 1 - Jan. 9: Nagelberg Theatre, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
An original piece presented with over 30 puppets, 5 actors/puppeteers, masks, a robot, animated video projection and a space-age score, Wakka Wakka spins the bizarre tale of "Baby Universe." More info
Dec. 8 - ongoing: BPAC Lobby, Level B2, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
"Word + Image" is a showcase of unique student work combining original photography and creative writing. The exhibit explores how the merging of two expressive media allows the artist to tap into encounters, dialogues, and collaboration (or antagonism) between written and photographic languages in order to set a tone, deliver a message, create an experience, and move an audience. More info
Dec. 11 - Feb. 26: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
Platanos & Collard Greens is a sweetly enacted tale of secret lovers — two college students from different cultures attracted at first sight — until mom finds out and has a heart attack! This smash hit play is now entering its seventh season! If you haven't seen it yet, it's time to experience this hilarious romantic comedy. More info
Dec. 16, 7 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
The Heritage Ensemble is a quintet devoted to the concert performance of traditional and familiar Hebraic melodies in various jazz, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian styles, with a touch of classicism for good measure. More info
Discounted Business Space and Mentoring Services for Baruch College Community
Baruch College has partnered with Sunshine Suites, a community-based shared office space, to offer the following incentives to members of the Baruch College community:
- Virtual Plan: ($99 normally, $75 discounted) — 1 hour conference room time, mailing address, access to Sunshine networking opportunities. Setup fee waived.
- Coworking ($275 normally, discounted $225)— Open, collaborative and non-dedicated workspace. All benefits of above. Setup fee waive
- Think Tank ($375 Tribeca, $425 Noho, $325 discounted Tribeca, $375 discounted Noho)— In our Think Tank grouping of 4-5 desks, you'll be partnered with independent workers in similar industries. 8 hours conference room time plus all benefits of above.
- Partner ($425 Tribeca $475 Noho, $375 discounted Tribeca $425 discounted Noho) — Our partner solutions are ideal for a 2-person team, with either a side-to-side or back-to-back configuration. All benefits of above.
- Dedicated ($525 Tribeca $575 Noho, $475 Tribeca discounted $525 Noho discounted) — For those who do require their own space-well, of course at Sunshine we accommodate that also. All benefits of above.
All plans include an hour of consulting from Managing Partner Cheni Yerushalmi or an executive business coach as well as one hour of free legal advice and one hour of free accounting advice provided by members of the Sunshine community.