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IN THE NEWS

"Baby Universe: A Puppet Odyssey" at BPAC Gets Rave Review in New York Times

Assistant Professor Cristina Balboa a 2010 Award Recipient for Outstanding Dissertation in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Don't Miss New Articles in BCAM Online!

Reminder: Baruch College Holiday Party December 15

Undergraduate Admissions Launches New Site

Reminder: Memorial Service for Professor Howard Ross December 20th

EVENTS

Today: Status of the World Trade Center

Dec. 11: The Tibetan Language Today: Issues and Challenges

Dec. 13: Trademark and Copyright Issues Facing Entrepreneurs

Dec. 14: Managing Your Company's Finances

ARTS AND CULTURE

BPAC Events

Tonight: Baruch Choir Annual Winter Concert: Classic Holiday Music (by J.S. Bach) and a Sing-along

Dec. 1 - Jan. 9: Baby Universe: A Puppet Odyssey

Dec. 8 - Ongoing: Word + Image — An Exhibit of Photography and Writing by Students

Dec. 11 - Feb. 26: Platanos & Collard Greens

Dec. 16: The Heritage Ensemble Chanukah Concert

OFFERINGS

Discounted Business Space and Mentoring Services for Baruch College Community

In the News
 

"Baby Universe: A Puppet Odyssey" at BPAC Gets Rave Review in New York Times

Scene from Baby Universe. Photo by Jim Baldassare 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

Announcements

Don't Miss New Articles in BCAM Online!

BCAMThe 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:

Reminder: Baruch College Holiday Party December 15

partyAll 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

Undergrad siteThe 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.kwon@baruch.cuny.edu).

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.

Events
 

December 9, 4 pm: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, between West 3rd Street and Bleecker Street

Status of the World Trade Center

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 Tibetan Language Today: Issues and Challenges

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

Trademark and Copyright Issues Facing Entrepreneurs

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

Managing Your Company's Finances

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.

Arts and Culture

BPAC events

Tonight, 6:30 pm: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Baruch Choir Annual Winter Concert: Classic Holiday Music (by J.S. Bach) and a Sing-along

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.
More info

Dec. 1 - Jan. 9: Nagelberg Theatre, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Baby Universe: A Puppet Odyssey

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 + ImageWord + Image — An Exhibit of Photography and Writing by Students

"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

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 Chanukah Concert

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

Offerings
 

Discounted Business Space and Mentoring Services for Baruch College Community

SunshineBaruch 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.

 
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