In the News
• Zicklin School of Business to Host Inaugural Zicklin-Capco Institute Paper Series in Applied Finance
• Baruch College Moves Up Four Spots in National Public Accounting Report
• On Exhibit at Baruch: 'Close the Gap' Competition Designs
• Prof. Staub Talks to BBC Radio on 1960's Anti-Psychiatry Movement
• Opportunity for Baruch Student Entrepreneurs: SmartPitch Challenge Business Competition
• Women's Basketball Outplays Richard Stockton to Record Home Victory
- Baruch Performing Arts Center Events
• Jan. 26-29: Dzul Dance Presents Maya 2012: A New Beginning
• Jan. 27-28: Platanos Y Collard Greens
In the News
Zicklin School of Business to Host Inaugural Zicklin-Capco Institute Paper Series in Applied Finance
The Zicklin School of Business of Baruch College and the Capco Institute will host its inaugural annual conference of the Zicklin-Capco Institute Paper Series in Applied Finance on Thursday, February 9, NVC 14-220. This one-day conference will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about best practices in applied finance and insight on trends and the future of financial services. Panelists, which will include members of today's leading financial institutions, will discuss these issues in four sessions. Click here to view the full day's schedule.
Baruch College Moves Up Four Spots in National Public Accounting Report
Baruch College’s undergraduate and graduate accounting programs received high marks according to the 2011 Professor's Survey Public Accounting Report .
The graduate accounting program at Baruch College was ranked No. 20, moving up from last year’s ranking of No. 24, above New York University and Penn State University. Baruch’s undergraduate accounting program stayed at No. 23 for a second year, ranking above New York University and Arizona State University. More info
On Exhibit at Baruch: 'Close the Gap' Competition's Winning Designs for East River Greenway Completion
Through February 28th, the Information & Technology building lobby will be displaying winning submissions and special mentions from the d3 and Transportation Alternatives' ‘Close the Gap’ design competition. ‘Close the Gap’ invited architects, landscape architects, urban designers, engineers and students worldwide to envision the completion of the East River Greenway. The competition called for proposals that fundamentally transform how people move through Manhattan by filling in a 22-block gap along the East River.
Prof. Staub Talks to BBC Radio on 1960's Anti-Psychiatry Movement
Following the release of his new book, Madness is Civilization — an exploration of psychiatric diagnoses in the 1960's and 70's — English professor and Director of the Feit Seminar Program at Baruch College Michael Staub joined BBC Radio 4 for a related program. Prof. Staub spoke with host Laurie Taylor about the psychiatric profession and the now discredited theories pioneered by R.D. Laing in the 1960s around anti psychiatry: Listen now.
Opportunity for Baruch Student Entrepreneurs: SmartPitch Challenge Business Competition
The SmartPitch Challenge is a coordinated effort among the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise (IVE), Baruch’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship, IBM, and the City-sponsored Sunshine Bronx Business Incubator. SmartPitch offers your students the chance to develop, pitch, and launch their business idea with the help of business mentors, IBM’s Smarter Cities and Mayor Bloomberg’s PlaNYC frameworks. It’s a great opportunity for them to meet and network with entrepreneurs and nurture their own start-ups with the support of their peers, CUNY IVE, IBM, Sunshine Bronx and the entire SmartPitch team.
Please notify your students about The SmartPitch Challenge Kick-off Event, which will take place Friday, February 3, 2012 at Baruch College at 9:00 am. The event will be held in the Information & Technology Building, 151 East 25th Street, Rackow Conference Room 750. Even if your students cannot attend, urge them to follow the link and register for more information. The winners of the competition will receive a trip to the Entrepreneurial Boot Camp in Vermont in June 2012, incubator space at Sunshine Bronx, IBM mentorship and access to angel investors and stipends for their small business. Each winner will present his/her business plan in Fall 2012 as part of New York City’s Sunshine Bronx Business Incubator program and the CUNY IVE.
Women's Basketball Outplays Richard Stockton to Record Home Victory
The Baruch Bearcats won a 77-67 home victory over Richard Stockton College Ospreys in a non-conference contest played on Monday night in the ARC Arena. Player Folashade Akinde narrowly missed a double-double with an impressive 15 points and nine rebounds in the game. More info
Baruch Performing Arts Center Events
Jan. 26-29: Dzul Dance Presents Maya 2012: A New Beginning
Nagelberg Theatre, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue
Dzul Dance fuses dance with aerial arts as a means to communicate indigenous pre-Hispanic ritual and create dialogue between contemporary art and historical heritage. By transforming bodies into earthbound and airborne forces of nature, Dzul breaks physical, cultural and political boundaries. This daring and unique company connects the bridges between the ancient and the modern in order to illuminate the vast array of drama and beauty inherent to the universal human condition and the natural world. More info
Jan. 27-28: Platanos Y Collard Greens
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 in its seventh season! If you haven't seen it yet, it's time to experience this hilarious romantic comedy. More info