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IN THE NEWS

Jack Nyman, Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute Director, Answers Reader Questions for New York Times City Room Blog

Professor Carolle Charles Offers Commentary on Haiti to CNBC

Professor Doug Muzzio Featured on Good Day Segment on Gov. Paterson's Possible Impeachment

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13th Annual Teaching & Technology Conference Next Friday

Campuswide Energy Audit to Occur Next Week

Baruch Campus Space Survey Underway

SPORTS

Baruch Bearcats Win the ECAC Metro Championship

EVENTS

March 16: Perspectives on Immigration: Els De Graauw of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

March 16: A Reading and Conversation with Major Jackson

ARTS AND CULTURE

March 9 - April 11: Sin (based on the I.B. Singer Short Story The Unseen)

March 19: NYC Classical Guitar Society Presents… Jorge Caballero, Guitar

March 20: A Concert by the Members of New York Piano Society

March 22: The MCC Play Lab Series: See You Later

 
In the News
 

Jack Nyman, Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute Director, Answers Reader Questions for New York Times City Room Blog

Throughout the week, Newman Institute Director Jack Nyman has been responding to New York Times reader questions on the development, economics, and future of the Gowanus Canal area in Brooklyn, which was just named a Superfund site by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. His first and second set of answers are viewable here and here.

Professor Carolle Charles Offers Commentary on Haiti to CNBC

Carolle Charles, associate professor of sociology at Baruch College, offered her thoughts on the prospect of the annexation of Haiti by the U.S. in this CNBC.com news article. Charles' background and work concentrate on processes and agencies both in Haitian society and within the Haitian immigrant communities of North America.

Professor Doug Muzzio Featured on Good Day Segment on Gov. Paterson's Possible Impeachment

School of Public Affairs Professor Douglas Muzzio provided an explanation of the impeachment process and offered his commentary on Governor Paterson's current political standing in this segment on Fox's Good Day yesterday morning.

 
Announcement
 

13th Annual Teaching & Technology Conference Next Friday

Baruch College will hold its 13th annual Teaching and Technology Conference on Friday, March 26 in the Newman Vertical Campus. The conference is an opportunity for faculty and staff to share the work they are doing with their colleagues. Full program details and free registration are available at http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/teachtech/

Campuswide Energy Audit to Occur Next Week

Please be advised that CUNY Design and Construction has retained O'Brien and Gere Engineers to conduct an Energy Audit at the College. The Energy Audit will begin on Monday, March 15, 2010 and last one week. O'Brien and Gere staff will visit campus offices, classrooms, laboratories, and public and mechanical spaces to assess the energy efficiency of various systems and pieces of equipment. Members of the campus community may encounter the O'Brien and Gere engineering staff as they perform this energy audit.

Baruch Campus Survey Underway

The CUNY Office of Facilities Planning, Construction, and Management is conducting a space survey of the entire campus. Evaluation started on Wednesday, March 10 and is expected to last about 3 weeks. CUNY personnel will have Baruch identification cards and/or will be accompanied by Public Safety. Please allow them access to your areas. If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Edwards, Director of Baruch’s Campus Facilities at 646-660-6042.

 
Sports
 

Baruch Bearcats Win the ECAC Metro Championship

Baruch College's men's basketball team defeated York College last Sunday to become the champions of the Eastern College Athletic Conference with a 23-7 season record. For score information and a recap of the game, go here.

 
Workshops

March 16, 12:30 - 1:30 pm | Administrative Building, Room 308, 135 East 22nd St.

Perspectives on Immigration: Els De Graauw of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

The 2009-2010 Perspectives on Immigration lecture series continues with with Els De Graauw of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, delivering a lecture titled "Voices from the Margins: Nonprofits and the Politics of Immigration Incorporation in San Francisco." Talk will be approximately 45 minutes to be followed by questions and discussion.

March 16, 5:45 pm | Information & Technology Building, Room 750, 151 E. 25th St.

A Reading and Conversation with Major Jackson

Mr. Jackson, this year's Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence at Baruch College, is the author of Hoops and Leaving Saturn and the poetry editor of the Harvard Review.

Arts and Culture

BPAC events

March 9 - April 11: Nagelberg Theatre, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

Sin (based on the I.B. Singer Short Story The Unseen)

With all the lush richness of an I.B. Singer short story comes this deceptively simple play complete with devil, demons, and infidelity. On Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, the Devil and his demons descend on the tiny town of Frampol. Satan has chosen this most solemn of occasions to test the faith of plump and middle-aged Nosn and Royze Temerl and in the process ruin their lives. But in the end who is the victor and who the vanquished? More info

March 19: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

NYC Classical Guitar Society Presents… Jorge Caballero, Guitar

Caballero is the youngest musician and only guitarist to win the prestigious Naumburg International Competition. He is known for his dazzling virtuosity and intense musicality, and widely regarded as one of the finest guitarists of his generation. More info

March 20: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

A Concert by the Members of New York Piano Society

NYPS is comprised of people of varying vocations and ages, brought together by a shared experience that is founded simply on their love for the instrument and classical music. To make a reservation, please call 800 862 4630 X 48 or email elena.leonova.nyps@gmail.com. More info

March 22: Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

The MCC Play Lab Series: See You Later

Since college days, Tom and Andrew have successfully navigated the dangerous twists and turns that twenty years of friendship can bring. But after all this time of growing together, they may be realizing an opposite and sad truth: just how far they have drifted apart. More info