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NY Daily News Profiles Baruch College Class of 2015 Student

MuscoThe NY Daily News this week featured Baruch College student Anthony Musco. The story touches on his juggling of finance classes at the College with work, a commute from Rockland County, and extracurricular activities including his involvement in Baruch's Finance and Investments Society. Go to the story.

Baruch Index of Corporate Political Disclosure Gets Post-Launch Media Coverage

Baruch Index media coverageIn the month since its launch, the Baruch Index of Corporate Political Disclosure has seen positive recognition from a variety of media sources, including The Economist, WNYC, BNA Tax & Accounting, and others. Click here to see the full list of post-launch hits, plus video from the September 15 launch event.

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Research Article by Prof. Joyce

The New England Journal of Medicine, the longest-running weekly, peer-reviewed medical journal, this week published an article written by Baruch College Professor Theodore Joyce titled "The Supply-Side Economics of Abortion." The article focuses on Joyce's research on the decline of accessibility of abortion clinics in rural towns and the economic effects this has on women and abortion clinics. View the article.

Baruch College Graduates Give Elevator Pitch on MSNBC for New Business

Cubby on MSNBCBaruch College alumni Paul Harrison and Shaun So were featured on MSNBC's "Your Business" last Sunday, where they gave an elevator-style pitch on their pop-up luggage and bag storage business, Cubby. The two met at Baruch, where they won a contest for their initial business plans. Now with a pop-up location, Cubby is in close vicinity to the College, at 23rd and Park Avenue South, and also available by courier. Harrison and So were evaluated on the show for their business/marketing plan as well the pitch. Watch the video.

Announcements

Memorial Service for Thomas McCarthy to be Held on Wednesday, Nov. 2

Joined by friends and colleagues from throughout CUNY, those who knew Thomas McCarthy (Tom) from his 20 years of distinguished service to Baruch College and his extended consultant service to CUNY will remember him on Wednesday, November 2, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Newman Conference Center, 151 E. 25th St. (Information & Technology Building), Room 750. All members of the Baruch College Community are welcome to attend.

Baruch College Global Initatives Page Launches

As part of the College's growing dedication to developing academic programming, partnerships, and opportunities that focus on globalization, a page has been launched to highlight activities currently available through the College and those that are upcoming. The page is meant to serve as a resource for students, faculty, and staff interested in becoming involved in or learning more about international work. Visit the new Global Initiatives page.

Free Mammograms (10/22) and Flu Shots (10/26) Sponsored by Assemblymember Kavanagh

Free mammogram testing and flu shots are being made available to New Yorkers by assembylmember Brian Kavanagh:

Mammograms will be available for women over 40 who have not had a mammogram in the past year on Saturday, October 22 from 9 am to 12:30 pm on the south side of East 14th St between 1st Ave and Ave A. Appointment required: 1-800-564-6868.

Flu shots will take place on Wednesday, October 26 from10:00 am - 1 pm in the Wald TA Room, 58 Ave D at E 5th S.t Available on first come, first serve basis. Appointment suggested:  212-979-9696

Join Baruch's Eco Club This Saturday for Tree Planting/Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day imageThe Baruch College Environmental Cooperation Organization will be co-sponsoring an event with Golden Key honors society this Saturday, October 22 from 9:30 am to 2 pm to plant trees as part of national "Make A Difference Day."  Tree planting will take place in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, and all members of the Baruch College community, including family and friends, are encouraged to participate.

Make A Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others -- a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Be a part of this national movement by helping us make a difference on this day. RSVP to participate on Facebook or email AJ@GoldenKeyBaruch.com. Volunteers will meet at the Kelly Fields Ballfield on the western edge of the park, at Broadway and 259th St.

Sports

Women's Swimmer Alyssa Lubrino is Selected to National NCAA Division III SAAC Committee

Alyssa Lubrino
Alyssa Lubrino, a junior on the Baruch women's swimming team, has been appointed to the NCAA Division III Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

The appointment is prestigious as a Baruch and CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) student-athlete will now be serving on a major national committee that serves the interests of student-athletes competing on the NCAA Division III level. More info

Events

Oct. 25, 12:30 pm: Privacy, Data Mining and Business Ethics

Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220, 55 Lexington Avenue

The fourth seminar in the David Berg Foundation Series on Ethics and Accountability at Baruch College, this luncheon discussion will examine the balance between corporate data mining and the individual's right to privacy. Featuring Ken Dreifach, general counsel and chief privacy officer of Rapleaf; and Justin Brookman, director, Consumer Privacy Project, Center for Democracy & Technology. More info

Oct. 25, 4:30 pm: Service and Citizenship: A Conversation with Jack Jacobs and Bill Roedy

Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220, 55 Lexington Avenue

In an hour-long, moderated conversation, Jack Jacobs, Vietnam War veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient, and Bill Roedy, Vietnam War veteran and former head of MTV Networks International, will be sharing their thoughts on uniformed and civilian service, engaging young people in leadership roles, and the nation's debt to non-citizens who served America in combat. More info

Oct. 27, 4:30 pm: Information Technology Audit Panel Event

Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-270, 55 Lexington Avenue

A panel of experts from KPMG, Con Edison, JP Morgan Chase, and Republic Groups will discuss and answer questions on the area of Information Technology (IT) Audit. The IT Audit experts will discuss the work they do, the skill set required for IT Auditors, and what companies are looking for in new IT Auditors.For more information, visit http://cisnet.baruch.cuny.edu/koufaris/itaudit.html

Arts and Culture

Oct. 21, 8 pm, Repast Baroque/Italians Abroad... and Some Bach Too

Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

For centuries, Europeans have regarded Italy as the "land of music." Generations of Northern Europeans traveled to Italy to study musical composition and to marvel at the accomplishments of Italian performers. With "Italians Abroad," Repast celebrates the flood of Italian virtuosi that poured across the Alps to astonish listeners with previously unimaginable feats of invetion and dexterity. The progam features works of Veracini, Corelli, Boccherini, et alia. More info

Oct. 23-25, Untucked: 5 Short Plays About LGBT Culture

Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

From the gay pick-up bar scene... to young urban female professionals... to a special friendship formed in a waiting room of an STD clinic... to legends about mermaids that actually come true... and a very special Cinderella tale, the 5 stories told in Untucked: 5 Short Plays about LGBT Culture creatively covers the rainbow of gay characters, subcultures and perspectives in a witty and whimsical manner. This evening of short plays is presented in collaboration with the Baruch Performing Arts Center and Baruch College's LGBT Graduate Society and Graduate Arts Association. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to God's Love We Deliver. More info

Oct. 26, 7 pm, The Maria Project

Engelman Recital Hall, Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

The Maria ProjectDeveloped, written and performed by solo theater artist Marcella Goheen, The Maria Project tells the compelling story of the reverberation of a family secret kept over three generations. The Maria Project was originally performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 2007 and inspired Mayor Bloomberg's office to proclaim October 13, 2010 "The Maria Project Day." Using documentary footage, text and percussion, and chronicling the life of Maria Salazar, this groundbreaking solo piece uplifts the family stories and secrets in all of us. This performance is in celebration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2011. More info

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