Join us for a special discussion focused on the war in Ukraine as experienced by Ukrainian-Americans here in New York City. CUNY academics with personal connections to the nation will share their own perspectives and histories. Attendees are invited to contribute to the discussion with questions.
Watch Now! March is Women’s History Month and Macaulay Honors College is thrilled to host a lively discussion on women entrepreneurs and women in tech featuring alumna Natalia Sandor ’20 (CSI).
Celebrating Black History Month, join us for a fun exploration of the Harlem Renaissance with a panel of Macaulay faculty experts moderated by Interim Dean Vanessa K. Valdés. You’ll hear the stories and gain new appreciation for this wonderful global movement that originated right here in New York City.
Thinking about starting your own business? Hear how one Macaulay alum took the leap and learn why his company is thriving.
Join us as we welcome Ryan Schulte ’18 (Hunter) as he discusses his first chapbook, Notes on Water and Blood. Schulte uses Bruce Springsteen’s protest song, American Skin (41 Shots) to talk about his upbringing in Southeastern Nassau County and the use of protest art.
Hear from Ethan Frisch ’08, founder of Burlap & Barrel. He’ll share why he started his own company and what it really takes to maintain an ethical, small business.
Join us as we welcome our alumna, Dr. Ravnit Kaur Bhatia ’13 as she reads aloud her recently published children’s book: Mata Khivi The Superheroine. Superheros and superheroines do exist and we will go on an adventure with Jind where she learns about Mata Khivi and how important it is to build a loving community. Joining her in conversation will be Jennifer Medina ’22 a senior at Lehman College.
Dara N. Byrne and Ted Widmer explore the importance of Juneteenth for all Americans, recount its unique history, and envision its future based on progress, research and education.
Author Matthew John Benecke ’05 explores the classic struggle of good versus evil in his novels the Kosmogonia series. He’ll share how Macaulay supported his academic pursuits and prepared him for life as a writer. Joining him in conversation will be Samantha Fang ’23 (Hunter College).
Join us for an enlightening discussion on Yemen: What Everyone Needs to Know, a newly released book by alumnus and author, Asher Orkaby ’07 (Brooklyn). He will be in conversation with Brooklyn College’s history professor, KC Johnson. Orkaby gives a comprehensive introduction to Yemen’s current crises, major players, and potential solutions to an ongoing civil war.
What is Macaulay Springboard? It’s an open-ended senior thesis project that builds on knowledge acquired and opens possibilities for ongoing learning. All scholars in this class have been accepted to present their work at the Northeast Regional Honors Conference, which will be held online this year. This event will highlight the research of 3 students, giving us an inside look at an honors education.
Impact documentaries are recognized as a powerful voice for promoting awareness in the human condition and have become motivating tools to promote real change in the world. Get an inside look at our honors class with Robert Small, Director of Macaulay’s New Media & Digital Content Lab.
Adventure awaits in Shane Martin’s historical fantasy book Lost Souls: A Servant of Death. Shane and illustrator, Geevanesam Devakanmalai ’21 will be in conversation with Victoria Smith ’20.
Grecia Huesca Dominguez ’12 will read Dear Abuelo, recognized as one of the Best Children’s Books of 2020 and a finalist for the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award.
The Caribbean is calling! Macaulay Honors College is taking you on a direct flight to the borough of Brooklyn to learn about the people and culture of Little Caribbean. Come “lime” with Shelley V. Worrell, Founder + CEO of CaribBeing; Macaulay alumna, Ana Luiza Teodoro ’18 and musical guest, Kareem Thompson performing on steel pan drums.
Join us for a lively discussion on women in the sciences, personal branding and professional growth featuring two of our former Hunter scholars: Researcher and author Dr. Yasmine Daniels ’08 and Ashley Sealy ’20.
The election of 2020 offers a large canvas, suitable for examining history, political science, civics and even some anthropology. Join Prof. Ted Widmer and Macaulay students for a unique event as they share analysis of 20 of the most critical American states in this year’s election—and question the health of our democracy in the process.
A president under fire, a nation facing economic struggles and divided by racial issues. The backdrop of Ted Widmer’s latest book, Lincoln on the Verge, seems more relevant today than ever. Join us for a virtual discussion with Professors Widmer and Eric Gioia, as they explore the intersections of politics, policy, and how to build a brighter future for New Yorkers.
Macaulay Dean Mary C. Pearl will moderate a discussion with representatives of the Macaulay community who are working in different capacities to prevent, fight, treat, or study COVID-19. The Zoom webinar is free and open to all. Registration required.
CALLING ALL MACAULAY AUTHORS!
If you have an upcoming or recently published book, please let us know! Send an email about your book and your Macaulay affiliation (graduate, parent, faculty member) to: Charmain.Liddelow@mhc.cuny.edu