Archive for June, 2012

A Reading by Acclaimed Bronx Poet David Mills

June 28, 2012 3:43 pm Audio, City and Humanities Program, Multimedia

Acclaimed Bronx Poet David Mills talks about the craft of poetry while sharing some excerpts from his book, “The Dream Detective.”

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Another ‘Green’ Step at Lehman

June 27, 2012 2:21 pm Multimedia, Sustainability, Video

The New Farm Share at Lehman College provides fresh seasonal produce to the Bronx community at a reduced price.

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Second Summer for Study Trip to Crete

June 26, 2012 5:30 pm History Dept, Study Abroad

Professor Marie Marianetti (History), second from right, is in Crete once again this summer, teaching Lehman students. This is the second year that the Department of History has taken students to Crete to study “The History and Archaeology of the Bronze Age Minoan and Mycenaean Settlements.” The group has visited many sites, including the archaeological site of Phaestos, shown [...]

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Lehman College Goes Tobacco Free July 1

June 26, 2012 1:30 pm Student Affairs

The campus of Lehman College will become tobacco-free on Sunday, July 1, and the smoking or consumption of tobacco in any form will not be permitted, indoors or outdoors.

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Lehman Professor Captivates Audiences in Off-Broadway Comedy Show

June 25, 2012 11:39 am Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

On a recent evening at the Westside Theatre, Lehman Professor Marilyn Sokol left her dressing room in a rush to greet her fans, friends, and a surprising guest, Barbara Walters. They all seemed to agree that Sokol provides the medicine to all ailments: laughter.

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Prof. Watson-Turner Directs Off-Broadway Hit

June 22, 2012 4:12 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Opening night was sold out for Livin,’ a new comedy directed by Lehman Theatre Professor Susan Watson Turner, written by Karimah Morgan, and produced by Lauren Yates. The off-Broadway production, which runs through June 24 at the Playroom Theatre (151 W. 46 St.), is set in urban Detroit and takes a hilarious look at the “questionable“ good fortune that [...]

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Lehman College Community Band to Give Free Concert June 30

June 22, 2012 1:21 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Lehman College Community Band will give a free concert entitled “Summer Pops” on Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre.

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CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies to Hold Launch Celebration June 26

June 22, 2012 12:29 pm CUNY Mexican Studies Institute

The new CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies will celebrate its launch at a festive ceremony on Tuesday, June 26, at 6 p.m. in the Proshansky Auditorium of the CUNY Graduate Center at 365 Fifth Avenue.

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Lehman LIFE Goes to South Africa

June 21, 2012 6:00 pm Library, Student Affairs

A group of Lehman students and administrators traveled to South Africa this month to work with, and learn from, non-profit agencies in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Here are two accounts of the group’s experiences.

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Meet the Class of 2012: Speech Grad Learns the True Value of Service

June 21, 2012 2:43 pm Lehman Scholars Program, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Study Abroad

Opportunities for community service was one of the things that Speech-Language-Pathology graduate Estefania Morneo loved about her Lehman College experience.

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New Summer Course Prepares Teachers for National Board Certification

June 19, 2012 2:29 pm School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education

Lehman’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies will offer a new course this summer, aimed at helping Bronx teachers prepare for the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Certification.

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Prof. Delson Comments on New Theory Regarding Origin of Cave Paintings

June 14, 2012 4:18 pm Anthropology Dept, In the News, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor Eric Delson (Anthropology) is quoted in media around the world in a story about a new report attributing cave paintings to Neanderthals, rather than Homo Sapiens, as previously thought. Read about it on the Reuters newswire at http://topnewsbanker.reuters.com/topnews/genStory.aspx?id=nL1E8HDJU6

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