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Barnard Welcomes New and Returning Faculty

This fall, Barnard’s academic departments welcomed a number of new faculty, as well as returning faculty taking on new roles. Their diverse research and teaching interests as well as their extensive expertise will expand the depth of course offerings and research on campus, and will be invaluable to Barnard’s continued pursuit of academic excellence. Read […]

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Message from President Beilock: Barnard's Response to New Travel Restrictions

Dear Barnard Community, Yesterday, President Trump announced new restrictions on travel to the United States, replacing his previous executive order issued in March. When the restrictions take full effect on October 18, each of eight countries—Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, Venezuela and North Korea—will face its own set of travel restrictions. In most cases, […]

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Barnard Professors Help Revolutionize the Economics Curriculum

economicseducation In the wake of the unpredicted worldwide financial crisis that began in 2008, and in response to critics—many of them current students—who complain that the concepts they’ve learned don’t always apply to a post-2008 world, economists began to reevaluate not just the content but also the delivery method of the classic economics curriculum. Professor […]

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Broadway Veterans Join MSM’s Musical Theatre Faculty

Manhattan School of Music’s Musical Theatre Program begins its second year with new additions to its already distinguished faculty. Launched in the fall of 2016, this exciting program has the distinction of being New York City’s first conservatory-based degree program in Musical Theatre. Joining the program are Broadway theatre veterans: Randy Graff (Acting for Musical […]

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Carol Dweck ’67 Receives $3.9 Million Education Prize

alumnaepsychology Carol S. Dweck ’67, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and this year’s keynote speaker at Convocation, is one of two inaugural laureates named by the Yidan Prize Foundation in China. She will receive HK$30 million—approximately USD$3.9 million—in recognition of her contribution to education and to help fund future research. […]

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Acclaimed Author & Legal Scholar Michelle Alexander to Lead ‘The Spirit of Justice’, a Series of Public Dialogues at Union

September 20, 2017 NEW YORK– Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of a series of free public dialogues that aims to explore what kind of democracy, economy, and global community that we, the people, aim to co-create in the months and years to come.  Michelle Alexander, Visiting Professor […]

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What To Recycle – Building Recycling Guide

All businesses in NYC are now required to recycle metal, glass, plastic, beverage cartons, paper, cardboard, as well as certain other items depending on business size and type. Below are items or types of items that businesses are required by law to recycle. Download the PDF Guide/Official Recycling Rules By Clicking Here Metal Metal cans […]

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Bronx street named after jazz legend and MSM alumnus Donald Byrd

By Bobby Sanabria September 9, 2017 was a significant day in the borough of music as the late, great Donald Byrd (DP ’58, Trumpet; BM ’62, Trumpet; MM ’63, Music Education) was honored with a street named after him in the Bronx. Donald Byrd, the legendary jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger, bandleader, educator, and NEA Jazz Master, […]

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RSVP for “Re-Thinking Re-Entry II” Conference

Re-thinking, Re-Entry II: An examination of NYC Services & Needs for the formerly Incarcerated On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the formerly incarcerated will gather with expert panelists representing the city and state levels, services providers, and leaders of faith based organizations at an all-day conference to discuss the pressing need for services for formerly incarcerated […]

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#StandingUptown March

NY1 VIDEO: Arnold Eisen, the Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary; Reverend Lisa Jenkins, the Senior Pastor at Saint Matthew’s Baptist Church of Harlem; and Imam Al-Hajj Talib’ Abdur-Rashid, the leader of the Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood, join Josh Robin for a special panel of interfaith leaders who have come together to preach tolerance and cooperation […]

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MSM is coming to Asia in October!

  MSM’s Admissions team will be traveling to Asia in October to meet students interested in enrolling in our programs. We’ll be in: Seoul South Korea Taipei Taiwan Hong Kong And in Mainland China: Guangzhou Shanghai Beijing For the schedule and to find out how to register, visit USA Schools of Music. See you there! Questions? Admission@msmnyc.edu     […]

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The DACA Decision: A Matter of Soul

“You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23:9) “Come, inherit God’s realm prepared for you . . . for I (Jesus) was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matthew 25:34-35) There is more at stake in our national debate […]

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