Weissman Professors Pursue Answers to Cosmic Questions

The Big Bang is a big deal in the world of theoretical physics, but it’s what came immediately after that intrigues Jamal Jalilian-Marian, PhD, and Adrian Dumitru, PhD. The two professors in the Department of Natural Sciences at Baruch’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences were recently awarded a $400,000 grant from the United States … Continue reading Weissman Professors Pursue Answers to Cosmic Questions

Shaping the Field of Play: Baruch Professors Make Their Mark in Sports

Score one for Baruch faculty: a number of professors garnered recent recognition for their research pertaining to the world of sports. Marc Edelman, JD, MSEd, MA, a professor of law at the Zicklin School of Business and sports ethics director of the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity, was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholarship for … Continue reading Shaping the Field of Play: Baruch Professors Make Their Mark in Sports

A Harman Homecoming for Author Daphne Palasi Andreades (’15)

Life came full circle this past year for Daphne Palasi Andreades (’15). The up-and-coming author served as Baruch’s Spring 2021 Harman Writing Fellow within the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program, in which Ms. Andreades had participated as a student only a few years ago. “When they reached out to me about participating, I remembered all that … Continue reading A Harman Homecoming for Author Daphne Palasi Andreades (’15)

Documenting the Gray Areas: Filmmaker Sam Pollard (’73)

Emmy Award–winning and Oscar-nominated director, editor, and producer Sam Pollard (’73) has told powerful stories of African American history and lives—from the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., to photographer Gordon Parks. The inspiration, he says, comes from within: “These stories are part of my DNA.” Growing up in Harlem during the fight for civil rights … Continue reading Documenting the Gray Areas: Filmmaker Sam Pollard (’73)

A Campus Transformed: Baruch Welcomes Students Back with Major Renovations

When campus reopened for hybrid learning in the Fall 2021 semester, students, faculty, and staff returned to a transformed space: three major renovation projects had been completed since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, including the lobby and elevators of the Lawrence and Eris Field Building (known to scores of alumni as “17 … Continue reading A Campus Transformed: Baruch Welcomes Students Back with Major Renovations

Looking Back with Herbert Rubin (’56)

Although he graduated from Baruch more than 65 years ago, Herbert Rubin (’56) still carries with him the qualities he honed during his college days: hard work, grit, and determination. Now 89 years old, Rubin has a wealth of stories and experiences to reflect on—and invaluable lessons to share with the next generation of Baruch … Continue reading Looking Back with Herbert Rubin (’56)

Pandemic Pizza: An Even Bigger Slice of the Pie

From small establishments to restaurant chains, the pandemic has badly hurt many food service industry businesses. But one segment has notably bucked the trend: Americans are eating more pizza. When called upon by Forbes magazine to offer expert business insight into the current pizza boom, Shan Li, PhD, says she had to “do her homework.” … Continue reading Pandemic Pizza: An Even Bigger Slice of the Pie

Talent Pool: Bearcat Swimmer Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Asimina Hamakiotes (’20), a four-year Bearcat swimmer and Macaulay Honors student, was named The City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2019–20 season. The three-time CUNYAC Swimming All-Star graduated this spring with a 3.7 GPA, having earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with double minors in philosophy … Continue reading Talent Pool: Bearcat Swimmer Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year