Wise Counsel: Baruch Law Professors Weigh In on AI 

Recently, in a “fireside chat” held as part of the College’s Ethics Week, Baruch law professors Yafit Lev-Aretz and Nizan Packin engaged attendees in a lively and wide-ranging discussion of the ethical challenges and legal implications of emerging AI technologies, particularly ChatGPT and generative AI.  Professors Packin, who joined the law department faculty in 2013, … Continue reading Wise Counsel: Baruch Law Professors Weigh In on AI 

Bearcats Take a Bite Out of Hunger 

Baruch students who face food insecurity now have a free resource right on campus.  The Bearcat Food Pantry—made possible with the generous support of the Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation—opened last semester and provides healthy, nutritious food options for students. The Petrie Foundation initially contributed $30,000 to the project and plans to fund about $10,000 … Continue reading Bearcats Take a Bite Out of Hunger 

Quantifying Baruch’s Financial Engineering 

Baruch’s Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) program is on a winning streak.  For the third year in a row, QuantNet— whose MFE program rankings are eagerly awaited by the quantitative finance community—rated Baruch’s program number one in the United States, topping rival schools including Princeton, UC Berkeley, and Carnegie Mellon. Though many of these universities … Continue reading Quantifying Baruch’s Financial Engineering 

Getting Serious About Fun

The career of Lisa Radcliffe (MBA ’17) is all about fun and games—with a healthy dose of business acumen. She is the founder and CEO of PunkinFutz, a Brooklyn-based company that designs toys and accessories for children with adaptive needs. Inspired by the struggles of her own son and daughter, who have disabilities, Radcliffe launched … Continue reading Getting Serious About Fun

Getting Real About Artificial Intelligence

Baruch Alumni on the Promise and Pitfalls of AI Technology By Sally Fay Recent launches of sophisticated generative artificial intelligence (AI) programs, such as ChatGPT and DALL-E, have spurred wide-ranging discussion about the infiltration of various forms of AI-assisted technology into nearly every facet of modern life. Is this seemingly ubiquitous entity a source of … Continue reading Getting Real About Artificial Intelligence

Service Above Self: Quamid Francis (’17)

For Quamid Francis (’17), service to others has always been his north star. He has volunteered with organizations such as Best Buddies, the Ronald McDonald House, and Habitat for Humanity. He also joined the Marine Corps, serving in the war in Afghanistan and later working directly with communities in the Philippines and Japan as part … Continue reading Service Above Self: Quamid Francis (’17)

Wireless Visionary: Stuart Subotnick’s Early Bet on Cellular

Back in 1982, Stuart Subotnick (’62, LLD-Hon. ’97) took a leap of faith. Cellular technology was in its infancy, and telephone company AT&T projected that it wouldn’t amount to much. In fact, the company was handing over its rights to cellular licenses to the new Regional Bell Operating Companies. But Subotnick—then chief financial officer of … Continue reading Wireless Visionary: Stuart Subotnick’s Early Bet on Cellular