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The full-time faculty at Brooklyn College passed a resolution on Wednesday to “retake control of curriculum decision making” and demand that the Brooklyn College and CUNY administrations “respect t … Full Article

Fire-ravaged Pratt will pull through

Clinton Hill
Though no one was killed, two firemen and a civilian were injured during a four-alarm fire at Brooklyn's Pratt Institute that caused severe damage and destroyed an art studio early Friday morning. … Full Article

IT'S ACADEMIC: Brooklyn College lecture calls for boycott of Israel

Flatbush
An event at Brooklyn College calling for boycotts and sanctions against Israel went off calmly Thursday with the panelists speaking to a largely supportive crowd. … Full Article

Bloomberg weighs in on Brooklyn College speaker controversy

Flatbush
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is speaking up for the cause of academic freedom amid controversy over an event at a public college. The speakers in question advocate boycotting Israel to try to influence its policy toward Palestinians. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School dean delivers remarks to alums

Downtown
Brooklyn Law School may be 112 years old, but the school’s alumni association celebrated its 45th annual luncheon this past January. … Full Article

Headed To Harvard: LIU bio students to showcase research at Harvard

East Flatbush
Two LIU Brooklyn biology majors have earned a major science honor: Martha Lewis and Kimaada Allete, both from East Flatbush, have been selected to present their work at the New England Science Symposium on March 2. … Full Article

Hikind puts the squeeze on Brooklyn College

Flatbush
Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Midwood/Borough Park), who recently led a protest against the Brooklyn College Political Science Department’s co-sponsorship of a lecture advocating a  … Full Article

BOYCOTT! Anti-Israel forum at Brooklyn College ignites protest

Flatbush
Brooklyn College has become the latest battleground in the struggle for public opinion in the Arab-Israeli conflict. … Full Article

LIU Brooklyn accounting students offer free tax-preparation help to elderly and others in need

Downtown

This tax season, LIU Brooklyn students will again help low-income, local community residents prepare their tax returns through the campus’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (

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St. Francis welcomes new Fulbright scholar-in-residence

Brooklyn Heights
St. Francis College will be home to Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Vaneshran Arumugam from Cape Town, South Africa for the Spring 2013 semester as he brings his artistic, social and scholarly skills to the St. Francis community.  
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NYU-Poly new business incubator in Brooklyn’s DUMBO graduates first startup

DUMBO
 Less than one year after Polytechnic Institute of New York University’s (NYU-Poly) DUMBO-based tech incubator opened its doors, the school recently announced that TENDIGI, a mobile app development company, has become its first graduate.  The business incubator,  … Full Article
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