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New post on the CUNY Academic Commons Development Blog: "Commons In A Box 1.0.13" http://cuny.is/4zt Commons In A Box
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New post by Anthony Picciano: "Article Reviews the 17-Year Legal Battle to Close Down For-Profit University ITT" http://cuny.is/4-0
Dear Commons Community,. The New York Times has a featured article today reviewing the legal battle that resulted in the ITT for –profit university giant filing for bankruptcy earlier this year. Rather than a “feel good” piece, the article laments and traces the seventeen year legal battle ...
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New #job posted on the Murphy Institute blog: " VOCAL-NY Seeks Campaigns Director" http://cuny.is/4zu
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New on the CUNY Academic Commons News blog: "The Commons Releases Two New Open Source Plugins" http://cuny.is/4-1
We are excited to announce the release of two new plugins that can be used by the whole WordPress community: ScholarPress CoinS 2.0 and BP Multiple Forum Post. Built by Dan Jones, Assistant Develop…
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New on the Murphy Institute blog: "Community and Worker Ownership Project" http://cuny.is/4zn
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New on the GC Library, CUNY blog: "Negotiating a Favorable Book Contract" http://cuny.is/4zj
Securing a book contract for promotion and tenure is a goal in itself for academic authors. Scholarly book contracts tend to favor the publisher, however, and the terms often work against the author over the long term. That said, it’s increasingly possible for authors to negotiate more favorable terms with …
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New post on the Social Mediums blog: "Creating Program Websites on the CUNY Academic Commons" http://cuny.is/4zw CUNYAcademicCommons
The CUNY Academic Commons is one of several options students, faculty and administrators have for creating fully customized websites to represent their program on the web. Often the Commons offers more flexibility and control than the official Graduate Center website platform and so may be a good choice for some programs which wish to host additional content such as resources for students or information on upcoming events. This guide describes...
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New on the Caribbean Commons blog: "2016 Haitian Creole Language and Culture Conference | Oct. 28-29, 2016" http://cuny.is/4z-
Haitian Creole: Orality & Cultural Identity 2016 Haitian Creole Language & Culture Conference. Date: 28-29 October 2016. Place: 2705 Campus RD., Corner of 27th Street, Brooklyn College. creole2016-jpg. This entry was posted in Northeast US Events on October 24, 2016 by mn10.
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New post by Anthony Picciano: "Strike of Dining Hall Workers at Harvard Enters Third Week" http://cuny.is/4zp
Dear Commons Community,. Dining-hall workers at Harvard University have been on strike for more than two weeks. It has become a bit of an embarrassment that the richest university in the world is having a wage dispute with some of its lowest-paid workers. What might have been a simple labor ...
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New post on the Game-Based Learning in College Mathematics blog: "Digital Algebra Games" http://cuny.is/4zm
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New post by Anthony Picciano: "If Colleges Are Dismantled – What Will be the Impact on Their Cities?" http://cuny.is/4zi
Dear Commons Community,. Emily J. Levine, an associate professor of modern European history at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, has a commentary in today's Chronicle of Higher Education asking the question if colleges are unbundled and become essentially Internet-based services, ...
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An online academic social network for CUNY faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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The CUNY Academic Commons is an online, academic social network for faculty, staff, and graduate students of the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Designed to foster conversation, collaboration, and connections among the 24 individual colleges that make up the university system (Kaya, 2010), the site, founded in 2009, has quickly grown as a hub for the CUNY community, serving in the process to strengthen a growing group of digital scholars, teachers, and open-source projects at the university
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