CUNY Intros Series Of Podcasts

Dec 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Educational Podcasts

CUNY Radio, a service of the City Universtiy of New York, has introduced a series of podcasts, ranging from school news to sports and other topics.

“With these free podcasts we are now able to reach faculty, students, friends of the City University and the general public with timely, important and useful information,” said CUNY Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations, Jay Hershenson. “Podcasting also offers the media access to the ideas and opinions of CUNY faculty experts on a host of important topics.”

As of this moment, 10 podcasts are available for downloading:

  • The CUNY Faculty Lecture Series, where distinguished professors discuss topics including climate change and 9/11 health impacts.
  • The Chancellor’s Report, in which Chancellor Matthew Goldstein reports the latest CUNY developments.
  • Allan Wernick’s “Citizenship Now!” showcasing a renowned immigration lawyer, Daily News columnist and author who offers advice on immigration and citizenship matters.
  • Newsmakers, which reports news about CUNY stars among students, faculty, administrators and alumni.
  • The Baruch Business Report, hosted by John Elliot of Baruch College’s Zicklin’s School of Business.
  • CUNY Sports Week, where subscribers can keep track of their favorite CUNY teams and receive information on game scores as well as interviews with athletes and coaches.
  • Culinary TECHnique, in which top New York chefs offer excellent recipes and display techniques.
  • Issues in Journalism, in which prominent journalists discuss pressing issues such as war and plagiarism.
  • City Talk, hosted by Professor Doug Muzzio who speaks about New York City issues, politics and public affairs.
  • Book Beat Gary Schmidgall, in which Professor Schmidgall, book editor for CUNY Matters, interviews eminent authors among students, faculty and staff.

More information on the podcasts is available at the CUNY Radio site.

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