Education

Listening In: Mercy College National Thought Leaders' Forum

The panelists took on the obstacles facing college students as they make the transition from high school and discussed solutions that are available.

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May 28, 2015 1:10 PM | Comments

Anna Deavere Smith’s career as an actress, playwright, professor, author and social activist has been marked by extraordinary versatility and extraordinary success.

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May 28, 2015 1:09 PM | Comments
What role did New York City play in the efforts of the Underground Railroad?VIDEO
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May 26, 2015 5:04 PM | Comments

Exploring race through “The Pipeline Project,” the obstacles facing college students, New York’s role as an Underground Railroad hub and the place of interiors in landmark preservation.

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May 21, 2015 1:03 PM | Comments

An excerpt from an event at the Council on Foreign Relations called Women’s Rights as Human Rights: The Path to Full Participation, featuring Chelsea Clinton.

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May 21, 2015 1:03 PM | Comments
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of President Abraham Lincoln. VIDEO
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May 14, 2015 3:04 PM | Comments
A small piece of the poet Edna St Vincent Millay's estate in New York's Columbia County is now home to the Millay Colony for the Arts. VIDEO
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May 8, 2015 4:21 PM | Comments

Matt Ryan reports on New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos’ arrest, Professor Patrick Sharkey on concentrated poverty, Philip K. Howard explores “The Rule of Nobody” in his book, and the organization Rocking the Boat navigates STEAM subjects in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx.

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May 7, 2015 4:47 PM | Comments
Rocking the Boat teaches STEAM subjects - science, technology, engineering art and mathematics - through boat building, navigation and environmental projects to help restore the Bronx River.VIDEO
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May 6, 2015 1:45 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Matt Ryan reports from Albany on the political fallout from the arrest of State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Nassau County) and his son on corruption charges just four months after the arrest of Assembly […]

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