Independent Studies at the ITP
The Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate program at the Graduate Center recently launched the "Independent Studies Project" site on the Commons to showcase how students meet the program's final requirement.
Annual Report 2014
Our annual report describes the collection of open source tools we've developed to help foster collaboration and scholarship, quantifies our growth, and showcases some of the ways members use the Commons.
STEM Colloquium at BMCC
The Borough of Manhattan Community College will host a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics colloquium with faculty innovators from CUNY and beyond. The agenda includes an industry all-star careers panel. Register here.
Publications on the Commons
Summer Reading from JiTP
Now available on the Commons, Issue 5 of the Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy includes articles about City Tech’s OpenLabs and the GC’s POOC, “Reassessing Inequality and Re-Imagining the 21st-Century: East Harlem Focus.”
Published by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, and now hosted on the Commons, European Stages “contains a wealth of information about recent European festivals and productions, including reviews, interviews, and reports.” Check out the journal's current issue.
Journal of American Drama and Theatre
In its 27th year and now hosted on the Commons, the Journal of American Drama and Theatre “publishes thoughtful and innovative work by leading scholars on theatre, drama, and performance in the U.S. – past and present.” Check out JADT's current issue.
Learning Inside and Outside the Classroom
This May’s CUE conference at LaGuardia College lives on at CUNY CUE Conference 2014. Read the wrap up, watch George Kuh's keynote presentation, review slides from conference participants, check out reactions on Twitter, and flick through the extensive image gallery.
A Public Institution and Its New Open Access Repository!
The Graduate Center Library invites you to take a sneak peek at the Graduate Center’s brand new open access repository, Academic Works.
Helldriver’s Pit Stop
Workers, Communities, and Social Justice
Congratulations on the launch of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute blog! Part of CUNY School of Professional Studies, the institute is "dedicated to research, public programming, and serving the needs of labor and the broader community."
Enhanced Member Profile Pages
Recent improvements to our member profile pages include a new Twitter widget and an assortment of usability tweaks designed to help members craft attractive and unique online profiles.
Welcome to Commons 1.6!
This spring’s release features HTML email notifications and some awesome enhancements to our Member Profile Pages. We’ve also made the site more mobile-friendly, and added a bunch usability tweaks for groups that you’ll love!
Coming to a Campus Near You?
Planning a conference? Host it on the Commons!
With free websites, domain mapping, and tools to facilitate publicity, planning and registration, you can create a hub to post agendas, discuss issues, aggregate tweets, live-stream presentations, share archives, and keep the conversation going.
Welcome to WordPress 3.8!
The Commons just upgraded to WordPress 3.8 and the dashboard now has a beautiful new look and feel. Read about all the new features and check out the sleek and responsive Twenty Fourteen, new to our collection of almost 150 themes.
Save Time with Group Invitations
When you invite colleagues or grad students to join the Commons, your group, and (if you have one) your group’s blog, save time and do it in one process.
Newsletters From Your WordPress Site
The MailPoet Newsletters plugin lets you pull content from WP posts and design unique newsletters using a variety of templates. Maintain lists of subscribers, and send email blasts directly from your site.
Domain Mapping on the Commons
Do you or your organization have a domain of your own? Map it to a site on the Commons and take advantage of our free web hosting. You'll retain your familiar URL and be able to take advantage of all the features available on the Commons.
Short Link to Your Public Profile
Access and share your recently enhanced profile page using the new “Quick Links” feature. A short, easy-to-remember, and configurable URL (cuny.is/…) points to your public profile, and makes it easy to find interests, publications, research, and positions.
Managing Privacy on the Commons
The Commons has granular privacy settings for your profile, sites, groups and docs. Learn how to adjust them and find your comfort zone.
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