Category Archive: Event

OpenCUNY’s Fifth Birthday Celebration

On February 28th, 2014 OpenCUNY celebrated our Fifth Birthday. [View the story “OpenCUNY’s Fifth Birthday Party” on Storify]

GC Library ArcGIS, Data Mgt, and Research Metrics Workshops

The Library is holding some events this fall that might be of interest to OpenCUNY participants. Check it out. ArcGIS, Data Mgt, and Research Metrics Workshops Register now for the following library workshops taking place in October and November! All classes will be taught by visiting librarian Meg Smith. Intro to ArcGIS- This workshop will …

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Internet Society Posts Video of @OpenCUNY + @OpenITP #TA3M Event

From the Internet Society’s New York Chapter: At the OpenITP Techno-Activism Third Monday on May 20, 2013 at CUNY Graduate Center NYC, OpenCUNY presented Alfredo Lopez, founder of May First/People Link (MF/PL), who shared his experience running a progressive and collaborative ISP. Video is below.

Join the Internet Research Team today & this semester!

Are you conducting or thinking about online or digital research for your dissertation or other projects? Interested in meeting other digital scholars and learning about new initiatives at the Graduate Center, including student funding? The Internet Research Team (IRT), a collaborative of GC students, faculty, librarians, and administrators, aims to create a space (both online …

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(2/23) International Open Data Day: Occupy Sandy data release

From Suzanne: We’ll be working with Occupy Sandy to get a data set ready for the March 1/2nd Occupy Data Hackathon. Part of that will involve digitizing and preprocessing existing data so that we can more easily use it is a variety of analysis and visualization tools. Also, it is a big help to Occupy Sandy efforts.If …

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(2/20) Social Media Week panel “Citizen Journalism to Hacktivism”

A roundtable session entitled “From Citizen Journalism to Hacktivism: How to successfully use social media in grassroots campaigns” will be held on Wednesday, Feb 20th from 6 – 8 p.m at the GC. This event is part of Social Media Week and will be moderated by Simon Lundgren, researcher and author of New Noise: A …

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Vote for the 2012-13 OpenCUNY Board

Voting is now open for the 2012-13 OpenCUNY Board (until May 1st @ 12:01AM). The board consists of the two OpenCUNY Coordinators and four elected OpenCUNY participants. VOTE >> https://eballot4.votenet.com/dsc/login.cfm The primary task of the OpenCUNY Board will be to continue development of the Terms of Participation that defines OpenCUNY.org’s governance policy and any other policies deemed appropriate by the …

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Stop Censorship, Oppose SOPA/PIPA

This Wednesday (1/18/12) OpenCUNY.org will be “blocked” from 8AM to 8PM in protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Protect-IP Act (PIPA). TAKE ACTION >> Why are we protesting SOPA/PIPA? “SOPA and Protect-IP create an architecture for internet censorship” … “thousands of commercial ISPs, colleges, small businesses, nonprofits, and other entities that maintain …

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OpenCUNY @ The CUNY IT Conference (12/2/11)

Fostering Student-Based Media: A Look at the OpenCUNY.org Academic Medium December 2nd | 9:30-10:45 | CUNY IT Conference | John Jay College For three years OpenCUNY has worked with CUNY Graduate Center students to develop open-source environments for their courses, conferences, research, organizations, initiatives, and activism. This roundtable brings together the coordinators and participants of …

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Nominations Open for 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board

Nominations for the 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board are now open (until 10/8). To nominate yourself or another OpenCUNY participant to the Board, please fill out the Nomination Form at http://opencuny.org/board/nominate/ ABOUT THE BOARD: The OpenCUNY Board ( http://opencuny.org/board/ ) consists of the two OpenCUNY Coordinators and four electedOpenCUNY.org participants. The OpenCUNY Board determines governance policies for OpenCUNY.org. The primary task of the OpenCUNY Board will be …

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