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Bard College President Leon Botstein (left) and Pace University President Marvin Krislov announce a new joint admission agreement.
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Two academic institutions have a new joint admission agreement.

Pace University Social Justice Week
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A university in New York is honoring the memory of a black student who was fatally shot by a white police officer 10 years ago with its inaugural social justice week.

Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law
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A law school in Westchester County has reached an agreement with a university in India to collaborate in environmental and energy law.

Victoria Bennis, graduate student at Pace University's School of Education
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When schools in New York went virtual as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, teachers-in-training had to switch gears as well. Officials at Pace University’s School of Education at the Pleasantville campus in Westchester County had to adapt just as students did. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has a story about a new program that fills a need for both students in the Ossining School District and teachers-in-training at Pace.

Courtesy of Hillary and Chelsea Clinton via Pace University

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton will be at Pace University in Westchester County Wednesday evening for the final stop of their book tour.

The SAT will soon feature a new score, your adversity index. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk about what this means for college admissions.

We’ll also learn about school based health centers, talk to some robots with vision and spend an Academic Minute preventing someone from hacking into your DNA.

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The college admissions-bribery scandal that came to light this week after criminal charges were announced by federal authorities raised concerns both on and off campus among college administrators and prospective students alike. 

Pace Professor Discusses NY's Elephant Protection Act

Dec 12, 2017

College students from Pace University who drove legislation to ban elephants from performing in entertainment venues in New York will be presented with the signed bill on campus Wednesday. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Michelle Land, who co-teaches the class that worked on the bill in its early stages.

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There was a two-day workshop this week in Poughkeepsie that was part of a formal U.S. Coast Guard study to look into safety along the Hudson River. The directed study came after the Coast Guard suspended the rulemaking process for a proposal of up to 10 additional anchorage sites between Yonkers and Kingston in June.

Elephant Protection Act Heads To NY Governor's Desk

Jun 8, 2017

A bill that bans the use of elephants in circuses and other forms of entertainment is headed to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for his signature. The idea for the legislation originated with college students.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Pace University students in Westchester County have written to the U.S. Coast Guard commandant, petitioning him to withdraw the service’s proposal for anchorage sites in the Hudson River. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports the public comment period closes today.

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In a move to reduce the cost of law school, which can reach six figures, two colleges in New York are partnering to offer accelerated law degrees.

Albany’s College of Saint Rose and Pace University School of Law in White Plains have teamed up to enable qualified Saint Rose students to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in six years. Dean of Pace Law School David Yassky says it is his school’s first partnership with an outside college.