The Commons Development team has just released Commons 1.6! This release features a number of great improvements to the site, including something everyone will love – HTML email notifications. We have also souped up the Commons member profile pages with widget improvements (including a new Twitter Widget), and fixed a design issue that makes it [...]
The CUNY Academic Commons is hiring! Please see our ads below for two part time positions. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com
Site Analytics and Metrics Specialist (Part-Time)
The CUNY Academic Commons, an academic social network connecting the 24 campuses of the City University of New York, seeks a Metrics and Analytics Specialist [...]
We are pleased to announce CUNY Academic Commons, version 1.5! While this is our first major release in more than a year, to say that the Commons 1.5 milestone has been over four years in the making is certainly not an understatement*.
Though the 1.5 release includes over twenty new features, below are some highlights.
The marquee [...]
Established in 2009 and now nationally renowned as an example of a successful academic social network, the CUNY Academic Commons is designed to provide a flexible online space for discovery, connection, collaboration, and sharing between faculty members, graduate students, administrators, and staff of the City University of New York.
As a group of committed open-source technologists [...]
For several months now the CUNY Academic Commons has offered serialized email reports via Google Analytics for our blogging community. These email reports include detailed information about the amount of traffic your blog receives including; how many hits occur in a given time window, how long visitors are on your site, and how many pages [...]
In November of 2011 the CUNY Academic Commons announced that it would begin work on creating a standalone version of the Commons. With generous support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the encouragement of our friends and colleagues, the CUNY Academic Commons team is delighted to announce that Commons In A Box is now [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
New York, NY — November 19, 2012 2:00 PM EST
Matthew K. Gold, Ph.D.
Director, CUNY Academic Commons
CUNY ACADEMIC COMMONS LAUNCHES COMMONS IN A BOX & COMMONSINABOX.ORG
The CUNY Academic Commons, an initiative of the City University of New York, is proud to release:
Commons In A Box – A free, open-source platform for community connection, [...]
As we slowly recover from Hurricane Sandy, the need for volunteers has increased. If you are interested in volunteering time, food or other resources, there are many ways you can help.
Occupy Sandy Recovery
Several different organizations involved with the Occupy Wall Street movement have coordinated their efforts to help those who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. [...]
The Commons team wants to acknowledge efforts made throughout the CUNY community to come together in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, from helping to prepare shelters for the imminent storm, to spreading information and resources through various social media channels. We would like to further extend these efforts and help connect members of the CUNY [...]
Today it was announced that Raymond Hoh, a member of the CUNY Academic Commons and Commons In A Box dev teams, was promoted to the BuddyPress core team. This means that he joins a small group of people primarily responsible for maintaning and building BuddyPress, the social networking plugin for WordPress that powers the Commons [...]