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Spring 2017 CAC Faculty Fellows

The CUNY Academic Commons is pleased to announce the Spring 2017 CAC Faculty Fellows. Selected from more than two dozen applicants, this group of faculty will teach undergraduate courses on the Commons during the upcoming semester with dedicated support, and will share reflections on the process with the team that will be used to make […]

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Social Paper Improvements

Already using Social Paper, a great tool for modern academic writing? We have made some changes for the better as part of our 1.10 release of the Commons. We’ve improved the group paper directories. The number of Social Papers that linked to a group is now visible: If there are no papers linked, that is […]

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Group Forum Improvements

The backbone of the CUNY Academic commons is our Groups feature. Whether you use it as a graduate class platform, a research group, or a place to store and discuss department and committee concerns,  you know how useful it can be. (And if you’re at the starting point, please read our How to Create, Join and Maintain Groups page to begin.) […]

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Announcing Version 1.10

We are pleased to announce CUNY Academic Commons Version 1.10. The new release contains a variety of improvements to some of our most popular features plus some new items. Here’s a brief summary… Forums The Forum feature within Groups now supports rich text, allows forum attachments to be browsed in files, and provides autocomplete when […]

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RFP: CUNY Academic Commons Faculty Fellowships, Spring 2017

The CUNY Academic Commons (CAC), in collaboration with the Graduate Center’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), requests applications for up to five CUNY Academic Commons Faculty Fellowships for the Spring 2017 semester. CAC Faculty Fellows will have the opportunity to teach a course using the CUNY Academic Commons during the Spring 2017 semester with dedicated […]

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The Commons Releases Two New Open Source Plugins

We are excited to announce the release of two new plugins that can be used by the whole WordPress community: ScholarPress CoinS 2.0 and BP Multiple Forum Post. Built by Dan Jones, Assistant Developer, these tools are the first free-software work he has done since joining the Commons’ Development Team. Congratulations Dan! ScholarPress COinS 2.0 […]

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Academic Commons Survey Results

We would like to offer our thanks to the CUNY Academic Commons Community for your great response to our April Survey. We thought you would like to see a summary of the feedback we received. Take a look to see how people are using the Academic Commons and what features they use most plus lots […]

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Graphic Activism: Lesbian Herstory Archives

As I was cruising around the CUNY Academic Commons sites earlier today to see what’s good, I was immediately taken with Shawn(ta) Cruz-Smith’s recent post on the Grad Center’s Library blog, namely “Graphic Activism: Lesbian Graphic Posters Exhibition.” The first few paragraphs of the post say it all: This summer as you walk through the halls of the […]

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