“Having been accepted into CUNY’s prestigious Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, I have been able to design my own undergraduate double-major which allows me to focus on the intricate power dynamics of East Asia.”
An interview with Rebecca Blane
An interview with William Lorenzo
An interview with Allison James
An interview with Ferima Haidara
An interview with Holly Kiang
An interview with George Kobakhidze
Yuki Azuchi’s experience as an immigrant and a woman in New York City led her to design her own study of the Asian and Asian American experience.
“I was ecstatic when I found CUNY BA, as it allowed me to pursue my passion for art and psychology without the boundaries of the traditional college experience. I am so grateful for the opportunities CUNY BA has provided.”
Guided by his faculty mentor, Professor Reiner Leist from the Hunter College Art Department, Piotr Hreska developed an Area of Concentration in “Photography and Writing,” merging the visual language of images with courses focusing on writing skills.
Aneta Bujno was able to pursue her varied interests in religion, environmental activism, social change, art and human development through her CUNY BA degree.
Sally Abdelghafar took a highly interdisciplinary approach to her study of global social justice. Her next step? The New York Teaching Fellowship and graduate school.
Maisha Lopa chose CUNY BA precisely because of her multidisciplinary interests. Rather than pursue a Political Science major, she designed a concentration drawing from history, culture, politics, and the economy of countries around the world.
Focusing on English and Gender Studies as an undergraduate, Makeba Lavan is a playwright and activist. She has been accepted into the English Ph.D. program at the CUNY Graduate Center. There, she will continue to focus on Science Fiction, especially the creation of social contracts in fiction, African-American literature and Myth-making.
Sabina Ibarrola completed a self-designed major that blended contemporary dance and gender studies, under the guidance of Prof. Maura Donohue, Dance, Hunter College. She was a Watson Public Policy Fellow.