The three-year project, funded by the Institute of Educational Sciences, will explore how to design computer games that sharpen students’ learning.
Professor Eleanore T. Wurtzel (GC/Lehman, Biochemistry/Biology) has identified a new enzyme in plants that shows promise for ending vitamin A deficiency — a life-threatening health issue that affects 250 million children worldwide.
Ph.D. candidate Micki Kaufman (History), a former GC Digital Fellow, was recently awarded the Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen Young Scholar Prize from the Association for Computers and the Humanities.
In a New York Times op-ed, Distinguished Professor Richard Alba (Sociology) sheds light on “outdated, illogical methods” in forecasting an imminent white minority.
Video of a conversation between Robert Solow (Professor of Economics, Emeritus, MIT) and Paul Krugman (Distinguished Professor of Economics, the Graduate Center, beginning Fall 2015) drew several thousand visitors in its first few hours online.
VICE News recently featured Lesley Hirsch, director of the Graduate Center’s NYC Labor Market Information Service (NYCLMIS), in a feature story on the effects of Big Data on employment.
The Graduate Center’s GC Digital Initiatives have been awarded a highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities grant for a project proposed by student Stephen Zweibel in the Digital Praxis Seminar.
An op-ed by Candace McCoy (Graduate Center/John Jay, Criminal Justice) about police reform was featured today in The Hill, the top newspaper and website devoted to politics in Washington.
On Friday, May 8, the Graduate Center will host the Bridging Historias Conference, based on its two-year faculty development program that ends this fall.
The GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) announced today a new study that shows New York City’s child poverty rate was 32 percent in 2010 — 10 percentage points higher than the national average that year, the most recent timeframe for which data is available.
Digest by Graduate Center doctoral student Gregory Pardlo (English) has won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
Brewster Kahle — inventor, philanthropist, and founder of the Internet Archive — will be the featured speaker at the Graduate Center’s annual Friends of the Library talk on Monday, April 20.
GC doctoral student Joshua Mehigan (English) has been named a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry.
GC doctoral student Polina Nazaykinskaya (Music Composition) has been awarded a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, the premier graduate school award for immigrants and children of immigrants.
For their research and achievements, Graduate Center faculty continue to receive high-level recognition, including from peer institutions: Distinguished Professor Frances Fox-Piven (Political Science) — an internationally renowned social scientist, scholar, and activist for the poor and for working people — will receive an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Rutgers University. Piven has been politically […]
Assistant Professor Li Ge (GC/Staten Island, Physics) has published a study in Optica that describes his development of what may help create the world’s smallest gyroscope.
The newly named Assistant Curator of American Art at the New-York Historical Society talks about how the GC helped shape her career.
Jenny Furlong, director of the GC’s Office of Career Planning and Professional Development, was recently featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education interview about job searches outside of academia.
The flawed research design of a study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine represents a step backward in HIV prevention methods, Ida Susser (GC/Hunter, Anthropology) asserts in an Al Jazeera America op-ed.
Several faculty and students in the Graduate Center’s Earth and Environmental Sciences Program recently received prestigious grants and other honors: Professor Sunil Bhaskaran was named director of the recently launched Geospatial Center at Bronx Community College (BCC) in collaboration with the CUNY-CREST Institute. The Center was awarded a major grant from the CUNY Workforce Development […]