Professor Vilna Bashi Treitler (GC/Baruch, Sociology) co-authored an Al Jazeera America editorial that explores why Americans of color are only about half as likely to visit U.S. national parks as whites.
Professor Donna M. Nickitas (GC/Hunter, Nursing) has been selected to receive the 2015 Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching or Leadership in Nursing Education, a prestigious honor bestowed biennially by the National League for Nursing.
Minn Hur, an M.A. student at the Graduate Center, won praise for his bold new collection, presented at New York’s first standalone menswear fashion showcase.
Presidential Professor Bryan Turner (Sociology), director of the GC’s Committee for the Study of Religion, will receive the highly prestigious Max Planck Research Award for his work on secularization and modernity, focusing on social and religious pluralism.
Morgan Williams Jr., a fourth-year student in the Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in Economics, has been awarded a Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship from the MIT School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.
Professor Robert Solow (MIT) responds as part of a recent conversation with the Graduate Center’s Paul Krugman and Janet Gornick. Part 1 of a 4-part series this summer.
Having mysteriously burned to the ground in 1865, the museum will open its doors to the public again—this time online at the Graduate Center.
Ph.D. candidate Micki Kaufman (History) was named recipient of the prestigious Paul Fortier Prize in Australia this week, the latest in a string of accolades for her “Quantifying Kissinger” project.
In a compelling new op-ed for The Atlantic, Distinguished Professor David Reynolds (English) traces the history of the Confederate flag — a flashpoint for national tensions long before the recent Charleston church massacre.
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In a New York Times op-ed, Distinguished Professor Richard Alba (Sociology) sheds light on “outdated, illogical methods” in forecasting an imminent white minority.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.