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 […]
With papers like “Birthing, Blackness, and the Body” and “The Kids Are All Right Online,” Academic Works, the Graduate Center’s new open-access institutional repository, has been racking up hits from across the globe.
The effects of global warming are proving so severe that the gray whale, famous for its annual migrations along the Pacific Coast, could find its way back to the Atlantic Ocean, according to a new study co-authored by scientists at the Graduate Center. The study, “Climate Impacts on Transocean Dispersal and Habitat in Gray Whales […]
An op-ed by Corey Robin (GC/Brooklyn, Political Science) on the subject of white privilege, conversations about race, and the increasing segregation in public schools was published this week on Salon.
Professor Rolf Schulte (Music), a renowned classical violinist, will be honored for his lifetime achievement at a March 4 concert that will feature Schulte on solo violin.
New maps of Congressional District 11 created by the Graduate Center’s Center for Urban Research reveal the surprising strength of Democrats in the area, which spans all of Staten Island and part of southern Brooklyn.
A new interactive data visualization, “On Broadway,” featuring the work of Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) and an international team that includes four of his students, will be exhibited at the New York Public Library through January 2016. –
Michelle Fine and María Torre, GC professors of psychology and co-founders of the Public Science Project (PSP), were recently invited by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office to join the Data and Research Working Group of the Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline. The Leadership Team will develop and recommend data-driven plans […]
In new research visualized on a series of maps, Futures initiative Fellow Futures Initiative Fellow and doctoral student Michael Dorsch (Earth and Environmental Sciences) offers new insight into the diversity of students who attend colleges throughout the City University of New York. The sociodemographic analysis shows that across the CUNY system, the racial and ethnic […]