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 […]
A new role-playing history game co-developed by a team of historians and educators at the Graduate Center launched on February 11.
The CUNY Mapping Service, part of the GC’s Center for Urban Research, has created a series of interactive maps displaying how Long Island’s communities have changed over the past four decades.
See an extraordinary array of international feature and short films at the inaugural Segal Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP).
Professor Matthew K. Gold (NYCCT/GC, English) recently announced the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series (University of Minnesota Press), a new book series highlighting key tensions that are shaping the field.
Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology) recently lent her expertise to two hot-button issues featured in the Washington Post: parental leave policy and income inequality.