CUNY Graduate Center

Flawed Design Led to Failed HIV Study, Ida Susser Argues in Al Jazeera Op-Ed

March 17, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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.

Multiple Honors for GC’s Earth and Environmental Sciences Faculty and Students

March 17, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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 […]

Academic Works, the GC’s Research Repository, Draws Global Interest

March 17, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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.

Climate Change May Draw Gray Whale Back to Atlantic

March 10, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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 […]

‘White Privilege’ Op-ed by Corey Robin Featured on Salon

March 10, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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.

The GC’s Rolf Schulte to be Honored for Lifetime Achievement at March 4 Concert

March 3, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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 GC Maps Reveal Potential Electoral Strength of Democrats in Staten Island

March 2, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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.

‘On Broadway’ by Lev Manovich and GC Students Reimagines NYC Through Big Data

March 2, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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. –

Mayor de Blasio Invites Michelle Fine and María Torre to Join NYC Task Force on Schools

February 27, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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 […]

Futures Initiative Map Examines Diversity of CUNY Student Population

February 17, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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 […]

Role-Playing History Game Co-Developed by GC’s Center for Media and Learning Debuts Online

February 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

A new role-playing history game co-developed by a team of historians and educators at the Graduate Center launched on February 11.

Center for Urban Research Creates Interactive Maps on Long Island’s Future

February 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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.

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Hosts International Film Festival Jan. 29–30

January 26, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

See an extraordinary array of international feature and short films at the inaugural Segal Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP).

Matthew Gold Announces ‘Debates in the Digital Humanities’ Book Series

January 26, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center, New York City College of Technology

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.

Janet Gornick in the Washington Post on Parental Leave Policy, Income Inequality

January 26, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

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.

GC Study Shows Increased Income Concentration Among Top-Earning U.S. Households

December 11, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

A new Graduate Center study shows that household income is becoming even more concentrated among the high-earning households in the United States, while poorer households are experiencing no measurable gains.

GC Application Fee Waived for CUNY Graduates

December 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

The Graduate Center today announced an application fee waiver for CUNY graduates.

Domna Stanton Named by Mayor de Blasio to Commission on Human Rights

November 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

Distinguished Professor Domna C. Stanton (French) has been appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to serve on the Commission on Human Rights.

GC Announces Inaugural Recipient of Marilyn Jacobs Gittell Endowed Chair

November 20, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

The Graduate Center today announced the appointment of Celina K. Su, associate professor of political science at Brooklyn College, as the inaugural Marilyn Jacobs Gittell Chair.


November 19, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

On Monday, December 1, a panel of leading epidemiologists will discuss the Ebola epidemic—response, preparedness, and lessons—followed by audience Q&A.