A new study conducted by researchers at Lehman College, and recently published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension, shows conclusively that overfeeding causes increases in sympathetic nerve activity (SNA)—part of the fight or flight reflex—which can lead to the development of high blood pressure.
Throughout his professional life Miguel Pérez has had a singular passion: to inform Americans about this nation’s hidden Hispanic heritage. Recently, Pérez, the Chair of Lehman College’s Journalism, Communications and Theatre Department and an award-winning journalist, columnist and TV analyst, has launched a new bilingual website devoted to rediscovering and uncovering the Hispanic roots of the United States.
Lehman students Krystal Perez and Imani DuBois are recipients of this year’s Latino Trendsetter Scholarship, given to students who have demonstrated strong leadership skills at work and in class.
Dr. Alyshia Gálvez of Lehman College’s Dept. of Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies has won the Association for Latina and Latino Anthropology 2012 Book Award for her book on the prenatal care of Mexican immigrant women.
There will be films—about love, relationships, heart break, growing up, and more—at the annual Bronx International Film Festival,
For the second year in a row, the Office of Alumni Relations is bringing the Richard Tucker Foundation with two rising stars of the Metropolitan Opera to Lehman College for a special performance.
When William O. Folchi and his wife, Corazon, moved back to his childhood home in the Morris Park section of the Bronx in 2008, they knew they would have a lot of cleaning to do. But what they didn’t know is what they would find as they emptied out the basement and garage of the house. Buried beneath debris and garbage bags, and completely forgotten by time, Folchi unearthed a virtual museum of artwork.
BRONX, N.Y.—The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual Winter Concert on Sunday, December 2, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance. The program will feature works by Mozart including Regina Coeli, Ave Verum, and Vespers K.339. [...]
The Lehman Latin Jazz Ensemble will present “Por Primera Vez” on Sunday, December 9, at 2 p.m. in the Music Building’s Hearth Room, located on the third floor.
Lehman College has launched a new website, “Lehman Community Connect: Bronx Information Portal,” aimed at providing residents, students, faculty and researchers a one-stop shop for all things Bronx-related.
The Theatre Program at Lehman College will present Marisol, the 1993 Obie Award-winning drama about a community grappling with poverty and crime.
The Lehman College Community Band will celebrate the fall season with “Falling Leaves,” a free concert featuring a cornucopia of music from around the world.
Dr. Patricia Kolb of Lehman College’s Department of Social Work has been named chair-elect of the Gerontological Society of America’s Research, Education and Practice Committee. She will begin her appointment on November 1, and will continue to serve as chair for the following two years of the three-year term. Earlier this year, the Society selected [...]
Lehman College entered a new phase of its history on Oct. 12 with dedication of its $70 million teaching and research building, Science Hall, the first phase of a three-phase complex that will create a “campus within a campus” dedicated to the sciences.
Dr. Patricia Kolb of Lehman College’s Department of Social Work has been named chair-elect of the Gerontological Society of America’s Research, Education and Practice Committee.
Lehman College will host a keynote address by Andrew Serwer, managing editor of Fortune Magazine, during the opening plenary session of the National Numeracy Network conference on Friday, Oct. 12
Fordham University Professor of Law Joel R. Reidenberg will discuss “Privacy in Public” during Lehman College’s annual celebration of Constitution Day on Thursday, October 11.
For the second day in a row, Lehman College was a busy construction site on September 26 as twenty-two prefabricated modules—each weighing 18 tons—were hoisted into place over Goulden Avenue with a 600-ton crane. All of this heavy lifting, performed by workers with the Long Island-based Axis Construction firm, was part of the process to create the College’s new two-story Child Care Center, the latest building to grace the 37-acre campus.
Writers, poets and journalists from across Latin America will hold readings and panel discussions on the state of Latino literature and its influences in the media, politics and culture. Authors will visit Hostos on Wed., October 10, and Lehman on Thurs., October 11.
Lehman College continues to be ranked as both a “Top 50 Public College” in the North and a Tier 1 institution among regional universities in the North, according to the latest rankings released recently by U.S. News & World Report.