While there have been major advances in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of tumors within the brain, brain cancer continues to have a very low survival rate in part to high levels of resistance to treatment.
Associate Professor of History William deJong-Lambert has received a $25,000 Science, Technology and Society grant from the National Science Foundation to fund the Second International Workshop on Lysenkoism, hosted by the University of Vienna, June 21-23, 2012. The first International Workshop on Lysenkoism, held December 4-5, 2009 at the CUNY Graduate Center and the Harriman […]
Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowships recognize academic excellence in CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, an individualized University-wide degree, cunyba.cuny.edu. To date, 663 students have been named Smith Fellows.
It’s not many college seniors that already have a job lined up seven months before they graduate. But senior Kelechi Ndukew, a Lehman Scholar and Biological Sciences major, does. He has won a year-long fellowship with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program.
Bronx, NY — Putnam County, NY, District Attorney Adam Levy visited Bronx Community College November 10, 2011, where he spoke to criminal justice students about the bullying epidemic, his Bronx background, and careers in the criminal justice field. “You are in the best place to learn your trade in criminal justice,” he said at the […]
BRONX, NY–For the second consecutive year, Lehman students are eligible to enter the “Making Work Visible” writing contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $1,500. The competition is open to all CUNY undergraduates, who are invited to submit entries in the poetry, essay, and fiction/non-fiction categories. Three Lehman students placed in last year’s competition: social […]
BRONX, N.Y.–For the second consecutive year, Lehman students are eligible to enter the “Making Work Visible” writing contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $1,500. The competition is open to all CUNY undergraduates, who are invited to submit entries in the poetry, essay, and fiction/non-fiction categories. Three Lehman students placed in last year’s competition: social […]
BRONX, N.Y. — Two Lehman Master of Social Work students, Maria Alejandra Gomez and Fanny Duran, have won the prestigious Child Welfare Workforce Initiative Fellowship, which annually recognizes social work students in New York State who work within a not-for-profit child welfare agency. The award provides up to $12,000 per academic year for tuition and fees, […]
Bronx Community College students Cory Vendryes and Yanilda Peralta were trophy winners at the Ed Leonard Memorial Speech Tournament held at Seton Hall University in New Jersey October 22, 2011. The two members of BCC’s Speech, Drama and Debate Team were winners in the Impromptu Sales event. Vendryes, a liberal arts major with a biology […]
Lehman alumnus Nelson Torres (B.A., ’98; M.S.W., ’08) has won an Emerging Leadership Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for his work with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual (LBGT) community of the Bronx.
Second Evening in the New Writers Series Near Lincoln Center on Manhattan’s Upper West Side
Wednesday, September 21, 2011- On September, 20, 2011, Dr. Félix Matos Rodríguez, President of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York (CUNY), addressed participants at a Congressional Staff Briefing on Federal Programs for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), which was held at The Capitol in Washington D.C.
Lehman College broke ground today on a new $6.3 million Child Care Center that will double the capacity of its present center and serve 140 children for all-day and after-school programs.
More than half the world’s population live in cities, many of which are increasingly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. But cities are also emerging as the innovative “first responders” in dealing with climate change, says a major new report led by researchers at The City University of New York (CUNY) and Columbia University and published by Cambridge University Press.
Four Lehman students must have the luck of the Irish. They’ve won Fulbright Awards from the Ireland–United States Commission for Educational Exchange (the “Irish Fulbright Commission”) to travel to the Emerald Isle this summer to deepen their studies of the Irish language.
Lehman College’s literary magazine, Obscura, released its second issue this spring. Building on the strength of last year’s inaugural issue, the sleek, black-and-white review features fiction, poetry, photography and artwork from Lehman students.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 (New York) – Professor Ángel Morales, Artistic Director of the Hostos Repertory Theater, has won an ACE Best Director Award for his staging of You Always Forget Something (Siempre se Olvida Algo), and Luz María Lambert received an ACE Award for Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance in the same […]
The 2010 U.S. Census recently reported a steep rise in multiracial households across the nation, which makes particularly timely Greg Donaldson’s Zebratown: The True Story of a Black Ex-Con and a White Single Mother in Small-Town America (Scribner). The title refers to a neighborhood in Elmira, one of New York’s many upstate cities noted for rusting factories and a big prison, where “mixed-race couples and their children abound.”
Current Men’s Assistant, Women’s Head Coach to Share Leadership of Caimans BRONX, N.Y. (APRIL 4, 2011) – Current women’s head coach Jason Geleski and current men’s assistant coach Marvin Patterson have been named the co-head coaches of the Hostos Community College men’s basketball program, director of athletics Carol Kashow has announced. “I am extremely […]
BRONX, N.Y.—The First Lady of The Dominican Republic, Dr. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, will deliver the 42nd annual Lehman Lecture at Lehman College on Wednesday, March 23, at 11 a.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. She will be presented with an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from the College. Both the ceremony and lecture will be […]