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  • 12/1: EPIDEMIOLOGISTS DISCUSS #EBOLA

    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.

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  • Frances Fox Piven Named Winner of the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship

    November 19, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Distinguished Professor Frances Fox Piven (Political Science/Sociology) has been named recipient of the prestigious Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship. The $100,000 award is bestowed annually to an individual who has challenged the status quo through distinctive, courageous, imaginative, and socially responsible work of significance. “As a frontline fighter for equal rights for all and a […]

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  • GC Names Winners of 2014-2015 Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants

    November 3, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Graduate Center recently announced recipients of the 2014-2015 Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants, which support digital projects designed, created, programmed, or administered by GC doctoral students. The winning projects, funded as part of the GC Digital Initiatives Program, span a range of research areas and academic disciplines:   Six Degrees of Occupation — Eric A. […]

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  • Lucien Szpiro Appointed to the Academia Europaea

    October 20, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Distinguished Professor Lucien Szpiro (Mathematics) has been elected to the prestigious Academia Europaea, an international, non-governmental association that promotes learning, education, and research. Membership is by invitation only, following an extensive peer review of the candidate’s “scholarship and eminence in their chosen field.” Szpiro is renowned for his work in number theory, arithmetic algebraic geometry, and […]

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  • GC Professors Awarded Mellon Sawyer Seminar Grant

    October 8, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Graduate Center has been awarded a $175,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures entitled “Cultures and Histories of Freedom: Ideology, Slavery, and Creolization, 1500-1900.” Directed by Professor Herman L. Bennett (History, pictured at left) and Distinguished Professor Robert Reid-Pharr (English, pictured below), […]

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  • Janet Gornick Delivers Keynote Address on Inequality to UN General Assembly

    October 8, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Professor Janet Gornick (GC Political Science and Sociology), who serves as Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Center Director and Director of LIS in Luxembourg, delivered a keynote address to the United Nations General Assembly, on Tuesday, October 7. Her keynote address was hosted by the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) of the UN General Assembly. Gornick’s […]

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  • Lev Manovich Announces First Study of Instagram Photos from 2014 Ukranian Revolution

    October 7, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) announced today a new study of over 13,000 photos taken during the 2014 Ukranian Revolution and shared on Instagram. Titled “The Exceptional & The Everyday: 144 Hours in Kiev,” the study uses data visualizations to explore patterns in images shared during February 17-22. The photos depict not only confrontations between demonstrators and […]

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  • The Graduate Center Awarded Funding for National Language Resource Center (LRC)

    September 30, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Graduate Center has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education grant to establish a National Language Resource Center (LRC), a highly selective honor that will enhance research and development of language education.

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  • Dennis Sullivan Wins 2014 Balzan Prize for Mathematics

    September 9, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Distinguished Professor Dennis Sullivan, who holds the Albert Einstein Chair in Science (Mathematics), has been awarded the 2014 Balzan Prize.

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  • The Graduate Center Wins Grant to Establish New Data Visualization Center

    July 30, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

    As coleader of CUNY’s Big Data Consortium, which has won a $15 million grant from the State of New York in the CUNY 2020 competition, the Graduate Center will establish the CUNY Center for Digital Scholarship and Data Visualization.

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