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  • Dec. 10 Panel Discussion on Ethics of Biography

    December 4, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center, Uncategorized

    The scandale militaire involving biographer Paula Broadwell and General David Petraeus has generated much handwringing over the ethics of biography in recent weeks. By all accounts, sleeping with your subject is unethical; keeping it a secret is worse. The Leon Levy Center for Biography (LLCB) at the Graduate Center, CUNY, will address these and related […]

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  • Professor Terrie Epstein Wins Fulbright

    November 29, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Terrie Epstein, professor of urban education at the Graduate Center, wins a Fulbright Senior Scholar Research Award.

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  • Nursing Science Signs Academic Cooperation Agreement with School of Nursing in Mexico

    November 28, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    “Thankfully, the Graduate Center of the City University of New York has seen the work we have done and the progress we have made,” declared Dr. Francisco Cadena Santos, director of the School of Nursing at the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas (UAT), Mexico. Dr. Santos praised the Graduate Center for signing the Agreement for Academic […]

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  • CUNY BA Student Nicolas Montano Wins the Marshall Scholarship

    November 20, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Nicolas Montano, a John Jay College student in CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, has been awarded the prestigious British Marshall Scholarship to study in the United Kingdom.  He is one of six CUNY students to have ever received a Marshall Scholarship since the program’s inception. Marshall Scholarships provide high achieving students from the […]

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  • Graduate Center Awards, March through September 2012

    November 20, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    From March through September 2012, the Graduate Center, CUNY, received eighty-two grants totalling more than $5,721,000. Eighteen of these grants awarded to members of the doctoral faculty were for $100,000 or more. Federal and private funding agencies included the National Science Foundation, New York State Education Department, the governments of Norway and Australia, the Brady Education Foundation, the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and the Open Society Institute.

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  • CUNY Baccalaureate Alumna’s Senior Thesis Published

    November 19, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Nikola Berger’s senior thesis about oyster reefs has been published in a new marine restoration textbook edited by renowned marine biologist Tom Goreau. Given sea-level changes and storm surges like we experienced with Hurricane Sandy, this text offers important and timely information.

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  • NEH Funds 2013 Summer Seminar in the History of the Book

    November 19, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Clare Carroll, a professor on the doctoral faculty in comparative literature and liberal studies and coordinator of the Renaissance Studies certificate program, has won a highly prized National Endowment for the Humanities grant of $160,000 to support a 2013 summer seminar on “Researching Early Modern Manuscripts and Printed Books,” which will be hosted at the Graduate Center. The application deadline is March 4, 2013.

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  • GC Affiliates with Council of Graduate Schools in an Initiative Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Students

    November 16, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Currently, about six hundred doctoral students at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, serve as Graduate Teaching Fellows, while another eleven hundred teach in CUNY’s undergraduate classrooms as adjunct professors. So when the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) announced a request for proposals regarding “Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Student Learning,” Maureen O’Connor, […]

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  • Ford Foundation Funds GC’s Newly Formed JustPublics@365 to Address Social Inequality through Digital Media

    November 14, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (GC) announced on November 14 that the Ford Foundation has provided a research grant to launch JustPublics@365, which aims to increase the impact of scholarly work on inequality by forging links among scholars, media professionals, and political activists, and inspiring informed public debate. The project […]

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  • AMS Designates Five Mathematics Doctoral Faculty Members as Fellows

    November 13, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Five members of the doctoral faculty in mathematics have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2013, the program’s initial year: Assistant Professor Jason Behrstock; Professor Linda Keen, who is serving as acting executive officer of the doctoral program in mathematics; Professor Alvany Rocha; Distinguished Professor Dennis P. Sullivan, who serves as […]

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