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  • Three Noted Scholars Join Graduate Center Faculty

    September 20, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Three noted scholars have been appointed to the faculty of The Graduate Center, City University of New York, effective in September. They include Norman Carey, an accomplished pianist and music theorist (associate professor of Music); Stacy J. Lee, an expert on the educational experiences of Asian American youth (professor of Urban Education); and Brett A. […]

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  • Grand Prix Humanitaire de France Awarded to Professor Thomas G. Weiss

    September 20, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Thomas G. Weiss, Director of the CUNY Graduate Center’s Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies and Presidential Professor of Political Science, has been awarded the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France 2006. Professor Weiss joins noted AIDS researcher Christine Katlama, His Royal Highness Prince Albert of Monaco, and soccer legend Zinedine Zidane (for his community work) […]

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  • The Painted Sculpture of Betty Parsons

    August 23, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Art Gallery of The Graduate Center will present The Painted Sculpture of Betty Parsons from September 12—December 9, 2006. Featuring 35 of the remarkable painted constructions that Parsons—a legendary art dealer who was also an accomplished painter and sculptor—made from 1966 until her death. Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 12-6 pm. The Graduate […]

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  • New Nursing Doctorate at CUNY Graduate Center Addresses Critical Shortage

    June 28, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    At a time when the U.S. is facing an acute shortage of nurses, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York has established a new Doctor of Nursing Science (DNS) Degree Program aimed at training nursing educators, as well as researchers and other health care leaders. The new program was approved at the […]

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  • New Studies Profile Problems Facing New York City Latinos

    June 9, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Four recent studies by the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) at the CUNY Graduate Center show that among New York City’s four major ethnic groups, Latinos rank: Lowest in wage gain over the past five years (virtually none) Lowest in percentage of students enrolled in private schools Lowest in home ownership […]

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  • CUNY Baccalaureate Program 2006 Commencement

    May 18, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Administered by The Graduate Center, the CUNY Baccalaureate Program (CUNY BA/BS Program) is a small, University-wide individualized degree program intended for self-directed, academically strong students who have well-formulated academic and career goals. Most are working adults, many of whom are raising families; 80% are over 25 years old (49% are over 35 years old); and […]

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  • Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Elected to American Philosophical Society

    May 18, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Distinguished Professor of English at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, has been elected a member of the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the country. Forty-nine new members were elected this year, joining the past roster of 920. The American Philosophical Society was founded in […]

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  • Roscoe Brown to Receive Congressional Gold Medal as Tuskegee Airman

    April 24, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, director of the Center for Urban Education Policy at the CUNY Graduate Center, will receive the Congressional Gold Medal for his role as a Tuskegee Airman in WWII. Dr. Brown was a decorated member of the group of African American fighter pilots, famous for their prowess, heroism, and accomplishments during World […]

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  • CUNY Doctoral Student Joins Nobel Laureates at Lindau Conference

    April 21, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Claudette Davis, a CUNY Graduate Center Ph.D. student in biology, has been chosen to attend the 2006 Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, from June 25 to 30. Each year since 1951, some of the most promising young scientific minds from around the world have been brought to Lindau to attend several days of […]

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  • First English Translation of Glissant Poetry Celebrated

    April 21, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Readings and music celebrating the first English translation of revered Francophone writer Edouard Glissant’s complete poetic works will be presented on April 28 at the CUNY Graduate Center, where Glissant is a Distinguished Professor of French. The event will be held in the Elebash Recital Hall at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue/34th Street. The […]

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