• 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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  • White House Honors Graduate Center Alumnus for Mentoring Work

    February 14, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    City University of New York Graduate Center alumnus Dr. Ashok Puri was honored by the White House as a recipient of a 2005 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). Dr. Puri received his doctorate from The Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in Physics in 1988 and is currently University Research Professor […]

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  • Before Bauhaus, the Beginnings of a Utopian Vision

    February 10, 2006 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Featuring a number of never-before-seen works, “Technical Detours: The Early Moholy-Nagy Reconsidered” will be on view in the Art Gallery of the Graduate Center, City University of New York, from March 1 to April 22. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy’s (1895-1946) astonishing creativity embraced painting, sculpture, graphics, typography, photography, film, stage design, industrial design, and commercial design. The […]

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  • Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Unveils First In-Depth Study of African-American, Asian-American and Latino Donors in New York Region

    December 8, 2005 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Study Finds that Donors in these Communities Exhibit High Levels of Giving and that Giving Priorities Vary More Along Generational than Ethnic Lines

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  • Graduate Center Professor Receives Nation’s Highest Science Honor

    November 16, 2005 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The White House has announced that Dennis P. Sullivan, Albert Einstein Chair in the Sciences at The Graduate Center, has been named a winner of a 2004 National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest scientific honor. The medals will be presented by President Bush, on a date to be announced, to eight recipients for their […]

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  • First U.S. Retrospective of Henry Monnier

    November 10, 2005 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Long before the observational humor of New Yorker cartoons, Woody Allen, and Jerry Seinfeld, the popular 19th-century French artist Henry Monnier, who was also a celebrated playwright and actor, chronicled modern life with precision and irony at a time when modern life was just being invented. From December 13, 2005 through January 21, 2006, the […]

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  • First Comprehensive National Study Finds Centers Safest Form of Childcare

    November 1, 2005 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Child care centers are much safer than all other forms of child care, according to a new national study. Sociologists Julia Wrigley and Joanna Dreby of the City University of New York Graduate Center created a comprehensive database of child care failures, including fatalities, between 1985 and 2003. They found that child care is quite […]

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  • The Value of Intellectual Property: Research by CUNY Ph.D. Alum and Colleagues Nets Big Rewards

    October 14, 2005 | CUNY Graduate Center

    An important AIDS treatment drug discovered by City University of New York Graduate Center alumnus Dennis C. Liotta and two colleagues has brought Emory University $540 million, possibly the largest payment ever made to a university for intellectual property. The drug, Emtricitabine, was discovered by Liotta along with fellow Emory faculty member Dr. Raymond F. […]

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  • Educating Holocaust Educators

    October 9, 2005 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Graduate Center, City University of New York, has received a $138,570 grant from the Memorial Library and Art Collection of the Second World War to support programs at The Graduate Center that promote Holocaust education. The grant was awarded jointly to the Office of Continuing Education and Public Programs, under the direction of David […]

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