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  • Playwright Taylor Adamson Receives Hunter’s Goldberg Prize

    July 12, 2017 | Hunter College

    Taylor Adamson (MFA ’17) has won the 2017 Rita and Burton Goldberg Playwriting Prize for his thesis work, Endless Summer. Adamson’s award-winning play follows three young people and their adventures as they sublet a New York City apartment and discover more about themselves and the distinct individuals they want to become. It was presented in […]

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  • Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program Celebrates Cross-Cultural Collaboration

    July 12, 2017 | Hunter College

    In June of 2017, Hunter College’s Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program (AGDEP) sent two students to Cuba for a life-changing cultural and educational exchange. Selected for their outstanding artistic ability and contributions to public dance education, Uthman Ebrahim and Sabrina Jaafar Melton, both graduate students in the AGDEP, spent a week in Camaguey, Cuba, performing, […]

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  • Hunter Recognizes The Rising Stars in New York City Food Policy

    July 12, 2017 | Hunter College

    The New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College  has named its annual class of New York City’s 40 individuals under 40 years old who are working to transform the food system. On June 8th, these honorees – policymakers, educators, community advocates, farmers, and innovators – gathered at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute […]

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  • A Record-Breaking Spring for Hunter Student Fulbrights

    July 7, 2017 | Hunter College

    The U.S. Department of State regularly names Hunter a “Top Producer” of Fulbright award-winning students . . .  and this year, the news is better than ever! Eight Hunter-educated Fulbright candidates – an unprecedented number – were offered the coveted grant for work and study abroad (and, in Fulbright terms, are now called Finalists). Two […]

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  • Hunter College-Led Scientists Develop Molecular Code for Melanin-Like Materials

    June 13, 2017 | Hunter College

    Published on June 8, 2017 in Science Magazine, a study led Einstein Professor of Chemistry Rein V. Ulijn shows an exciting new approach to making substances with the properties of melanin, a compound that scientists have been unable to effectively synthesize in the lab. Melanin’s disordered molecular structure makes it impossible to fully replicate, which […]

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  • New Art Exhibit by Hunter MFA Students Finds Home in Lobby of 5 Bryant Park

    June 13, 2017 | Hunter College

    Beginning today, June 7, 2017, a new exhibition of paintings and large-scale works on paper will be shown in the lobby of 5 Bryant Park, located on 6th Avenue between 40 and 41st Street – all created by current Hunter College Master of Fine Arts students: Talia Levitt, Madhini Nirmal, Leonard Reibstein, and Andy Van […]

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  • A Soaring 215th Commencement: Hunter Hawks Flying High!

    June 13, 2017 | Hunter College

    “The steely determination I see in this audience is a testament to you, and to Hunter College,” said Alphonso David, chief counsel to Governor Cuomo, as he addressed the Class of 2017. “You represent the best of New York. Now, as you stand on the edge, ready to dive into a world that needs you, […]

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  • Anna Halprin’s “Parades and Changes” Will Be Performed Again at the Kaye Playhouse 50 Years After the Controversial Premiere at Hunter

    May 26, 2017 | Hunter College

    Radical Bodies, An Evening of Dances by Anna Halprin, Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer  performed by dancers of the University of California Santa Barbara Dance Company and guest artist Simone Forti will be presented at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues on Wednesday, May 31 @ 7:30 p.m. […]

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  • School of Education’s Undergraduate Program Receives a “Top Tier” rating by the National Council on Teacher Quality

    May 26, 2017 | Hunter College

    Thomas Hunter founded this college in 1870 to teach teachers how to teach. Now, in 2017, Hunter College’s School of Education has been named one of only 16 out of 717 undergraduate programs that prepare secondary school teachers to receive a “Top Tier” rating by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). In their recent […]

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  • Hunter College Professors Receive High Acclaim and Awards

    May 26, 2017 | Hunter College

    Several Hunter College professors have received highly coveted prizes, including the prestigious Rome Prize Fellowship, The Berlin Prize, The Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Vilcek Prize.  In addition, Colum McCann, a renowned writer and member of the Creative Writing MFA faculty, has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. “We are very proud […]

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