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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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  • New Exhibit at Roosevelt House on Enduring Impact of The New Deal on NYC

    May 26, 2017 | Hunter College

    Beginning May 11, 2017, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College presents a three-month-long exhibition celebrating—and, for the first time, chronicling—the vast range of public projects funded by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s administration over its first 10 years. The New Deal in New York City, 1933-1943: Posters, Murals, Maps, and Photographs, running through […]

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  • Another Season of High Honors for Hunter-Educated Scientists: Celebrating Six Recipients of NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

    May 16, 2017 | Hunter College

    Hunter congratulates the four recent graduates and two graduating seniors whose work has just won major funding from the National Science Foundation. For the next three years, NSF Graduate Research Fellowships will support the doctoral studies and independent research of these outstanding young scientists: Munazza Alam ’16 – now at Harvard pursuing her PhD in […]

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  • Hunter College Professor Carrie Moyer’s Work Featured in Whitney Biennial

    March 23, 2017 | Hunter College

    The Whitney Biennial is an eagerly awaited survey of the best and most exciting contemporary art. Among the artists this year: Hunter Professor Carrie Moyer, whose work can be viewed on the fifth floor of the new Whitney in the Meatpacking District. New York Times critic Roberta Smith describes Moyer’s “bravura abstracts,” as “among her […]

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  • LGBT Research-to-Policy: Focus on Aging at Roosevelt House

    March 23, 2017 | Hunter College

    Studies predict that by 2030, there will be more than 5 million adults living in the United States who are over age 50 and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT.) This population faces specific and significant challenges — social isolation and loneliness, higher risks of economic and physical disparities than their cisgender or […]

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