• Hunter’s 2015 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows

    April 23, 2015 | Hunter College

    On April 14, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships  for New Americans, the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants,  announced their 2015 recipients. The thirty recipients, called “Fellows”, were selected for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or their academic field, and were selected from a pool of […]

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  • CUNY and Hunter College Announce New Appointments

    April 10, 2015 | Hunter College

    The following is a letter sent Monday, April 6 by President Jennifer J. Raab to the Hunter College community: CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken and the CUNY Board of Trustees have announced the appointment of our extraordinary Provost, Dr. Vita Rabinowitz,  as Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost of CUNY. Vita Rabinowitz’s leadership has been […]

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  • Hunter’s 2015 Winners of NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

    April 3, 2015 | Hunter College

    Dalila Ordonez ’13, Benjamin Ruisch ’13 and Alexander Teachey ’15 have each won the 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. This top prize provides the winners with an annual stipend for three years, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at their chosen graduate school. Ordonez […]

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  • Hunter College Community Honors Public Safety Officer Killed Last Year in East Harlem Building Explosion

    March 27, 2015 | Hunter College

    The Hunter College community today celebrated the life of Sgt. Griselde Camacho, a seven-year veteran of the college’s public safety force who was killed in a building explosion in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. Sgt. Camacho’s mother, Carmen Quinones, and son, Jaser, among others, attended a plaque unveiling ceremony at Hunter College’s East Harlem […]

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  • Hunter College High School Senior Takes Second Prize at Intel Science Talent Search in Washington, DC

    March 27, 2015 | Hunter College

    March 11, 2015: Kalia Firester, 17, won a 2nd prize award in the “Global Good” category at the annual Intel Science Talent Search. The prize, presented Tuesday night in Washington, DC, is accompanied by a $75,000 scholarship. A senior at Hunter College High School (HCHS), Firester was the only student among 40 Intel nationwide finalists […]

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  • Students Collaborate with Artists and Scientists on Community Health Awareness Mural Project in East Harlem.

    March 25, 2015 | Hunter College

    What: The Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation and Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR) will work together on a project that will engage high school students in the arts and sciences simultaneously. There are two parts to the project. The first uses a photography-based data collection method known as Photovoice. This process will […]

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  • Hunter Celebrates Official Opening of New Research Space, Marking Continuation of Innovative Public-Private Partnership

    March 18, 2015 | Hunter College

    March 16, 2015: Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab and Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) today announced the official opening of Hunter’s new 21,000-square-foot laboratory and research space on the fourth floor of Weill Cornell Medical College’s Belfer Research Building. The opening of Hunter’s […]

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  • An Evening with Alumna Arlene Alda ’54

    March 17, 2015 | Hunter College

    On the evening of March 12, alumna and award winning photographer and author Arlene Alda ’54 was at Roosevelt House to discuss her new book, Just Kids From the Bronx: Telling It the Way It Was, An Oral History.  The event was moderated by columnist, author and TV show host Lenore Skenazy, and concluded with […]

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  • Professor Jill Bargonetti’s New Research May Lead to More Effective Treatments for Breast Cancer

    March 3, 2015 | Hunter College

    PNAS, the journal of the National Academy of Sciences, has published an important paper by Jill Bargonetti, a Hunter cancer biologist. Bargonetti’s paper presents the results of new research exploring protein diversity in cells with the kind of genetic mutations linked to “triple negative” breast cancer. Because up to 25% of breast cancer patients suffer […]

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  • Hunter Congratulates the 2015 HEO Award Winners

    February 26, 2015 | Hunter College

    On February 17, President Raab presented this year’s HEO Awards to six outstanding members of the Hunter College administrative staff. The HEO Awards honor professionals whose dedicated efforts have led to major improvements in campus programs and services. In 2015, we honor these award winners: Myrna Fader, Advisor, Student Affairs, and Coordinator of Grants and […]

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