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  • Primates: Now with Only Half the Calories! A New Study by Associate Professor Herman Pontzer

    January 21, 2014 | Hunter College

    A new study by Dr. Herman Pontzer, an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Hunter College, shows that humans and other primates burn 50% fewer calories each day than other mammals of similar size. The study, “Primate Energetics and Life History,” which appears in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that this […]

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  • In Memoriam: Dr. Marie T. Filbin

    January 15, 2014 | Hunter College

    With great sadness, we write of the passing of Dr. Marie T. Filbin, Distinguished Professor of Biology and internationally renowned Hunter neuroscientist. Dr. Filbin passed away in Ireland where she was born, surrounded by family and friends, after a long illness. Dr. Filbin’s groundbreaking work describes the chemical environment of an injured nervous system and […]

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  • Dr. Kenya Beard Named Nurse Educator of 2013 by National Black Nurses Association

    June 27, 2013 | Hunter College, Uncategorized

    The National Black Nurses Association has named Kenya Beard, of the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, the Nurse Educator of the Year. Beard, EdD, GNP-BC, NP-C, ACNP-BC, CNE, is an assistant professor and the Josiah Macy Faculty Scholar at Hunter-Bellevue. The award recognizes “outstanding contributions to professional and/or patient education.” When news of the award was […]

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  • A Letter of Commendation from President Raab to Dean Steiner and The School of Education Faculty

    June 27, 2013 | Hunter College

    Congratulations on the wonderful recognition of the School of Education in the recent National Council on Teacher Quality and U.S. News & World Report ratings of teacher preparation programs. To see the program highlighted as having all five of its scored programs in the 96th percentile or higher nationwide, and as “the only institution that […]

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  • Presidential Awards Honor Outstanding Faculty Members

    June 27, 2013 | Hunter College

    In a festive ceremony on May 15, President Jennifer J. Raab presented 12 members of the Hunter faculty with the 2013 Presidential Awards for Excellence. Held every spring, the ceremony is an opportunity for President Raab and the entire Hunter faculty to honor distinguished members of the academic community. The 2013 awards recognized contributions and […]

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  • Hunter Students Win Gilman International Scholarships for Summer Study Abroad

    June 26, 2013 | Hunter College, Uncategorized

    Dania Darwish and David Kattan see the entire world as their classroom. Both are psychology majors with a deep interest in diverse cultures and a strong resolve to interact with and learn from people in foreign lands. This summer, as winners of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Dania and David are using the grants […]

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  • Five Hunter Students Win Highly Selective Critical Language Scholarships for Summer Study Abroad

    May 22, 2013 | Hunter College

    Hunter students Michelle Balon, Hunter Gross, Umila Singh, Michael Oman-Reagan, and Jeanne Michaels have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State to study “critical needs” languages during the summer of 2013. The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical […]

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  • Three Hunter Chinese Flagship Students Win Prestigious Boren Scholarships

    May 22, 2013 | Hunter College

    Hunter Chinese Flagship students Dillon O’Connor, Rossi Petrova, and Crystal Yeh have all won prestigious Boren Scholarships to support their Flagship Capstone year of study in China starting in fall 2013. Each student will receive up to $20,000. The Boren Scholarship is an extremely competitive grant from the National Security Education Program designed to encourage […]

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  • Professor Kalb Wins George Jean Nathan Award

    December 5, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College

    Doctoral faculty member Jonathan Kalb (Theatre) is a recipient of the 2011–12 George Jean Nathan Award for dramatic criticism for Great Lengths: Seven Works of Marathon Theater (University of Michigan Press, 2011). He shares the prize with Kenneth Gross (Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life). Kalb previously won the Nathan Award in 1990–91 for his […]

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  • Fabricant/Fine Book on K–12 Ed Is a “Must-Read,” Says Christian Science Monitor

    October 5, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College

    The Christian Science Monitor has named Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education, by doctoral faculty members Michael Fabricant (Prof., Hunter, Social Welfare) and Michelle Fine (Dist. Prof., GC, Psychology, Urban Education), one of the year’s 15 must-read books about K–12 education in the United States. The Monitor says, “This book provides an […]

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