• 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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  • Ancient Bones Reveal Paths of Arctic Fox Migration: GC Anthropologists Are Part of Discovery Team

    September 19, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College

    Doctoral faculty and graduate students in archaeology in the GC Anthropology Program have collaborated with an international team of geneticists and biologists in a study of the arctic fox in Iceland.

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  • Poem by Faculty Member Inspires Music Competition and Award

    August 28, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College

    “Impossible Grace,” a poem written by Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander has inspired the first Al-Quds Composition Award, to be presented by the newly established College of Music at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem. The winning composition will receive two public performances in Jerusalem in October under the artistic direction of Anke Rauthmann, director of the Berlin Lyric Opera.

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  • Faculty Member Wins Theatre Library Association Book Award

    August 27, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College

    A book by doctoral faculty member Jonathan Kalb, professor of theatre at Hunter College, has won the Theatre Library Association’s 2012 George Freedley Memorial Award.

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  • Hunter’s MFA Program in Art Gets High Ranking from U.S. News

    March 15, 2012 | Hunter College

    The 2011 Graduate School Rankings issued by U.S. News lists Hunter’s MFA Program in Fine Arts high in the News nationwide roster of MFA Programs in Art and Design. Of the 230 programs assessed, Hunter was ranked #13.

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  • Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College Ranked #16 in the Nation

    March 14, 2012 | Hunter College

    The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College ranks 16th among 206 social work graduate programs nationwide, according to the 2012 U.S. News and World Report edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” This places Hunter’s school of social work in the top eight percent of all programs. Rankings are based on surveys of experts in the field of social work education. In the previous 2008 report, Hunter was was ranked 26th among 168 MSW programs.

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  • New York City Should Turn to the Sun for Power, Says Borough President Stringer on a Hunter College Rooftop

    January 30, 2012 | Hunter College

    Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer came to Hunter College on Thursday, January 26, with a powerful idea: New York should install solar panels on the roofs of its 1,094 public schools, a project that would eliminate nearly 77,000 tons of carbon from the city’s air each year, save taxpayers millions in energy costs and create 5,400 green jobs.

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