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  • Hunter College’s Iconic Sky Bridges Across Lexington Avenue Will Be Transformed By Conceptual Artist Robert Longo As Part of His American Bridge Project

    August 31, 2017 | Hunter College

    (New York, NY – August 29, 2017) – The Hunter College Art Galleries and Department of Art & Art History presents the American Bridge Project, a monumental, political work by the legendary conceptual artist Robert Longo. Robert Longo is Hunter College’s Zabar Visiting Artist this Fall, where he’ll be working with MFA students and delivering […]

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  • Two Hunter Seniors Win Gilman International Scholarships

    August 31, 2017 | Hunter College

    Hunter proudly congratulates Omar Albert ’18 and Kelly Liang ’18, two of the star students in the College’s Chinese Flagship Program. This summer, as they prepared for the Flagship program’s capstone year of study in China, they were both awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. With these scholarships, Albert and Liang won’t have to worry […]

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  • Hunter College Brings Social Work Education Expertise to Afghanistan’s Public Universities

    August 31, 2017 | Hunter College

      Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work has received a $2.3 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development to strengthen the counseling psychology department of Kabul and Herat Universities, Afghanistan’s flagship schools in its public university system. According to Martha Bragin, Associate Professor at Hunter’s Silberman School of Social Work and the […]

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  • Discovery From The Miocene Epoch: A New Species of Primate

    August 14, 2017 | Hunter College

    A new paper co-authored by Hunter Professor Christopher Gilbert presents an exciting discovery, filling in a gap in the scientific understanding of primate evolution. In August of 2014, Dr. Isaiah Nengo, an anthropology professor at De Aznza College and associate director of the Turkana Basin Institute at Stony Brook University, made a remarkable discovery during […]

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  • An Afternoon at Socrates Sculpture Park with Professor Nari Ward

    August 1, 2017 | Hunter College

    Socrates Sculpture Park, a museum and public park, is a well-known haven for New Yorkers seeking stimulating and surprising art in the outdoors. Located in Long Island City and open every day till sundown, the park offers New Yorkers the opportunity to stroll through multimedia installations and take in views of the water – always […]

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  • Hunter’s David Himmelstein and Stephanie Woolhandler Earn Distinction and Wide National Influence

    August 1, 2017 | Hunter College

    Hunter College is proud to announce that David Himmelstein and Stephanie Woolhandler – esteemed teachers, brilliant scholars and front-line leaders in the field of public health – have been named Distinguished Professors by The City University of New York. “Nationally and around the world, Professors Himmelstein and Woolhandler are known and admired not only for […]

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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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