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  • Hunter College High School Senior Wins Top Award In Regeneron Science Talent Search

    May 9, 2018 | Hunter College

    Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today that Benjamin Firester, a Hunter College High School senior, has won the top prize in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018. The prize carries an award of $250,000. Benjy, as he is known, is the fourth Hunter High student to finish first in the competition’s history, and […]

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  • Hunter Professor’s Research Yields New Nanoparticle Discovery, and Possible New Cancer Treatments

    May 9, 2018 | Hunter College

    Hunter professor Hiroshi Matsui is part of a team of researchers who recently published a study in Nature Cell Biology, a leading publication of global science news, that touts the discovery of a new nanoparticle with promising implications for cancer research. This study represents the culmination of years of painstaking work by Professor Matsui, as […]

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  • Hunter Is Named a Fulbright 2017-2018 Top Producer

    May 9, 2018 | Hunter College

    The U.S. Department of State has just announced that Hunter maintains its standing as one of the nation’s Top Producers of Fulbright award winners. Of the master’s degree-granting public and private institutions named 2017-2018 Top U.S. Student Fulbright Producers, Hunter stands in the nation’s top 11 and New York State’s top 3. Hunter is also […]

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  • A conversation between Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bill and Melinda Gates at Hunter College

    May 9, 2018 | Hunter College

    On February 13, Hunter College hosted a conversation between Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bill and Melinda Gates in Assembly Hall. The wide-ranging Q&A explored Bill and Melinda’s 10th Annual Letter and why they are optimistic about the state of the world. Bill, Melinda, and Lin-Manuel engaged with the student audience and Facebook live viewers from around […]

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  • Roosevelt House Acquires Arthur Schlesinger Jr. Collection of Books on Presidential History

    February 1, 2018 | Hunter College

    A trove of 65 books on American political history, covering the presidency from the age of John Quincy Adams to the era of Bill Clinton—with a special emphasis on Franklin Delano Roosevelt—has been donated to Hunter College’s Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute by Alexandra Schlesinger, widow of the late historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Professor […]

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  • Hunter’s 216th Commencement: Celebrating Graduates Who Will Change the World

    February 1, 2018 | Hunter College

    Hunter College’s 216th commencement began with the rousing bellow of bagpipes as Hunter’s North Assembly Hall stage filled with graduates. With more than 150 countries and five continents represented by the Class of 2018, the ceremony was a celebration of diversity and aspiration. Lily Deng ’18, one of the class salutatorians, kicked off the afternoon […]

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  • Physical Activity Impacts Child Growth, New Hunter Study Finds

    January 16, 2018 | Hunter College

    Scientific Reports, an internationally recognized open access journal, has just published an important new study by Hunter post-doctoral research fellow Samuel Urlacher. Funded by the National Science Foundation, Dr. Urlacher is a biological anthropologist whose research seeks to understand variation in human health, physiology, and behavior through the lens of evolutionary theory. His recent study, […]

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  • New Study Finds Dolphins Demonstrate Self-Awareness Earlier than Humans and Chimpanzees

    January 16, 2018 | Hunter College

    Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) show the capacity for mirror self-recognition (MSR), an indicator of self-awareness, at an earlier age than humans and chimpanzees, as reported in a new study in PLOS ONE. According to co-authors on the study, Diana Reiss, Professor at Hunter College of the City University of New York and Rachel Morrison, Assistant […]

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  • New Study Finds Dolphins Demonstrate Self-Awareness Earlier than Humans and Chimpanzees

    January 11, 2018 | Hunter College

    Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) show the capacity for mirror self-recognition (MSR), an indicator of self-awareness, at an earlier age than humans and chimpanzees, as reported in a new study in PLOS ONE. According to co-authors on the study, Diana Reiss, Professor at Hunter College of the City University of New York and Rachel Morrison, Assistant […]

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  • New Study by Centro Finds 5% Enrollment Increase among Puerto Ricans in Florida Schools after Hurricane Maria

    January 11, 2018 | Hunter College

    The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College (Centro) estimates that 10,324 Puerto Rican students have already enrolled. In light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College (Centro) has released a new report that estimates the total number of Puerto Ricans enrolled in Florida schools […]

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