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  • Hunter Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander Receives Fulbright Specialists Award

    February 22, 2011 | Hunter College

    Meena Alexander, Distinguished Professor of English at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Italy at the University of Venice Ca’ Foscori during March 2011, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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  • Hunter is Named “Best Value College” for Third Straight Year

    February 22, 2011 | Hunter College

    For the third consecutive year, the Princeton Review has named Hunter College one of the top ten “Best Value” public colleges in the nation for 2011. Based on surveys of administrators and students at 650 public and private colleges and universities, the selection criteria covered more than 30 factors in three areas: academics, cost of attendance, and financial aid. Hunter was once again the only CUNY school on the list.

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  • Hunter College Senior Wins Top Award For Paper on Prison Problems

    February 10, 2011 | Hunter College

    Janet Garcia, a senior in the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter, has won the 2010 Undergraduate Student Paper Award from the nation’s leading criminology organization. The paper, “Alternative-to-Incarceration Programs: Addressing the Shortcomings of Correctional Services,” deals with a question that is especially contentious in New York and other states now: Is maintaining a large, costly prison system the best way to deal with crime, or are less expensive, more effective alternatives available?

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  • Hunter Distinguished Professor Wins a Writers for Writers Award

    February 2, 2011 | Hunter College

    Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Nunez, who teaches creative writing at Hunter, has won a 2011 Barnes and Noble Writers for Writers Award, a prestigious award which was won by three prominent writers this year. The author of seven novels including Anna In-Between (Akashic Books, 2009), Prospero’s Daughter (Ballantine Books, 2006), and Bruised Hibiscus (Seal Press, 2000), which won the American Book Award, Nunez is a champion of American writers of color. She co-founded the National Black Writers Conference, served as its director for 18 years and chaired the PEN American Center’s Open Book Committee.

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  • An App for Everything? Yes, Even One On Parenting, Courtesy of Hunter’s Dr. McIntyre

    January 24, 2011 | Hunter College

    A new app – the first ever on parenting – is now available at the iTunes store, thanks to Hunter Professor Tom McIntyre. Called “Positive Parenting Practices,” the app contains two hours of narration accompanied by fast-moving, hand-drawn images “to help parents raise ethical, moral, well-adjusted and well-behaved children.”

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  • The New York Times Honors Hunter Nursing Alumna for Innovative Work on Diabetes

    January 3, 2011 | Hunter College

    Jane Jeffrie Seley, who received her master’s in gerontology from the Hunter College School of Nursing in 1998, won the New York Times Tribute to Nurses Award for Innovation. A diabetes nurse practitioner and educator at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Seley was recognized for creating an interdisciplinary diabetes care council and nurse committees, developing a more enjoyable menu for diabetes patients, and revamping the ordering system for insulin, meals, and blood glucose monitoring.

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  • Hunter College Wins Grant for Innovative Chinese Language Program

    December 1, 2010 | Hunter College

    Hunter College has won a $975,000 grant to establish an innovative Chinese program designed to enable undergraduates to achieve a near-native command of the language

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  • Author/Journalist Alyssa Katz Named Jack Newfield Professor at Hunter College

    November 30, 2010 | Hunter College

    Author and journalist Alyssa Katz will serve as the Jack Newfield Professor at Hunter College in the spring semester, offering a course titled “Who Owns Public Housing?”

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  • Two Hunter Seniors Win Murray Kempton Awards for Journalism

    November 23, 2010 | Hunter College

    Two Hunter College seniors have won Murray Kempton Awards for Journalism honoring the contributions of outstanding undergraduate student journalists in a competition among students at all CUNY colleges.

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  • National League Of Nursing Names Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing a Center Of Excellence

    November 23, 2010 | Hunter College

    The National League for Nursing has announced that Hunter College’s School of Nursing in New York City is one of six schools of nursing selected to receive the organization’s Center of Excellence designation. Hunter, a first-time designee, was selected for “creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development.”

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