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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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  • U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Gives Keynote Address at Hunter’s Roosevelt House Ribbon Cutting

    November 16, 2010 | Hunter College

    A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorated the official opening of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College last night. Joining Hunter President Jennifer J. Raab in cutting the ribbon was special guest and keynote speaker Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations. U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, New York City Councilmember Dan Garodnick, CUNY Vice […]

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  • Hunter Freshman Gives President Obama a Tattoo

    October 28, 2010 | Hunter College

    Thanks to Hunter College freshman and nursing student Steven Gordon, Barack Obama will never have to worry about finding his way home. That’s because on October 12, Gordon presented the president with a tattoo reading, “My Name is B.O. If I’m lost, please call the White House.”

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  • Hunter Receives $4.25 Million to Investigate Declining Employment Rates Among the Disabled

    October 26, 2010 | Hunter College

    Hunter College has received a five-year grant for $4.25 million from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to lead a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) that will generate new knowledge about individual characteristics related to employment rates among people with disabilities. The evidence base built through the RRTC research activities will be used to improve strategies and interventions for attaining better employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

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  • Prolific Hunter Psych Prof Hauber Gives Publishing Advice in Current Issue of Nature

    October 19, 2010 | Hunter College

    Hunter professor of psychology and animal behavior Mark Hauber is prominently featured in a current article in the leading international science journal Nature, delivering advice about how to get published in major trade magazines and journals.

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  • Hunter Chemistry Team Achieves Scientific Breakthrough

    October 19, 2010 | Hunter College

    A team in the Hunter chemistry department has achieved a scientific breakthrough that could have a far-reaching impact on the emerging field of nanotechnology.

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  • It’s Kind of a Funny Story, film based on Hunter Graduate Vizzini’s Book, Opens to Critical Praise

    October 18, 2010 | Hunter College

    It’s Kind of a Funny Story, the new movie based on the novel of the same name by Hunter graduate Ned Vizzini (BA ‘03), is “disarmingly gentle, sweet and whimsical,” in the view of New York Times film critic A.O. Scott, who adds that he unhesitatingly recommends the movie to “the legions of children and parents who are fans (or who should be) of Mr. Vizzini’s book.”

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  • Hunter College’s Peter Carey Nominated for Nation’s Top Literary Prize

    October 14, 2010 | Hunter College

    Peter Carey, executive director of Hunter’s MFA program in creative writing, is a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction for his widely praised new novel, Parrot and Olivier in America. It is the latest in a long list of honors for Carey, who is one of only two living authors to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize twice and who was on the short list for this year’s Booker.

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  • Hunter Professors Win Major NIH Funding

    October 14, 2010 | Hunter College

    Two Hunter psychology professors, Regina Miranda and Vanya Quinones-Jenab, have won a grant of nearly $3 million for a program to encourage minorities and members of other underrepresented groups to pursue doctorates in the neurosciences.

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  • Hunter’s Peter Carey Short-listed for Booker Prize– Which Could Be His Third

    September 8, 2010 | Hunter College

    Hunter College’s Peter Carey might break a record and become the only person to win the Man Booker Prize three times. Parrot and Olivier in America, Carey’s latest novel, has just been short-listed for this year’s prize, along with five other books.

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