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  • Hunter College President Honored By A Better Chance

    May 30, 2006 | Hunter College

    NEW YORK, (May 30, 2006) — A Better Chance, the national resource for identifying, recruiting and developing leaders among academically gifted students of color, will present its Benjamin E. Mays Award to Jennifer J. Raab, president of Hunter College of the City University of New York. The award memorializes the late Dr. Mays, scholar, orator, […]

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  • Car Cell Phone Talkers Less Likely To Buckle Up, Says Hunter College Study

    May 15, 2006 | Hunter College

    NEW YORK — Drivers who talk on hand-held phones — a population of drivers at greater risk for an automobile accident — are less likely to wear seat belts than those who were not talking on a hand-held cell phone, according to a new Hunter College study. According to the study, conducted by Hunter College […]

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  • Senator John Edwards Speaks at Hunter

    May 11, 2006 | Hunter College

    John Edwards — the 2004 Democratic vice presidential candidate — said in a speech at Hunter on May 11th that poverty in America was “the great moral issue of our time.” The former senator from North Carolina was the keynote speaker and special guest at this year’s highly-acclaimed Presidential Public Leadership Program. Edwards spent the […]

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  • Hunter Student Wins Fulbright to Spain

    May 1, 2006 | Hunter College

    Erica Seppala, a graduate student in the Hunter School of Education’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program, has won a Fulbright to teach English in Spain. Seppala will work as a teaching assistant at a Spanish high school or official language school and will also volunteer her services in a Spanish organization […]

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  • Hunter Professor Bellin Named Carnegie Scholar

    April 27, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter Political Science Professor Eva Bellin has been named a 2006 Carnegie Scholar, one of 20 scholars chosen by the Carnegie Corporation to study issues relating to Islam and the modern world. Bellin will receive nearly $100,000 to study Islam-centered research themes over the next two years. Bellin is regarded as one of the most […]

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  • Hunter’s Women’s Swim Team Earns National Honor

    April 27, 2006 | Hunter College

    After winning their fifth consecutive City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Championship earlier this year, the Hunter Women’s Swim team has achieved yet another milestone. The defending champions were named an Academic All-America team by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their tremendous efforts in the classroom. To qualify for […]

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  • Merage Institute Awards Fellowship to Hunter Student

    April 21, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter senior Jane (Yevgeniya) Elkina has been awarded a 2006 Merage American Dream Fellowship, which recognizes students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership skills, creativity and initiative. Elkina is one of 14 students selected from colleges across the country and is the only CUNY student to win this year’s fellowship. Applicants, who must be immigrants, […]

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  • Hunter Professor Named 2006 Guggenheim Fellow

    April 21, 2006 | Hunter College

    Michael Gitlin, a film and media studies professor at Hunter College of the City University of New York, has been named a 2006 Guggenheim Fellow and is the only CUNY faculty member to win this year’s fellowship. One of the most prestigious fellowships in the arts and sciences, the Guggenheim will support Gitlin’s work on […]

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  • Two Hunter Juniors Awarded HIA Fellowships

    April 5, 2006 | Hunter College

    Two Hunter College juniors, Merida Lang and Lindsey Toft, have been awarded Humanity in Action Fellowships. HIA sponsors summer fellowship programs in Denmark, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Poland and the United States, where students study the condition of minorities in the host country and seek innovative ways to address these issues. Following the summer program, […]

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  • Hunter Named One of America’s “Best Values” by Princeton Review

    April 4, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter College is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges, according to America’s Best Value Colleges, a guidebook that profiles 150 schools named by The Princeton Review as the best deals in undergraduate education this year. http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/news/pdf/princeton-review.pdf In the 2007 edition, Hunter College is one of 103 public colleges that met The Princeton Review’s best […]

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