• Hunter Social Work Professor Abramovitz Named Educator of the Year

    December 20, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter Social Work School Professor Mimi Abramovitz has been named “Educator of the Year” (2006) by the NYS Social Work Education Association. This honor was conferred upon Abramovitz for her significant contributions to the field of social work and for her outstanding leadership on behalf of the social work education community. “I am deeply honored […]

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  • Hunter Professor Wins MLA Award

    December 13, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter Romance Languages Professor Evelyne Ender has been awarded the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies by the Modern Language Association of America for her book, Architexts of Memory: Literature, Science, and Autobiography. Awarded annually for an outstanding scholarly work that is written by a member of the association and involves at […]

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  • Hunter Professor Roy DeCarava Honored at the White House

    November 22, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter College’s Roy DeCarava was awarded the prestigious 2006 National Medal of Arts by President Bush at the White House on November 9. DeCarava, a Distinguished Professor of Art at Hunter, has devoted more than 60 years to an extraordinary career as a master photographer and a pioneer in the art of photography. During a […]

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  • Hunter Gets $1.6 Million Grant to Study Factors Related to Drug Abuse

    November 20, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter was recently awarded a five-year $1.6 million grant to support three research projects that are examining aspects of drug abuse. The grant is from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health. Professor Gordon A. Barr is principal investigator for the new grant, which supports the research projects of Professors […]

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  • $800,000 Grant Will Help Hunter Train More Teachers Of Learners with Severe Disabilities

    November 17, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter College will be able to prepare more people to teach children who are severely/multiply disabled and have auditory and visual impairments, thanks to a four-year $800,000 grant brought in by Rosanne K. Silberman, professor of special education. The grant is from the U.S. Department of Education. “There is a severe shortage of qualified teachers […]

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  • Hunter ’06 Alum Places High in NYC Marathon

    November 7, 2006 | Hunter College

    Former Hunter cross-country star Omri Holzman was among the leading runners in the New York City Marathon on November 5. The June 2006 Hunter graduate — participating in his first career marathon – placed 20th in his age group and 48th in the male category among nearly 38,000 finishers. Overall, Holzman’s time of 2:29.21 put […]

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  • Barron’s Names Hunter ‘Best Buy’ in College Education

    November 6, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter College has been listed in the new ninth edition of Barron’s “Best Buys in College Education” — the only CUNY school to receive such recognition. In recommending Hunter as one of a select group of colleges where it says the education dollar goes further, Barron’s praised it as a dynamic “working class college, with […]

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  • Hunter Women’s Tennis Claims Seventh Straight Conference Title

    October 23, 2006 | Hunter College

    Top-seeded Hunter Hawks (19-0) won their seventh straight CUNYAC Women’s Tennis Championships, defeating the No. 2 seeded Baruch Bearcats 8-1 at the U.S. National Tennis Center on Saturday, October 21. The victory gives the Hawks the conference’s first automatic bid to the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships, which will be held this spring, as well as […]

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  • Hunter Senior Named Young Ambassador by German Academic Exchange Service

    October 23, 2006 | Hunter College

    Anastasiya Shapochkina has been singled out for an international honor. The Hunter senior has been named a Young Ambassador for the 2006-07 academic year by the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst-DAAD). She is one of 20 Young Ambassadors chosen nationwide from among students who studied or interned in Germany last year. The Young […]

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  • Hunter Hailed as Top School for Fulbright Scholars

    October 20, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter College is highlighted in the October 20 edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education for the success of its students in winning highly sought-after Fulbright awards. Hunter — with four Fulbright scholars for the 2006-07 academic year — appears on the “Top Producing” schools list of Master’s Institutions having the highest number of U.S. […]

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