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  • Pre-Law Event Brings Together Top Legal minds to Discuss 1st Amendment

    March 23, 2017 | Hunter College

    Since 2005, Hunter’s pre-law program has provided students with programs and services that enrich their understanding of the legal profession, and help them gain entry to some of the top law schools in the country. On March 8, 2017, the Kaye Playhouse opened its doors to donors, students, faculty members, and other members of the […]

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  • Hunter Is Named a Fulbright 2016-17 Top Producer

    March 9, 2017 | 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 award-winning Fulbright U.S. Students. Of the 23 master’s degree-granting institutions named 2016-2017 Top Student Fulbright Producers, Hunter stands in the nation’s top 6. It is also notable that among the top 15 colleges and […]

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  • Hunter’s William Solecki Appointed as an Author of Major Climate Change Report

    March 9, 2017 | Hunter College

    William Solecki, professor of geography at Hunter College and founding director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, has been selected by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to serve on a team of experts who will prepare a new special report on the impacts of global warming. The IPCC, established in 1988 under […]

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  • Marking Two Years of Cutting-Edge Research at Belfer

    February 23, 2017 | Hunter College

    New York City has long been a center of great breakthroughs in medical research. On a recent afternoon, principal investigators, leaders, and students from Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hunter College gathered at the Belfer Research Building to celebrate a partnership that promises to yield future stellar advances. The inaugural Hunter College/Weill Cornell Medicine Belfer […]

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  • Hunter College Professor of Studio Art Nari Ward Wins the 2017 Vilcek Prize

    February 17, 2017 | Hunter College

    The prestigious Vilcek Prize has been awarded to Hunter Professor of Studio Art Nari Ward, an acclaimed sculptor. Awarded annually by the Vilcek Foundation, the prize honors immigrants who have made lasting contributions to American society through their extraordinary achievements in biomedical research, the arts and the humanities. This is the first time in 11 […]

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  • WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein Named Roosevelt House 2017 Jack Newfield Fellow in Journalism

    February 16, 2017 | Hunter College

    New York, February 14, 2017 – Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today that award-winning broadcast reporter Andrea Bernstein will serve as the 2017 Jack Newfield Visiting Professor of Journalism at the school’s Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. Ms. Bernstein, who begins her fellowship for the spring semester, will be teaching a seminar in […]

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  • Human Rights Photo Exhibition Opens at Roosevelt House

    February 14, 2017 | Hunter College

    (FEBRUARY 14, 2017)—The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College announced today the opening of a new exhibition: “Our Rights, Our Freedoms, Always: Celebrating Human Rights Through the Camera Lens.” The display of 29 large, high-quality color photographs from the European Pressphoto Agency vividly illustrates the principles in the International Bill of Rights, and […]

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  • Former NYC Traffic Commissioner Sam Schwartz (‘Gridlock Sam’) to Serve as Inaugural Ted Kheel Transportation Fellow at Roosevelt House

    February 14, 2017 | Hunter College

    Sam Schwartz, author, engineer, veteran public official, and renowned expert in sustainable urban transportation policy, will serve as the inaugural Theodore Kheel Visiting Fellow in Transportation at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College. This fellowship, made possible by the Nurture Nature Foundation, is named for legendary attorney and mediator Theodore W. Kheel, […]

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  • Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann Visits Hunter

    January 27, 2017 | Hunter College

    On Friday, December 9, Hunter welcomed Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann to the Department of Chemistry’s seminar series. Hoffmann shared lunch, shop talk and advice with Hunter grad students and chemistry majors, listening to every student describe their field of study and latest projects. Afterward, to an overflow crowd in Hunter North, he gave a memorable […]

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  • Hunter College and the U.N. Celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    January 27, 2017 | Hunter College

    This December 10th marked the 68th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a seminal moment for the international respect and acknowledgement of human dignity. This historic document was adopted and proclaimed by international world leaders of the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 in Paris—and this year, the celebration of […]

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