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  • Hunter College and Centro Launch Rebuild Puerto Rico

    October 24, 2017 | Hunter College

    Hunter College and the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) today announced the launch of Rebuild Puerto Rico, a virtual hub that provides helpful information about the hurricane recovery efforts on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. In collaboration with the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration, elected officials, community organizations and other influencers, […]

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  • There’s Another Genius on the Upper East Side: Hunter’s Annie Baker Named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow

    October 24, 2017 | Hunter College

    Annie Baker, the co-associate director of the Rita and Burton Goldberg MFA in Playwriting Program at Hunter College, has been named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow. As a recipient of the “Genius Grant,” Baker joins an impressive list of MacArthur Fellows including her co-associate director, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, who received the award last year, and Hunter College […]

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  • Professor Jonathon Rendina Awarded $3.6M NIH Grant to Study Stigma and HIV-Related Health Outcomes

    October 24, 2017 | Hunter College

    Hunter College’s Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training  has been awarded a five-year research grant for more than $3.65 million from the National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH) to better understand how stigma is associated with mental and physical health outcomes for HIV-positive gay and bisexual men. The Principal Investigator (PI) on the award […]

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  • Roosevelt House Director Harold Holzer Receives Empire State Archives and History Award

    October 24, 2017 | Hunter College

    Harold Holzer, the Jonathan F. Fanton Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, received the 2017 Empire State Archives and History Award from the New York State Archives. At the September 6th ceremony, held at The Great Hall of The Cooper Union, actor and Tony Award nominee Stephen Lang treated the […]

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  • Professor Tracy Dennis-Tiwary Receives Major Grant to Study Adolescent Anxiety

    September 8, 2017 | Hunter College

    Hunter psychology professor Dr. Tracy Dennis-Tiwary has been awarded a $1.59 million grant to study adolescent anxiety. Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the research will be jointly conducted at Hunter and the New York University Langone Health’s Child Study Center. For many people, adolescence is a time when anxiety emerges at its […]

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  • Hunter College’s Iconic Sky Bridges Across Lexington Avenue Will Be Transformed By Conceptual Artist Robert Longo As Part of His American Bridge Project

    August 31, 2017 | Hunter College

    (New York, NY – August 29, 2017) – The Hunter College Art Galleries and Department of Art & Art History presents the American Bridge Project, a monumental, political work by the legendary conceptual artist Robert Longo. Robert Longo is Hunter College’s Zabar Visiting Artist this Fall, where he’ll be working with MFA students and delivering […]

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  • Two Hunter Seniors Win Gilman International Scholarships

    August 31, 2017 | Hunter College

    Hunter proudly congratulates Omar Albert ’18 and Kelly Liang ’18, two of the star students in the College’s Chinese Flagship Program. This summer, as they prepared for the Flagship program’s capstone year of study in China, they were both awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. With these scholarships, Albert and Liang won’t have to worry […]

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  • Hunter College Brings Social Work Education Expertise to Afghanistan’s Public Universities

    August 31, 2017 | Hunter College

      Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work has received a $2.3 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development to strengthen the counseling psychology department of Kabul and Herat Universities, Afghanistan’s flagship schools in its public university system. According to Martha Bragin, Associate Professor at Hunter’s Silberman School of Social Work and the […]

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  • Discovery From The Miocene Epoch: A New Species of Primate

    August 14, 2017 | Hunter College

    A new paper co-authored by Hunter Professor Christopher Gilbert presents an exciting discovery, filling in a gap in the scientific understanding of primate evolution. In August of 2014, Dr. Isaiah Nengo, an anthropology professor at De Aznza College and associate director of the Turkana Basin Institute at Stony Brook University, made a remarkable discovery during […]

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  • An Afternoon at Socrates Sculpture Park with Professor Nari Ward

    August 1, 2017 | Hunter College

    Socrates Sculpture Park, a museum and public park, is a well-known haven for New Yorkers seeking stimulating and surprising art in the outdoors. Located in Long Island City and open every day till sundown, the park offers New Yorkers the opportunity to stroll through multimedia installations and take in views of the water – always […]

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