• 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. In the 2007 edition, Hunter College is one of 103 public colleges that met The Princeton Review’s best […]

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  • Anthony Lewis and Molly Ivins Receive Aronson Lifetime Achievement Awards for Social Justice Journalism from Hunter

    March 27, 2006 | Hunter College

    Former New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis, syndicated writer Molly Ivins and other winners of Hunter College’s 2005 James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism will be honored during a ceremony open to the public 6 PM, Tuesday, April 11, in the Faculty Dining Room, located on the Eighth Floor, Hunter College West Building, 68th […]

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  • First Newfield Professorship in Journalism at Hunter College Awarded to Wayne Barrett

    February 10, 2006 | Hunter College

    Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab today announced that Wayne Barrett, a Senior Editor at the Village Voice, has been awarded the inaugural Jack Newfield Visiting Professorship in Journalism by Hunter College. The professorship, named in memory of journalist and Hunter alumnus Jack Newfield, was created to maintain his legacy through special classes, other programs […]

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  • Bella Abzug Leadership Institute Launched at Hunter

    February 8, 2006 | Hunter College

    High school and college women will learn essential leadership skills at a newly launched institute housed at Hunter and named for one of the College’s most celebrated alumnae—legendary feminist leader Bella S. Abzug (1920-1998). The launch of the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI) was announced at a news conference held at Hunter on February 8. […]

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  • National Physics Organization Honors Hunter’s Godfrey Gumbs

    December 8, 2005 | Hunter College

    Godfrey Gumb, one of Hunter’s most widely cited scientific researchers, just received two honors from the American Physical Society (APS), the main professional organization in physics. Gumbs, whose honors include an endowed professorship at Hunter–he is the Maria A. Chianta and Alice M. Stoll Professor of Physics–has been named a Fellow of APS and the […]

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  • Gene Center Receives $13.2 Million NIH Grant

    December 7, 2005 | Hunter College

    Hunter’s Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function (Gene Center) was recently awarded a five-year grant of $13.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant represents a 55% increase over the award of $8.5M for 2000-2005. The Gene Center was founded in 1985 to foster interdepartmental collaboration in genetic research. Since […]

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  • Hunter College is One of the Country’s Best 357 Colleges

    December 7, 2005 | Hunter College

    According to a survey by The Princeton Review of over 110,000 students at 357 top colleges around the country, Hunter College ranks #4 in the diverse student population category. Hunter is also listed as one of the “best bargains” around, coming in #12 on the list of best bargains among public colleges. Robert Franek, the […]

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  • Morano Named Senior Faculty Fellow at Hunter’s Brookdale Center on Aging

    November 7, 2005 | Hunter College

    Dennis L. Kodner, Executive Director of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College, has announced the appointment of Carmen L. Morano as Senior Faculty Fellow at Brookdale and Associate Professor at the Hunter College School of Social Work. One of the nation’s leading gerontologists, Morano comes to Brookdale from the University of Maryland School […]

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  • Madonna “Teaches” Hunter Film Class

    October 18, 2005 | Hunter College

    Film students at Hunter got a big surprise recently when they watched a sneak preview of Madonna’s new movie – and their guest professor for the day turned out to be the former Material Girl herself! Madonna talked with and answered questions for some 125 film, media, and theatre students who had just been given […]

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  • Hunter’s Brazill Receives Presidential Award

    June 13, 2005 | Hunter College

    At a White House ceremony Monday, June 13, Hunter College Biology Professor Derrick T. Brazill received the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on young scientists – the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE) – for his groundbreaking work in understanding how organisms monitor and regulate the density of cells in different tissues, […]

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