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  • Professor Sangeeta Pratap Awarded Mexico’s Top Prize for Economics

    January 27, 2017 | Hunter College

    Professor Sangeeta Pratap of the Economics Department has been awarded the Banamex Prize, an annual award recognizing the best research, analysis, and solutions to the economic problems in Mexico. This international prize, Mexico’s highest and most distinguished economic award, is administered by the Banco Nacional de Mexico, the largest commercial bank in Mexico. For more […]

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  • Hunter College Student and Daughter of Pakistani Immigrants Receives Highly Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

    January 27, 2017 | Hunter College

    (December 12, 2016)  Hunter College of the City University of New York student Faiza Masood, Class of 2017, has been selected as a Marshall Scholar, it was announced today. She is one of only two students in New York State to receive the Marshall this year, and a first for Hunter College.  The Marshall Scholarship […]

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  • Hunter’s Model UN Team Wins Big in Washington D.C.

    January 27, 2017 | Hunter College

    The Hunter Model UN team has returned from its first conference of the year – in triumph! Held this November in Washington DC, the National Model UN Conference is one of the largest and most competitive conferences in the world for college level aspiring diplomats, and Hunter’s team garnered a multitude of awards, including the […]

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  • Professor Hiroshi Matsui Leads Belfer Team in Trailblazing Cancer Research

    January 27, 2017 | Hunter College

    Hunter Professor Hiroshi Matsui, an expert in bio-nanotechnology, is the lead author of a groundbreaking study just published in Nano Letters, a prominent academic journal. Professor Matsui’s article documents his Hunter lab’s discovery of a tiny new anti-cancer drug carrier. This nanoparticle-based carrier promises to replace current drug-delivery methods and dramatically improve treatment for metastatic […]

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  • Honoring the Legacy of Dr. John Henrik Clarke

    November 18, 2016 | Hunter College

    “History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are, but more importantly, what they must be.” – […]

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  • Hunter Takes the Lead in NYC’s Mental Health Services Corps

    October 12, 2016 | Hunter College

    When Mayor Bill DiBlasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray launched ThriveNYC, their pioneering initiative to address and support the mental health needs of New Yorkers, they made the announcement from the lobby of Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work, home of Hunter’s graduate social work programs and a nexus for the community. On Wednesday, […]

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  • New Strides for HIV Research at Hunter

    September 30, 2016 | Hunter College

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 1.2 million people in the United States are currently living with HIV – and one in eight of those people don’t know they have it. That problem is particularly dire for young people, who account for more than a quarter of newly diagnosed HIV infections, and […]

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  • Hunter College’s Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Named a 2016 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow

    September 30, 2016 | Hunter College

    Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, a Master Artist-in-Residence in the Rita & Burton MFA in Playwriting at Hunter College, has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Known as the “Genius Grant,” Jacobs-Jenkins joins an impressive list of Fellows including Hunter College High School alum Lin-Manuel Miranda who was given the honor in 2015. Faculty member Jacobs-Jenkins and 22 […]

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  • Professor Steve Greenbaum Wins Distinguished Scientist Award

    September 22, 2016 | Hunter College

    Hunter congratulates Professor Steve Greenbaum, chair of the Department of Physics, on receiving the 2016 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Greenbaum, a world-class researcher and mentor, will receive his award at the SACNAS national conference in Long Beach, Calif., this October. In its congratulatory […]

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  • Hunter College Center for HIV/AIDS Research (CHEST) to commemorate 20th Anniversary with Major Conference

    September 14, 2016 | Hunter College

    Contact: Jeffrey Parsons (CHEST): jparsons@chestnyc.org; or Rafael Muñoz (Roosevelt House): rmu@hunter.cuny.edu Hunter College Center for HIV/AIDS Research (CHEST) to Commemorate 20th Anniversary with Major Conference Focusing on Urgent Needs for Future Study, Further Government Attention (NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016)—The Hunter College LGBT Social Science and Public Policy Center is convening  a half-day symposium to mark the 20-year anniversary […]

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