• Dr. Christopher Malone Named Associate Dean of the Lehman College School of Natural and Social Sciences

    September 18, 2015 | Lehman College

    Dr. Christopher Malone, a nationally renowned political scientist with 15 years of leadership and faculty experience at Pace University, has been appointed associate dean at the Lehman College School of Natural and Social Sciences. Dr. Malone started his new position at Lehman on August 24. In addition to his years as an innovative faculty member at Pace, Malone […]

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  • Bronx Institute Awarded $12.6 million for GEAR UP Program

    September 14, 2015 | Lehman College

    The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $12.6 million, seven-year grant, to the Bronx Institute at Lehman College, for GEAR UP, (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) a program designed to help low-income and minority students dramatically improve their high school graduation and college acceptance rates. This is the fifth GEAR UP grant that […]

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  • Homo Naledi, New Species in Human Lineage, Is Found in South African Cave

    September 12, 2015 | Lehman College

    A groundbreaking discovery in South Africa has uncovered remains of a previously unidentified species of the early human lineage — Homo naledi. Lehman College anthropology professor William Harcourt-Smith, who also co-authored the study on Homo Naledi, led the analysis of the feet of the new species, which he said are “virtually indistinguishable from those of modern humans.” […]

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  • Lehman Professor Among the Researchers That Discovered New Human Species

    September 11, 2015 | Lehman College

    Among the team of researchers who announced the discovery of a new human species—Homo naledi—is William Harcourt-Smith, a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Lehman College. Dr. Harcourt-Smith lead the team that researched the new species’ feet, which he told The New York Times, were “virtually indistinguishable from those of modern humans.” This suggests that H. […]

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  • Lehman Grad Accepted to Prestigious Opera Program in Austria

    September 8, 2015 | Lehman College

    Even in a music department with a longstanding tradition of developing talent, Darian Anderson Worrell stands out. A 2014 graduate with a B.S., bass-baritone opera singer Worrell has been accepted into the master’s program of the Internationale Sommerakademie Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. The 28-year-old’s exposure to the genre was both unexpected and happenstance. Born in […]

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  • New Innovation Lab at Lehman College Grooms IT Professionals, Businesses

    August 21, 2015 | Lehman College

    “It’s a win-win situation for everyone,” explains Eva Sofianos, a Lehman alumna from ’04, ’06 and IBM IT Specialist, who co-ran the summer pilot program. “Here are businesses in need of IT solutions and students in need of opportunities to build their experience. The training this program provides is rigorous, but at the end the students are ready to move to the next level in their careers.”

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  • National Cancer Institute Awards $1 Million Grant to Lehman College Biology Professor for Killing Cancer Research

    August 14, 2015 | Lehman College

    BRONX, NY—Dr. Moira Sauane, who teaches in the Department of Biological Sciences at Lehman College, has received a four-year, $1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to support her groundbreaking research. Her work is focused on understanding how different proteins behave at the cellular and molecular level for the purpose of developing cancer therapies […]

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  • “Best of the Bronx” Wins an Emmy

    August 4, 2015 | Lehman College

    “Best of the Bronx,” a series of one minute videos promoting the borough that Lehman College calls home has won an Emmy Award in the Best Public Service Announcement category. The ten videos, funded by a grant from the Mayor’s Office for Media and Entertainment, were written, produced, recorded, and edited by Lehman College students […]

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  • Eleanore Wurtzel (GC/Lehman) Identifies Enzyme to Potentially End Vitamin A Deficiency

    June 16, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center, Lehman College

    Professor Eleanore T. Wurtzel (GC/Lehman, Biochemistry/Biology) has identified a new enzyme in plants that shows promise for ending vitamin A deficiency — a life-threatening health issue that affects 250 million children worldwide.

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  • Professor Elected to Board of Trustees of Prestigious Gordon Research Conferences

    June 15, 2015 | Lehman College

    Professor Eleanore T. Wurtzel of the Biological Sciences Department and Chair of the CUNY Ph.D. subprogram in Plant Sciences was elected to the Board of Trustees of the prestigious Gordon Research Conferences (GRC), whose mission it is to advance the frontiers of science. Dr. Wurtzel began her appointment on the GRC Board of Trustees in 2012 and will serve […]

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