• Published Work of Lehman Professors Among Most Frequently Cited by Colleagues

    December 7, 2015 | Lehman College

    Being recognized by your colleagues and peers is perhaps the ultimate compliment a research professor can receive. Eight studies, published by seven Lehman professors in the School of Natural and Socials Sciences, are among the top one percent of most frequently cited publications in their respective fields, according to an analysis of the Web of Science. The […]

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  • Lehman College Freshman Year Initiative Program Wins Prestigious ‘Best Practices’ Award

    December 3, 2015 | Lehman College

    Lehman College’s Freshman Year Initiative Program (FYI) has received the 2015 Best Practices in Student Retention Award from the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) at the University of Oklahoma. The award recognizes the Lehman program as a national model for its system-wide approach to the institution’s retention issues—rates for first-year students at the College reached 83.4 percent, which is 20 percent higher than the national average.

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  • Lehman College Anthropologists Witness Historic European Refugee Crisis

    October 29, 2015 | Lehman College

    The anthropologists are both Greek natives and witnessed the historic events on the ground, spending time talking and interviewing refugees, police, NGO (non-governmental organization) humanitarian workers and Lesvos residents, to help understand the crisis. Papadopoulos also took stunning photographs that starkly captured both the squalid living conditions in and around the refugee camps and the courage of the struggling individuals striving for better lives. They say that help from many NGO organizations was critical to the survival of the refugees.

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  • Lehman College Presents Seventh Annual Three-Day Jazz Festival Nov. 18-20

    October 23, 2015 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

    The annual festival provides performance and learning opportunities for talented musicians who are studying music in New York City schools. More than 250 students perform at this festival each year, which is broadcast live on Bronxnet TV and online at

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    October 21, 2015 | Lehman College

    TŌN was founded in 2015 as a graduate training orchestra and three-year master’s degree program designed to prepare musicians for challenges facing the modern symphony orchestra.

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  • Lehman College’s SEEK Program Nominated for Prestigious Award

    September 25, 2015 | Lehman College

    “When the students first arrive, they don’t have a realistic idea of what it entails to be good students, to be successful college students, so we begin the transformation process immediately,” she explains. By transformation Hernández means empowering the students to take charge of their education, instilling in them a need to perform at their best academically, and to be fully engaged in their college education in and out of the classroom.

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  • Lehman Professor Miguel Perez Inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ Hall of Fame

    September 24, 2015 | Lehman College

    Miguel Perez, an acclaimed award-winning journalist and former chair of the Journalism, Communications, and Theater Department at Lehman College, recently achieved a major career milestone. On September 19, Professor Perez was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, an organization that he co-founded in 1984. The Hall of Fame […]

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  • Lehman Professor Takes Off as New Host of PBS Digital Astronomy Series

    September 24, 2015 | Lehman College

    When it came time to choose a new host for the immensely popular PBS digital series Space Time, the producers picked a Lehman College astrophysics professor with just the right stuff. Matthew O’Dowd, the Australian-born Physics and Astronomy Department assistant professor, is about to launch an online video career of hosting a web series that explores the universe […]

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  • 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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