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Archive for June, 2017

Oldest Primate Skeleton Ever Found Shows Earth’s Earliest Primates Lived in the Treetops

June 14, 2017 | News

A new study lead by Stephen Chester, an assistant professor at Brooklyn College, on 62-million-year-old bones reveals the small creatures ‘undoubtedly lived in trees,’ squashing earlier arguments that claimed they were built for life on the ground. “The discovery of the oldest known partial primate skeleton in New Mexico has provided anatomical evidence on their […]

A New Book About the Experiences of a Generation that Lived During the Socialist Era

June 7, 2017 | Announcements

Lisa Pope Fischer, Associate Professor of Anthropology at City Tech, has published a new book titled Symbolic Traces of Communist Legacy in Post-socialist Hungary. In it, she shows how personal practices symbolically refurbish elements from the Communist era to fit present-day challenges. To learn more about and to purchase Symbolic Traces of Communist Legacy in Post-socialist […]

Proposal Pre-Submission Peer Review Program

June 5, 2017 | Announcements

To support and encourage proposal excellence at the University, The Research Foundation at the City University of New York has established a unique and invaluable opportunity for you to submit your NSF and NIH R- (excluding R13, STTR, & SBIR) and K-series program proposals. Learn more and take advantage of this great opportunity at