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Human Rights in the Americas Freedom of Expression & Citizenship in 2017

April 25, 2017 | Events

7th Annual Conference of the Center for Human Rights & Peace Studies East Dining Hall, Lehman College Tuesday, May 9, 2017 9:30 am to 3:30 pm 9:30am Welcome – Victoria Sanford, Center for Human Rights & Peace Studies 9:45am Panel One: After Guantanamo Mohamedou Slahi (author) and Larry Siems (editor) of Guantanamo Diary (Books will […]

The Research Exemplar Project

April 24, 2017 | Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Sarit Golub of Hunter College’s psychology department was named a 2017 STEM Research Exemplar Awardee by the Professionalism & Integrity in Research Program! She and other researchers were selected as Research Exemplars for their commitment to doing high-quality, high-impact, federally-funded research, as well as their impressive reputation for professionalism and integrity in their work. […]

Join LaGuardia for the Third Edition of the New York Forum of Amazigh Film Festival

April 24, 2017 | Events

You are cordially invited to the Third edition of the New York Forum of Amazigh Film (NYFAF) that will take place May 4 and 5 at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center. This free forum of films, discussion and live music celebrates the diverse and insightful perspectives of the indigenous societies of North Africa. Join Laguardia […]

The 10th Annual PRISM Undergraduate Research Symposium

April 19, 2017 | Announcements, Events

The Program for Research Initiatives in Science and Math at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is having its 10th annual PRISM Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 4th, 2017. The day will consist of oral presentations from students, keynote remarks from Dr. Christopher Pedigo, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale School of Medicine and a John […]

QC Junior Josie Cooke Named a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory-CUNY Summer Research Scholar Fellow!

April 13, 2017 | Announcements, Students

Josephine Cooke (Josie), a junior in the Transfer Honors Program at Queens College, of the City University of New York, was recently named a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory-CUNY Summer Research Scholar Fellow! She will be joining a group of 20 NSF funded undergraduate students who were selected amongst 800 applicants to participate in the 10-week Research […]

Teaching Case Examines “Average is Beautiful” Doll as an Entrepreneurial Opportunity

April 11, 2017 | News

Could an “average is beautiful” doll appeal to children and represent a potential business opportunity? A new teaching case appearing in the North American Case Research Journal follows the path of a young designer and entrepreneur as he explores whether to turn a visual prototype of a realistically proportioned fashion doll into an actual doll. […]

The 30th Annual International Stress and Resilience World Symposium

April 10, 2017 | Events

Monday, May 15, 9:00am – 6:00pm (8:00am-9:00am – Breakfast and Registration) The Kaye Playhouse Hunter College of the City University of New York   Morning Speakers Special Speaker: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH) What is the Role of Chronic Stress in […]

A Browser Extension that Could Change Academic Publishing

April 10, 2017 | News

A new browser extension called Unpaywall may be the straw that breaks the academic publishing world’s back. When an Unpaywall user lands on a research article, they can click on the extension and be presented with a PDF of the article (if one is available) for free. “We want to do just one thing really […]

An Invitation to the Third NYC Moral Sense Colloquium Conference

April 10, 2017 | Events

You are invited to the third NYC Moral Sense Colloquium, to take place at St. Francis College in Brooklyn on June 2. This one-day interdisciplinary conference aims at understanding morality, with particular emphasis on relating evolutionary and philosophical perspectives. The Colloquium will feature short talks and integrative panel discussions; the centerpiece will be a keynote […]

Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner & Hunter College Alum Philip Klay Named 2017 Guggenheim Award Recipients!

April 8, 2017 | Announcements, Faculty, Students

Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center Nancy Foner and Philip Klay, a Hunter College alum, are both 2017 Guggenheim award recipients! Professor Foner is the author or editor of eighteen books, including the award-winning From Ellis Island to JFK: New York’s Two Great Waves of Immigration (Yale University Press, […]