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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, […]

The 2017 – 2018 U.S. Student Fulbright Awardees Announced!

April 7, 2017 | Announcements, Students

Out of the 12 original candidates for the 2017 – 18 U.S. Student Fulbright Program, 5 students were recommended as Semi-Finalists and advanced to the final stage of the competition. We are happy to announce that 3 of those 5 Semi-Finalists have been selected as Fulbright Finalists and offered Fulbright grants! The successful candidates are: […]

Kingsborough Alum and Chemistry Major Kate Maziarz Featured in Women and Girls in Science Campaign

April 7, 2017 | News

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) and Class of 2016 Chemistry major Kate Maziarz was recently featured in the Beyond Benign International Day of Women and Girls in Science campaign. Beyond Benign is dedicated to providing future and current scientists, educators, and citizens with the tools to teach and learn about green chemistry to create a sustainable […]

Felice Frankel: Not Your Traditional Scientist

April 6, 2017 | News

Felice Frankel, a Research Scientist at MIT and a Brooklyn College ’66 alumna, held a lecture at the Graduate Center to emphasize the powerful role visuals play in communication and funding. Felice Frankel, currently a Research Scientist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at MIT, collaborates with scientists and engineers to provide a visual […]

Mark Your Calendars for the NSF Broader Impacts Workshop

April 6, 2017 | Events

Save the Date Thursday, April 27, 2017 NSF Broader Impacts Workshop History, components, and strategies for effective Broader Impacts statements in NSF proposals. Details to follow via Evite.

Attend the CUNY Institute for Health Equity Annual Conference at Lehman College

April 4, 2017 | Announcements, Events

On Monday, May 8th, the CUNY Institute for Health Equity is hosting its annual conference at Lehman College. The theme for the conference is “Equity Now “ and includes a keynote address by Dr. Tom LaVeist and panel discussions on addressing health equity now and workforce development. Those interested in registering for the conference should […]

Hunter Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Study Adolescent Suicide Ideation

April 4, 2017 | Faculty, Funding, News

Dr. Regina Miranda, Professor of Psychology at Hunter College and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), and Director of the Laboratory for the Study of Youth Cognition and Suicide at Hunter College, has been awarded a Support of Competitive Research Advancement Award from the National Institutes of Health (totaling $1.56 […]

The Graduate Center Launches “Academically Speaking” Podcast

March 24, 2017 | Announcements

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York launched its first podcast series, “Academically Speaking” today, which takes a close look at what Ph.D. students typically see as their biggest challenge: the dissertation. The series explores planning, writing and defending dissertations through conversations between GC students and faculty members who serve as advisors. […]