For a story on the neuroscience behind the Internet phenomenon ASMR, Smithsonian.com consulted Presidential Professor Tony Ro (GC/Psychology and Biology), an expert on sensory processing and synesthesia. Read more
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English) argues against the Trump administration’s effective elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities in a new Inside Higher Ed op-ed. Read more
What did Neanderthals eat? DNA evidence from the plaque in their teeth is offering new and enlightening clues, according to Assistant Professor William Harcourt-Smith (GC/Lehman, Anthropology). Read more
"I chose to pursue my Ph.D. at the Graduate Center first and foremost due to my political commitments to public education and student/faculty dedication to this end," Barnes says. Read more
Ph.D. student Raymond Moody (Psychology) has been awarded a $155,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for his dissertation research on the psychological factors driving HIV infection rates among gay and bisexual men in the United States.
Ph.D. student Julie Hecht (Psychology), who writes the “Dog Spies” blog for ScientificAmerican.com, published an essay on recent scientific findings about the function of dogs’ sleep.
Doctoral student Melissa Nelson Slater (Psychology) co-authored a new study published in Zoo Biology about how olfactory enrichment, or using scent cues, can improve the welfare of birds of prey in zoos. Read more
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In a new Business Insider video, President Chase F. Robinson talks about the diverse experiences of women in Islam, drawing on the examples of a mystic and a celebrity from the 8th and 9th centuries to correct Western misconceptions about the role of women in the religion. Read more
THE FIRST 100 DAYS: Immigration Policy
Monday, March 6, 2017
The Graduate Center
President Chase Robinson Remarks
Good evening. My name is Chase Robinson, and as president I... Read more