Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner (GC/Hunter, Sociology) has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in the field of Sociology.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of Distinguished Professor Richard D. Alba (Sociology) and Distinguished Professor Charles W. Mills (Philosophy). Read more
President Chase F. Robinson's comments on the recent travel ban are featured prominently in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Daily Briefing. Read more
The GC has announced a new merit-based scholarship for students in the MALS program, with funding that covers 80 percent of in-state tuition costs for a 30-credit degree.
In a provocative essay in The Nation and a related CUNY TV interview, Distinguished Professor Frances Fox Piven (Political Science/Women’s and Gender Studies) makes a case for resisting the Trump administration and assesses what will make such a movement succeed. Read more
Ahead of the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development's Alumni Roundtable, the GC spoke to Marilyn Puder-York about the advice she would offer to students who are thinking about careers, particularly in non-academic settings. Read more
Ph.D. student Mae Miller (Earth and Environmental Sciences) was awarded a highly competitive Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, which provides three years of financial support to students whose research, teaching, and service promote diversity. Read more
In a recent book and related podcast for Inside Higher Ed, Amy Adamcyzk (GC/Hunter, Sociology) illustrates why attitudes towards homosexuality vary widely from country to country. Read more
The GC, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Press, has launched a demo of its new interactive platform for scholarly publishing, Manifold, an online, mobile-ready interface for reading and responding to texts.
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English) is quoted in an important new Pew Research Center report on the uncivil online behavior, pointing to geo-political “publicity” as a potential new “form of cyber terror.” Read more