Noah Heller (Ph.D.’15, Urban Education) recently joined the faculty of Harvard Graduate School of Education as a Lecturer on Education and Master Teacher in Residence.
A book co-authored by Professor Ofelia García (Urban Education/Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages) was named this year’s winner of the prestigious British Association of Applied Linguistics Award. Read more
New York City’s union rate has grown more than 16 percent since 2012, and about one in four New York City residents are union members — a percentage that is double the national average, a... Read more
September 2, 2015
Welcome back! To those returning to the Graduate Center, I hope the summer was... Read more
Zoe Beloff, Film still from “Two Marxists in Hollywood,” 2015.
Eisenstein was invited to Hollywood in 1930 under contract to Paramount. Fleeing from the Nazis, Brecht arrived in 1941. Both attempted the impossible, to challenge the formulas of the motion picture... Read more
Professor Mimi Abramovitz (GC/Hunter, Social Welfare) has been inducted to the NASW Social Work Pioneer program, a National Association of Social Workers initiative to honor those whose... Read more
August 27, 2015
Dr. Louise Lennihan, who has served as Interim Provost since July of 2013, has informed... Read more
Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander (GC/Hunter, English) was recently featured in a Statesman Q&A that introduced her as “undoubtedly one of the finest poets in contemporary... Read more
Distinguished Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith (Philosophy) recently uncovered evidence that octopuses living on a bed of shells at Jervis Bay, Australia, are “throwing stuff” at one another... Read more
In a New York Times feature published this week, Professor Ruth Milkman (Sociology) commented on efforts to raise wages and organize workers at McDonald’s and other fast-food chains abroad. Read more