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
When Professor Rein Ulijn (Chemistry) first flew in from Glasgow to visit the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) in 2013, the structure was still more than a year from completion. But even in its skeletal stages, it seized his imagination.
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.
Danielle Dean, Pleasure to Burn (still), 2011. Courtesy the artist.
Soft Skills, a group exhibition curated by Kaegan Sparks, 2016–17 Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow and doctoral student in Art History, will be on view at the James Gallery from April 14 through June 3, 2017. Read more
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) coauthored 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