In a prominent New York Times story, Distinguished Professor Ruth Milkman (Sociology) calls the Fight for $15 campaign — an effort to raise the minimum wage for millions of workers — “the single most important initiative on the labor front in the last few years.”
Amidst the twists and turns of the 2016 election, and weeks before Donald Trump’s unexpected ascent, two details remained absolute: there would be a presidential inauguration, and it would require music. Enter GC alumnus John Wykoff (Ph. ’12, Music). Read more
“The experience and education that I’ve received through all my years at CUNY have been phenomenal. It’s why I do the work that I do," says Ph.D. student Miller (Social Welfare), the Deputy Queens Borough President.
Professor David Bloomfield (GC/Brooklyn, Urban Education) recently talked about what a Trump presidency might mean for public education, from the federal to the local level.
Ph.D. student Katherine Cross (Sociology), published a Slate essay about how “gropers are now finding a way to target women through the fully immersive headsets of virtual reality.”
Doctoral student Jessica Woodson (Audiology) was recently awarded first-place honors by the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) at its fourth annual Student Business Plan Competition in San Diego. Read more
“Night czars” or “night mayors” are an emerging force in promoting urban nightlife and boosting economic growth in cities, according to a new essay in The Conversation coauthored by Katherine Newman, a visiting Fulbright researcher at the Graduate Center. Read more
The GC is proud to honor four graduates with the first annual Alumni Achievement Awards, which recognize excellence in a chosen field and beyond. Read more
Zbigniew Gostomski, Windows Without a View (Winter Assemblage), 1969. Photo J. Borowski. Image courtesy of the Foksal Gallery, Warsaw.
On view at the James Gallery November 19 through December 17, 2016. More information on the exhibition and all related programs at the James Gallery website. Read more
A new book by Professors Stephen Brier (Urban Education) Michael Fabricant (GC/Hunter, Social Welfare) on the declining public investment in higher education is the focus of a prominent Inside Higher Ed Q&A. Read more