An essay by Distinguished Professor Richard Alba (Sociology) asserting the inaccuracy of an impending “white minority” has sparked ample commentary in The American Prospect, which published four essays in response. Read more
The Graduate Center was awarded a major grant from Northwell Health as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars program, a nationwide effort to increase the number of nursing students who earn doctoral degrees. Read more
February 11, 2016
Welcome back! The rush of the semester is already well underway, but I do hope that the... Read more
Ph.D. student Jesse Merandy (English) will soon be completing the GC’s first entirely digital dissertation — a mobile game based on Walt Whitman. Read more
This September, NASA will launch a spacecraft on a mission to reach a distant asteroid. Among the key players: Professor Harold Connolly (Earth and Environmental Sciences) and Ph.D. student Jasmine Bayron. Read more
Octopuses, long seen as solitary creatures, have been shown to engage in a variety of surprising social behaviors, including “standing tall” and grappling, according to new research co-authored by Distinguished Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith (Philosophy). Read more
Ph.D. student Lauren Spradlin (Linguistics) was featured in a Washington Post story on her theory of “totesing” — or the way Millennials communicate using truncated words, particularly on Twitter. Read more
Research by the GC’s Luxembourg Income Study Center figures prominently in the 2016 Poverty and Inequality Report, an influential publication released by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality this week. Read more
Arkadi Zaides, installation view of Capture Practice, two-channel video projection, 2014.
in collaboration with Daniel Landau, Dana Shalev, Effi Weiss & Amir Borenstein
On view at The James Gallery from February 5 – March 19, 2016.
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The GC Library has attracted international media attention for purging its interlibrary loan records, part of an effort to address privacy protection. Read more