Has "ban the box" policy translated into greater job access for individuals with criminal records? Ph.D. student Ronald Day (Criminal Justice) is working to answer that question through his research.
This week The Guardian published the first story of an in-depth series about the income and economic prospects of Millennials, based on exclusive data from the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) at the Cross-National Data Center, which is directed by GC Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology). Read more
Adam Kavalier (Ph.D. ’11, Biology) followed an unusual path after completing his doctorate — he launched Undone Chocolate, the first bean-to-bar maker of premium organic chocolate bars in the Washington, D.C., area. Read more
The award-winning former NPR correspondent recently visited the GC for a revealing discussion with President Chase Robinson. Read more
Reducing inequality means reinvesting in CUNY, assert three Graduate Center faculty in a new Crain’s New York Business op-ed. Read more
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) was recently interviewed in Salon about the outsized influemce of Republican billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch.
President Obama has named Professor Dan McCloskey (GC/Staten Island, Biology) a recipient of the nation’s top award for science and engineering research. Read more
This Thursday and Friday, the Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP) will showcase 30 features, shorts, documentaries, advance screenings and meet-the-artist Q&A sessions with leading international theater artists — all free and open to the public. Read more
Associate Professor Sarah Berger (GC/Staten Island, Psychology) has received a three-year, $375,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to examine the effect of sleep on motor learning in infancy — the first such study of its kind. Read more
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