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Meena Alexander’s (Dist. Prof., Hunter, English) poem “Acqua Alta,” set to music by the renowned Swedish composer Jan Sandström, was recorded on February 8 by the Renaissance... Read more
Nancy Foner (Dist. Prof., Hunter, Sociology) has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) in 2013–14 and president in 2014–15. A nonprofit... Read more
Eugenia Paulicelli (Prof., Queens, Comparative Literature) was awarded the Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship/Colston Research Fellowship at Bristol University’s Institute for Advanced... Read more
The 2013 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize went to Distinguished Professor James Oakes (History) for his book Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865 (W.W.... Read more
At the January 28 meeting of CUNY’s board of trustees, Judith Stein, a member of the doctoral faculty in history, whose home campus is City College, was appointed Distinguished Professor,... Read more
Studies in Ephemera: Text and Image in Eighteenth-Century Print
(Bucknell University Press, 2013)
Alfonso W. Quiroz, professor of Latin American and Caribbean history, died on January 2, 2013. A member of the history program at Baruch College since 1986 and a member of the doctoral faculty... Read more
Oligodendrocytes developing in culture, from the immature stage (left) to mature (right). Oligodendrocytes are the cells that make myelin in the brain.