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Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) has been named to “The Verge 50,” an annual list of the most influential and interesting figures in technology, art, science, and culture. Read more
The Graduate Center has announced an application fee waiver for any student who has graduated from a CUNY college with a bachelor's or master’s degree, or who will have graduated from one before starting at the Graduate Center (if admitted). Read more
A new GC study suggests that Dominicans now outnumber Puerto Ricans — historically New York’s largest Latino group — in the City population. Read more
Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education) recently appeared on CUNY TV to offer academic perspective on how white people approach their racial identity. Read more
Alexandra W. Logue, a research professor in the GC’s Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE), spotlights a “frequently ignored” group — transfer students — in her latest Inside Higher Ed essay. Read more
A groundbreaking 1998 book by Distinguished Professor Virginia Valian (Hunter, Psychology) is praised in "What Book Changed Your Mind?," a Chronicle of Higher Education feature article. Read more
Distinguished Professor Domna C. Stanton (French) was appointed today by Mayor Bill de Blasio to serve on the Commission on Human Rights. Read more
Professor Ronnie Ancona (Hunter, Classics) has been elected president of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States (CAAS) for the 2014-15 term. Read more
Distinguished Professor Frances Fox Piven (Political Science/Sociology) has been named recipient of the prestigious Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship. Read more
Distinguished Professor Dagmar Herzog (History), Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the Graduate Center, was recently presented the Distinguished Achievement Award in Holocaust Studies. Read more