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Zachary Bernstein (Ph.D. 2015, Music Theory) has been appointed to the faculty of Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he will serve as an assistant professor of music... Read more
Doctoral candidate Jagadisa-devasri Dacus (Social Welfare) was recently awarded a dissertation research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Read more
On Thursday, April 23, the Graduate Center will host “Risquer la Vulnérabilité: Risking Vulnerability,” a daylong symposium that aims to identify what vulnerability means in contemporary social sciences and humanities. Read more
Li Ge (GC/Staten Island, Physics) has published a study in Optica that describes his development of what may help create the world’s smallest gyroscope. Read more
Distinguished Professor David Harvey (Anthropology/History/Earth and Environmental Sciences) will receive an honorary doctorate in social science from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Read more
The newly named Assistant Curator of American Art at the New-York Historical Society talks about how the GC helped shape her career. Read more
Jenny Furlong, director of the GC’s Office of Career Planning and Professional Development, was recently featured in a Q&A in The Chronicle of Higher Education about searching for jobs outside of academia. Read more
With papers like “Birthing, Blackness, and the Body” and “The Kids Are All Right Online,” Academic Works, the Graduate Center’s new open-access institutional repository, has been racking up hits from across the globe. Read more
Distinguished Professor Morris Dickstein (English/Theatre) is the subject of a new video documentary for Tablet magazine, focusing on his new memoir, Why Not Say What Happened. Read more
The flawed research design of a study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine represents a step backward in HIV prevention methods, Ida Susser (GC/Hunter, Anthropology) asserts in a new Al Jazeera America op-ed. Read more