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In a new essay for Salon, Professor Corey Robin (GC/Brooklyn, Political Science) comments on the recent debate at Princeton University over Woodrow Wilson’s legacy, which campus activists assert is tainted by racist views and policy. Read more
Professor Luke Waltzer, director of the GC’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), recently appeared on WABC-TV’s “Tiempo” program to discuss the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s $3.15 million grant to the Graduate Center. Read more
Ph.D. student Hannah Jaicks (Environmental Psychology) was recently awarded funding from the Sarah Baker Memorial Fund to undertake a project for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y). Read more
The Provost’s Office and the Office of Educational Opportunity and Diversity (EOD) are pleased to announce a new fellowship designed to recruit and retain doctoral students from under-represented groups: the Provost’s Enhancement Fellowship. Read more
Professor Mimi Abramovitz (GC/Hunter, Social Welfare) has been named a Top Social Work Leader by the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) in recognition of her “outstanding leadership in the social work profession in New York City.” Read more
In his newest essay for The Hill, Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) comments on the most recent Republican debate, which he says yielded very little insight into the candidates’ potential advisors. Read more
The recent workshop, hosted by the GC’s Teaching and Learning Center and LaGuardia Community College, drew livestream viewers and four generations of students. Read more
A new study released by the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies shows that the percentage of the U.S. population with a bachelor’s degree or higher increased by 40 percent and that high school dropout rates decreased by 44 percent between 1990 and 2010. Read more
Distinguished Professor Cathy Spatz Widom (GC/John Jay, Psychology) was today named a winner of the 2016 Stockholm Prize in Criminology, the highest honor a scholar can achieve in the field. Read more
Associate Professor Elizabeth Wissinger (GC/BMCC, M.A. in Liberal Studies) was cited in a recent article on the lack of diversity on fashion magazine covers and in runway shows. Read more