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On April 16, French economist Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics) discussed his new book Capital in the Twenty-First Century at the Graduate Center. In this landmark work, Piketty argues that... Read more
The New York Times has launched a new feature, The Upshot, with an extensive report, “Losing the Lead,” produced by a team from the Graduate Center’s Luxembourg Income Study... Read more
Alumna Eva Kittay (Philosophy, 1978) has been named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow in the humanities. A distinguished professor of philosophy at Stony Brook University and a senior fellow of the Stony... Read more
Jessica Lynn Allen (Biology) and Danya Al-Saleh (Anthropology) have won 2014 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF received more than 14,000 applications... Read more
David Olan, interim associate provost for humanities and social sciences, announced on April 1 that the Graduate Center has awarded dissertation fellowships to eighty-six Level III doctoral... Read more
The Graduate Center has won a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. These grants support the planning stages of... Read more
Graduate Center D.M.A. student Imri Talgam won the 11th Orleans Piano Competition on March 15 in Orléans, France, including prizes totaling 15,000 euros. The competition is devoted to repertoire... Read more
The White House has named alumnus Christopher Emdin (Urban Education, 2007) a STEM Diversity and Access Champion of Change. The honor recognizes individuals and organizations who are working to... Read more
Robert L. Hatcher (Adj. Prof., Psychology) has received a presidential citation from the American Psychological Association (APA) in honor of “his incredible leadership in competency-based... Read more
Distinguished professors Richard Alba (GC) and Nancy Foner (Hunter) of the Ph.D. Program in Sociology have been appointed to the National Academy of... Read more