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New research by Professor Mark E. Hauber (Hunter, Biology/Psychology) marks the first discovery of embryonic learning outside humans, as spotlighted in Science magazine. Read more
The Graduate Center recently announced recipients of the 2014-2015 Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants, which support digital projects designed, created, programmed, or administered by GC doctoral students. Read more
Distinguished Professor André Aciman (Comparative Literature) was recently named recipient of the 2014 NordSud International Prize for Literature and Science, in recognition of his achievements in fiction. Read more
The Graduate Center was recently awarded a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) research grant to improve college access for underrepresented and low-income college students. Read more
Pi-Chun Grace Ho (Human Development) was awarded first-place prize at the Congress of the International Society on Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR), held last month in Sydney, Australia. Read more
Distinguished Professor Lucien Szpiro (Mathematics) has been elected to the prestigious Academia Europaea. Read more
The Graduate Center has created new fellowships and initiatives in partnership with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the world’s leading research facility focused on the global African and African diaspora. Read more
Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) announced today a new study of over 13,000 photos taken during the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution and shared on Instagram. Read more
The Graduate Center has been awarded a $175,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures entitled “Cultures and Histories of Freedom: Ideology, Slavery, and Creolization, 1500-1900.” Read more
Professor Janet Gornick (GC Political Science and Sociology), who serves as Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Center Director and Director of LIS in Luxembourg, delivered a keynote address to the United Nations General Assembly, on Tuesday, October 7. Read more