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Ph.D. student Jack Norton (Earth and Environmental Sciences), who studies prisons and development in northern New York, was quoted in a Nation feature on the recent trend of selling former prisons to private foundations and other nonprofits. Read more
In a prominent essay for The Atlantic, Ph.D. student Lawrence Cappello (History) describes how the release of Hillary Clinton’s emails signals a sharp break from the confidentiality traditionally afforded to top officials. Read more
Luana Y. Ferreira (Ph.D. 2014, Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages) has been named a 2015-17 Empire State Fellow, one of 10 professionals selected by Governor Andrew Cuomo as “the next generation of New York State policymakers.” Read more
Presidential Professor Thomas G. Weiss (Political Science), Director Emeritus of the GC’s Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, was recently featured on the Voice of America regarding the United Nations’ challenges to remain a viable force in the current international environment. Read more
The GC's Cathy Davidson and David Olan discuss why the newly announced $3.15 million grant is so important to the Graduate Center, community college students, and the humanities. Read more
Lydia Wilson, Senior Fellow at the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, draws lessons from a visit to Iraq in a compelling new feature for The Nation. Read more
Students in the Ph.D. Program in Classics have received a notably high percentage of honors and awards of late, with 15 of 20 eligible students recognized by peer-reviewed journals, at conferences, and in fellowship competitions. Read more
The Graduate Center has been awarded $3.15 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a major humanities initiative to enhance pedagogical training for doctoral students.
Senior Scholar Branko Milanovic, a leading researcher on income inequality at the GC’s Luxembourg Income Study Center, was featured in a “Marketplace” news segment on the increasing concentration of the world’s wealth. Read more
On Tuesday, October 13, the GC’s Luxembourg Income Study Center (LIS Center) featured prominently on Bloomberg Radio. Read more