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William Bialek, visiting presidential professor of physics and founder and director of the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences, has been awarded the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience. Read more
William (Jock) Young, distinguished professor of criminal justice and sociology, died on November 16, 2013, after a long illness. A valued colleague and celebrated scholar, Professor Young taught... Read more
Interim President Chase Robinson has announced that Jay Golan has joined the Graduate Center’s Office of Institutional Advancement, effective November 11, as Vice President for Institutional... Read more
David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. professor of history and author of The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, describes how the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was communicated to Joseph Kennedy. Read more
Frances Fox Piven, distinguished professor of political science and sociology, was interviewed on a JustPublics@365 podcast. Read more
JustPublics@365 spoke with Ashley Dawson, professor of English, about his book Mongrel Nation and his work as the web coeditor of the journal Social Text. Read more
Doctoral faculty members Michael Handel (Prof., Lehman, Mathematics) and Victor Pan (Dist. Prof., Lehman, Computer Science, Mathematics) have been appointed Fellows of the American Mathematical... Read more
Lev Manovich, professor of computer science, is named one of Complex Magazine's 25 People Shaping the Future of Design. Read more
Mark Drury (Anthropology) was awarded a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship for his dissertation project, “The Structure of Disjuncture: An Anthropology of Western Sahara’s... Read more
Tom Traficante, who served as the Graduate Center's director of academic budgeting, planning and resource allocation in the Provost's Office, died on October 17, 2013. Tom joined the Graduate... Read more