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On March 9 and 10, the Graduate Center and Columbia University will host an international conference on early modern and modern Italian life. Read more
The Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in Economics is co-sponsoring a Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) Workshop organized by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), a think tank founded by investor and philanthropist George Soros. The event, YSI Workshop NYC, will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24. Read more
Michelle Fine and María Torre, GC professors of psychology and co-founders of the Public Science Project (PSP), were invited by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office to join the Data and Research Working Group of the Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline. Read more
A new map created by Futures Initiative Fellow and doctoral student Michael Dorsch (Earth and Environmental Sciences) offers new insight into the diversity of students who attend colleges throughout the CUNY system. Read more
A new role-playing history game co-developed by a team of historians and educators at the Graduate Center’s American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning (ASHP/CML) launched on February 11. Read more
The Luxembourg Income Study Center, led by Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology) continues to attract significant attention and support, reflected in a recent $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation. Read more
The CUNY Mapping Service, part of the GC’s Center for Urban Research, has created a series of interactive maps that allow the public to explore how Long Island’s communities have changed over the past four decades, and how these changes have contributed to the region’s current economic and housing issues. Read more
Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf (Political Science/Sociology) is featured in an online “slow debate” among leading scholars, advocates, and practitioners on how racial and class segregation contributed to last year’s events in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more
Professor Ruth Milkman (Sociology), a scholar of labor and labor movements, has been a prominent voice in recent national news coverage of paid parental and sick, following President Barack Obama’s call to make paid leave a national policy. Read more
A symphonic poem by doctoral student Polina Nazaykinskaya (Music Composition) was recently performed by the Minnesota Orchestra. Read more