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On July 13, 1865, in a spectacular fire witnessed by thousands of New Yorkers, P. T. Barnum’s American Museum in downtown Manhattan mysteriously burned to the ground. The museum will soon re-open its doors to the public — this time in virtual form. Read more
The three-year project will explore how to design computer games that sharpen students’ learning. Read more
A new study by Professor Irvin Sam Schonfeld (GC/City, Psychology) examines the stresses faced by those who are self-employed, such as freelancers or owners of solo businesses. Read more
A post-doctoral fellow at Baylor College of Medicine, Ivan Assenov Anastassov recently received a $160,000 NIH grant to support his research on how the brain receives and interprets what is seen through the eye. Read more
The GC’s Office of Human Resources and the Office of Planning and Professional Development recently hosted an inaugural information session for a new program, “Crossing Bridges: Putting Your Ph.D. to Work in University Administration.” Read more
Professor Eleanore T. Wurtzel (GC/Lehman, Biology) has identified a new enzyme in plants that shows promise for ending vitamin A deficiency — a life-threatening health issue that affects 250 million children worldwide. Read more
The Graduate Center is publishing the fifth edition of its “Lost & Found” series, which features unexpected, genre-bending works by important 20th century writers. Read more
In a New York Times op-ed titled “The Myth of a White Minority,” Distinguished Professor Richard Alba (Sociology) sheds light on the Census Bureau’s “outdated, illogical methods” in forecasting an imminent white minority. Read more
Ph.D. candidate Micki Kaufman (History), a former GC Digital Fellow, was recently awarded the Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen Young Scholar Prize from the Association for Computers and the Humanities. Read more
Presidential Professor Thomas G. Weiss (Political Science) will receive the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Organization Section of the International Studies Association. Read more