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Professor Mimi Abramovitz (GC/Hunter, Social Welfare) has been named a Top Social Work Leader by the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) in recognition of her “outstanding leadership in the social work profession in New York City.” Read more
Distinguished Professor Cathy Spatz Widom (GC/John Jay, Psychology) was today named a winner of the 2016 Stockholm Prize in Criminology, the highest honor a scholar can achieve in the field. Read more
Professor Ruth Wilson Gilmore (Earth and Environmental Sciences/American Studies) has been selected from a competitive field of scholars as the inaugural Eugene Grant Distinguished Scholar by Purchase College-SUNY. Read more
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English), director of the GC’s Futures Initiative (FI), has been named the 2016 recipient of the New American Colleges and Universities’ Ernest L. Boyer Award, which honors scholars who make significant contributions to higher education.
Professor Mimi Abramovitz (GC/Hunter, Social Welfare) has been inducted to the NASW Social Work Pioneer program, a National Association of Social Workers initiative to honor those whose... Read more
Professor Donna M. Nickitas (GC/Hunter, Nursing) has been selected to receive the 2015 Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching or Leadership in Nursing Education, a prestigious honor bestowed biennially by the National League for Nursing. Read more
Students, faculty, and alumni of the Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences recently received various honors from the Acoustical Society of America, the world’s most prestigious scientific society dedicated to the study and applications of acoustics. Read more
Presidential Professor Bryan Turner (Sociology), director of the GC’s Committee for the Study of Religion, will receive the prestigious Max Planck Research Award for his work on secularization and modernity, focusing on social and religious pluralism. Read more
Professor Robert C. Smith (GC/Baruch, Sociology) was recently named winner of the American Sociological Association’s prestigious Louis Wirth Best Article Award. 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