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Distinguished Professor Dennis Sullivan, who holds the Albert Einstein Chair in Science (Mathematics), has been awarded the 2014 Balzan Prize. Read more
The American Academy in Rome has awarded John V. Maciuika
(Assoc. Prof., Baruch, Art History) the National Endowment for the Arts Rome Prize in the category of Historic Preservation and... Read more
The U.S. Department of State has selected Steve G. Greenbaum (Prof., Hunter), executive officer of the Ph.D. Program in Physics, as a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2014–15. The fellowship... Read more
Michelle Fine, distinguished professor of psychology and urban education at the Graduate Center, has won the 2014 Deborah W. Meier Award for Heroes in Education from FairTest, the National Center... Read more
Distinguished Professor James Oakes of the Ph.D. Program in History has won the 52nd annual Barondess/Lincoln Award from the Civil War Round Table of New York for his book Freedom National: The... Read more
Noson S. Yanofsky (Prof., Brooklyn, Computer Science) has won the PROSE Award for the best publishing on popular science and popular mathematics for his book The Outer Limits of Reason: What... Read more
On January 22, the Association of American Geographers (AAG) announced Ruth Wilson Gilmore as the winner of the 2014 Harold M. Rose Award, which honors scholars who lead social change. The... Read more
The Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) named Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander (Hunter, English) a National Fellow at the IIAS, beginning July 2014. The high honor was awarded to... Read more
Professor María Elena Torre, the Director of the Public Science Project at the Graduate Center, has received the 2013 Michele Alexander Early Career Award, an extremely competitive and prestigious award given by The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). Read more
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