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On Tuesday, May 5, the GC’s European Union Studies Center will commemorate the end of World War II with a special event, “Victory in Europe: The 70th Anniversary of the Defeat of European Fascism,” the Otto and Fran Walter Memorial Lecture. Read more
The Luxembourg Income Study Center, led by Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology), has received its first National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. Read more
Li Ge (GC/Staten Island, Physics) has published a study in Optica that describes his development of what may help create the world’s smallest gyroscope. Read more
Distinguished Professor Morris Dickstein (English/Theatre) is the subject of a new video documentary for Tablet magazine, focusing on his new memoir, Why Not Say What Happened. Read more
The flawed research design of a study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine represents a step backward in HIV prevention methods, Ida Susser (GC/Hunter, Anthropology) asserts in a new Al Jazeera America op-ed. Read more
An op-ed by Corey Robin (GC/Brooklyn, Political Science) on the subject of white privilege, conversations about race, and the increasing segregation in public schools was published this week on Salon. Read more
The effects of global warming are proving so severe that the gray whale, famous for its annual migrations along the Pacific Coast, could find its way back to the Atlantic Ocean, according to a new study co-authored by scientists at the Graduate Center. Read more
A new interactive data visualization, “On Broadway,” featuring the work of Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) and an international team that includes four GC students, will be exhibited at the New York Public Library through January 2016. Read more
Presidential Professor Thomas Weiss (Political Science), a leading expert on the United Nations and on humanitarian intervention, discussed the UN’s “forgotten” history in a recent SiriusXM interview. Read more
Merih Uctum (GC/Brooklyn, Economics) presented her assessment of potential risks to the state, national and international economies at two recent meetings of the Economic Advisory Committee of the NYSA Ways and Means Committee. Read more