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The GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) announced today a new study that shows New York City’s child poverty rate was 32 percent in 2010 — 10 percentage points higher than the national average that year, the most recent timeframe for which data is available. Read more
Doctoral students in the Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in English have won awards of the highest distinction. Read more
Distinguished Professor Leith Mullings (Anthropology) was among the 32 scholars named as Andrew Carnegie Fellows in the program’s first year. The fellowship provides up to $200,000 to fund sabbaticals for research and writing. Read more
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English), director of the Futures Initiative (FI), published an op-ed this week in The Chronicle of Higher Education about how the FI is enhancing success in the classroom, and beyond. Read more
Digest by doctoral student Gregory Pardlo (English) has won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Read more
Doctoral student Risa Cromer (Cultural Anthropology) has been awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, which provides $25,000 in funding for a year of full-time dissertation writing.
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
In advance of the 5/5 lecture “Victory in Europe: The 70th Anniversary of the Defeat of European Fascism," moderator John Torpey (Sociology/History) talks about the importance of the anniversary. Read more
Brewster Kahle — inventor, philanthropist, and founder of the Internet Archive — will be the featured speaker at the GC’s annual Center Friends of the Library talk on Monday, April 20. Read more
Doctoral student Polina Nazaykinskaya (Music Composition) was recently awarded a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, the premier graduate school award for immigrants and children of immigrants. Read more