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Doctoral candidate Amanda Licastro (English) offers tips for language and literature Ph.D. students as part of a new Mellon-funded project for the Mellon Language Association.
Noah Heller (Ph.D.’15, Urban Education) recently joined the faculty of Harvard Graduate School of Education as a Lecturer on Education and Master Teacher in Residence.
A book co-authored by Professor Ofelia García (Urban Education/Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages) was named this year’s winner of the prestigious British Association of Applied Linguistics Award. Read more
New York City’s union rate has grown more than 16 percent since 2012, and about one in four New York City residents are union members — a percentage that is double the national average, a... Read more
September 2, 2015
Welcome back! To those returning to the Graduate Center, I hope the summer was... Read more
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
August 27, 2015
Dr. Louise Lennihan, who has served as Interim Provost since July of 2013, has informed... Read more
Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander (GC/Hunter, English) was recently featured in a Statesman Q&A that introduced her as “undoubtedly one of the finest poets in contemporary... Read more
Distinguished Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith (Philosophy) recently uncovered evidence that octopuses living on a bed of shells at Jervis Bay, Australia, are “throwing stuff” at one another... Read more
In a recent hire with important ramifications for the City, doctoral student Jeanene Barrett (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) will manage the Joint Remedial Process (JRP), a community engagement process that seeks to gather input from those who are most affected by stop-and-frisk. Read more