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Convocation remarks by President Chase F. Robinson
In our ongoing effort to create a respectful, inclusive, and safe campus environment at the Graduate Center, we are pleased to announce the designation of the first gender-neutral restroom facility. Read more
Two biochemistry doctoral students recently received prestigious individual fellowships — one from the National Institutes of Health, and another from the American Heart Association. Read more
Ph.D. student Agustin Indaco (Economics) won third place for his presentation on the GC’s interactive installation “On Broadway” at NYC Media Lab’s annual summit on Friday, September 25. Read more
Jennifer Ayala (Ph.D.’05, Psychology) was recently named the director of The Center for Undocumented Students (TCUS) at St. Peter’s University, a private Jesuit college in New Jersey. 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.
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