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  • Press Release: City of the World: A series of concerts celebrating the musical diversity of New York

    This spring, the CUNY Graduate Center will present the music of three groups of immigrants who have made New York City their home: March 14, Dominican; April 19, Irish; and May 15, Middle Eastern. The concerts, which are free, begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Graduate Center’s Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall, 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street). For further information please contact the concert office at: phd-dmaconcert@gc.cuny.edu or 212-817-8607

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  • Press Release: March Public Programs

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public programs to be held during the month of March at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

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  • Press Release: Beverly Pepper: Drawings, Models, and Sculptures for Six Site-Specific Works On View in the Art Gallery of the Graduate Center

    From March 1 to April 21 the Art Gallery of The Graduate Center will present Beverly Pepper, Drawings, Models, and Sculptures for Six Site-Specific Works. The exhibition provides insights into the artist's creative process and offers viewers a rare opportunity to witness the evolution of some of her most acclaimed commissions. The Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Graduate Center (365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street). Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 12-6 pm.

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  • Press Release: February Public Programs

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public programs to be held during the month of February at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

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  • Press Release: Attenuations: Paintings and Works on Paper by Albert Fayngold

    This winter, the CUNY Graduate Center will present the exhibition Attenuations: Paintings and Works on Paper by Ukrainian immigrant artist Albert Fayngold. Fayngold’s artwork will be on display in the Exhibition Hallway on the first floor of the Graduate Center from February 5 through March 5. Jointly sponsored by the Art Gallery and the Ph.D. Program in Comparative Literature, the exhibition may be viewed during regular building hours. The Graduate Center is located at 365 Fifth Avenue and 34th Street. (Pictured above:  On Brooklyn Bridge: Nocturne in Green, pastels on colored paper, 16 1/8''x 30 3/4", 2003.)

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  • Press Release: January Public Programs

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public programs to be held during the month of January at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

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  • Press Release: Music in Midtown: Winter/Spring Schedule of Free Lunchtime Concerts

    This winter and spring, from February through May, New York music lovers can escape the din of midtown Manhattan with this series of free lunchtime concerts presented by the CUNY Graduate Center at 365 Fifth Avenue/34th Street. The concerts feature classical and contemporary works presented in the Elebash Recital Hall, a warm, intimate space with state-of-the-art acoustics.

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  • Press Release: CUNY Doctoral Faculty Ranked Among Nation's Best New Survey Measures Scholarly Achievement

    CUNY Graduate Center faculty, and by extension faculty throughout the City University system, have been ranked up among the nation’s best, according to a new method of assessing the relative strength of doctoral programs by scholarly productivity. The recently released Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index placed ten of the Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Programs among the top ten in the country, and six were ranked in the top five. In the “broad” category of humanities, the Graduate Center was fourth; the first three were Harvard, Yale, and Princeton.

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  • Press Release: “Then and Now ” Aerial Photos of NYC Now Available Online

    OASIS, an interactive mapping website, now offers high resolution aerial photographs from 1996 and 2004, enabling urban planners, park stewards, and others interested in New York City’s development to view “then and now” maps for any neighborhood in the city’s five boroughs.  The website is hosted by the CUNY Graduate Center’s for Urban Research, where the CUNY Mapping Service is among a coalition of 60 community greening groups, educators, individuals, businesses, nonprofits, and public agencies involved in the Open Accessible Space Information System (OASIS) project.

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  • Press Release: Wayne Koestenbaum Appointed Distinguished Professor at Graduate Center

    Writer, scholar and critic Wayne Koestenbaum of the CUNY Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in English has been elevated to the rank of Distinguished Professor.

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