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  • Press Release: Graduate Center Adds Five New Faculty Members

    The Graduate Center of the City University of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of five additions to its distinguished faculty: Robin Codding to the Ph.D. Program in Educational Psychology, Jean Graham-Jones as a joint appointment between the Ph.D. Program in Theatre and the Hunter College Theatre Department, Galen Strawson to the Ph.D./M.A. Program in Philosophy, Jock Young to the Ph.D. Program in Criminal Justice, and Jerry Gafio Watts to the Ph.D. Program in English. Read more

  • Press Release: Alexander von Humboldt: the True Discoverer of America

    From October 14 to16, the CUNY Graduate Center and its Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies will celebrate this remarkable man and his colossal legacy with AAlexander von Humboldt: From the Americas to the Cosmos, an international interdisciplinary conference combining scholarship and art. Coinciding with the bicentennial of Humboldt's epoch five-year voyage of discovery, which culminated with a visit to Thomas Jefferson, the conference will encompass panels, films, more than 100 papers, a world premiere play, and an American premiere concert, all exploring the myriad aspects of Humboldt¹s life and work. Read more

  • Press Release: 3 Days/27 Companies = 1 Off-Broadway Prelude Weekend

    The second annual Prelude to Off-Broadway weekend will once again enable audiences to preview the city's vibrant Off-Broadway scene in just three days at one place. From October lst to 3rd, the CUNY Graduate Center's Martin E. Segal Theatre Center will team up with the Alliance of Resident Theatres (A.R.T)/New York to host twenty-seven exciting and diverse companies presenting free samples of their work. In addition, the weekend will offer three panel discussions, beginning with one on September 30, plus a series of breakout sessions.

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  • Press Release: OCTOBER 2004 PUBLIC PROGRAMS LISTINGS

    The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center announces the following public events to be held during the month of October. Programs will be held at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. For further general public information, call the Office of Continuing Education and Public Programs at (212) 817-8215. Read more

  • Press Release: SEPTEMBER 2004 PUBLIC PROGRAMS LISTINGS

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public events to be held during the month of September. Programs are free unless otherwise indicated and will be held at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. For further general public information, call the Office of Continuing Education and Public Programs at (212) 817-8215. Read more

  • Press Release: Jeff Madrick to Propose New Policy Agenda in Public Square Talk

    The CUNY Graduate Center Political Science Program and Princeton University Press will launch their new, collaborative, Public Square book-speaker series on October 14 with a talk by New York Times columnist Jeff Madrick. Madrick will speak on "Changing Times: The Purpose of Government." The talk will begin at 6:30 pm in the Skylight Conference Room at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street). Admission is free, but for advanced registration and reservations, please call 212-817-8215. Read more

  • Press Release: "Prints by Masters of Painting"

    From September 23 to November 13, the Art Gallery of the Graduate Center will present a lesser known side of the masters of nineteenth-century French painting by showcasing their print works. Read more

  • Press Release: CUNY and NY Software Companies Team Up on New Technologies

    The CUNY Institute for Software Design and Development (CISDD), housed at The Graduate Center, has been awarded a $600,000 “Partnerships for Innovation” grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Awarded in partnership with the New York Software Industry Association (NYSIA), the two-year grant will pair CUNY faculty with professionals from NYSIA affiliated companies to identify and develop advanced software technologies and software engineering methods in the NYC economic region. The project will be headed by Ted Brown, Executive Director of CISDD and Executive Officer of The Graduate Center Ph.D. Program in Computer Science. Read more

  • Press Release: American Sociological Association Elects Graduate Center Professor as President

    The American Sociological Association (ASA) has announced that Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, was elected the 97th President of the ASA. She will assume office in August of 2005, following a year of service as President-elect. Read more

  • Press Release: Kenneth Tobin Receives NSF Distinguished Teaching Scholars Award

    CUNY Graduate Center Professor Kenneth Tobin has been awarded The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars (DTS), the foundation's highest honor for teaching and research excellence. A Presidential Professor in The Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in Urban Education, Professor Tobin was one of eight leading scholars to be presented with this year’s award.

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