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  • 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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  • Press Release: NEW YORK AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS UNCOVER COMMON GOALS AND TROUBLING DIFFERENCES AMONG PEERS

     A piercing new look by New York metro region high school students at race and education affirms their strong support for racially integrated schools, but cautions that 50 years after Brown v. Board of Education access to quality education and resources have not been fully or evenly implemented. The research and ensuing report were part of the “Opportunity Gap Project” conducted by The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). A spoken-word theater/dance production and a multimedia book with DVD were also produced.

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  • Press Release: June 2004 PUBLIC PROGRAMS LISTINGS

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public events to be held during the month of June. 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

  • City University of New York Graduate Center 2004 Commencement

    Time and Place: Thursday, June 3, 2 pm, at the Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street.
    Graduates: 298 Doctorates and 44 Master’s degrees to be awarded
    Speaker: Pioneering CBS News producer Don Hewitt. Hewitt has been a major force in shaping television journalism over the past 50 years. Joining CBS News in 1948, he is the creator of A60 Minutes,@ and with it the television news magazine format itself. Among numerous other landmark programs and specials, he has served as, first, producer-director of ADouglas Edwards with the News@ then executive producer of the ACBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite.@



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  • Press Release: CUNY Baccalaureate Program 2004 Commencement

    Time and Place: Tuesday, June 8, 10:00 am in the Great Hall at The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street at Third Avenue.
    Graduates: 250
    Keynote speaker: Richard Wald, long‑time NBC and ABC news executive and currently Fred Friendly Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Read more

  • Press Release: Frances Degen Horowitz Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Frances Degen Horowitz, President of The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is among 178 new Fellows and 24 new Foreign Honorary Members selected for their leadership in scholarship, business, the arts, and public affairs. Read more