The Graduate Center offers more than thirty doctoral programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, including Anthropology.
John Torpey, executive officer of sociology and professor
of sociology and history, has been named the new director
of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies.
The Graduate Center will host a film screening and panel discussion for Red Metal, a film that features Distinguished Professor Joshua Freeman (History). Freeman helps trace the historic labor strikes of 1913 that devastated Michigan's Copper Country and the American labor movement to this day.
Jay Golan named the Graduate Center’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Graduate Center Foundation.
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As part of a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation to a three-school consortium, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York will conduct two unique projects aimed at improving mathematics education in inner city schools. One will organize parents and other community members in low income neighborhoods to help reform mathematics education in their schools and the other will identify aspects applicable to mathematics of the 'cultural capital' that low-income minority students bring to school.
Victor A. Kolyvagin has been appointed the first Mina Rees Chair in Mathematics at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Professor Kolyvagin, formerly J. J. Sylvester Professor of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University, is best known for a series of papers that fundamentally transformed number theory.