A working paper by doctoral student Jessica Peck (Economics) suggests that the arrival in New York City of digital app-based car services like Uber led to a significant decrease in drunk-driving related car accidents.
Ph.D. student Julie Hecht (Psychology), who writes the “Dog Spies” blog for ScientificAmerican.com, published an essay on recent scientific findings about the function of dogs’ sleep.
Doctoral student Melissa Nelson Slater (Psychology) coauthored a new study published in Zoo Biology about how olfactory enrichment, or using scent cues, can improve the welfare of birds of prey in zoos. Read more
Doctoral student Saira Rafiee (Political Science), who was detained in Abu Dhabi and returned to Tehran in the wake of the executive order on immigration, spoke with WNYC this week about the experience. Read more
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Message from Matthew Schoengood, Vice President for Student Affairs, regarding the presidential executive order restricting U.S. entry for individuals from seven countries. Read more
GC students and researchers played an important role in the development of “First Blacks in the Americas,” a bilingual archival resource developed by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, based at City College. Read more
American universities awarded a record number of Ph.D.s in 2015 — with the Graduate Center among the top 10 institutions awarding doctorates to members of underrepresented minority groups, according to new federal data presented in Inside Higher Ed. Read more
Doctoral student Jessica Woodson (Audiology) was recently awarded first-place honors by the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) at its fourth annual Student Business Plan Competition in San Diego. Read more
“Night czars” or “night mayors” are an emerging force in promoting urban nightlife and boosting economic growth in cities, according to a new essay in The Conversation coauthored by Katherine Newman, a visiting Fulbright researcher at the Graduate Center. Read more