“I need not remind anyone here that graduate education is neither obvious nor easy,” President Chase F. Robinson said at the GC's Fifty-Second Commencement Exercises. “But no one is better qualified to counter what most imperils us — inequality, environmental risk, willful disregard for truth — than you, our graduates.” Read more
A total of 444 doctoral dissertations, 58 master’s theses, and 22 capstone projects representing 35 programs were submitted to the library during the 2015-2016 academic year, according to Roxanne Shirazi, the GC’s dissertation research librarian, in her review of dissertations and theses. Read more
Four Graduate Center students have received highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants in recognition of their academic and professional achievement, leadership, and service. Read more
"The GC has taught me how to better be," says Ph.D. candidate Steph Anderson, Ph.D. '16 (Psychology), director of the HBO documentary short "purple shoelaces" (pictured).
"I taught myself to read by age eight or nine," Ph.D. candidate Darcel Reyes (Nursing) says. "Maybe that is why health literacy was the topic of my doctoral research." Read more
Doctoral candidate Ahmed Ibrahim (Anthropology) has been named a 2016 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Read more
In a prominent new essay for Foreign Affairs, Ph.D. student Jennifer Peirce (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) examines Nicaragua’s take on prison reform, and the lessons it may hold for Central America and beyond. Read more
Has "ban the box" policy translated into greater job access for individuals with criminal records? Ph.D. student Ronald Day (Criminal Justice) is working to answer that question through his research.
Adam Kavalier (Ph.D. ’11, Biology) followed an unusual path after completing his doctorate — he launched Undone Chocolate, the first bean-to-bar maker of premium organic chocolate bars in the Washington, D.C., area. Read more
The GC Library has attracted international media attention for purging its interlibrary loan records, part of an effort to address privacy protection. Read more