“Court Crier,” 2018 by Julian Louis Phillips, (courtesy of Phillips). Phillips is a graduate of Social Practice Queens (SPQ).
An innovative program based at The Graduate Center aims to create a new generation of cultural leaders in New York City who represent the city’s diverse population and are committed to bringing social change through art. Read more
Deborah Cullen-Morales, Maurice Vann, Linnaea Tillett, and Fernand (Dean) A. De Los Reyes
Despite the challenges of 2020, our students, alumni, and faculty have made achievements that we are happy to look back on. Read more
Ruck, a professor and advisor to the president, discusses what it takes to ensure that The Graduate Center sets the standard for diversity and anti-racism in higher education. Read more
Brian Jones (Photo courtesy of Jones)
Alumnus Brian Jones explains how he took an unexpected path to a fulfilling career at the Schomburg Center for Black Culture. Read more
As we approach the end of the year, we want to update you on The Graduate Center’s progress toward achieving the diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism goals that were laid out this past spring. Read more
The Graduate Center community mourns the death of the renowned anthropologist, pioneer in Black feminist studies, and beloved teacher and mentor who was an “irreplaceable” member of our community. Read more
Professors Maral Tajerian and Sebastian Alvarado (right) and their children.
So, you think you’re busy between pandemic hassles and all your other work-life obligations? Here’s what busy looks like for CUNY’s very own power couple, Professors Maral Tajerian and Sebastian Alvarado. Read more
Ovita F. Williams (Photo courtesy of Williams)
"Know why you're getting into this and stay true to that," says alumna Ovita F. William. Read more
Alumna Tai-Danae Bradley explains how her time at the Graduate Center prepared her for a new role at X - The Moonshot Factory, where she's exploring the frontiers of physics and artificial intelligence. Read more
Dána-Ain Davis (Photo Credit: Alex Irklievski/GC)
Davis’ book links Black women’s higher risk of giving birth to premature babies to racism and the afterlife of slavery. It is spurring medical professionals to reassess their practices. Read more