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  • Academic Year End

    One of our key goals as a school, expressed in our Strategic Plan, is broadening our impact by teaching new subjects and attracting new, diverse kinds of students in master’s degree programs and new non-degree programs. Read more

  • ‘Leave … With a Glimmer of Subdued Arrogance’

    The Graduate Center recognized 420 doctoral candidates and 127 master’s candidates at a commencement marked by humor and gravitas. Read more

  • Congratulations to the GC’s 2018 Mellon/ACLS Fellows

    Four Graduate Center Ph.D. students won this prestigious fellowship, which supports the completion of their dissertation. Read more

  • Tragic Passing of Professor Young Kun Kim

    We at The Graduate Center are deeply saddened by the tragic passing of Professor Young Kun Kim. Read more

  • Scam Journals

    The challenges presented by quasi- or non-academic publications that lack rigorous peer review are increasing.  At first glance, this phenomenon may mean little to us here at the Graduate Center, which is fortunate to have more than its share of faculty who set the standard rather than seek to meet it. However, in addition to exacerbating a cultural crisis in which preferred ideas are treated as facts and facts are disregarded, predatory publishers and conference organizers pose a particular danger to emerging scholars -- our students. Read more

  • The Thought Project - Episode 17 - Interview with Provost Joy Connolly

    Joy Connolly is senior vice president, provost, and distinguished professor of classics at The Graduate Center. Read more

  • Changes in Student Affairs

    I’m happy to share an announcement of changes in the Office of Student Affairs. Warm congratulations are in order for Elise Perram, new Director of Student Affairs and Scott Voorhees, now Associate Director of Student Affairs. 

    We are very fortunate to also have two new staff members joining the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, both of whom are proud products of the City University of New York. Read more

  • NEH Budget Updates

    I am very happy to report the spending bill just approved by Congress includes an increase of $3 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The bill also includes a $9 million increase for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and a $1.5 million increase for the Woodrow Wilson Center. Read more

  • The QRCC

    Analyzing data is, increasingly, part of many projects here at the GC, whether the research field is in the humanities, sciences, or social sciences.  Methods and approaches are many and varied, and entering the field can be a challenge. So I am very pleased to announce that the Quantitative Research Consulting Center (QRCC) is now available on the Graduate Center website (here). Read more

  • Experts With Ph.D.’s Needed: Provost Joy Connolly in ‘The Independent’

    In a recent essay in The Independent, Graduate Center Provost and Senior Vice President Joy Connolly makes the case that expertise — the kind that doctoral programs cultivate — is what the world needs right now. Read more