How Nanoscience is
Changing the World
(and the GC)
"Every day when I walk in, I’m amazed by everything we’re doing here.” – Prof. Rein Ulijn of the Advanced Science Research Center. The ASRC recently joined the GC. Read more.
March News
A major award to study HIV risk, the welfare of zoo birds, a student's "political commitments to higher education," and Cathy Davidson's urgent essay on the
National Endowment for the Humanities are this month's highlights.
Melissa Nelson Slater Improves Welfare of Captive Birds of Prey
Ph.D. Student Snapshot: Gordon Barnes
Cathy Davidson on Proposed Defunding of NEH
Featured Events
Drag, Burlesque, and HIV History in NYC
Drag, Burlesque, and HIV History in NYC
Tuesday, 3/28
The Fragile Social Safety Net
The Fragile Social
Safety Net
Monday, 4/3
Paul Krugman and Eduardo Porter on Trade, Jobs, and Inequality
Trade, Jobs, and Inequality
Wednesday, 4/26
Faculty Books
What You Need to Know about Your Child's Speech Development
Time to Talk
Michelle MacRoy-Higgins, Ph.D. ’09 (GC/Hunter, Audiology)
Spatializing Culture
Spatializing Culture
Setha Low (Anthropology/ Psychology/EES)
International Express: New Yorkers on the 7 Train
International Express: New Yorkers on the 7 Train
William Kornblum (Sociology)
In Memoriam
Professor Peter Kwong (GC/Hunter, Sociology) died on March 17, 2017, at age 75. Widely known as one of the founding figures in Asian American Studies, he was called the “Dean of Chinatown Studies” by New York Magazine. “Peter was a deeply sympathetic friend, a caring mentor, and an inspiring teacher,” says Presidential Professor Philip Kasinitz (Sociology).

Professor Herbert Parmet (GC/Queensborough, History) died on January 25, 2017, at age 87. An esteemed teacher and advisor, he was the author of eight Presidential biographies and histories, including Jack: The Struggles of John F. Kennedy (Dial Press, 1980) and Richard Nixon: An American Enigma (Pearson, 2007).

The GC community extends deepest condolences to their many friends, family members, colleagues, and admirers.

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