365 Fifth Newsletter  |  Issue 44  |  Nov. 2018  |
Icons on
the Brain
A new play by Professor Natalie Kacinik explores how female role models shape our thoughts.
News from the GC
Edwina G. Mendelson
Justice for Juveniles
The Honorable Edwina G. Mendelson (Ph.D. ’02) rolled out Raise the Age for New York.
Computer chip
Over $3 Million to Digitize Smell
Can the biology of our noses be translated onto a computer chip? Professor Paul Feinstein thinks so.
U.S. Capitol Building
What the Midterms Mean for D.C.
Professors Heath Brown and Charles Tien discuss on recent episodes of The Thought Project podcast.
Nisha Ramracha
She Studies Old Money
Master’s student Nisha Ramracha (Liberal Studies) forges a fascination with ancient coins.
Just Published
Book cover - The Encyclopedia of Elder Care
The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care
Elizabeth Capezuti
Book cover - The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City
The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City
Setha Low
Book cover - Shady Women: Three Short Plays
Shady Women: Three Short Plays
Elizabeth Primamore
(Ph.D. ’05, English)
New to the GC
Next month, the GC’s Advanced Science Research Center celebrates the opening of IlluminationSpace, an interactive education center where visitors can explore the science behind the ASRC’s research initiatives. Learn more and book a visit here.
IlluminationSpace soft opening
Overheard At the GC
Last month at the GC, leading artists spoke to sold-out crowds about their work and its bearing on current issues. Don’t miss our upcoming talks and performances.
Roxane Gay
Roxane Gay
Best-Selling Writer
“We have to stop calling (mass shootings) ‘the new normal.’ Because when we do that we contribute to the normalization of this level of violence.”

Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei
Artist and Activist
“We can solve (the international refugee crisis) by ourselves, but the question rather is do we really want to solve it?”
Come to Our Events
Census illustration
How Will the Census Matter to You?
Maria Hinojosa of NPR talks with experts including Professor John Mollenkopf and civil rights attorney Vanita Gupta.
Presented with the CUNY Mapping Project at the Center for Urban Research.
Michel Merhej and the Bil Afrah Project
Live @365: A Global Music Series
Michel Merhej and the Bil Afrah Project perform the legendary Middle Eastern album: Ziad Rahbani’s Bil Afrah.
Funded with a generous gift from the Baisley Powell Elebash Fund.
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