Members of the Urban Education Research Collective. Top row (left to right): José Luis Jiménez, Wendy Luttrell, Mieasia Edwards, and William Salomon Orellana. Bottom row (left to right): Nga Than, David Rosas, Kelly Brady, and Whitney Hollins.
Their report, COVID-19 & Racial Justice in Urban Education: NYC Parents Speak Out, illuminates parents’ insights, critiques, and recommendations. Read more
Professor Andrea Alù
The award recognizes Alù’s challenges to the boundaries of materials science and physics, which have brought about advances in electromagnetics, nano-optics, and acoustics. Read more
Charles Mills and his book, "The Racial Contract" (Photo: Sam Alcoff)
The American Political Science Association chose Distinguished Professor Charles Mills as the recipient of its biennial Benjamin E. Lippincott Award, which honors a work of exceptional quality by a living political theorist that is still considered significant 15 or more years after its first publication. Read more
Lyn Di Iorio
The fellowship program, administered by the New York Foundation for the Arts, makes unrestricted cash grants of $7,000 and is intended to fund an artist’s vision or voice. Read more
(Top from Left) Professors Ryan Murelli, Alyson Cole, and Jean Graham-Jones; (Bottom from Left) Ph.D. students Melenia Giakoumis, Olivia Wood, and Karen Zaino
Congratulations to Professors Ryan Murelli, Alyson Cole, and Jean Graham-Jones and Ph.D. students Melenia Giakoumis, Olivia Wood, and Karen Zaino. Read more
By 2022, over 400 humanities scholars will have benefited from the train-the-trainer model of the Digital Humanities Research Institute. Lisa Rhody, who leads the DHRI, is shown conducting a workshop at a past institute.
Many participants in the 2021 institute, offered virtually, come from schools that serve large numbers of minority and underrepresented students; curriculum materials will be freely available online. Read more
Clockwise from upper left: President Robin L. Garrell, Professors Cathy Davidson, Van Tran and Ann Kirschner
President Robin L. Garrell and three faculty members shared their visions for ways that the Graduate Center can transform and can contribute to the future of New York City, especially in the wake of the pandemic. Read more
Left: Alice Neel, John Mollenkopf (1970), oil on canvas. Gift Dr. Hartley Neel. Collection of the David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University.
Right: John Mollenkopf at his desk. (Credit: City Limits/Jarrett Murphy)
Professor John Mollenkopf was a friend of artist Alice Neel, whose retrospective is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and her portrait of him is now at Brown University. Read more
Poor Queer Studies describes how the field has been molded by wealthy, elitist institutions, leaving out students from working-class backgrounds and creating a set of ideas that is often irrelevant to them. Read more
Susana Mingote and Orie Shafer
Shafer will study how different neurotransmitters released by the same neuron mediate different functions within our circadian clocks. Mingote will investigate neurons that release both dopamine and glutamate, and their relation to disorders such as schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s. Read more