Danielle Dean, Pleasure to Burn (still), 2011. Courtesy the artist.
Soft Skills, a group exhibition curated by Kaegan Sparks, 2016–17 Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow and doctoral student in Art History, will be on view at the James Gallery from April 14 through June 3, 2017. Read more
Ph.D. student Julie Hecht (Psychology), who writes the “Dog Spies” blog for ScientificAmerican.com, published an essay on recent scientific findings about the function of dogs’ sleep.
Doctoral student Melissa Nelson Slater (Psychology) coauthored a new study published in Zoo Biology about how olfactory enrichment, or using scent cues, can improve the welfare of birds of prey in zoos. Read more
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In a new Business Insider video, President Chase F. Robinson talks about the diverse experiences of women in Islam, drawing on the examples of a mystic and a celebrity from the 8th and 9th centuries to correct Western misconceptions about the role of women in the religion. Read more
THE FIRST 100 DAYS: Immigration Policy
Monday, March 6, 2017
The Graduate Center
President Chase Robinson Remarks
Good evening. My name is Chase Robinson, and as president I... Read more
President Chase F. Robinson appeared on Cumulus radio to discuss how current events link to themes presented in his new book, Islamic Civilisation in Thirty Lives: The First 1,000 Years (University of California Press, 2016). Read more
The Executive Director of the Leon Levy Center talks about an intriguing upcoming event and his plans for the Center. Read more
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice), a sought-after expert on electoral politics, analyzes the president’s first address to a joint session of Congress.
The Center for the Humanities has announced its new iteration of the Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research, funded by a $415,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to promote and expand public humanities practices at CUNY. Read more