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  • NYC’s Growing Hispanic Population Growth: Laird W. Bergad

    Distinguished Professor Laird W. Bergad (GC/Lehman, History), director of the Graduate Center’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies (CLACLS), commented in a recent Wall Street Journal story about the growth in New York City’s Hispanic population. Read more

  • GC Faculty to Edit ASA Book Series

    Six GC sociology professors have been named the editors of the American Sociological Association (ASA) Rose Series books beginning in January 2018. Read more

  • A Carnegie Hall Debut

    For pianist Juan Carlos Fernández-Nieto, a D.M.A. student at the GC, getting to Carnegie Hall took practice and luck. Read more

  • Au Revoir, Paris Climate Accord. Hello, Apocalypse?

    President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement has sparked outrage and concern in higher education and the media, where predictions of doom are prevalent. Earth and Environmental Sciences Professors Athanasios Koutavas and Stephen Pekar weigh in. Read more

  • Primed for a Tenure-Track Position at U Albany

    In September, Wen Liu (Ph.D. ’17, Critical Psychology) will start a tenure-track faculty position in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at the University of Albany – SUNY. It’s a coveted opportunity for her to pursue her research on LGBTQ issues and to teach at another public institution that values diversity. Read more

  • MALS Grad Is Named a NYS Excelsior Service Fellow

    A newly minted Excelsior Fellow, Ramona Natasha Khan (M.A.L.S. ’16, International Studies) is about to experience something she has long been curious about — working in government and public policy. Read more

  • An Openly Gay Dean Sets a Precedent: Perry Halkitis

    Perry Halkitis (Ph.D. ’95, Educational Psychology), the newly appointed dean of Rutgers School of Public Health and the first openly gay man to hold the position, is accustomed to defying limits. Read more

  • Digital Games Teach Refugee Children Skills

    Playing Games Online Is Changing the Lives of Syria's Refugee Children
    World Economic Forum, 6.14.17 Read more

  • The Class of 2017 Commences

    With heartfelt congratulations and parting words of wisdom, the GC celebrated the commencement of the Class of 2017 at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall on Friday, June 2.  Read more

  • New Code for Creating Melanin-Like Materials

    Scientists across the City University of New York (CUNY) have created the first successful process for developing materials that mimic the properties of melanin — the pigments that give color to skin, hair, and eyes — according to a paper published in the journal Science. Read more