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  • Gods and Heroes from the Parthenon at the GC

    Casts of iconic art from the Parthenon now grace the Graduate Center’s lobby and Mina Rees Library, thanks to a generous loan from the City College of New York. Read more

  • Queens Volunteerism Beats the National Average

    A study commissioned by the City of New York and carried out by Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf (Political Science, Sociology), working with several city agencies, found that residents of Western Queens volunteer at more than double the national rate. Read more

  • American Book Award Goes to Professor Ammiel Alcalay, Editor of 'Lost & Found'

    Professor Ammiel Alcalay (GC/Queens, English) has won an American Book Award in recognition of his work as the founder and general editor of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, a chapbook series that features genre-bending writing. Read more

  • Parthenon Art is Coming

    We are thrilled to announce that on Friday, August 4, casts of the Frieze of the Parthenon, often referred to as the Elgin Marbles, will be installed in the Graduate Center lobby and Mina Rees Library. Read more

  • POTUS 6 Redeemed at 250

    This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of John Quincy Adams, and a new compilation of his diary entries, edited by Distinguished Professor David Waldstreicher (History), has received glowing reviews in The Wall Street Journal and The Christian Science MonitorRead more

  • Noted in 'The New York Times'

    A recent New York Times op-ed cites Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World (Duke Press, 2015) by Associate Professor Gary Wilder (Anthropology) as a work that is pertinent to today’s global turmoil. Read more

  • Classics for the Public Good: Provost Joy Connolly

    It is time to take a new, more civically-minded approach to classical studies, according to Graduate Center Provost and Senior Vice President Joy Connolly. Read more

  • Inequality Conference Sets Precedents

    The Graduate Center has established a firm foothold in the burgeoning field of inequality studies, as evidenced by the 2017 Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) conference. Read more

  • Faculty Book: Sherrie L. Baver

    Latinos In New YorkSherrie L. Baver, Angelo Falcón, and Gabriel Haslip-Viera
    Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition
    Notre Dame Press (2017)





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  • Allison Padilla-Goodman ’14 Named ADL Southeast Regional Director

    Allison Padilla-Goodman ’14 (Ph.D., Sociology), a veteran community organizer, educator, and activist against racism and anti-Semitism, was named the Southeast Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Read more