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The GC has announced a new merit-based scholarship for students in the MALS program, with funding that covers 80 percent of in-state tuition costs for a 30-credit degree.
Ahead of the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development's Alumni Roundtable, the GC spoke to Marilyn Puder-York about the advice she would offer to students who are thinking about careers, particularly in non-academic settings. Read more
Ph.D. student Mae Miller (Earth and Environmental Sciences) was awarded a highly competitive Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, which provides three years of financial support to students whose research, teaching, and service promote diversity. Read more
In a recent book and related podcast for Inside Higher Ed, Amy Adamcyzk (GC/Hunter, Sociology) illustrates why attitudes towards homosexuality vary widely from country to country. Read more
The GC, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Press, has launched a demo of its new interactive platform for scholarly publishing, Manifold, an online, mobile-ready interface for reading and responding to texts.
Provost Joy Connolly has published a Village Voice op-ed on the critical importance of the National Endowments for the Arts (NEA) and for the Humanities (NEH), which were eliminated in the Trump administration’s proposed budget. Read more
Could we have predicted the outcome of the 2016 presidential election? Naming patterns may suggest as much, says Professor Stefano Ghirlanda (GC/Brooklyn, Psychology/Biology). Read more
In a recent BOMB Magazine feature, Professor Ammiel Alcalay (GC/Queens, English) reviews two new books that, in his words, give us a “fuller picture of the enormity” of Jack Kerouac’s literary achievement, which until now has been largely “misunderstood, denigrated, and distorted.” Read more
The GC today launched its first podcast series, "Academically Speaking," which will take a close look at what nearly every Ph.D. student sees as their biggest challenge: the dissertation. Read more
For a story on the neuroscience behind the Internet phenomenon ASMR, Smithsonian.com consulted Presidential Professor Tony Ro (Psychology/Biology), an expert on sensory processing and synesthesia. Read more