The 2016 campaign has become a “referendum on the continued dominant role of white men in society,” asserts Professor Alyson Cole (GC/Queens, Political Science) in a compelling new essay for Fortune.
Love & Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (1993), a book by Professor Eric Lott (English/Comparative Literature), has been named one of Billboard’s 100 greatest music books of all time.
A major gift bestowed by James and Cathleen Stone to the Graduate Center — which enhances the GC’s stature as a hub for researching socio-economic inequalities — is highlighted in a new Chronicle of Philanthropy feature about the growth in donations to inequality research programs.
CUNY has launched its annual Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving, a long-standing tradition that provides an opportunity for the University community to donate money to health, human, and environmental causes at substantial cost savings for participating charities. Read more
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) recently spoke about the days leading to November 8: what to expect, how much polling matters, and who will win. Read more
"Through my study I want to bring forth the voices of parents who have been silent because of the shame, guilt, fear, and belief that they are alone in this," says Ph.D. student Sofia Oviedo (Social Welfare). Read more
“We truly have something for just about everyone,” said Professor Frank Hentschker, executive director and director of programs at the Segal Center Read more
Ph.D. student Agustín Indaco (Economics) has been selected to participate in Bloomberg’s Data for Good Exchange 2016 (D4GX), a program that connects data scientists with nonprofits and municipalities to improve public welfare. Read more
Distinguished Professor Blanche Wiesen Cook (History) spoke recently about Roosevelt’s legacy — and how “America’s greatest First Lady” might have viewed the current state of affairs. Read more
Ph.D. student Cory Greene (Psychology) was featured in The Christian Science Monitor this week for his efforts to transform the lives of young black men and communities affected by mass incarceration.