November 2010 posting
Mimi Abramovitz (Prof., Hunter, Social Welfare) was honored as a cofounder of the Welfare Rights Initiative at Hunter College at its 15th anniversary celebration, on May ... Read more
July 2010 posting
Mimi Abramovitz (Prof., Hunter, Social Welfare) had a letter to the editor printed in the January 11 edition of the New York Times, in response to the January 2 article... Read more
January 2010 posting
Mimi Abramovitz (Prof., Hunter, Social Welfare) coauthored, with Jennifer Zelnick, the paper “Double Jeopardy: The Impact of Neoliberalism on Care Workers in United... Read more
Prof. Pyong Gap Min received a "Stand Up for Justice Award" from MinKwon Center for Community Action, a powerful minority (Korean) civil rights organization that has been vigorously... Read more
The American Sociological Association (ASA) has announced that Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, was elected the 97th President of the ASA. She will assume office in August of 2005, following a year of service as President-elect. Read more
CUNY Graduate Center Professor Kenneth Tobin has been awarded The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars (DTS), the foundation's highest honor for teaching and research excellence. A Presidential Professor in The Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in Urban Education, Professor Tobin was one of eight leading scholars to be presented with this year’s award.
Frances Degen Horowitz, President of The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is among 178 new Fellows and 24 new Foreign Honorary Members selected for their leadership in scholarship, business, the arts, and public affairs. Read more
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded The Graduate Center of The City University of New York a special challenge grant of $1 million toward a permanent endowment to support the recruitment and retention of faculty. Read more
Frances Degen Horowitz, President of The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, has been honored by the New York Women's Agenda (NYWA) with a Star Award. The award was presented to Dr. Horowitz by New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum at NYWA's annual Star Breakfast on Tuesday, December 3, at the New York Hilton Hotel. The awards were created by NYWA to honor outstanding women and men within the City of New York.