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M.A. student Minn Hur (Fashion Studies) showed his most recent collection at New York Fashion Week: Men’s, the first standalone menswear fashion showcase in the city. Read more
New works by Tania León (GC/Music) are in the spotlight at international festivals this summer. Read more
Students, faculty, and alumni of the Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences recently received various honors from the Acoustical Society of America, the world’s most prestigious scientific society dedicated to the study and applications of acoustics. Read more
Presidential Professor Bryan Turner (Sociology), director of the GC’s Committee for the Study of Religion, will receive the prestigious Max Planck Research Award for his work on secularization and modernity, focusing on social and religious pluralism. Read more
Morgan Williams Jr., a fourth-year student in the Ph.D. Program in Economics, has been awarded a Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship from the MIT School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Read more
Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander (GC/Hunter, English) is one of three poets who will read from their work at a free event tonight at the New York Public Library. Read more
Professor Robert C. Smith (GC/Baruch, Sociology) was recently named winner of the American Sociological Association’s prestigious Louis Wirth Best Article Award. Read more
In a compelling new op-ed for The Atlantic, Distinguished Professor David Reynolds (English) traces the history of the Confederate flag — a flashpoint for national tensions long before the recent Charleston church massacre. Read more
Ph.D. candidate Micki Kaufman (History) was named recipient of the prestigious Paul Fortier Prize in Australia this week, the latest in a string of accolades for her “Quantifying Kissinger” project. Read more
On July 13, 1865, in a spectacular fire witnessed by thousands of New Yorkers, P. T. Barnum’s American Museum in downtown Manhattan mysteriously burned to the ground. The museum will soon re-open its doors to the public — this time in virtual form. Read more