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Herb Berman, special assistant to the Graduate Center president, died July 6, 2014, after a long illness. Mr. Berman focused on government relations and brought a lifelong knowledge of New York... Read more
The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York has appointed Dr. Chase F. Robinson president of the Graduate Center, effective July 1, 2014. He has been the interim president of the... Read more
Beatrice Kachuck, professor emerita of educational psychology and women’s studies at the Graduate Center and Brooklyn College, and cofounder of the women’s studies programs at both... Read more
The Graduate Center has begun a fifteen-year agreement with noted logician and philosopher Saul Kripke to curate and preserve the Kripke Archive. Read more
Professor Ruth Milkman has been elected the 107th president of the American Sociological Association (ASA) for 2015–2016. She will assume her office in August 2015, following a year of... Read more
A two-year grant of $165,000 per year from the Pinkerton Foundation will support the pilot program Youth Leadership for College Success, an initiative of the College Access: Research and Action... Read more
Michael James Roberts (Sociology, 2005) published Tell Tchaikovsky the News: Rock ’n’ Roll, the Labor Question, and the Musicians’ Union, 1942–1968 (Duke University Press,... Read more
Cathy Davidson, who will join the Graduate Center faculty in July 2014, wrote “Why ‘Educational Reform’ Sends Educators Running for Cover—And How We Can Change That” in... Read more
Professor Robert C. Smith (Baruch, Sociology) published new research exploring "Black Mexicans" and the use of racial categories. Smith's research draws on more than 15 years of... Read more
Distinguished Professor David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Chair in American History, has been named the next president of the Society of American Historians. Read more