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The 2014 Nicholas Michelli Award for Promoting Social Justice, named to honor the work of Presidential Professor Nicholas Michelli (Urban Education), was presented to the Miami University Urban Teaching Cohort for a project in which students work with schools, community leaders, and families in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. Read more
Professor David Bloomfield (Brooklyn, Urban Education) discussed the impact of New York State Education Commissioner John King’s departure in a recent article posted on Capital New York. Read more
Professor John Torpey (Sociology), who serves as Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at the Graduate Center, has been elected to the top office of the Eastern Sociological Society, the regional professional association of sociologists. Read more
Professor Robert Hatcher (City College, Psychology), who serves as director of the Wellness Center at the GC, was recently named winner of the 2015 Distinguished Applications of Psychology to Education and Training Award, bestowed by the American Psychological Association. Read more
Professor Eduardo Vianna (Psychology, LaGuardia) was featured prominently in an extensive New York Times Sunday feature. Read more
Distinguished Professor Frances Fox Piven (Political Science/Sociology) was a featured guest on an MSNBC segment about LGBT equality. Read more
Evita, Inevitably: Performing Argentina’s Female Icons
Before and After Eva Perón
(University of Michigan Press, 2014)
A new Graduate Center study shows that household income is becoming even more concentrated among the high-earning households in the United States, while poorer households are experiencing no measurable gains. Read more
Caroline Bean Stute (Music Performance) is a cellist, performer, teacher, doctoral student — and now, staff sergeant in “The President’s Own.” Read more
The Graduate Center recently hosted a Wikipedia editing workshop led by Professor Michael Mandiberg, an interdisciplinary artist and scholar recently recognized as one of the “100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014” by Foreign Policy magazine. Read more