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Distinguished Professor André Aciman (Comparative Literature) was recently named recipient of the 2014 NordSud International Prize for Literature and Science, in recognition of his achievements in fiction. Read more
Distinguished Professor Lucien Szpiro (Mathematics) has been elected to the prestigious Academia Europaea. Read more
Professor Colette Daiute (Psychology/Urban Education) has been invited to participate in the 2015-2017 Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research, designed to consider the diverse ways the humanities can function in public life or as a public good. Read more
The Graduate Center has been awarded a $175,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures entitled “Cultures and Histories of Freedom: Ideology, Slavery, and Creolization, 1500-1900.” Read more
Presidential Professor Richard G. Schwartz has been named a recipient of the Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the organization’s highest award and the most prestigious in his field. Read more
Distinguished Professor Dennis Sullivan, who holds the Albert Einstein Chair in Science (Mathematics), has been awarded the 2014 Balzan Prize. Read more
The American Academy in Rome has awarded John V. Maciuika
(Assoc. Prof., Baruch, Art History) the National Endowment for the Arts Rome Prize in the category of Historic Preservation and... Read more
The U.S. Department of State has selected Steve G. Greenbaum (Prof., Hunter), executive officer of the Ph.D. Program in Physics, as a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2014–15. The fellowship... Read more
Michelle Fine, distinguished professor of psychology and urban education at the Graduate Center, has won the 2014 Deborah W. Meier Award for Heroes in Education from FairTest, the National Center... Read more
Distinguished Professor James Oakes of the Ph.D. Program in History has won the 52nd annual Barondess/Lincoln Award from the Civil War Round Table of New York for his book Freedom National: The... Read more