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Distinguished Professor Morris Dickstein (English/Theatre) is the subject of a new video documentary for Tablet magazine, focusing on his new memoir, Why Not Say What Happened. Read more
The flawed research design of a study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine represents a step backward in HIV prevention methods, Ida Susser (GC/Hunter, Anthropology) asserts in a new Al Jazeera America op-ed. Read more
An op-ed by Corey Robin (GC/Brooklyn, Political Science) on the subject of white privilege, conversations about race, and the increasing segregation in public schools was published this week on Salon. Read more
The effects of global warming are proving so severe that the gray whale, famous for its annual migrations along the Pacific Coast, could find its way back to the Atlantic Ocean, according to a new study co-authored by scientists at the Graduate Center. Read more
A new interactive data visualization, “On Broadway,” featuring the work of Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) and an international team that includes four GC students, will be exhibited at the New York Public Library through January 2016. Read more
Presidential Professor Thomas Weiss (Political Science), a leading expert on the United Nations and on humanitarian intervention, discussed the UN’s “forgotten” history in a recent SiriusXM interview. Read more
Merih Uctum (GC/Brooklyn, Economics) presented her assessment of potential risks to the state, national and international economies at two recent meetings of the Economic Advisory Committee of the NYSA Ways and Means Committee. Read more
Michelle Fine and María Torre, GC professors of psychology and co-founders of the Public Science Project (PSP), were invited by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office to join the Data and Research Working Group of the Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline. Read more
Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf (Political Science/Sociology) is featured in an online “slow debate” among leading scholars, advocates, and practitioners on how racial and class segregation contributed to last year’s events in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more
Professor Ruth Milkman (Sociology), a scholar of labor and labor movements, has been a prominent voice in recent national news coverage of paid parental and sick, following President Barack Obama’s call to make paid leave a national policy. Read more