The Dangerous Myth of Appomattox

The New York Times, 4.11.15
Opinion-editorial by Gregory P. Downs, an associate professor of history at City College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and the author of “After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War.”

Light-powered Gyroscope will be World's Smallest

The Economic Times (India), 4.3.15
If the size of an optical gyroscope is reduced to just a fraction of a millimeter, as is presented in the new study, it could then be integrated into optical circuit boards, according to Li Ge, a physicist at the Graduate Center and Staten Island College, City University of New York.

Light-powered Gyroscope is World's Smallest: Promises Powerful Spin on Navigation, 4.1.15
A pair of light waves - one zipping clockwise the other counterclockwise around a microscopic track - may hold the key to creating the world's smallest gyroscope: one a fraction of the width of a human hair. Li Ge, a physicist at the Graduate Center and Staten Island College, City University of New York and colleagues from Yale University, discovered a new detection scheme that may lead to not only the world’s smallest gyroscope, but has potential for intriguing new applications.

Hedging Your Bets

Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.11.15
Opinion-editorial co-authored by Jennifer S. Furlong, director of the office of career planning and professional development at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Mental Health at Work - Audio

BBC, Business Daily, 3.31.15
Janet Gornick, professor of sociology and political science at The Graduate Center, City University of New York discusses Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Leaning In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead.” Story begins at 11:09.

Helping Black Men Thrive

Real Clear Policy, 3.28.15
Essay by Robert Cherry, professor of Economics at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center.

From Microsoft, a Novel Way to Mandate Sick Leave

The New York Times, 3.26.15
Ruth Milkman, sociologist of labor at the City University of New York Graduate Center, why the only way to achieve paid sick leave policies is through public policy initiatives.

Big Bang Data Revisited - Video

Dis Magazine, 3.15
A conversation between curator Olga Subirós, Graduate Center, CUNY scholar Lev Manovich, and Data Issue editors Marvin Jordan and Mike Pepi.

Move by Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg to Create Smaller Schools Leads to Big Disparities Within Single Buildings

New York Daily News, 3.17.15
A Daily News analysis of city and state Department of Education data from the 2013-14 school year examined the disparities between schools that share a building and found significant variations in graduation rates, test scores, race and wealth. “The school system Bloomberg created shows marked differences in student populations,” said David Bloomfield, an education professor at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Grad Center.

Lack of Diversity in NYC's Top Schools - Video

Brooklyn Independent Media, “BK Live,” 3.12.15
David Bloomfield, professor of education leadership, law and policy at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY, discusses strategies on how to advance more diversity into New York City schools. He appears at 3:17 in the video report.

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