The Graduate Center’s Anthropology Program was awarded a record five International Dissertation Research Fellowships (IDRFs) by the Social Science Research Council — more than any other anthropology program in the United States. Read more
Ph.D. student Laura Penalo (Nursing) received a United Health Foundation (UHF) Diverse Scholars award, which provides $5,000 a year in tuition funding. Read more
Professor Ruth Wilson Gilmore (Earth and Environmental Sciences), director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at the Graduate Center, has won the 2017 Richard A. Yarborough Mentoring Award from the American Studies Association’s Minority Scholars’ Committee. Read more
For pianist Juan Carlos Fernández-Nieto, a D.M.A. student at the GC, getting to Carnegie Hall took practice and luck. Read more
A newly minted Excelsior Fellow, Ramona Natasha Khan (M.A.L.S. ’16, International Studies) is about to experience something she has long been curious about — working in government and public policy. Read more
As a working-class native New Yorker, I profoundly believe in the mission of the public university and CUNY especially. Read more
Six GC graduate students students have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2017-2018 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Ph.D. student Richard Smith (Psychology) was awarded a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.
Ph.D. candidate Danica Savonick (English) is one of 10 doctoral students nationwide to receive a Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies. Read more
Video games have increasingly become part of the classroom curriculum. But do they make learning more effective or just more fun? Ph.D. student Luke Reynolds (History) reacts in a new Quartz interview. Read more