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FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

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July 28, 2022

Professor Puleng Segalo awarded for popularizing science at University of South Africa

Professor Puleng Segalo, incumbent of the Chief Albert Luthuli Research Chair at Unisa, has received The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Regional Award 2021 for Public Understanding and Popularization of Science. The prestigious award is aimed at fulfilling the academy’s objective of recognizing, supporting, and promoting scientific capacity and excellence in the developing world.

July 19, 2022

Caroline Nester awarded the NRSA from the National Institutes of Health

Caroline Nester, a Ph.D. candidate in Clinical Psychology at Queens College, Brooklyn College, and the CUNY Graduate Center, was recently awarded the prestigious National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Grant Award (F31) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Caroline’s research, mentored by Laura Rabin, Ph.D., seeks to develop novel screening tools for dementia risk in demographically diverse older adults, with the ultimate goal to reduce brain health disparities in vulnerable populations around the globe.

May 19, 2022

Prof. Irina Sekerina received 2 awards!

1. A senior fellowship at the University of Cologne (Germany) for October-November, 2022, in CRC 1252 project on prominence.
2. A Fulbright award to go to São Paulo (Brazil)  in the spring-summer 2023.

May 10, 2022

Art History Student Has Award-Winning Exhibition Catalogue

Nina Stritzler-Levine, a student in the GC Art History program, has received the Society of Architectural Historians' Exhibition Catalogue Award for 2022 for her catalogue Eileen Gray, which she coedited with Cloe Pitiot, Bard Graduate Center, 2020. The book also won the DAM Architectural Book award and a design award from AIGA the professional design association.

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May 10, 2022

Art History Student Named a Winner of the 2022-23 Rome Prize

Saskia Verlaan, a doctoral student in the GC Art History program, has been named a winner of the 2022-23 Rome Prize, presented by the American Academy in Rome.

These highly competitive fellowships support advanced independent work and research in the arts and humanities. Verlaan will receive a stipend, workspace, and room and board at the Academy’s eleven-acre campus on the Janiculum Hill in Rome, starting in September 2022.

Learn more about the Rome Prize

April 8, 2022

Congratulations to Recent Biology Fellowship Winners

The Ph.D. program in Biology congratulates our students who have been awarded dissertation fellowships for the 2022-23 academic year:

Rose Dissertation Fellowship
Nazia Nayeem

Dissertation Year Award
Melenia Giakoumis
Gonzalo Pinilla Buitrago

Catalyst Grants
Lizettee Couto
Gonzalo Pinilla Buitrago
Simon Verlynde
Katerina Yamamoto