Maggie Nelson, Ph.D. ’04 (English), an award-winning writer known for nonfiction works such as 2015’s The Argonauts, has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Latinas registered to vote (and voted) at higher rates than Latino males in each U.S. presidential election from 1992 through 2012, according to a new study by the GC’s Center for Latin America, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) in partnership with CNN en Español. Read more
The Graduate Center’s Latin/Greek Institute has been awarded a $1 million grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation that will expand opportunities for students of all backgrounds to participate in the Institute’s nationally renowned summer language program. Read more
Professor Setha M. Low (Anthropology/Environmental Psychology), whose novel research focuses on the anthropology of space and place, has been awarded the inaugural Senior Scholar Award from the Society of Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA).
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The pioneering work of Professor Eleanore T. Wurtzel (GC/Lehman, Biology), whose research is at the forefront of plant science, is featured in a special issue of the journal Science. Read more
A widely published specialist in cognitive socialization, Ruck recently talked about how his background lends to this new role as Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity and Inclusion, and what he envisions as the GC’s path for increased diversity and inclusion. Read more
A project by Ph.D. student Sara Vogel (Urban Education), whose research focuses on the intersection of bilingual and digital media education, is featured in today's White House announcement about President Barack Obama’s Computer Science for All campaign. Read more
The GC has been awarded a $415,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to promote and expand public humanities practices at CUNY through the Center for the Humanities. Read more
The CUNY community mourns the recent passing of Dr. Henry Wasser, a prominent scholar and leader at the Graduate Center and the University alike for decades. He was 97. Read more