Professor Claire Bishop (Art History) has been named a fellow in residence by the Center for Ballet and the Arts (CBA) at New York University. Bishop will study Merce Cunningham’s Museum Events, produced between 1964 and 2012. Read more
Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner (GC/Hunter, Sociology) has won a Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin to spend the fall 2017 semester in Berlin studying the effects of immigration on American social life and demographics. Read more
The Graduate Center is one of 36 institutions nationwide that have been selected to send representatives to the American Historical Society’s 2017–2018 Career Diversity for Historians Faculty Institutes. Read more
A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center in partnership with the GC’s Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality offers a comprehensive analysis of inequality and the status of the middle class in some of the world’s wealthiest countries, including the United States. Read more
The GC’s Leon Levy Center for Biography announced the recipients of four resident fellowships, supported by the Leon Levy Foundation, for the upcoming academic year. Read more
Kirsten Jensen (Ph.D. ’07, Art History), the Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest chief curator of the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, PA, is featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer online. 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.
The Graduate Center will award three honorary degrees and the President’s Distinguished Alumni Medal at its Fifty-Third Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 2, President Chase F. Robinson announced today. Read more
Ph.D. student Richard Smith (Psychology) was awarded a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.
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