In a provocative essay in The Nation and a related CUNY TV interview, Distinguished Professor Frances Fox Piven (Political Science/Women’s and Gender Studies) makes a case for resisting the Trump administration and assesses what will make such a movement succeed. Read more
The GC has announced a new merit-based scholarship for students in the MALS program, with funding that covers 80 percent of in-state tuition costs for a 30-credit degree.
Ph.D. student Mae Miller (Earth and Environmental Sciences) was awarded a highly competitive Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, which provides three years of financial support to students whose research, teaching, and service promote diversity. Read more
Ahead of the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development's Alumni Roundtable, the GC spoke to Marilyn Puder-York about the advice she would offer to students who are thinking about careers, particularly in non-academic settings. Read more
In a recent book and related podcast for Inside Higher Ed, Amy Adamcyzk (GC/Hunter, Sociology) illustrates why attitudes towards homosexuality vary widely from country to country. Read more
The GC, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Press, has launched a demo of its new interactive platform for scholarly publishing, Manifold, an online, mobile-ready interface for reading and responding to texts.
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English) is quoted in an important new Pew Research Center report on the uncivil online behavior, pointing to geo-political “publicity” as a potential new “form of cyber terror.” Read more
Assistant Professor Thomas Kurtzman's research has had "a significant impact in the pharmaceutical industry." Read more
Provost Joy Connolly has published a Village Voice op-ed on the critical importance of the National Endowments for the Arts (NEA) and for the Humanities (NEH), which were eliminated in the Trump administration’s proposed budget. Read more
A working paper by doctoral student Jessica Peck (Economics) suggests that the arrival in New York City of digital app-based car services like Uber led to a significant decrease in drunk-driving related car accidents.