Chalkbeat New York, 11.25.14
Opinion-editorial by David Bloomfield, a professor of educational leadership, law and policy at the CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College.
The Atlantic, “CITYLAB,” 11.24.14
Setha Low, professor of anthropology at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, comments on creating diverse spaces in public parks.
Domna Stanton, a member of the Human Rights Watch and a professor at CUNY Graduate Center was appointed by Mayor de Blasio a commissioner to the New York City Human Rights Commission.
New York Observer, 11.21.14
Mayor de Blasio names Graduate Center Professor Domna Stanton to the Human Rights Commission.
Inside Higher Ed, 11.20.14
Opinion-editorial by Alexandra W. Logue, who is a research professor at the Center for Advanced Study in Education at the City University of New York Graduate Center.
The New York Times, 11.16.14
Op-ed by Steven Rattner which cites Janet Gornick, Luxembourg Income Study, 2013.
El Diario, 11.13.14
The Dominicans may have overtaken the Puerto Rican and have become the largest Latino sub group in the City of New York, says a report by the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies of the City University of New York.
The New York Times, “Arts Beat,” 11.14.14
The New Black Fest, which last year commissioned 10-minute works on Trayvon Martin, race and privilege, will present a free showcase of works on Monday called “Hands Up: Six Testaments,” a project inspired by events in Ferguson, Mo., where in August a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. The readings, at the City University of New York Graduate Center, consist of six 10- to 15-minute monologues or “performance essays” by black male playwrights exploring topics related to race or police violence.
The New York Times, Sunday Book Review, 10.31.14 (a version appeared on Nov. 2 in the Sunday Book Review)
Book review by David Waldstreicher, a distinguished professor of history at the CUNY Graduate Center, who is author of "Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification.”
Fox News Latino, 11.13.14
A new study by CUNY's Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLALCS) found that Dominicans have become the largest Latino group in the city, surpassing the Puerto Rican population – which has historically been the city's largest Hispanic group. "What stands out from the data is the extraordinary increase in the Dominican population of the city since 2010," said Laird B. Bergad, director of CLALCS in a statement. "Dominicans increased by over 140,000 people in these three years, or more than the growth experienced in the decade between 2000 and 2010."
The New York Daily News, 11.13.14
There were about 747,473 Dominicans in the five boroughs in 2013, compared with 719,444 Puerto Ricans, according to a Census data analysis by CUNY's Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies.
The New York Post, 11.13.14
There were 747,473 Dominicans and 719,444 Puerto Ricans living in the five boroughs in 2013, the latest year numbers were available, says the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies at CUNY's Graduate Center. "This is almost unheard of in a three-year period," said Laird Bergad, the center's executive director. "It just indicates we have this organic city that's constantly changing."
NY1 News, 11.12.14
A new report from CUNY finds that the Dominican population in the city has spiked since 2010. Professor Laird Bergad, who is the director of the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies and the author of the report, said he's surprised at the significant growth rate of the population.
NY1 Noticias, 11.12.14
Distinguished Professor Laird Bergad, director of the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies at the Graduate Center discusses his new study that reflects that Dominicans are the largest Latino sub group in New York City, taking over the Puerto Ricans.
The New York Times, "Letters to the Editor," 11.11.14
Letter to the editor by David Bloomfield, professor of education leadership at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center.
Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards, 11.12.14
Graduate Center Professor Lev Manovich and Ph.D. candidate, art history, Alise Tifentale, are members of the 'Selfiecity' project team which took the 'Gold' award in the competition honored by Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards, 2014.
CNBC News, 11.1.14
Juan Battle, a sociology professor at Graduate Center of the City University of New York, has given numerous lectures about why it's important to facilitate open discussions about sexuality and social injustice. "What a CEO does concerning their personal sexual orientation probably won't have much of an effect on the company," Battle said via email. "As long as the company continues to make money, all will be well in the world."
Education Week, 10.21.14
David C. Bloomfield, a professor of educational leadership at Brooklyn College and the City University of New York Graduate Center, said he expected he expected Farino’s administration to be more expeditious in releasing a plan to fix the worst-performing schools
and to address unresolved challenges from Mr. Bloomberg's era. Those include improving outcomes for English-learners, raising graduation rates system-wide and for special-needs students, and improving special education services.