Do Dogs Know Other Dogs Are Dogs?

Salon.com, 1.5.16
Essay by Julie Hecht, a PhD student in the Animal Behavior and Comparative Psychology training area under Dr. Diana Reiss at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.


The Big Microagression Lie: The Real Story Behind the Right’s Phony War on Political Correctness

Salon.com, 1.2.16
Essay by Alyson Cole, a professor of political science at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she chairs of the Political Science Department. She is the author of The Cult of True Victimhood: From the War on Welfare to the War on Terror.


Muslim-American Families Concerned About Their Safety – Video

Al-Jazeera America, 12.28.15
The story about Muslim Americans includes an interview of Michelle Fine, psychology professor at The Graduate Center CUNY.


The ‘Mismatch Theory’ is a Real Danger to Minority Students

New York Post, 12.28.15
Opinion editorial by Robert Cherry, the Stern professor at Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center.


Experts Grade Mayor de Blasio 2 Years In

The New York Daily News, 12.26.15
David Bloomfield, is an education professor at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY who gives Mayor de Blasio an “A” for being on time in the initiatives he has undertaken in education..


The Likely Persistence of a White Majority

The American Prospect, Winter 2016, 12.25.15
Essay by Richard Alba, a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.


Should Race Be a Factor in College Admissions?

The New York Times,”Letters to the Editor,” 12.24.15
Letter to the editor by Robert Cherry about the mismatch theory and how it should be applied to minority students in colleges and universities. Cherry, is a professor of economics at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center.


Race and Opportunity

National Affairs, Winter 2016
Essay by Robert Cherry, is a professor of economics at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY and is co-author of Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work (NYU Press).


A New Education Law, And the One Left Behind

The New York Times, “Letters to the Editor,” 12.15.15
Letter to the editor by David Bloomfield about the former federal law known as “No Child Left Behind. Bloomfield is a professor of education law at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York..


The Business of Glamor

Petrie Magazine, 12.15.15
Exploring the modelling industry throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, This Year’s Model: Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour, a book by Elizabeth Wissinger provides readers with an insightful deconstruction of one of the world’s most glamorised professions. Wissinger is a professor with the Masters' Program in Fashion Studies at the Graduate Center, CUNY..


The Age of Blink

Petrie Magazine, 12.15.15
An interview of Elizabeth Wissinger, about her book The Business of Glamor. Wissinger is a professor with the Masters’ program in Fashion Studies at the Graduate Center CUNY..


Young Muslim Americans Are Feeling the Strain of Suspicion

The New York Times12.14.15
“Being exiled from the moral community you thought you were a part of is really stunning,” said Michelle Fine, a psychology professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, who has studied Muslim American youths since Sept. 11. She equated the feelings of shock and exclusion to those experienced by Japanese youths after their internment in the United States during World War II.


New York City to Close 3 Troubled Public Schools in Brooklyn

The New York Times, 12.14.15
David C. Bloomfield, a professor of education leadership at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center, said that while Mr. de Blasio had always left open the possibility of school closings, it was not immediately clear on Monday why these schools were in greater need of shuttering than any others. “It’s a big departure because it’s so precipitous,” Mr. Bloomfield said, noting that there had not yet been public hearings or the creation of a list of schools being actively considered for closing. “He said this would only be a last resort, and that case hasn’t yet been made.”.


In a First, Chancellor Farina, Will Move to Close Three Struggling Schools

Chalkbeat12.14.15
David Bloomfield, an education professor at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center, said that even if the city had been considering closing the three schools for some time, the timing of the announcement gave the impression that it was in response to the recent controversy. “The timing so soon after a firestorm over struggling schools makes it seem as if the announcement might have been politically driven,” he said.


University Affirmative-Action Admissions Policies are Toxic

National Review12.14.15
Opinion editorial by Robert Cherry, the Stern Professor of Economics at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY.


Education Politics Take ‘U-Turn’ for Cuomo, Teachers

The Buffalo News12.13.15
"The national and statewide politics have taken a U-turn because of pure voter sentiment,” said David C. Bloomfield, a professor of education leadership at Brooklyn College and the City University of New York Graduate Center. “The astounding 20 percent opt-out rate was a wake-up call that he had misread the electorate. It’s quite obvious that parents who vote in great numbers are aligned with the teachers’ position.”


Task Force Makes Right Call on Common Core, Says Expert

The Daily News12.11.15
An opinion-editorial by David Bloomfield, who is a professor of education at Brooklyn College and The CUNY Graduate Center.


Mosque Shows That Muslims Have Long Been a Part of New York

The New York Times, 12.9.15
“Muslims are not a recent, foreign intrusion that should generate fear, but are an ever-present feature of the American — and specifically New York — fabric,” said Todd Fine, president of the Washington Street Historical Society and a doctoral candidate in history at the City University of New York..


Is Racism ‘Embedded in Our Psyche’?

Real Clear Policy12.7.15
Opinion-Editorial by Robert Cherry, the Stern professor of economics at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.


Selfies Under Scrutiny at London Show

Reuters12.3.15
The Selfiecity project is led globally by Lev Manovich, a professor of computer science at City University of New York's Graduate Center …Manovich said the project was designed "to see if we can learn new things about cultural differences and cultural behavior" from selfies, and to make such analysis more democratic for people who lack deep knowledge of computing. In that respect, he said the most important part of the "Selfiecity London" display was its interactivity function.


Often Cited by Officials, ‘Renewal’ School Goals are Hard to Find

Chalkbeat, New York, 12.1.15
David Bloomfield, an education professor at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center, said the city’s failure to make the Renewal goals accessible runs counter to the de Blasio administration’s promise to closely involve parents in those schools. It also will make it harder for the public to judge whether the expensive Renewal program is a success, he said.



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