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From the President
A graduate school of arts and sciences, a hub of some 30 centers of applied and theoretical research, and a platform for performance, discussion and debate, the Graduate Center is a community of 7,000 students, scholars and researchers dedicated to the idea that learning is a public good.

I invite you to learn more about our community and, I hope, to join us as we pursue the life of the mind in the heart of New York City.

Chase F. Robinson
Interim President
 

Faculty
National Academy of Sciences
Distinguished professors Richard Alba and Nancy Foner have been appointed to the National Academy of Sciences panel on the Integration of Immigrants into American Society.

André Aciman
André Aciman published "Are You Listening?," a memoir about his relationship with his deaf mother, in the New Yorker.

Research
Janet Gornick
The New York Times launched their new venture, The Upshot, with an extensive report based on data from LIS, which is led by Janet Gornick.

Research
Research by doctoral candidate David B. Monaghan and distinguished professor Paul Attewell reveals that the inability to transfer credits is a key obstacle to graduation for students who move from a two-year to a four-year college.