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  • WAC Changes

    Fourth-year Graduate Center Fellows have recently received messages from the PSC-GC leadership condemning the change made to the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) fellowship for 2019-20 and beyond. I write to clarify the reason for the change. Read more

  • Welcome with Fall Updates

    To all students, faculty, and staff new to the Graduate Center, I am especially pleased that you have joined us: thanks for bringing your energy and talent to the GC.  To those of you involved in our Middle States accreditation review, special thanks for contributing your time and thoughts to this important work.   Read more

  • Welcome

    Welcome back to the fall term – though it hasn’t been feeling like fall outside. To all students, faculty, and staff new to the Graduate Center, I am especially pleased that you have joined us: thanks for bringing your energy and talent to the GC.  And to those of you involved in our Middle States accreditation review, special thanks for contributing your time and thoughts to this important work. Read more

  • Two Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Are GC Grads

    Elizabeth Berkowitz (Ph.D. ’18, Art History) and Michael L. Miller (Ph.D. ’17, Political Science) earned the prestigious fellowship.  Read more

  • Academic Year End

    One of our key goals as a school, expressed in our Strategic Plan, is broadening our impact by teaching new subjects and attracting new, diverse kinds of students in master’s degree programs and new non-degree programs. Read more

  • ‘Leave … With a Glimmer of Subdued Arrogance’

    The Graduate Center recognized 420 doctoral candidates and 127 master’s candidates at a commencement marked by humor and gravitas. Read more

  • Congratulations to the GC’s 2018 Mellon/ACLS Fellows

    Four Graduate Center Ph.D. students won this prestigious fellowship, which supports the completion of their dissertation. Read more

  • Tragic Passing of Professor Young Kun Kim

    We at The Graduate Center are deeply saddened by the tragic passing of Professor Young Kun Kim. Read more

  • Scam Journals

    The challenges presented by quasi- or non-academic publications that lack rigorous peer review are increasing.  At first glance, this phenomenon may mean little to us here at the Graduate Center, which is fortunate to have more than its share of faculty who set the standard rather than seek to meet it. However, in addition to exacerbating a cultural crisis in which preferred ideas are treated as facts and facts are disregarded, predatory publishers and conference organizers pose a particular danger to emerging scholars -- our students. Read more

  • The Thought Project - Episode 17 - Interview with Provost Joy Connolly

    Joy Connolly is senior vice president, provost, and distinguished professor of classics at The Graduate Center. Read more