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  • Tax Plan - CGS

    The proposed federal tax plan has serious implications for our student community. As proposed, there would be federal taxes on tuition waivers, which would create a financial burden on graduate students here at the GC and across the country.  The proposal also includes measures that would saddle college undergraduates with even heavier debt.   Read more

  • Doctoral Student Research Grant Funds Studies in Tanzania, India, and Closer to Home

    Each year more than 220 Graduate Center Ph.D. students receive funding through the Doctoral Student Research Grant (DSRG) program. Read more

  • Hurricane Irma - Barbuda

    I am sorry to inform you that Hurricane Irma has destroyed the Barbuda Archaeological Research Center (BARC), led by Dr. Sophia Perdikaris. Though I am relieved no Graduate Center staff or faculty were among those killed and injured, I am deeply concerned because many of the friends and colleagues who worked with them and maintained the field station on the island remain unaccounted for. I know we all hope emergency services locate everyone and they are all as unharmed as is possible in a disaster of this magnitude. Read more

  • Welcome - Fall 2017

    I am delighted to welcome everyone, faculty and students, to the fall semester, with a particular nod to the new students who are joining us for the first time at the Graduate Center. It is very good to see you all.  I hope you had a rewarding and restorative summer. Read more

  • American Book Award Goes to Professor Ammiel Alcalay, Editor of 'Lost & Found'

    Professor Ammiel Alcalay (GC/Queens, English) has won an American Book Award in recognition of his work as the founder and general editor of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, a chapbook series that features genre-bending writing. Read more

  • Classics for the Public Good: Provost Joy Connolly

    It is time to take a new, more civically-minded approach to classical studies, according to Graduate Center Provost and Senior Vice President Joy Connolly. Read more

  • Book Review by Joy Connolly

    Power to the People… Democracy’s Struggles for Survival, 5.5.17 Read more

  • The new Ph.D.

    Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Furlong and our colleagues in the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development on their Next Generation Humanities Ph.D. Planning Grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the 2016-2017 academic year. For planning themes, project updates and more visit the project website. Read more

  • Message from President Robinson and Provost Connolly About Central European University

    "The new bill marks the first time that a European Union member country has passed legislation that so brazenly assails higher education," President Chase F. Robinson and Provost Joy Connolly write in a community message.   Read more

  • Congratulations to Faculty Colleagues

    April 12, 2017 Read more