I am very happy to report the spending bill just approved by Congress includes an increase of $3 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The bill also includes a $9 million increase for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and a $1.5 million increase for the Woodrow Wilson Center. Read more
Study co-authored by Professor Margaret Rosario shows that today’s sex education is outmoded. Read more
Analyzing data is, increasingly, part of many projects here at the GC, whether the research field is in the humanities, sciences, or social sciences. Methods and approaches are many and varied, and entering the field can be a challenge. So I am very pleased to announce that the Quantitative Research Consulting Center (QRCC) is now available on the Graduate Center website (here). Read more
Research by Professor Andrea Alù of the GC's Advanced Science Research Center has potential uses uses in consumer communication systems, laser devices, automotive technology, and more. Read more
In a recent essay in The Independent, Graduate Center Provost and Senior Vice President Joy Connolly makes the case that expertise — the kind that doctoral programs cultivate — is what the world needs right now. Read more
Analyzing voter data from the U.S. Census, researchers found that the number of Latinos who are eligible to vote tripled to more than 26.6 million between 1992 and 2016. Read more
The Graduate Center and the American University of Beirut partnership. Read more
Efforts to convince Congress that taxing graduate tuition waivers will do irreparable harm to higher education and research in the US are showing signs of progress (House Republicans May Be Backing Away From Taxing Grad-Student Tuition Waivers). Read more
Concerned about the tax bill and its impact on higher education, especially Graduate students? Read this advice from the Humanities Alliance.
Also, Meghan Duffy at Dynamic Ecology has a useful, thoughtful blog post on the issue.
Wishing you all a successful end to the semester, Read more
With The Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Fund, the GC can assist students who are facing short-term financial emergencies. Read more