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Melissa Checker and her book "The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice"
Checker exposes the hidden costs of New York City’s efforts to transform industrial waterfronts into green oases, in The Sustainability Myth. Read more
Elliott-Negri, a doctoral candidate in sociology, discusses his many projects, including a new grant-funded study of collective action by workers whose lives have been put at risk by the pandemic. Read more
The approaching November break offers a welcome opportunity to express how grateful I am to all of you — faculty, students, staff, and alumni — for the commitment you have shown to The Graduate Center and its mission through all that you do. Read more
Pablo Crespo helped archaeologist Gino Caspari map Scythian burial sites across a huge swath of territory in present-day Russia, Mongolia and China using Google Earth images. (credit: Pablo Caspari)
Crespo, an economics Ph.D., applied his machine learning knowledge to create a tool that allows archaeologists to access hard-to-reach sites. Read more
Laird Bergad and his book "Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899-1940"
In their new book, Professor Laird Bergad and his co-author debunk common notions about how U.S. control affected Puerto Rico’s agrarian economy and society in the early 20th century.
The photo provides a conceptual view of how water can exist in two liquid states separated by a thin interface. The bottom liquid is more dense than the one on top, because it is composed of water molecules that are more closely packed. (Credit: Getty Images)
A newly published Science journal paper co-authored by Professor Nicolas Giovambattista answers one of the most important questions in the chemistry and physics of water. Read more
Biden has made some big promises about education and student loan debt. Professor David Bloomfield, an urban education policy expert, weighs in on those and what might be ahead for schools and students. Read more
Distinguished Professor William Helmreich and his book "The Queens Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide"
The final book by Distinguished Professor William Helmreich, who died at 74 in March during the city’s initial coronavirus surge, was published this fall. Read more
The $150,000 grant will fund grants to students who are facing unexpected financial challenges, which have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Ovita F. Williams (Photo courtesy of Williams)
"Know why you're getting into this and stay true to that," says alumna Ovita F. William. Read more