John Mollenkopf (Dist. Prof., GC, Political Science, Sociology) is to be awarded an honorary doctorate “in recognition of the quality of [his] work” by the University of Liège, a major... Read more
Meena Alexander’s (Dist. Prof., Hunter, English) poem “Acqua Alta,” set to music by the renowned Swedish composer Jan Sandström, was recorded on February 8 by the Renaissance... Read more
Nancy Foner (Dist. Prof., Hunter, Sociology) has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) in 2013–14 and president in 2014–15. A nonprofit... Read more
Eugenia Paulicelli (Prof., Queens, Comparative Literature) was awarded the Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship/Colston Research Fellowship at Bristol University’s Institute for Advanced... Read more
The 2013 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize went to Distinguished Professor James Oakes (History) for his book Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865 (W.W.... Read more
At the January 28 meeting of CUNY’s board of trustees, Judith Stein, a member of the doctoral faculty in history, whose home campus is City College, was appointed Distinguished Professor,... Read more
Oligodendrocytes developing in culture, from the immature stage (left) to mature (right). Oligodendrocytes are the cells that make myelin in the brain.