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  • Press Release: Graduate Center Adds Seven Scholars to Faculty Roster

    The CUNY Graduate Center has added seven exceptional scholars to its highly regarded doctoral faculty:   Alan Berger, Philosophy; Bruce P. Braun, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Stephen Neale, Philosophy; Bruce Homer, Educational Psychology; Ida Jeltova, Educational Psychology; Jay Verkuilen, Educational Psychology; and Tamara Levitz, Music (beginning Spring ‘08 semester).

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  • Press Release: September Public Programs

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public programs to be held during the month of September at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

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  • Press Release: Rob Amory‚Äôs Intimate Digital Portraiture Comes to the Graduate Center

    From July 10 to August 9 the Art Gallery of the Graduate Center will present Rob Amory, The Light of Others.  The exhibition features 32 large-format, digital photographic portraits depicting intimate close-ups of the faces of unknown subjects. The Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Graduate Center (365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street). Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 12-6 pm.

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  • Press Release: New Studies Offer Insights on New York City Latinos

    Six newly released studies by the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) at the CUNY Graduate Center provide fresh insight and detailed factual analysis on a variety of issues facing Latinos in New York City.  Major findings from each of the studies include: Read more

  • Press Release: New Study Shows Long Term Benefits of Educational Access

    When measured over the course of a lifetime, the benefits of providing disadvantaged students, particularly women, with wider access to higher education are startling, according to a recently released study by sociologists at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY).  The researchers found that over a 30-year period, surveyed women admitted to CUNY in the early 1970s ultimately achieved a 70% college graduation rate, earned an annual average of $7,525 more than they otherwise would have, and passed the benefits of their educational experience on to their children.

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  • Press Release: CUNY Baccalaureate Program 2007 Commencement Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons to Speak

    Time and Place:  Wednesday, June 6, 10 am, The Great Hall at The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street at Third Avenue (the Foundation Building), Manhattan

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  • Press Release: New Public Health Doctoral Program to Focus on Urban Health

    The CUNY Graduate Center has established a ground-breaking doctoral program in public health that focuses on urban health issues.  The program is scheduled to begin in September of 2007 and will draw faculty from both the Graduate Center and the CUNY colleges.

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  • Press Release: Professor Beth Baron Named Carnegie Scholar

    Beth Baron, Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center and The City College of New York (CCNY), is one of 21 Middle East specialists named 2007 Carnegie Scholars by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the philanthropic foundation established by 19th Century steel magnate Andrew Carnegie. The award carries a grant of $100,000 over two years.

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  • Press Release: Joseph Lelyveld to Speak at CUNY Graduate Center Commencement

    Honorary Degrees to Lelyveld, Agnes Gund, and Jean Kennedy Smith


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  • Press Release: Professor David Harvey Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' 227th class. He is among 203 new Fellows and 24 new Foreign Honorary Members selected for their leadership in scholarship, business, the arts, and public affairs. He joins five other Graduate Center professors who are currently members: Frances Degen Horowitz (Psychology, President Emerita), Richard Kramer (Music), Myriam Sarachik (Physics), Eve Kosofsy Sedgwick (English), Dennis Sullivan (Mathematics), and Saul Kripke (Philosophy).

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