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  • Press Release: CUNY Graduate Center to Present "Brundibar" at Henry Street Settlement

    One of the most extraordinary and touching operatic events ever staged will be re-created February 14-16 at the Henry Street Settlement, where the City University of New York Graduate Center will present the children's opera Brundibar. Brundibar was first performed in 1944 by the children of the Nazi concentration camp in Terezin, Czechoslovakia. Representing the New York City professional premiere, the production will be fully staged with orchestra and all roles will be sung by members of the award-winning Young People's Chorus of New York City (Francisco J. Nuñez, director). In addition, there will be an opening narration by actor Eli Wallach.

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  • Press Release: Graduate Center President Placed Among NYWA "Stars"

    Frances Degen Horowitz, President of The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, has been honored by the New York Women's Agenda (NYWA) with a Star Award. The award was presented to Dr. Horowitz by New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum at NYWA's annual Star Breakfast on Tuesday, December 3, at the New York Hilton Hotel. The awards were created by NYWA to honor outstanding women and men within the City of New York.

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  • Press Release: New York Area Airline Workers Face Severe Economic Hardship

    More than half the New York area airline workers laid off in the wake of last year's terrorist attack remain unemployed and face far greater difficulty finding new jobs than non-airline related employees, according to a survey released on October 22, 2002, by the City University of New York Graduate Center in conjunction with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). Read more

  • Press Release: Fostering New Research and Researchers for Humanitarian Operations

    The CUNY Graduate Center, in cooperation with other New York City universities, has received a $450,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for an initiative that will help to better understand the complexities of humanitarian operations in the context of armed conflicts. Working through a newly established Inter-University Consortium on Security and Humanitarian Aid (IUCSHA), the project encompasses research fellowships for graduate students and recent Ph.D.s, forums for the presentation of sponsored research, and an electronic network to disseminate important findings and news. In the long run, the work will help facilitate future humanitarian efforts by providing follow up research and expertise that cannot normally be developed under crisis conditions. Read more

  • Press Release: "Canaletto & Piranesi Etchings at Graduate Center Gallery"

    From September 20 through November 16, the Art Gallery of The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, will present Canaletto/Piranesi: Views, Real and Invented, Etchings from the Arthur Ross Foundation. The exhibition comprises all of Canaletto's prints and thirty-eight of Piranesi's Vedute di Roma ("Views of Rome"). Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 12 - 6 p.m. The Graduate Center is located at 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th and 35th Streets. For further information call 817-7394.

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  • Press Release: Philosophic Universe Expands at (Graduate) Center

    New York may or may not be the philosophic center of the universe, but it is less arguably the center of the philosophic universe. That center is now expanding, with the addition of two renowned philosophers who will be Visiting Professors on an ongoing basis at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

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  • Press Release: CUNY Graduate Center Names Victor Kolyvagin Mina Rees Chair in Math

    Victor A. Kolyvagin has been appointed the first Mina Rees Chair in Mathematics at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Professor Kolyvagin, formerly J. J. Sylvester Professor of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University, is best known for a series of papers that fundamentally transformed number theory.

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  • Press Release: "Great Music For A Great City: Musical Friendships: Dvorak & Burleigh"

    The CUNY Graduate Center will be presenting a new series of free public concerts this fall aimed at inspiring greater public interest in musical performance and restoring the legacy of great music to individuals from all walks of life. Titled Great Music for a Great City, the series inaugurates a new initiative in music programs at The Graduate Center curated by musical director Caroline Stoessinger.

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  • Press Release: 9/11 Conference Examines the Response to Grief

    On Sept 10 and 11, The Graduate Center will present a two-day, cross-disciplinary conference reflecting on "Death, Bereavement, and Mourning: What We Have Learned a Year After 9/11." The conference is being organized by Samuel Heilman, Graduate Center Harold M. Proshansky Chair in Jewish Studies, and is sponsored by the Proshansky Chair and the New York State Funeral Directors Association.

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  • Press Release: The Graduate Center of The City University of New York Celebrates 38th Commencement Kenneth T. Jackson to Deliver Address NYC Police Officer to Receive Ph.D., Speak for Students

    Kenneth T. Jackson: President and CEO of the New-York Historical Society, Jacques Barzun Professor of History and Social Sciences at Columbia University, and editor of the Encyclopedia of New York.

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