Professor Margaret Chin (GC/Hunter, Sociology) and Ph.D. student Hyein Lee (Sociology) published an essay addressing “the age-old question: Who is American?”—a question of particular importance in light of the decision to end DACA. Read more
Ph.D. candidate Aaron Slodounik (Art History) was awarded this year’s Van Gogh Museum Research Grant, which provides €5,000 (about $5,700) in funding to support research on European art aimed at future publication. Read more
The Graduate Center’s Anthropology Program was awarded a record five International Dissertation Research Fellowships (IDRFs) by the Social Science Research Council — more than any other anthropology program in the United States. Read more
Ph.D. student Laura Penalo (Nursing) received a United Health Foundation (UHF) Diverse Scholars award, which provides $5,000 a year in tuition funding. Read more
Professor Ruth Wilson Gilmore (Earth and Environmental Sciences), director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at the Graduate Center, has won the 2017 Richard A. Yarborough Mentoring Award from the American Studies Association’s Minority Scholars’ Committee. Read more
For pianist Juan Carlos Fernández-Nieto, a D.M.A. student at the GC, getting to Carnegie Hall took practice and luck. Read more
A newly minted Excelsior Fellow, Ramona Natasha Khan (M.A.L.S. ’16, International Studies) is about to experience something she has long been curious about — working in government and public policy. Read more
As a working-class native New Yorker, I profoundly believe in the mission of the public university and CUNY especially. Read more
Six GC graduate students students have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2017-2018 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Ph.D. student Richard Smith (Psychology) was awarded a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.