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Women’s Soccer Loses CUNYAC Finals Match to CSI in Overtime

November 9, 2015 4:38 pm Athletics

The #1 Lehman College women’s Soccer team suffered a hard-fought loss, 2-1, to #2 CSI in overtime in the CUNY Athletic Conference Championship game at Brooklyn College Field on Saturday afternoon. The Dolphins, who are now the CUNYAC Champions, have earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, while the Lightning will wait for a potential bid in the ECAC Metro Championships.

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Women’s Lightning Soccer Team Falls to CSI in Overtime in the CUNYAC Finals, 2-1

November 5, 2015 12:37 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Thanks to freshman standout Chelsea Harris’ four goals, the women’s soccer team defeated John Jay 5-0 (4-11-2). The victory gives Lehman a berth in the CUNYAC finals scheduled for Saturday, November 7, at 2 p.m. at Brooklyn College, where Lehman will take on the College of Staten Island.

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Celebrated Québécoise Author Marie-Célie Agnant Talks About Writing with a Burning Pen in Upcoming Lecture Oct. 27

October 23, 2015 4:16 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Famed Québécoise author Marie-Célie Agnant will give a talk, titled “Writing with a Burning Pen,” on Tuesday, October 27, at 3:30 p.m. in Studio C-36 of the Multimedia Center. Agnant is celebrated for her rich body of work exploring issues concerning women, racism, slavery, and injustice throughout Haitian and Latin American history.

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Lehman Professor Among the Researchers That Discovered New Human Species

September 11, 2015 5:00 pm Anthropology Dept, Research, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Professor William Harcourt-Smith led the team that analyzed the feet of the new human species Homo naledi.

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‘Movies Under a Bronx Moon’ to Kick Off SUMMERWORX Festival July 16

July 13, 2015 8:52 am Lehman Stages

Lehman Stages’ SUMMERWORX festival is back with its series of summer-long performing arts events for the entire family. The festival begins June 16 with Movies Under a Bronx Moon and culminates on August 2, with the Kids Rule Weekend.

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Professor Elected to Board of Trustees of Prestigious Gordon Research Conferences

June 11, 2015 1:01 pm Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

“I’m very proud to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Gordon Research Conferences,” says Dr. Wurtzel. “Our goal is to push science forward, and we do that by bringing in the best scientists in intersecting fields and giving them an opportunity to connect in an environment that fosters discussion and collaboration.”

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Sophomore Named National Champion at NCAA Outdoor Track Championships

June 9, 2015 3:21 pm Athletics

Lehman College sophomore Adriana Wright once again made history on Saturday afternoon, as she became a national champion in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Merrick-Pinkard Track and Field Complex in Canton, N.Y.

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Judge Jo Celeste Pettway to Deliver Talk on the Legacy of the Gee’s Bend Quilters

April 8, 2015 9:23 am Art Gallery

On April 15th, Lehman College welcomes Judge Jo Celeste Pettway for a dialogue with the first Black female elected or appointed to the state bench in Alabama.

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Bronx Institute at Lehman College Awarded $180,000 Grant

April 1, 2015 4:49 pm Bronx Institute, Uncategorized

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been awarded an eight-month grant totaling $180,000 as part of a Hurricane Sandy relief package from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. The grant will be used to support The Bronx Institute’s educational efforts at two public high schools in the borough. In the [...]

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Art Gallery Talk: Photographer Linda Day Clark Discusses Her Time with the Gee’s Bend Quilters

March 16, 2015 2:29 pm Alumni, Art Dept, Lehman College Art Gallery, Lehman College Foundation, School of Arts and Humanities

In 2002, a dream came true for Linda Day Clark. The photographer received a phone call from The New York Times asking her to head to rural Alabama on assignment, to the town of Gee’s Bend to photograph the current generation of female quilters. “On that first trip I fell in love with the community and [...]

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Lehman College’s Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright Are National Champions

March 16, 2015 12:47 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College women’s indoor track athletes Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright made history on Saturday afternoon, as each became a national champion at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the JDL Fast Track in North Carolina. “I am ecstatic,” said Coach Pete Charles, when asked about the national success of the two Lehman runners. [...]

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Lehman Hosts Two Film Festivals This Month: Reel Abilities and Human Rights

March 11, 2015 2:30 pm Alumni, Anthropology Dept, Political Science Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

This semester Lehman College is hosting two separate film festivals that celebrate courage in different ways. The first is the Reel Abilities Film Festival which returns to Lehman for a third consecutive year, sponsored by Disability Services at Lehman College; the second is the Spring Human Rights Film Series, sponsored by the Center for Human [...]

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