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Sophomore Janitza Medina Selected for Competitive J.K. Watson Fellowship Program

April 17, 2014 10:22 am Jeannette K. Watson Fellows, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Janitza Medina, a sophomore and potential psychology and film major, is Lehman’s newest Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship winner. Medina competed with over 125 students from 12 participating colleges for the spot. Sophomore Aidan Cooper is her alternate. The first in her family to attend college, Medina is excited for the opportunity. “The J.K. Watson Fellowship [...]

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Government at Work: Students Get Inside View at New York State Capital

April 1, 2014 6:00 pm Student Affairs, Students

A group of Lehman College students were among the participants at the 2014 Somos El Futuro Legislative Conference in Albany, NY. The annual conference is sponsored by Somos New York, which works “to create opportunities that increase the participation of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic community in the public policy making process and build the capacity of [...]

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Macaulay Honors College Student Wins Jack Nash Scholars Award for Study in Japan

March 21, 2014 2:32 pm Macaulay Honors College, Students, Study Abroad

Romi Zayas, a junior in the Macaulay Honors College at Lehman and a scholar in the CUNY Baccalaureate Program, will embark on a trip of a lifetime to Tokyo where she will study advanced Japanese at the Kanda University of International Studies this spring.

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The Power of Speech: Researchers at Lehman Work with Stroke Survivors

March 21, 2014 9:34 am Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

Some say talk is cheap, but for Professor Mira Goral who studies aphasia, an acquired communication disorder, talk is everything. According to the National Aphasia Association, aphasia affects one million Americans, with some 100,000 acquiring it each year.

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Lewis Gordon (’84) Named Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor at Rhodes University

March 7, 2014 10:40 am Alumni, Alumni Relations

“Studying through the LSP and learning so much from my vibrant community of peers were gifts. My fellow students were politically aware, always active and looking out for each other,” Gordon said. “We had fundraising parties to assist each other with tuition and living costs; we cultivated our artistic and academic talents through performances and academic workshops; we created newspapers and magazines; and we even developed free used-book drives and additional tutoring services.

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A Sense of Belonging: Lehman Kicks off Diversity in Teaching Project

March 6, 2014 5:01 pm Faculty, President Fernández, Students

In the effort to continually foster a campus-wide climate of belonging and diversity, Lehman College kicked off the Diversity Development in Teaching Project on February 28, 2014.

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In Memoriam: Dr. Thomas Jensen, Retired Professor of Biology and Department Chairman

February 18, 2014 1:55 pm Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Media Relations and Publications, Provost

Dr. Thomas Jensen, longtime professor of biology and former chair of the department, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014. He was 81. Dr. Jensen served as chairman of the Department of Biology for more than 20 years, retiring from Lehman College. He published more than 100 papers on the anatomy and evolution of cyanobacteria, [...]

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Budding Scientists Prepare for Second Annual Bronx SciFest

February 7, 2014 12:31 pm Admissions, Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building, Students

The Bronx SciFest represents an important step in establishing robust science opportunities among the borough’s students.

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Are You Up to the Challenge? Win $2,500 in the CUNY Math Challenge

February 4, 2014 1:44 pm Faculty, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students, Undergraduate Studies

Are you a problem solver? Do you enjoy playing around with math? Are you up to the Challenge? The sixth annual CUNY Math Challenge is open for registration. This University-wide mathematics competition invites all matriculated undergraduate Lehman College and City University of New York students to participate in this year’s contest.  The opening round begins [...]

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A Legacy of Caring, Innovation, and Pride: Lehman’s Department of Nursing Marks 40 Years

January 29, 2014 10:58 am Nursing Dept, Uncategorized

A new wave of nurses, educated and trained in the Bronx, hopes to offset the borough’s reputation of being the least healthy county in New York State.

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“Conjured”: Distinguished Professor of Music John Corigliano Wins Grammy for Best Classical Instrumental Solo

January 27, 2014 3:00 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Albany Symphony Orchestra’s recording of Corigliano’s Conjurer—Concerto for Percussionist and String Orchestra with soloist Dame Evelyn Glennie and conductor David Alan Miller won for Best Classical Instrumental Solo.

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VH1 Super Bowl Blitz: Janelle Monáe to Perform at Lehman College

January 25, 2014 1:00 am Music Dept

Janelle Monae will play the Lehman Center as part of VH1′s Super Bowl Blitz: Six Nights + Six Concerts, a series of shows around New York City during the week preceding Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. The series also includes J. Cole in Queens, Fall Out Boy in Brooklyn, TLC in Manhattan, Goo Goo Dolls in Staten Island, and Gavin DeGraw in New Jersey. Hosted by Nick Cannon and Stacy Keibler, the concerts will be presented live nationally on VH1.

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