Archive for December, 2011

Food Day at Lehman College

December 28, 2011 2:14 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Multimedia, Video

Students, faculty, and staff were treated to free healthy snacks, nutritional advice, and fitness suggestions at Lehman’s National Food Day celebration on October 24.

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Lehman’s Bronx Journal Wins Prestigious Murray Kempton Award for Journalism

December 28, 2011 1:50 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Students

The Bronx Journal has won The City University of New York’s 2011 Murray Kempton Award for Journalism.

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Professor Aguirre-Molina Wins Hispanic Leadership Award

December 20, 2011 12:50 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Health Sciences Dept

Lehman Health Sciences Professor Marilyn Aguirre-Molina has been awarded the prestigious Hispanic Leadership Award by the National Hispanic Medical Association.

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Chinese Researchers Visit Lehman to Study Medicinal Use of Plants

December 17, 2011 12:00 pm Biological Sciences Dept

Students from Minzu University in Beijing, China are once again visiting Lehman College to take part in an ethnobiology study on the use medicinal plants in China.

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Ballet in Cinema: ‘The Nutcracker’ to be Broadcast at Lehman Dec. 18 and 20

December 16, 2011 4:00 pm Lehman Stages, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

The Nutcracker, a ballet in two acts from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, will be broadcast at Lehman twice this month—on Sunday, December 18, at 2 p.m. in the Speech and Theatre Building’s Studio Theatre and on Tuesday, December 20, at 1 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre.

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Lehman Student Wins Cullen Trust Travel Award

December 14, 2011 5:02 pm Chemistry Dept, Macaulay Honors College

Ravnit Kaur-Bhatia (Class of 2013) has received a 2011 Cullen Trust for Higher Education Travel Award, which will allow her to travel in January to the Texas Medical Center in Houston for a two-day career development workshop and symposium on M.D./Ph.D. programs.

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Lehman College Art Gallery to Host Holiday Workshop Dec. 17

December 13, 2011 12:48 pm Art Dept, Lehman College Art Gallery

Artist Barbara Andrus, whose work can now be seen at the Lehman College Art Gallery’s “Sticks and Stones” installation, will read stories from inside her very large, forest-like sculpture in the Gallery on Saturday, December 17, at 10 a.m.

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‘Algo Para Contar En Navidad’ Dec. 14 – 18

December 13, 2011 12:38 pm Lehman Stages, Theatre Program

The Bronx Repertory Company will present Algo Para Contar En Navidad (Something to Tell on Christmas), a comedy about an unlucky Christmas play, from December 14-18…

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Professor Gerry Elected Fellow of American Physical Society

December 11, 2011 2:00 pm Physics and Astronomy Dept

Apparently, good news travels slowly. Lehman Professor Christopher Gerry of the Department of Physics and Astronomy was pleasantly surprised to learn that he was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), the nation’s premiere association of physicists.

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Community Band to Present Holiday Concert Dec. 11

December 8, 2011 8:30 pm Music Dept

The Lehman College Community Band will celebrate the holiday season with “Holiday Hurrah,” a free concert featuring a mix of holiday music and classics for wind band.

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Research by Prof. Spence Shows that Teens in Chronic Pain at Higher Risk of Suicide

December 8, 2011 12:45 pm Research, Sociology Dept

According to a new study co-authored by Lehman College Sociologist Naomi J. Spence, adolescents suffering from chronic pain are more likely to contemplate suicide.

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Second Lehman MTTI Graduate Receives Coveted Sloan Award

December 8, 2011 12:42 pm School of Education

Kate Belin is doing what she loves to do and what she was trained to do—teaching math to high school students. Her goal is getting students not only to shed their dread of the subject but also to look forward to tackling new problems in creative ways, and it’s one reason she was picked to receive the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence in Science and Mathematics.

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