Archive for February, 2012

Prof. Georges to Speak at Conference on ‘Empowering Rural Women’

February 29, 2012 3:11 pm Faculty, Nursing Dept

Professor Catherine Alicia Georges, chair of Lehman’s Nursing Department, will be a featured speaker this Saturday (March 3) at a conference sponsored by the Fordham University Institute for Women & Girls. The meeting, on “Empowering Rural Women of All Ages Through Urban and Rural Partnerships,” will be held at the University’s Lincoln Center campus from [...]

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New Book by Prof. Mark Zuss Examines History of Curiosity

February 28, 2012 6:08 pm Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education Dept, Faculty, History Dept

In his latest book, The Practice of Theoretical Curiosity (Springer, 2012), Literacy Professor Mark Zuss examines the history of curiosity, and its uses in science and public life.

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Research by Lehman Professor Sheds Light on Health Issues Affecting Hispanic Americans

February 27, 2012 7:00 pm Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

New research by Dr. Luisa N. Borrell, chair of the Health Sciences Department, reveals the complexities of generalizing about the health of Hispanic Americans—a group of some 50 million people with ethnic connections to over 25 countries.

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Women’s Track & Field Team Wins CUNY Championship

February 27, 2012 6:31 pm Athletics

The Lehman women’s track & field team did what many expected at the 16th Annual CUNYAC/U.S. Army Indoor Championships, taking first place overall with 183 total points, to win the College’s first championship since 2009.

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Lehman to Celebrate Dominican Independence Day Feb. 27

February 26, 2012 12:00 pm School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Students

In honor of the 168th anniversary of the independence of the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Student Association will host a special book-launching event for Dominican author Nobel Alfonso.

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Women’s Soccer Official at Lehman; Head Coach Hired

February 22, 2012 2:31 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman’s Athletic Department has officially announced the launch of its first ever women’s soccer team with the hiring of Amanda Popoli as the team’s first head coach.

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Symposium: The Short Story in Irish Language Literature Feb. 24-25

February 22, 2012 2:22 pm Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Department of Languages and Literatures will host a two-day symposium on the short story in the Irish language on Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, in the Music Building.

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Theatre: Pearl Cleage’s ‘Flyin’ West’ Feb. 29 – March 4

February 22, 2012 2:18 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Theatre Program

The Lehman Theatre Program will present a production of Pearl Cleage’s acclaimed play Flyin’ West from Wednesday, February 29 through Sunday, March 4, in the Speech and Theatre Building’s Studio Theatre.

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Prof. Chen-Hayes Interviewed at LGBTIQA Conference

February 21, 2012 2:48 pm Faculty, In the News

Professor Stuart Chen-Hayes (Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education) was interviewed by a local news station in San Diego during the LBGTIQA Educator conference held there last week. Professor Chen-Hayes co-conceived the conference four years ago, and attendance has grown to its current 500 attendees. He has presented or keynoted annually at the meeting, and [...]

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Lehman Names Da-Lai Wu New Tennis Head Coach

February 21, 2012 2:23 pm Athletics, Student Affairs

Lehman’s Athletics Department has named Da-lai Wu head coach of its men’s and women’s tennis teams.

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Tae Kwon Do Courses at Lehman Build Confidence and Fitness

February 21, 2012 2:18 pm Student Health Center, Students

Seven, one-hour courses in Tae Kwon Do with Grand Master B.M. Kim, offered every Tuesday at the APEX, help students gain greater self-discipline and confidence.

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Prof. Sanford Speaking This Week in Madrid on Feminicide and Armed Conflict

February 21, 2012 1:52 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Anthropology Professor Victoria Sanford will give a course this week on “Feminicide and Armed Conflict: Truth, Justice, and Reparation Against Impunity” at La Casa Encendida Cultural Center in Madrid.

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