Archive for March, 2012

Prof. William Harcourt-Smith Discusses New Fossil Findings

March 30, 2012 4:49 pm Anthropology Dept, Faculty, In the News, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Prof. William Harcourt-Smith discusses the new fossil discovered in Ethiopia that has scientist believing that humans’ prehistoric relatives…

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Anthropology Professor Quoted in CNN Article About Famed Syrian Novelist

March 30, 2012 4:37 pm Anthropology Dept, Faculty, In the News, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Prof. Christa Salamandra (Anthropology) is quoted in a CNN article about famed Syrian novelist Khaled Khalifa.

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Lehman Athletics Launches App for Android Users

March 28, 2012 2:57 pm Athletics

Lehman has released a new Athletics Department mobile application for the Android platform. An app is also planned for Apple users and is expected to be released this summer.

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Lehman Student to Participate in Daily News Golden Gloves Finals

March 28, 2012 12:25 pm In the News, Students

Christella Cepeda, a pre-med/biology major at Lehman College, is a dedicated student by day and pugilist in training on her time off.

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‘Traffic-Light’ System in Vending Machines Points the Way to Healthier Snack Choices

March 26, 2012 3:19 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Students

There’s something new in the vending machines on campus: healthier snacks and a “traffic light” system for selecting them—green for the healthiest, yellow for those that should be eaten in moderation, and red for the ones highest in fat and calories.

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Lehman’s Study Abroad Program Goes to Crete this Summer

March 26, 2012 2:12 pm Study Abroad

This summer, Lehman students will have an opportunity to study Ancient Greek culture on the island of Crete in Greece through Lehman’s Study Abroad Program.

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Student Affairs to Host Second Annual Leadership Conference

March 23, 2012 1:23 pm Student Affairs

Dr. Jillian Kinzie of Indiana University’s Center for Postsecondary Research will deliver the keynote address at the Division of Student Affairs’ second annual Leadership Conference on Wednesday, March 28, at 10 a.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. This event is free and open to the community.

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Portrait of a Scientist as a Jazz Musician

March 20, 2012 5:14 pm Faculty, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Prof. Rob Schneiderman (Mathematics and Computer Science) talked with the Huffington Post about his two passions in life: jazz and math.

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Students Named to Dean’s List and as Presidential Scholars

March 20, 2012 11:12 am Enrollment Management, Students

The Office of the Acting Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs has released the names of students on the Fall 2011 Dean’s List, as well as those designated as Presidential Scholars.

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Poetry Reading March 29 with Distinguished Professor of English Billy Collins

March 19, 2012 12:21 pm City and Humanities Program, English Dept, Faculty

Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Lehman College Distinguished Professor of English Billy Collins will kick off April’s National Poetry Month with a special poetry reading on Thursday, March 29, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. This event, which is sponsored by the City and the Humanities Program at Lehman, is free and open to the community.

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Best-Selling Author Esmeralda Santiago to Deliver Lehman Lecture March 21

March 18, 2012 2:30 pm Uncategorized

Best-selling author Esmeralda Santiago, who has written in a variety of genres, ranging from essays and opinion pieces to memoirs and children’s books, will give the forty-third annual Lehman Lecture on Wednesday, March 21, at 11 a.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. The talk, entitled “Writing a Life,” will be followed by a book-signing and is free and open to the community.

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CUNYfirst Training Courses Now Available for Faculty and Staff

March 14, 2012 12:10 pm CUNYfirst, Faculty, Students

Between now and April, CUNYfirst will become the official system for Lehman students, staff, and faculty to access personal records, enter grades, pay bills, register for classes, and perform a host of other functions previously managed by eSIMS and other disparate systems.

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