Archive for August, 2012

Dr. Victoria Sanford Interviewed by Spanish National Radio

August 29, 2012 2:11 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, In the News

This month Dr. Victoria Sanford was interviewed by Spanish National Radio about her testimony as an expert witness in the International genocide trial of Guatemalan ex-dictator Efraín Ríos Montt, who is being tried by a Spanish judge for war crimes under international human right laws.

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Macaulay Honors College at Lehman Celebrates Ten Years

August 27, 2012 3:20 pm Lehman Scholars Program, Macaulay Honors College

This fall, the Macaulay Honors College at Lehman celebrates its ten-year anniversary with the arrival of the Class of 2016. The new cadre of students—eighteen in total—hail from some of the top high schools in the city.

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New Study by Lehman Professor Notes Disparities in Periodontal Disease

August 27, 2012 2:42 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Health Sciences Dept

A new article by Dr. Luisa N. Borrell, the chair of Lehman College’s Department of Health Sciences, explores the disparities in periodontal disease (gum disease) among U.S. adults along age, sex, racial/ethnic and socioeconomic lines over a ten-year period. The article appears in the September-October issue of Public Health Reports.

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Lehman College to Host Free Education Job Fair Sept. 8

August 23, 2012 5:32 pm Career Services Center, School of Education

Lehman College will host an Early Childhood Education Job Fair on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the APEX building on its campus.

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Macaulay Honors College at Lehman: Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders

August 21, 2012 1:33 pm Macaulay Honors College, Multimedia, Video

Four Macaulay students at Lehman discuss the unique opportunities that the Honors College provides, from free tuition and funds for international travel to Macaulay’s “cultural passport.”

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New Head Athletics Trainer Joins Lehman

August 20, 2012 4:03 pm Athletics, Student Affairs

Lehman’s Athletics Department has announced the appointment of Mandy Frescoln as head athletic trainer.

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Lehman College Choruses Accepting New Members

August 16, 2012 1:00 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Two Lehman College choruses are now accepting new members for the fall semester.

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Professor Christa Salamandra Talks About Drama and Comedy in Syrian Media

August 14, 2012 10:34 am Anthropology Dept, In the News

Professor Christa Salamandra (Anthropology) is quoted in an article in ‘The National’ and ‘The Global Mail.”

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Lehman Grows a Garden

August 9, 2012 2:54 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Health Sciences Dept

Vines sag under the weight of ripe tomatoes, purple eggplants, and dark green peppers—all thanks to the care of a handful of students and staff from the Adult Learning Center and other members of the campus community.

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Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa Named New Provost at Lehman College

August 8, 2012 3:07 pm Provost

Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa, most recently the dean of the College of Science at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), is the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Lehman College.

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Lehman College Art Gallery Fall Exhibit: Space Invaders

August 7, 2012 4:42 pm Art Dept

Eighteen artists will take over the Lehman College Art Gallery’s Marcel Breuer-designed building—both inside and out—for the Gallery’s upcoming fall exhibition, titled “Space Invaders.”

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Spanish-Language News Channel Turns to JCT Chair

August 2, 2012 3:09 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Every Tuesday, from now until November 6, Professor Miguel Perez (Chair, JCT) will be a featured guest on Telemundo’s 11 p.m. news as a political analyst covering the 2012 elections.

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