Archive for December, 2012

Lehman’s Stuck on Science—The Riverdale Press

December 27, 2012 11:12 am Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building

The Riverdale Press recognized Lehman College’s Women In Science program with a recent story, focusing on two students from the Bronx.

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Lehman Honors Hurricane Heroes

December 21, 2012 3:17 pm President Fernández, Public Safety

Members of the Buildings and Grounds crew, Nayyarsons staff, and public safety officers were honored at the College’s annual holiday celebration for their work at the evacuation center after Hurricane Sandy. For two weeks, the APEX facility was home to approximately 130 displaced persons. On the evening of October 29, just as Hurricane Sandy’s winds [...]

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New Study Finds Link Between Overfeeding and High Blood Pressure

December 19, 2012 10:25 pm Biological Sciences Dept, Research, School of Natural and Social Sciences

A new study conducted by researchers at Lehman College, and recently published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension, shows conclusively that overfeeding causes increases in sympathetic nerve activity (SNA)—part of the fight or flight reflex—which can lead to the development of high blood pressure.

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Bronx Institute at Lehman College Awarded Two Grants

December 19, 2012 10:40 am Bronx Institute

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been awarded grants by Con Edison and The Edwin Gould Foundation.

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Michael Bacon, One of Lehman’s ‘Secret Weapons’—NY Daily News

December 17, 2012 5:05 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia Center, Music Dept

Distinguished Lecturer Michael Bacon’s film scoring class was featured in Friday’s ‘New York Daily News.’

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Lehman Professor Uncovers America’s Hidden Hispanic Heritage

December 17, 2012 4:00 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept

Throughout his professional life Miguel Pérez has had a singular passion: to inform Americans about this nation’s hidden Hispanic heritage.

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Concert: ‘Home For the Holidays’ Dec. 16

December 14, 2012 1:07 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

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

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Lehman Art Gallery’s “Space Invaders” Featured in Art Experience: New York

December 14, 2012 12:49 pm In the News

The latest issue of Art Experience: New York featured a piece on the Lehman College Art Gallery’s current exhibition “Space Invaders” which is on display until Jan. 9, 2013.

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Michael Bacon, One of Lehman’s ‘Secret Weapons’—NY Daily News

December 14, 2012 10:00 am In the News

Distinguished Lecturer Michael Bacon’s film scoring class is featured in today’s New York Daily News. Bacon is an Emmy Award-winning composer and Lehman College alumnus. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/michael-bacon-brother-actor-kevin-award-winning-film-scorer-article-1.1219583?localLinksEnabled=false      

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Professor Alyshia Gálvez Wins Prestigious ALLA Book Award

December 13, 2012 10:03 am CUNY Mexican Studies Institute, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Alyshia Gálvez has won the Association for Latina and Latino Anthropology 2012 Book Award for her book on the prenatal care of Mexican immigrant women.

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Lehman Students Receive Latino Trendsetter Awards

December 11, 2012 2:03 pm Scholarship Students, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Lehman students Krystal Perez and Imani DuBois are recipients of this year’s Latino Trendsetter Scholarship, given to students who have demonstrated strong leadership skills at work and in class.

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Auditions for Musical Production to be Held in January

December 11, 2012 3:02 am Theatre Program

Professor Penny Prince of the Music Department is looking for singers, actors, set designers and crew for her new musical production of Rumpelstiltskin ’13.

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