Faculty

Lehman Community Comes Together to Provide Student Services During Power Outage

January 6, 2017 5:27 pm Admissions, Faculty, Information Technology, Provost, Students, Uncategorized

The Lehman College community came together this week in a unified effort that reflects the college’s ability to mobilize and cope with adversity during a crisis. Much of the credit for the smooth execution goes to Vincent Clark, vice president of Administration and Finance, and Rene Rotolo, assistant vice president of Campus Planning and Facilities. Their [...]

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Lehman Scientists Part of Significant Finding in Particle Physics and Astronomy

December 29, 2016 11:42 am Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Lehman College is a collaborating institution in The Pierre Auger Observatory in Pampa Amarilla, Argentina, the largest cosmic ray observatory in the world. The observatory tracks and observes particle showers produced by ultra-high energy cosmic rays. Lehman Professor Luis Anchordoqui and Research Associate Tom Paul, are members of the Observatory’s prestigious 500-member collaboration of world-class [...]

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Biology Professor’s Study Could Pave Way for Greater Understanding of how Plants and Animals Grow and Develop

December 28, 2016 2:37 pm Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Dr. Zhi-Liang Zheng, a biology professor and plant scientist in the Department of Biological Science, published a paper last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that demonstrates a connection between Rho GTPase and RNA polymerase II (Pol II), two key molecules involved in cellular signaling and transcription in eukaryotes. Eukaryotes [...]

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Professor Teresita Levy Establishing Education Partnerships in Cuba

December 8, 2016 10:47 am Faculty, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Study Abroad, Uncategorized

Professor Teresita Levy recently returned to Cuba for a third time since 2015, in a continuing effort to create Lehman College partnerships with the island’s most prominent universities. Levy, the director of international programs and global partnerships  at the College and an associate professor in the Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies department, says that on [...]

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Lehman College and CUNY Faculty Win 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award

December 2, 2016 4:47 pm Chemistry Dept, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Lehman College and CUNY have won the 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award (DLIAward), in a faculty-led team category for advancing undergraduate student success through the adoption of digital courseware. The Lehman College-led team was one of three institutions and five faculty-led teams selected from among 106 submissions in the first year of the Online [...]

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Post Election Call-To-Action Panel Discusses Critical Issues in the Age of Trump

November 15, 2016 4:59 pm Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Uncategorized

A special post election panel discussion called to “educate, engage and empower” the Lehman campus in the aftermath of the surprising presidential election results, was held on November 14th in the Lovinger Theatre. President José Luis Cruz moderated a panel of five of Lehman’s most distinguished academic leaders, covering a wide range of issues including [...]

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A Timely, “Latino, National Politics and the 2016 Election” Conference to be Held at Lehman

October 31, 2016 4:05 pm Faculty, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, Uncategorized

In what can only be described as an unprecedented and very fluid election cycle, we’ve seen two polarizing candidates fighting it out in the final weeks. But what about after the election? How will a Clinton or Trump presidency affect the trajectory of the Latino vote? These questions and other key issues emerging in national [...]

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Lehman Professor Miguel Perez Wins the Illustrious Award for Journalism from the Institute for Latino Studies

October 18, 2016 2:00 pm Faculty, Faculty Awards, History Dept, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept

Professor Miguel Perez, who has dedicated his career to covering stories in the Latino community, received the Illustrious Award for Journalism at the Institute for Latino Studies last month in the Rutger’s University’s Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark, N.J.

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African and African-American Studies becomes Africana Studies at Lehman College

October 17, 2016 2:36 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Faculty

The Department of African and African-American Studies at Lehman College has changed its name to the Department of Africana Studies. The change, says Chair Mark Christian, is reflective of a national trend.

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President Cruz Announces His Six-Point Plan for Lehman College

September 22, 2016 11:32 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, Division of Administration & Finance, Enrollment Management, Faculty, Graduate Admissions, Information Technology, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences, SEEK

President José Luis Cruz delivered a historic convocation address outlining an optimistic vision for the future.

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Plants: The Chemistry Set of the Future; Noted Lehman College Scientist Featured in Latest Issue of ‘Science’ Journal

September 16, 2016 9:56 am Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Plants. Humans rely on them for everything: from the air we breathe to the food we eat to the medicine they yield to heal our bodies. But do we know everything we need to know about them? In the latest issue of the journal Science (September 16, 2016), devoted to Translational Plant Science, researchers show how new technologies are redefining how plant biology will meet demands of health, medicine, energy, and agriculture.

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Professor Victoria Sanford Co-Chairing Guatemalan Genocide Conference at the USC Shoah Foundation

September 9, 2016 4:20 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Lehman Anthropology Chair Victoria Sanford is co-chairing the first international conference on the Guatemalan Genocide at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research in Los Angeles. The four-day conference will begin on September 11 and offer the opportunity to hear scholars from throughout the world discuss and bring attention to a genocide that [...]

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