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Lehman Theatre Students Win Scholarships at Kennedy Center Festival

June 14, 2016 1:06 pm Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Students, Theatre Program, Uncategorized

Two Lehman students won prestigious acting awards from the Kennedy Center.

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Lehman College Macaulay Honors Grad Receives $200,000 in Scholarships to Attend Medical School

May 3, 2016 1:58 pm Alumni, Faculty, Macaulay Honors College, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

Lehman College and Macaulay Honors College alumnus Cesar Andrade is about to begin what will certainly be four of the toughest but most rewarding years of his life. As an incoming student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, the Lehman class of 2014 graduate wants to pursue a career as a primary care physician who works with underserved populations and conducts research addressing healthcare disparities.

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Bronx: Africa: An Artistic Journey into the Borough’s African Connection

March 1, 2016 11:13 am African and African American Studies Dept, Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Dr. LeRonn Brooks, a Lehman adjunct assistant professor, has curated a powerful new art exhibit, Bronx: Africa, at the Longwood Gallery at Hostos Community College.

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Published Work of Lehman Professors Among Most Frequently Cited by Colleagues

December 4, 2015 3:44 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Sociology Dept, Uncategorized

Eight studies published by seven Lehman professors are among the most frequently cited publications in their respective fields.

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Lehman Marine Research Director Receives Award for Lifetime Dedication to Urban Waterways

November 9, 2015 2:13 pm Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, In the News, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Lehman College’s Joseph Rachlin has been honored for a lifetime of cleaning up New York City rivers.

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Languages and Literatures Professor Presented Prestigious Award from Chilean Council for Culture and Arts

November 9, 2015 2:02 pm Faculty, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Lehman Languages and Literature Department Professor Gerardo Piña-Rosales recently received one of the Chilean governments most prestigious awards: The Order of Gabriela Mistral, the Orden al Mérito Docente y Cultural. (Teaching and the Order of Cultural Merit) Piña-Rosales, the president of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language and a Lehman professor since 1981, [...]

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Lehman Health Sciences Professors Publish Study About Technology Related Distracted Bicycling and Helmet Use Among Manhattan Cyclists

November 2, 2015 11:04 am Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Uncategorized

A new study co-authored by two Lehman College Health Sciences professors reveals that the majority of Citi Bike riders in Manhattan are failing to wear helmets, possibly leaving themselves open to greater risk of head injuries. Riders were almost four times more likely not to wear a helmet on rental bikes than non-rentals, and women [...]

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Lehman Anthropologists Witness Historic European Refugee Crisis

October 28, 2015 1:02 pm Anthropology Dept, Faculty

The migrant and refugee crisis in Europe has been gaining momentum for several years but most of the world began taking notice after a series of tragic events made it impossible to ignore. Perhaps most notable were the photographs of a three-year-old toddler who had drowned off the coast of Greece while escaping war-torn Syria with his family.

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Lehman Professor Takes Off as New Host of PBS Digital Astronomy Series

September 23, 2015 4:52 pm Faculty, In the News, Physics and Astronomy Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Lehman professor Matthew O’Dowd is the new host of the PBS Digital series Space Time.

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Lehman Professor Miguel Perez Inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ Hall of Fame

September 21, 2015 3:56 pm Faculty, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia, Uncategorized

Professor Miguel Perez was recently inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame.

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Researchers at Lehman College discover missing link needed for solving global vitamin A deficiency

June 16, 2015 5:00 pm Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Dr. Eleanore T. Wurtzel of Lehman College’s Biological Sciences Department and the Graduate Center, CUNY is on a mission to develop plants that are rich in provitamin A carotenoids, an ingredient critical to the elimination of Vitamin A deficiency around the world.

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Lehman Professor Says Botanical Supplements Industry Must “Clean Up Its Act”

March 5, 2015 1:53 pm Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Macaulay Honors College, Research

A recent investigation by New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman concluded that many of the herbal supplements sold by retailers Wal-Mart, Target and Walgreens contained fake ingredients. The supplements were subjected to DNA testing and the results showed that only 21 percent of the products had DNA from the plants or herbs advertised on [...]

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