Faculty

Laird Bergad Talks with CUNY-TV’s Bob Herbert About Unaccompanied Minors Entering the U.S.

September 5, 2014 11:21 am Faculty, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept

“Governments in the region have extraordinary degrees of corruption, militarism with repression internally, and elite social classes that do not prioritize policies that advance education or economic opportunities for advancement,” said Prof. Bergad.

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Lehman College Welcomes Two New Deans

September 4, 2014 12:28 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Chemistry Dept, Economics and Business Dept, Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Nursing Dept, Physics and Astronomy Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Psychology Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

This Fall, Lehman College welcomes two new deans after extensive local and national searches: Dr. William W. Latimer has been named founding dean of the new School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing and Dr. Gautam Sen is now the new dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences.

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Prof. Edward Kennelly Traveling to Hong Kong on Fulbright to Research Traditional Chinese Medicine

July 8, 2014 10:44 am Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences

As traditional Chinese medicines continue to grow in importance outside of China, so does the need for a thorough understanding of how it is used and how it works.

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New in Books: Urban Appetites, Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York

July 1, 2014 12:36 pm Faculty, History Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

New York City may be known as the city that never sleeps, but it’s also the city that likes to eat.

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Prof. Sandra Levey Appointed Member of Multilingual Affairs Committee

June 10, 2014 10:22 am Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

Professor Sandra Levey of Speech-Language-and Hearing Sciences has been appointed as a member of the Multilingual Affairs Committee of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP). The Association represents professionals and scientists who work in the field of communication sciences and with individuals experiencing voice, speech, language, hearing, and swallowing difficulties. Prof. Levey was [...]

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Noted Earth Scientist Dr. Gautam Sen Named Dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences

May 22, 2014 2:16 pm Faculty, Provost, School of Natural and Social Sciences

“Dr. Sen will advance the School’s already strong tradition of engaging in cutting-edge research as we prepare students for work on some of the key scientific, environmental and sociological challenges of our time,” said Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa, Provost of Lehman College. “He leads a faculty that is dedicated to contributing to the understanding and knowledge of the world around us.”

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The Envelope Please: “Nueva York” with Professor Patricio Lerzundi Wins Fifth Emmy Award

May 12, 2014 3:50 pm Faculty, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

CUNY-TV’s Nueva York, co-hosted by Lehman College Professor Patricio Lerzundi, captured its fifth New York Emmy Award at the annual awards ceremony on March 30. This brings the total number of trophies won by the program to eight. Nueva York, a series about Latino culture in New York, won Best Magazine Program for its “Best [...]

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¡Dinero! The Economics of Mexican Migration: May 9 with Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

May 5, 2014 2:41 pm CUNY Mexican Studies Institute, Faculty, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, President Fernández

To mark the 20th anniversary of the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies will explore in its 2014 Annual Conference, the impact of NAFTA on economics, trade, immigration, and financial issues in the Mexican community. The conference, entitled ¡Dinero! The Economics of Mexican Migration, will feature [...]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Barbara Jacobson, Professor of Sociology: 1939 – 2014

April 11, 2014 3:56 pm Faculty, President Fernández, Provost, Sociology Dept

Lehman College announced today the sudden passing of Dr. Barbara Jacobson, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. She was 74. Dr. Jacobson’s research focused on education and social mobility.

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The Power of Speech: Researchers at Lehman Work with Stroke Survivors

March 21, 2014 9:34 am Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

Some say talk is cheap, but for Professor Mira Goral who studies aphasia, an acquired communication disorder, talk is everything. According to the National Aphasia Association, aphasia affects one million Americans, with some 100,000 acquiring it each year.

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A Sense of Belonging: Lehman Kicks off Diversity in Teaching Project

March 6, 2014 5:01 pm Faculty, President Fernández, Students

In the effort to continually foster a campus-wide climate of belonging and diversity, Lehman College kicked off the Diversity Development in Teaching Project on February 28, 2014.

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Origin of Apes: Lehman Researcher Joins International Team in Groundbreaking Discovery

February 26, 2014 12:52 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Research, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor William Harcourt-Smith and an international team discovered evidence of the habitat of the early ape Proconsul in Kenya, Africa.

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