Faculty

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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Deborah Shanley Named School of Education’s New Interim Dean

September 7, 2016 5:02 pm Faculty, Provost, School of Education, Uncategorized

Dean Deborah Shanley arrives at Lehman College as the School of Education’s new Interim Dean with an impressive track record as a CUNY educator, including a 16-year stint as Dean of the School of Education at Brooklyn College. Shanley is succeeding Dr. Harriet Fayne, who was recently selected as Interim Provost and Senior Vice President  for [...]

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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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