Provost

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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A Letter from the President: Advancing the Vision, Affirming Our Values

March 21, 2014 1:00 am Division of Administration & Finance, Information Technology, Institutional Advancement, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández, Provost

“May you live in interesting times…” Believed to have originated centuries ago as a Chinese proverb, this saying certainly applies to us here in the 21st century. These times include a revolution in higher education – a call to arms – with the epicenter in the United States. And Lehman College is preparing to meet [...]

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Second Annual Bronx SciFest Shines Light on Research

February 28, 2014 10:12 am Biological Sciences Dept, Provost, School of Natural and Social Sciences

For her research, Vélez wanted to see whether acidity or salinity had any effect on the germination of seeds in crop plants.

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In Memoriam: Dr. Thomas Jensen, Retired Professor of Biology and Department Chairman

February 18, 2014 1:55 pm Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Media Relations and Publications, Provost

Dr. Thomas Jensen, longtime professor of biology and former chair of the department, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014. He was 81. Dr. Jensen served as chairman of the Department of Biology for more than 20 years, retiring from Lehman College. He published more than 100 papers on the anatomy and evolution of cyanobacteria, [...]

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Noted Epidemiologist Dr. William W. Latimer Named Dean of the New School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing

February 14, 2014 7:43 am CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Faculty, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences Dept, Media Relations and Publications, Nursing Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Spotlight on Research, Undergraduate Studies

Dr. William W. Latimer has been named founding dean of the School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing. Dr. Latimer comes to the Bronx from the University of Florida.

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Are You Up to the Challenge? Win $2,500 in the CUNY Math Challenge

February 4, 2014 1:44 pm Faculty, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students, Undergraduate Studies

Are you a problem solver? Do you enjoy playing around with math? Are you up to the Challenge? The sixth annual CUNY Math Challenge is open for registration. This University-wide mathematics competition invites all matriculated undergraduate Lehman College and City University of New York students to participate in this year’s contest.  The opening round begins [...]

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Lehman Welcomes Talented and Accomplished New Faculty for 2013 – 2014

November 9, 2013 1:00 am Faculty, President Fernández, Provost, Research, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Education, School of Natural and Social Sciences

This September, Lehman welcomed twenty new faculty members and nearly 3,000 new students—one of the College’s strongest incoming class in two decades.

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Redefining a College Education: President Fernández’s Vision for Lehman’s Future

September 19, 2013 3:03 pm Admissions, Faculty, Institutional Advancement, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández, Provost

President Ricardo R. Fernández outlined a bold vision for the future of higher education and the future of Lehman College during his keynote address at the College’s annual Convocation.

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Panel Discussion: Guatemala: Can There Be Peace With Justice After Genocide

November 26, 2012 10:27 am Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Faculty, Provost

The Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies will host a special panel discussion on Guatemala, titled “Can There Be Peace With Justice After Genocide?”

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Lecture: ‘La Ola Latina’

October 15, 2012 9:47 am Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, Provost

Titled “La Ola Latina: Electoral Politics in Puerto Rico and the 2012 Presidential Election in the U.S.,” the presentation will focus on recent developments in Puerto Rican politics as a point of departure, including the upcoming gubernatorial election and status referendum.

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Lehman College to Celebrate Constitution Day Oct. 11

September 28, 2012 3:28 pm Political Science Dept, Provost, School of Arts and Humanities

Fordham University Professor of Law Joel R. Reidenberg will discuss “Privacy in Public” during Lehman College’s annual celebration of Constitution Day on Thursday, October 11. This event, which is free and open to the community, will begin at 11 a.m. in the East Dining Room.

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WWII and NYC: Boot Camp in the Bronx

September 26, 2012 11:15 am In the News, President Fernández, Provost

Nancy Lynch Castellano, a former WAVE and author of Looking Back at the WAVES, talks about her experience

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