School of Natural and Social Sciences

School of Natural and Social Sciences(NSS) Receives $733,000 Education Grant to Redefine 21st Century STEM Majors

December 4, 2015 4:49 pm Chemistry Dept, In the News, Provost, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

The Lehman School of Natural and Social Sciences was awarded a $733,000 grant as part of the $20 million CUNY Strategic Investment Initiative.

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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 Economic and Business Students Win Federal Reserve Bank of New York Competition

November 16, 2015 12:06 pm Economics and Business Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

Lehman College has won the finals of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s college fed challenge.

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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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New Human Species Walked Like a Man According to Lehman Professor

October 6, 2015 11:50 am Anthropology Dept, In the News, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor Harcourt-Smith published a follow-up paper on the new human species Homo Naledi which suggests the species walked upright and also climbed.

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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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Dr. Christopher Malone Named Associate Dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences

September 18, 2015 3:22 pm Political Science Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Dr. Christopher Malone, a nationally renowned political scientist, has been appointed associate dean at the Lehman College School of Natural and Social Sciences.

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Lehman Professor Among the Researchers That Discovered New Human Species

September 11, 2015 5:00 pm Anthropology Dept, Research, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Professor William Harcourt-Smith led the team that analyzed the feet of the new human species Homo naledi.

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Lehman College Welcomes Davina Porock, Stefan Becker As Vice Provosts

September 3, 2015 12:54 pm Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, Provost, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Lehman College welcomes two new vice provosts: Dr. Davina Porock, is the new Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Dr. Stefan Becker, Vice Provost for Academic Programs.

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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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Professor Elected to Board of Trustees of Prestigious Gordon Research Conferences

June 11, 2015 1:01 pm Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

“I’m very proud to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Gordon Research Conferences,” says Dr. Wurtzel. “Our goal is to push science forward, and we do that by bringing in the best scientists in intersecting fields and giving them an opportunity to connect in an environment that fosters discussion and collaboration.”

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Lehman Students Take Third Place at ACSM Student Quiz Bowl

May 1, 2015 11:38 am Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Lehman College students took third place in the Student Quiz Bowl at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Greater New York Regional Chapter spring conference earlier this month.

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