School of Natural and Social Sciences

NY Federal Reserve President Visits Lehman for a ‘Fireside Chat’ on the Economy

December 4, 2014 3:59 pm Economics and Business Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

Returning to the Bronx for the first time since 2011, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and Chief Executive Officer William Dudley detected something that had been missing from the borough on his previous visit: a sense of optimism. Dudley addressed Lehman College students in an intimate “fireside chat” that included discussion about the [...]

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New Study by Lehman Professor Could Lead to Better Crop Yield

December 3, 2014 12:34 pm Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

A breakthrough study in plant sciences and biology led by Professor Zhi-Liang Zheng, (Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences) has potential long-term ramifications for improving crop yield and food quality. Prof. Zheng has identified a unique function for a sulfur nutrient transporter called SULTR1;2 and for the  first time provides genetic and physiological [...]

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Lehman Named the No. 12 Most Attractive Yet Affordable Campus in the Nation

November 13, 2014 3:12 pm Admissions, Alumni, CUNYfirst, In the News, Lehman Center for School/College Collaboratives, Scholarship Students, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Study Abroad, Uncategorized

According to a new national ranking Lehman College was selected as the No. 12 “Most Attractive Yet Affordable Campus” in the United States.

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Bronx Students Design Their Own Robots—Thanks to Intel and Lehman College

October 17, 2014 1:01 pm Admissions, Biological Sciences Dept, School of Education, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building, Uncategorized

Thanks to a partnership between Intel, Lehman College and the Department of Education, three South Bronx students from High School/Middle School 223, designed their own robots that used a 3D printer to bring their creations to life. The pilot program with Lehman, Students and Robots, is part of Intel’s 21st Century Robot Project, which seeks to [...]

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Two Lehman Students Awarded Women’s Forum Fellowships

October 7, 2014 3:31 pm Admissions, Health Sciences Dept, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Student Affairs, Students, Theatre Program

Two Lehman students, Kiyoko Hairston and Syeda Kabir, have demonstrated such determination in the face of adversity that the Women’s Forum of New York has awarded them each a fellowship.

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Senior Wins Major NIH Scholarship for Research

September 22, 2014 10:37 am Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Student Awards, Students

Right now Ewul works closely with his mentor Dr. Andrei Jitianu in his lab, where he is conducting research on materials for bone regeneration.

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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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New Study Shows Three Unhealthy Behaviors Lead to Shortened Lifespan

August 4, 2014 1:12 pm Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Smoking, not getting enough exercise, and being obese can reduce an individual’s life expectancy by 14.2 years, according to a new article published in the Annals of Epidemiology by Dr. Luisa N. Borrell, chair of Lehman College’s Department of Health 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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Professor Andrei Jitianu Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Study Corrosion Protection

June 5, 2014 2:33 pm Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Dr. Andrei Jitianu, a professor in Lehman College’s Chemistry department, was awarded a $605,000 3-year grant from the National Science Foundation last month. Dr. Jitianu, along with his colleague Dr. Lisa C. Klein from Rutgers University and Dr. Mario Aparicio at Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, wrote the proposal.

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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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Major Spotlight: Environmental Science at Lehman College

April 25, 2014 3:33 pm Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, Multimedia, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Video

Graduate Julissa Lora (’14) and student Alison Wong discuss why they chose to become Lehman’s Environmental Science majors.

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