School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor Chudnovsky: Balancing Physics with Human Rights

March 31, 2017 2:46 pm Physics and Astronomy Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor Eugene Chudnovsky has dedicated much of his life to two disciplines: physics and human rights. Chudnovsky, a at Lehman College, and a member of the faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center, is also the co-chair of the Committee for Concerned Scientists (CCS), an international organization of leading scientists who monitor and document the “violation of […]

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Noëlle Santos (B.A. ’09; M.S. ’12) Shares Her Entrepreneurial Vision with Students

March 6, 2017 3:39 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Economics and Business Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Noëlle Santos’s years at Lehman read like a novel full of dramatic highs and lows. Living on her own since she was 16, she enrolled at the College for her undergraduate degree. Because she worked full-time in Manhattan, she would grab dinner (“a beef patty with cheese”), jump on the subway for an hour, sometimes more, and […]

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President Cruz Presses for Greater Equity In Higher Ed at Congressional Hearing

February 7, 2017 4:56 pm Admissions, Alumni, Alumni Relations, Graduate Admissions, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Dr. José Luis Cruz, president of Herbert H. Lehman College, The City University of New York, delivered testimony this morning to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce that emphasized the need to fight inequities in higher education and explained how Lehman and other public two- and four-year colleges are creating […]

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Biochemistry Student Wins American Chemical Society Fellowship for Innovative Work

May 3, 2016 3:16 pm Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Uncategorized

The path to an undergraduate degree majoring in biochemistry has been anything but typical or easy for Lehman junior, George Maio. The 29-year old graduated in 2009 from Saint Thomas Aquinas College in Rockland County with a degree in marketing. After several years in the marketing and advertising industries, he realized he wanted a career in the sciences, and came to Lehman in 2013.

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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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Two Students from the High School of American Studies at Lehman College Claim SciFest Crown

April 18, 2016 4:20 pm School of Natural and Social Sciences

Lila Rose and Anil Oza from the High School of American Studies at Lehman College, won this year’s Bronx SciFest.

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Provost Anny Morrobel-Sosa Visits Egypt as Part of Higher Education Initiative

April 14, 2016 12:11 pm Chemistry Dept, Provost, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa, Provost of Lehman College, will address the issues of STEM education and women as part of an United States-Egypt Higher Education Initiative.

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Prof. Sanford Wins Third Fulbright Scholarship and Will Publish Two Books in 2016

April 4, 2016 12:42 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor Victoria Sanford has been awarded her third J. William Fulbright Scholarship and is awaiting the publication of two new books this year.

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Grad Student Attends Bloomberg 2016 International Women’s Day Summit; Calls it an ‘Empowering Experience’

March 23, 2016 11:35 am Admissions, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Studies, School of Natural and Social Sciences

“I was honored to be selected to attend the summit,” says Olufemi. “It was the perfect opportunity for me to further my academic and career goals, and celebrate the achievements of women world-wide.”

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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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