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Riverdale Press: Coach’s Initiative Raises Thousands for Cancer Research

January 13, 2017 1:24 pm Uncategorized

By Sean Brennan It was back in 2007, when Jack Bauer was still saving the world on “24,” The Bourne Ultimatum was dominating the movie box office and the final book of the Harry Potter series — Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — was released, when Lehman head women’s basketball coach Eric Harrison came [...]

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Riverdale Press: In Contest with Dread Disease, Athlete Hopes for Victory

January 13, 2017 1:19 pm In the News, Uncategorized

By Sean Brennan For some athletes, the biggest battles happen off-field. Maurice Whyte is one of those rare athletes whose superior athletic ability just seems to come naturally. During his tenure at Lehman College, Whyte has been a captain of the Lightning track and field team and has been a two-time captain of the soccer [...]

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Riverdale Press: Lehman College, Mother and Daughter Find their Political Voices through Women’s March on DC

January 13, 2017 1:01 pm In the News, Uncategorized

By Lisa Herndon The response to the election of Donald Trump to the White House was one of shock, disbelief and concern for many in the nation. For mother and daughter Zenaida Bough, 41, and Tatiana Jenkins, 18, the event prompted a search for their political voices. “I started thinking about my kids,” Bough said. [...]

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Lehman President José Luis Cruz EdCast Interview to Air on CUNY-TV

January 12, 2017 1:25 pm Multimedia Center, President Jose Luis Cruz, Uncategorized

Lehman College President José Luis Cruz appeared recently on the award-winning television series EdCast, and his interview with Dr. Linda Hirsch will air on CUNY-TV and be available on the web. CUNY-TV (channel 75 on most cable networks) will begin airing the interview on January 18 and run for ten days, including these times: • Wednesday, [...]

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New Lehman Course Explores “The Roots of Our Hispanic Heritage’

January 12, 2017 12:41 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

So which came first? The Spanish conquistadors or the British colonists? Jamestown or St. Augustine? The Spanish language or the English language? Hernando de Soto or Lewis and Clark? Do you know who celebrated America’s first Christmas? Where the city of Galveston, Tx. got its name? A new Lehman College course—LEH 354 “The Roots of [...]

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Lehman Community Comes Together to Provide Student Services During Power Outage

January 6, 2017 5:27 pm Admissions, Faculty, Information Technology, Provost, Students, Uncategorized

The Lehman College community came together this week in a unified effort that reflects the college’s ability to mobilize and cope with adversity during a crisis. Much of the credit for the smooth execution goes to Vincent Clark, vice president of Administration and Finance, and Rene Rotolo, assistant vice president of Campus Planning and Facilities. Their [...]

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Student Health Center Moves to New Location and Offers Improved Health Services

December 29, 2016 12:07 pm Student Health Center, Students, Uncategorized

By Melanie I. Hernandez After four years of planning, the student health center moved in August to its new location in the Old Gym Building, Room B008. The move will accommodate phase two of Lehman’s master plan, which is to build another science building. Cindy Kreisberg, a physician’s assistant, and the director of the Student [...]

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Lehman Scientists Part of Significant Finding in Particle Physics and Astronomy

December 29, 2016 11:42 am Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Lehman College is a collaborating institution in The Pierre Auger Observatory in Pampa Amarilla, Argentina, the largest cosmic ray observatory in the world. The observatory tracks and observes particle showers produced by ultra-high energy cosmic rays. Lehman Professor Luis Anchordoqui and Research Associate Tom Paul, are members of the Observatory’s prestigious 500-member collaboration of world-class [...]

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Biology Professor’s Study Could Pave Way for Greater Understanding of how Plants and Animals Grow and Develop

December 28, 2016 2:37 pm Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Dr. Zhi-Liang Zheng, a biology professor and plant scientist in the Department of Biological Science, published a paper last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that demonstrates a connection between Rho GTPase and RNA polymerase II (Pol II), two key molecules involved in cellular signaling and transcription in eukaryotes. Eukaryotes [...]

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Professor Teresita Levy Establishing Education Partnerships in Cuba

December 8, 2016 10:47 am Faculty, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Study Abroad, Uncategorized

Professor Teresita Levy recently returned to Cuba for a third time since 2015, in a continuing effort to create Lehman College partnerships with the island’s most prominent universities. Levy, the director of international programs and global partnerships  at the College and an associate professor in the Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies department, says that on [...]

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Lehman College and CUNY Faculty Win 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award

December 2, 2016 4:47 pm Chemistry Dept, Faculty, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Lehman College and CUNY have won the 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award (DLIAward), in a faculty-led team category for advancing undergraduate student success through the adoption of digital courseware. The Lehman College-led team was one of three institutions and five faculty-led teams selected from among 106 submissions in the first year of the Online [...]

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Lehman Raises Nearly $37,000 in First #CUNYTuesday Fundrasier

November 30, 2016 11:59 am Institutional Advancement, President Jose Luis Cruz, Uncategorized

You did it! You helped us make our first ever #CUNYTUESDAY a success! In 24 hours, Lehman College raised nearly $37,000! These funds will support academics, cultural programs, athletics, and the dreams of 13,000 students at Lehman College, the premiere public higher education institution in the Bronx.

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