Post Election Call-To-Action Panel Discusses Critical Issues in the Age of Trump

February 3, 2017 5:48 pm Uncategorized

A special post election panel discussion called to “educate, engage and empower” the Lehman campus in the aftermath of the surprising presidential election results, was held on November 14th in the Lovinger Theatre. President José Luis Cruz moderated a panel of five of Lehman’s most distinguished academic leaders, covering a wide range of issues including […]

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President Cruz Announces His Six-Point Plan for Lehman College

February 3, 2017 5:21 pm Uncategorized

New Lehman President José Luis Cruz delivered a historic convocation address to the campus community, outlining an optimistic vision for the future. He began his speech by calling Lehman “the most important mission-critical senior college of the world’s premiere public urban university.” (Watch the video here.) Cruz identified a six-point plan, his top priorities that […]

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

February 3, 2017 5:17 pm Uncategorized

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 Health Center, has worked […]

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

February 3, 2017 5:14 pm Uncategorized

Lehman College President College José Luis Cruz recently appeared on the award-winning television series EdCast, and his compelling interviewing will air on CUNY-TV and be available on the web. The interview will air on CUNY-TV (channel 75 on most cable networks) beginning 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”

February 3, 2017 5:07 pm 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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Biology Professor’s Study Could Pave Way for Greater Understanding of How Plants and Animals Grow and Develop

February 3, 2017 5:01 pm 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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Lehman Scientists Part of Significant Finding in Particle Physics and Astronomy

February 3, 2017 4:50 pm 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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Lehman College Partners with EON Reality to Establish a Virtual and Augmented Reality Center in NYC

February 3, 2017 4:37 pm Uncategorized

Lehman College of the City University of New York and EON Reality Inc., the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment today announced the establishment of a Virtual and Augment Reality Training Academy and Development Lab as part of the College’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. This academy […]

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Lehman Wins CUNY IT Award for Innovation

February 3, 2017 4:32 pm Uncategorized

Lehman College was awarded the CUNY IT Innovation Award for technological achievement at a ceremony at John Jay College in early December. Each year, the CUNY IT Innovation Award recognizes a project that is inventive and results in new ways for Colleges to operate. Lehman won for its process automation system. In addition, members of […]

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Lehman College Professor Teresita Levy Establishing Education Partnerships in Cuba

February 3, 2017 4:28 pm 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 […]

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Lehman Professor Publishes New History of the Black Panther Movement

February 3, 2017 4:24 pm Uncategorized

Robyn Spencer had a plan when she went to college. The teenager from East Flatbush, Brooklyn attended SUNY-Binghamton, declared pre-med as her major and planned on becoming a doctor. Nothing went as planned. Today, Spencer is an associate professor in Lehman’s History Department. And her area of interest, black social protest after World War II, […]

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Faculty from Lehman College and City University of New York Win 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award

February 3, 2017 2:36 pm Uncategorized

Lehman College and CUNY have won the 2016 Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC) Digital Learning Innovation Award (DLIAward), in the 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 this first year […]

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