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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Languages and Literatures Professor Presented Prestigious Award from Chilean Council for Culture and Arts

November 9, 2015 2:02 pm Faculty, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Lehman Languages and Literature Department Professor Gerardo Piña-Rosales recently received one of the Chilean governments most prestigious awards: The Order of Gabriela Mistral, the Orden al Mérito Docente y Cultural. (Teaching and the Order of Cultural Merit) Piña-Rosales, the president of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language and a Lehman professor since 1981, [...]

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Lehman Health Sciences Professors Publish Study About Technology Related Distracted Bicycling and Helmet Use Among Manhattan Cyclists

November 2, 2015 11:04 am Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Uncategorized

A new study co-authored by two Lehman College Health Sciences professors reveals that the majority of Citi Bike riders in Manhattan are failing to wear helmets, possibly leaving themselves open to greater risk of head injuries. Riders were almost four times more likely not to wear a helmet on rental bikes than non-rentals, and women [...]

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CUNY Students to Compete in Lehman’s 24-Hour Hackathon

October 14, 2015 12:36 pm Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, Students, Uncategorized

The 2015 Lehman College Hackathon will be held on October 16 and 17.

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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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Lehman Professor Miguel Perez Inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ Hall of Fame

September 21, 2015 3:56 pm Faculty, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia, Uncategorized

Professor Miguel Perez was recently inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame.

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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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Bronx Institute Awarded $12.6 million for GEAR UP and $100,000 for ENLACE Programs

September 14, 2015 11:42 am Bronx Institute, In the News, Uncategorized

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $12.6 million, seven-year grant, to the Bronx Institute at Lehman College.

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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 Peace Officer Awarded UFT Appreciation Award

June 18, 2015 5:06 pm Uncategorized

A typical day for Peace Officer Elizabeth Ventura at the High School of American Studies at Lehman College begins with securing the building for the students and staff, and then checking in visitors throughout the day.

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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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Bronx Institute at Lehman College Awarded $180,000 Grant

April 1, 2015 4:49 pm Bronx Institute, Uncategorized

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been awarded an eight-month grant totaling $180,000 as part of a Hurricane Sandy relief package from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. The grant will be used to support The Bronx Institute’s educational efforts at two public high schools in the borough. In the [...]

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