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New York Times: Guatemala Arrests Former Military Officers in Connection With Massacres

January 12, 2016 12:30 pm In the News

“These are the big fish,” said Victoria Sanford, an anthropologist at Lehman College of the City University of New York who has studied human rights violations committed during the 1960-96 war, when security forces razed whole villages as they pursued leftist guerrillas.

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Lehman to Host Ninth Annual CUNYAC Coaches Vs. Cancer Tournament

December 29, 2015 9:26 am Athletics

“We are very excited to once again host a great basketball event for such a worthy cause,” said tournament founder Eric Harrison. “With such a great caliber of teams on both the men’s and the women’s side, this will truly be a tournament to remember.”

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Lehman Sophomore Takes First Place in CUNY Essay Contest

December 28, 2015 4:37 pm School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Radya Shaid, a sophomore majoring in therapeutic recreation, is the winner of the CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest. She took the top prize for her thoughtful essay on the importance of contemplation and reflection in cultivating an articulate and engaged citizenry.

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The Riverdale Press: Lehman Women Have Eye On CUNY Crown

November 13, 2015 12:55 pm Athletics, In the News

They say big things come in small packages, and you don’t have to ask Lehman women’s basketball coach Eric Harrison twice if he agrees with that old adage. Ask him what the key to his upcoming season is and he immediately mentions his junior point guard Amely Del Rosario — all 5-foot-5-inches of her.

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Women’s Soccer Loses CUNYAC Finals Match to CSI in Overtime

November 9, 2015 4:38 pm Athletics

The #1 Lehman College women’s Soccer team suffered a hard-fought loss, 2-1, to #2 CSI in overtime in the CUNY Athletic Conference Championship game at Brooklyn College Field on Saturday afternoon. The Dolphins, who are now the CUNYAC Champions, have earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, while the Lightning will wait for a potential bid in the ECAC Metro Championships.

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Women’s Lightning Soccer Team Falls to CSI in Overtime in the CUNYAC Finals, 2-1

November 5, 2015 12:37 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Thanks to freshman standout Chelsea Harris’ four goals, the women’s soccer team defeated John Jay 5-0 (4-11-2). The victory gives Lehman a berth in the CUNYAC finals scheduled for Saturday, November 7, at 2 p.m. at Brooklyn College, where Lehman will take on the College of Staten Island.

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Celebrated Québécoise Author Marie-Célie Agnant Talks About Writing with a Burning Pen in Upcoming Lecture Oct. 27

October 23, 2015 4:16 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Famed Québécoise author Marie-Célie Agnant will give a talk, titled “Writing with a Burning Pen,” on Tuesday, October 27, at 3:30 p.m. in Studio C-36 of the Multimedia Center. Agnant is celebrated for her rich body of work exploring issues concerning women, racism, slavery, and injustice throughout Haitian and Latin American history.

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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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‘Movies Under a Bronx Moon’ to Kick Off SUMMERWORX Festival July 16

July 13, 2015 8:52 am Lehman Stages

Lehman Stages’ SUMMERWORX festival is back with its series of summer-long performing arts events for the entire family. The festival begins June 16 with Movies Under a Bronx Moon and culminates on August 2, with the Kids Rule Weekend.

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Yahoo News: 10 Colleges With the Highest Hispanic Enrollment

July 7, 2015 10:47 am In the News

The number of Hispanic students at U.S. colleges is rising at a faster rate than any other racial or ethnic group.

Here are the 10 schools with the highest percentage of Hispanic students enrolled in fall 2013, with the exception of U.S. colleges that are located in Puerto Rico.

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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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