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GFP: Lighting Up Life: Nobel Laureate Dr. Martin Chalfie to Address Discovery of “Green Fluorescent Protein”

April 17, 2014 12:30 pm Chemistry Dept, Research, Science Building

Dr. Martin Chalfie’s co-discovery of green fluorescent protein (GFP) revolutionized the biological sciences and enabled scientists to look at the inner workings of living cells. GFP is used to tell where genes are turned on, where proteins are located within tissues, and how cell activities change over time.

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Jazz for Lehman College: The Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts

April 14, 2014 2:30 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, Music Dept

On Friday, May 2, 2014, along with Puerto Rico’s Pro-Arte Musical, the Lehman College Foundation will co-host the Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts in Santurce. “Jazz for Lehman College” was established to raise funds for scholarships of the City University of New York. Located in the North Bronx, [...]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Barbara Jacobson, Professor of Sociology: 1939 – 2014

April 11, 2014 3:56 pm Faculty, President Fernández, Provost, Sociology Dept

Lehman College announced today the sudden passing of Dr. Barbara Jacobson, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. She was 74. Dr. Jacobson’s research focused on education and social mobility.

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Child Care Center Wins International Recognition for Design and Construction

April 8, 2014 11:43 am Child Care Center, Division of Administration & Finance, Early Childhood and Childhood Education Dept, President Fernández, Student Affairs, Students, Sustainability

Axis Construction, construction manager and contractor for the center, won Modular Building Institute’s first place Award of Distinction in the permanent modular education category for buildings over 10,000 square feet.

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Lehman College Foundation Chair Myrna Rivera Recognized by WealthManagement.com

April 3, 2014 1:00 am Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, President Fernández

Ms. Rivera, alumna and founder of Consultiva Internacional, Inc., was named to WealthManagement.com’s Top Ten Women-Owned RIAs list.

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Light It Up Blue: Music Building Among International Landmarks to Mark World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2014 10:28 am Division of Administration & Finance, Health Sciences Dept, President Fernández, Student Affairs

Lehman College celebrated World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by lighting up the historic Music Building. “Light It Up Blue” is a global campaign to shine a light on autism. Lehman College joined iconic landmarks around the world, including New York City’s Empire State Building, in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness [...]

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Government at Work: Students Get Inside View at New York State Capital

April 1, 2014 6:00 pm Student Affairs, Students

A group of Lehman College students were among the participants at the 2014 Somos El Futuro Legislative Conference in Albany, NY. The annual conference is sponsored by Somos New York, which works “to create opportunities that increase the participation of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic community in the public policy making process and build the capacity of [...]

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The Dean’s Award: School of Arts and Humanities Honors Our Artists and Celebrates the Bronx

March 31, 2014 4:55 pm School of Arts and Humanities

On Thursday, April 24, Lehman College will award Michael Bacon, John Corigliano, Pregones Theater, and Esmeralda Santiago for their contributions and commitment to improving the cultural life of the Bronx.

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Macaulay Honors College Student Wins Jack Nash Scholars Award for Study in Japan

March 21, 2014 2:32 pm Macaulay Honors College, Students, Study Abroad

Romi Zayas, a junior in the Macaulay Honors College at Lehman and a scholar in the CUNY Baccalaureate Program, will embark on a trip of a lifetime to Tokyo where she will study advanced Japanese at the Kanda University of International Studies this spring.

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The Power of Speech: Researchers at Lehman Work with Stroke Survivors

March 21, 2014 9:34 am Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

Some say talk is cheap, but for Professor Mira Goral who studies aphasia, an acquired communication disorder, talk is everything. According to the National Aphasia Association, aphasia affects one million Americans, with some 100,000 acquiring it each year.

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A Letter from the President: Advancing the Vision, Affirming Our Values

March 21, 2014 1:00 am Division of Administration & Finance, Information Technology, Institutional Advancement, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández, Provost

“May you live in interesting times…” Believed to have originated centuries ago as a Chinese proverb, this saying certainly applies to us here in the 21st century. These times include a revolution in higher education – a call to arms – with the epicenter in the United States. And Lehman College is preparing to meet [...]

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Opening Young Eyes to New Cultures: New Initiative Will Encourage Study Abroad

March 17, 2014 1:00 am Scholarship Students, Study Abroad

At Lehman, some 45 to 50 students participate in an international experience through the College’s Study Abroad Program each year. The goal is to double that number by the end of the five-year initiative. In the coming weeks and months, the College will devise new strategies to attract students to the program, including the addition of a “study abroad” category under scholarships for donor contributions.

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