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Women’s Indoor Track Team Ranked No. 5 in the Nation; Adriana Wright Named National Athlete of the Week

March 5, 2015 4:29 pm Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College women’s indoor track and field team has moved up in the rankings and is now No. 5 in the nation, in the latest USTFCCCA Division III poll. Lehman has now been ranked in all six weekly polls this season. The complete poll can be found here. Sophomore Adriana Wright (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica/Manchester) was named the [...]

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Singer-Songwriter Workshops with Michael Bacon and Guests

March 5, 2015 3:11 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia Center, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

On Monday, March 16, Distinguished Lecturer Michael Bacon and the Multimedia Center will host an amazing opportunity for Lehman College musicians: a chance to attend an intimate workshop with singer-songwriter Vaneese Thomas. “Writing a good song and then singing it well are the two most important components of a successful career in music,” says Bacon, an award-winning [...]

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The Men’s Basketball Squad Will Battle Staten Island in the ECAC Championships

March 3, 2015 4:18 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College men’s basketball team has been invited to participate in the ECAC Division III Metro Championships, and will host the College of Staten Island on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:00 p.m. The Lightning are the tournament’s No. 4 seed, while CSI is No. 5. This is the program’s first ECAC appearance since 2009, when [...]

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The New York Times Admires CUNY’s “City Game”

February 27, 2015 2:53 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

The Lehman College men’s basketball team saw its CUNY Athletic Conference Championship run come to an end, as the No. 3 Lightning fell to No. 2 Brooklyn in the CUNYAC Semifinals, 80 -70, at the Nat Holman Gym on the campus of the City College of New York, on Wednesday evening. The New York Times [...]

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Prof. Victoria Sanford to Give Talk on Transitional Justice at Washington College

February 25, 2015 4:56 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Throughout her academic career at Lehman College, cultural anthropologist Victoria Sanford (Professor and Chair, Anthropology; Director of the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies) has explored the complexities inherent in the fight for justice. Next week, on March 3, she delivers a talk at Washington College in Maryland, “Challenging Impunity in Domestic Courts: Human [...]

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Lehman Professor Joins White House Effort to Bolster School Counseling and College Advising

January 5, 2015 3:06 pm School of Education

It’s not everyday that you get an invitation from the White House identifying you as an important “thought leader” in your profession-—and inviting you to attend a landmark conference at Harvard University. But that’s exactly what happened earlier this year to Lehman Professor Stuart Chen-Hayes—and that was just part of what turned out to be [...]

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Dean William Latimer Delivers Lecture on Maternal Health Crisis in Tanzania at the United Nations

December 16, 2014 2:31 pm Health Sciences Dept, Nursing Dept

In October, Dean William Latimer, professor and founding dean of the Lehman College School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing, delivered a compelling and significant speech at the United Nations.

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NY Federal Reserve President Visits Lehman for a ‘Fireside Chat’ on the Economy

December 4, 2014 3:59 pm Economics and Business Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

Returning to the Bronx for the first time since 2011, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and Chief Executive Officer William Dudley detected something that had been missing from the borough on his previous visit: a sense of optimism. Dudley addressed Lehman College students in an intimate “fireside chat” that included discussion about the [...]

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New Study by Lehman Professor Could Lead to Better Crop Yield

December 3, 2014 12:34 pm Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

A breakthrough study in plant sciences and biology led by Professor Zhi-Liang Zheng, (Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences) has potential long-term ramifications for improving crop yield and food quality. Prof. Zheng has identified a unique function for a sulfur nutrient transporter called SULTR1;2 and for the  first time provides genetic and physiological [...]

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Come Audition for Cinderella ’15, an Original Musical, on Dec. 5 and Dec. 8

December 2, 2014 12:41 pm Alumni Relations, Lehman Stages, Lovinger Theatre, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Come audition for Lehman College’s upcoming presentation of Cinderella’15, an original musical by Prof. Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department. Auditions are by appointment only. Please call 718/960-7796 or email Prof. Prince at Auditions will be held in the Music Building, Room 306 on  Friday, Dec. 5, from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and on Monday, Dec. 8 from [...]

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Mayor de Blasio Visits Lehman’s Nursing Lab

November 21, 2014 5:22 pm Bronx Small Business Development Center, Nursing Dept, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing

Mayor Bill de Blasio visited Lehman College’s Nursing Simulation Lab and announced an overhaul of workforce development programs.

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Dominicans Set to Become NYC’s Biggest Latino Community According to New Study

November 19, 2014 3:52 pm Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, Research

A new study by Distinguished Professor Laird W. Bergad concludes that if several trends continue, the Dominican population will soon surpass the population of Puerto Ricans living in New York City.

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