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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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Professor Elected to Board of Trustees of Prestigious Gordon Research Conferences

June 11, 2015 1:01 pm Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

“I’m very proud to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Gordon Research Conferences,” says Dr. Wurtzel. “Our goal is to push science forward, and we do that by bringing in the best scientists in intersecting fields and giving them an opportunity to connect in an environment that fosters discussion and collaboration.”

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Sophomore Named National Champion at NCAA Outdoor Track Championships

June 9, 2015 3:21 pm Athletics

Lehman College sophomore Adriana Wright once again made history on Saturday afternoon, as she became a national champion in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Merrick-Pinkard Track and Field Complex in Canton, N.Y.

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More Honors and Awards for Music Prof. Penny Prince

May 15, 2015 3:58 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Penny Prince of the Music Department is the recipient of a 2015 BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) award for music composition.

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President Obama Launches Major New Initiative at Lehman College

May 4, 2015 5:44 pm President Fernández, Urban Male Leadership Program

President Barack Obama visited Lehman College today to announce the formation of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a new independent nonprofit foundation that aims to address opportunity gaps among minority boys and young men.

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The Riverdale Press: Bronx Opera Marries ‘Figaro’ to English Lyrics

May 1, 2015 3:55 pm In the News

The Riverdale Press: By Nic Cavell Move over, Metropolitan. In May, the city will see a Bronx-style “Marriage of Figaro.” When Mozart’s classic debuts at Lehman College’s Lovinger Theatre on May 2, it will include at least two arias — those of Marcellina and Basilio in act four — that were cut from the celebrated [...]

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Yahoo News: Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative Spins Off From White House

May 1, 2015 3:52 pm In the News

Obama will speak at an event at Lehman College in the Bronx on Monday afternoon announcing the new nonprofit, called My Brother’s Keeper Alliance.

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Lehman Students Take Third Place at ACSM Student Quiz Bowl

May 1, 2015 11:38 am Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Lehman College students took third place in the Student Quiz Bowl at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Greater New York Regional Chapter spring conference earlier this month.

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