Hunter in the News
Is your building getting enough sunlight for solar electricity? This spring you’ll be able to find that out online, thanks to Hunter’s Sean Ahern of the Center for the Analysis and Research of Spatial Information who has been analyzing the data and creating the NYC sunlight map.
Distinguished Professor Sleigh’s Poem Featured in The New Yorker
An article by Hunter College President Jennifer Raab
Diana Reiss, 61, a professor of psychology at Hunter College in New York, grew up wanting to be an artist and a stage designer. Instead, she has ended up spending most of her adult life trying to figure out what whales and dolphins know. Some of what Dr. Reiss knows came to light in two separate two-hour interviews.
"For the first time in 67 years, people are living in a certain rather famous town house on East 65th Street — up on the sixth floor, where the original occupants’ laundry flapped in the breeze long ago." - The New York Times
"Mr. Cisneros, chairman and CEO of the Cisneros Group of Companies, a media, entertainment, telecommunications and consumer products conglomerate, and his wife Patricia are giving $1 million to Hunter College of the City University of New York to boost the college's Latin American Art program." - The Wall Street Journal
"'His last years were so miserable,' said Susan Kagan, a pianist, Beethoven scholar and professor emeritus at Hunter College in New York. 'He suffered physically so very much. There’s one cry of pain after another in his letters. I don’t know if he was mistreated by doctors, but they didn’t know very much in those days, compared to what they know now. Pouring hot oil into his ears: can you imagine what that must have felt like?'" - The New York Times
"“Our report shows that while childhood obesity affects all groups, it is becoming increasingly concentrated among low income children and neighborhoods in both cities,” said lead investigator Nicholas Freudenberg of Hunter College/CUNY in a press release." - The Epoch Times
"He is 63 years old now, an assistant professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College, a former cityside reporter for the New York Post before that. And long before that, he was a guard who scored 37 points one magical night against Adolph Rupp's Runts (Pat Riley and Louie Dampier among them) before a shellshocked crowd at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Ky." - New York Post
""Women are looking to both work and take care of families, but the traditional workplace doesn't provide that opportunity, so they are looking for their own ingenious ways (to do that)," said Pamela Stone, a sociology professor at New York City's Hunter College." - Reuters
"The number of students trying to transfer to City University of New York public colleges for the fall 2010 semester jumped 77.5 percent compared to this time last year, officials said." - New York Post
Article written by John E McDonough, the Joan H. Tisch Distinguished Fellow in Public Health at Hunter College in New York, and a former staffer on the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.
""The public health evidence is strong that increasing the price of alcohol will lead to a decrease in alcohol-related problems in young people," said Nick Freudenberg, a public health professor at Hunter College who sits on the city's Health Advisory Committee." - NY Daily News
"“We’re just at the very beginning of studying pathways,” said William T. Gallo, a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Hunter College in New York. “We want to find out how we can intervene so we can lessen the effects of job loss, or eliminate them.”" - The New York Times
""It was more than just a bass he gave him. He gave him a new lease on life," Porter's brother, Andre, said of the Hunter College student who arranged the gift." - NY Daily News
"'But in supporting a proposed New York State law to allow the sale of wine in grocery stores, you don’t acknowledge the unintended health consequences of adding about 20,000 retail alcohol outlets to the state’s alcohol distribution system,' says Nicholas Freudenberg, a professor of public health at the CUNY School of Public Health, Hunter College." - The New York Times
"...the distinction between H1N1 and the "regular" seasonal flu "doesn't seem to be very useful any more," said Philip Alcabes, associate professor in the urban public health program of the School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, City University of New York. "The flu is very hard to predict and what you think you know is only what happened before. There can always be a surprise."" - HealthDay
"McDonough offered his insider per spective on the health care effort after leaving his Washington job Jan. 30 to serve as a public health policy fellow at Hunter College in Manhattan, fulfilling a commitment he had made when few Democrats dreamed Congress would still be waiting to pass a health care overhaul in February 2010." - The Boston Globe
"In his philosophic writings promoting minimalism, Robert Morris has often insisted on the de-personalization of the artist, but, luckily for us, he hasn't always adhered to his theories. His rarely screened films, given plenty of space in the maze of rooms here, offer up a surprisingly intimate conceptualism." - The Village Voice
"Enrollment a the City University of New York's 23 campuses is at its all-time peak, eclipsing a record set in 1974 - when the school was tuition-free." - New York Post