Hunter in the News
Nobel Prize Laureate Rosalyn Yalow, Hunter Trailblazer, Dies at Age 89
Hunter alumna Bel Kaufman recently celebrated her 100th birthday. See what The New York Times had to say about the centenarian who still teaches at Hunter.
Princeton Review Names Hunter a "Green" College
The New York Times reviews the Hunter Dance Program's Sharing the Legacy dance performance.
Hunter Urban Affairs Professor Milczarski Discusses Biking in NYC on WNYC Radio.
NY Daily News: Hunter Public Health Professor Freudenberg on Kids' Response to Cereal Boxes with Cartoon Characters
NY1 Parenting Correspondent Shelley Goldberg was recently joined by Rob Franek, senior vice president and publisher of The Princeton Review, to discuss this year's list of best value colleges.
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.