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Office of the Provost's email digest: April 5, 2017
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One Book - One New York: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Join us Wednesday, April 26 for a panel discussion of the novel with Lehman faculty members Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum (Women’s Studies), Anne Rice (Africana Studies), and Susan Watson-Turner (JCT).
Herbert H. Lehman: A Political Biography by Duane Tanenbaum
Please join us in celebrating Duane Tanenbaum and his recent work, Herbert H. Lehman “A Political Biography” Monday, April 24, 2017 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
A Perspective on Race and Representation: Open Casket (2016)
The Whitney to host on April 9th “Perspectives on Race and Representation,” an event held by poet Claudia Rankine and her Racial Imaginary Institute that takes the controversy as its starting point.
CUNY Institute for Health Equity Annual Conference
Keynote Speaker and Panel Discussions: Thomas A. LaVeist, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Health Policy & Management, The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
Lehman Lights It Up Blue for Autism Awareness
The Lehman College Chapter of the National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) invites our community to participate in Autism Awareness throughout the month of April.
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9th Annual Student Scholarship Showcase
Join us on Friday, April 21st, at 11 a.m. in the APEX for a presentation of student posters by students that reflects the depth and breadth of research and scholarship across the Lehman community. Student abstract deadline: Monday, April 10, 2017.
The Newsletter of the School of Natural and Social Sciences
Enigma Variations by André Aciman
A Reading and Discussion presented by Alumni Relations and the Leonard Lief Library. This event will take place on Wednesday, April 5th, from 5:30 -6:30 p.m. in the Library Treehouse (Conference Room 317).
What does it Mean to be a Teacher-Scholar?
Activism in Academia: #ActivisminAcademia #CUNYactivism #LehmanEnglish
An interdisciplinary, day-long symposium discussing the value of political and apolitical work—in our classrooms, on our campuses, and in our scholarship.
Numeracy Infusion for College Educators (NICE) QR Faculty Development Program
CUNY's 3 Bronx schools (Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College and Lehman College) were awarded $300,00 in funding for research on how to apply quantitative reasoning (QR) to teaching.
Languages and Literatures- Simposio: Representaciones de la moda y el vestido en las literaturas hispánicas
Free "Pop-Up" Writing Community
The 14-Day Writing Challenge is an opportunity for you to experiment with daily writing in a supportive environment for free, and with a little daily dose of electronic support. The next challenge is from April 10-23, 2017.
37th Annual Arthur Sweeny, Jr. Memorial Lecture & Dinner
Please join us on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:15 p.m. for the Arthur Sweeny Lecture, 'Moon Rocks and Melting Gels,' which will be delivered by Lisa C. Klein of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Rutgers University.
Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misleading Information
Please join Journalism and Library faculty for a hands-on workshop and multidisciplinary discussion exploring the current state of Fake News. Topics include teaching students how to critically evaluate information from websites, blogs, and social media.
A Celebration of Faculty Achievement
The Lehman College community comes together annually to celebrate and recognize successes through Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities.
The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the College's chief academic officer and senior member of the Cabinet. The Provost is responsible for all educational programs, as well as for academic issues that relate to the faculty, including appointments, promotions, and evaluations. She also is responsible for preparing accreditation reviews, strategic planning, and the review of division and departmental budgets. Questions? Email alison.abreu@lehman.cuny.edu or call 718-960-8222.