Past Features

March 9, 2009 (Vol. 9, No. 4)

'Inside Lehman' Nominated for Emmy Award

Emmy Award
"Inside Lehman IX," a half-hour television program produced by the Department of Journalism, Communication and Theatre, has been nominated for an Emmy Award in the Educational Programming category. The winner will be announced on March 29.

Created in 2002, the "Inside Lehman" series is produced each fall and spring and features the work taking place on the campus, as well as projects being conducted in the local community, elsewhere in the U.S., and in other nations. To date, it has earned more than a dozen prestigious regional, national, and international prizes, including three Telly Awards, two Videographer Awards, and a Hermes Creative Award.

"'Inside Lehman' is a wonderful way to show the world that what the College and its faculty and students are doing has importance way beyond our walls," said Assistant Dean Lynne Van Voorhis, executive producer for the series. Assistant Professor and Producer Tom O'Hanlon added that "the nomination is terrific recognition of the hard work of the students, faculty, and staff who are so committed to this television series."

The Emmy-nominated program has a global focus and features an international peace conference cosponsored by Lehman in Japan, the research work of an anthropology professor investigating caves in France, a profile of a Holocaust survivor and author, and a panel on the "Voices of 9/11." Also included were segments on how new techniques being used in Lehman's Speech and Hearing Clinic are helping stutterers become more socially comfortable, the value of webcasts for global outreach, and the value of bringing cabaret-style performing to today's generation.

"Inside Lehman" airs over Bronxnet on channel 67 in the Bronx and is also seen throughout New York City on CUNY-TV and on the Internet through the CUNY-TV website.