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Notes from the Arizona Borderlands: Immigration, Militarization, Inequality (53:10) Audio Icon

June 21, 2011

In this segment, Dr. Linda Green talks about immigration law in Arizona and the realities facing immigrants trying to enter the country illegally. Dr. Green directs the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona.

Year in Photos, 2010-2011 (04:58) Video Icon

June 15, 2011

Welcome to Lehman's 'Year in Photos' for the 2010-2011 academic year. These images highlight some of the College's achievements and the people who helped to make them happen.

Lehman Celebrates its 43rd Commencement (02:11:20) Video Icon

June 2, 2011

Lehman College Class of 2011 during the College's 43rd Commencement exercises held on June 2, 2011.

Meet Our Graduate Students: Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences (03:47) Video Icon

June 1, 2011

In this installment of Meet Our Graduate Students, Lehman students Eila El-On Koren of Israel and Blanca Wilder of Mexico City discuss the importance of the speech pathology field and the difference they hope to make in lives of their clients, both young and old.

Spotlight: Lehman Faculty Artists (02:53) Video Icon

May 17, 2011

This slide show showcases some of the work of Lehman College's Art faculty.

Distinguished Professor Billy Collins Reads His Poetry at the White House (06:28) Video Icon

May 17, 2011

Distinguished Professor Billy Collins joined in "An Evening of Poetry" for President and Mrs. Obama and their guests at the White House on May 11. Watch him read two of his works, courtesy of

Bronx M.D. Pursues Master of Public Health Degree from Lehman (03:02) Video Icon

May 4, 2011

Twenty years after becoming a medical doctor, Dr. Sharon "PJ" Joseph is pursing her Master of Public Health degree at Lehman. A Bronx native, Dr. Joseph is the medical director of the New York Children's Health Project, based at Montefiore Medical Center's Children's Hospital. The program provides health care for New York City's homeless children.

Poetry Slam Celebrates Haitian Women (03:00) Video Icon

April 13, 2011

In honor of Women's History Month, several esteemed poets visited Lehman College for a poetry slam, "Celebrating Haitian Women," on March 28. The event was sponsored by the Division of Arts and Humanities, The Kreyol Students Association, Haiti Cultural Exchange, Inc., and the Women's Studies Program.

2006 Commencement Speaker: Myrna Rivera: May the Force Be With You (11:57) Audio Icon

March 15, 2011

Myrna Rivera, the principal speaker at Lehman's 2006 Commencement Ceremony, graduated from the College with a master's degree in mathematics and has become a leading figure in the world of investment consulting and management. She is the founder, president, and chief executive officer of Consultiva Internacional, one of the first Hispanic investment consulting firms in the United States.

Latino Americans and Their Struggle for Equality (18:49) Audio Icon

March 14, 2011

Howard Jordan is an East Harlem-born educator, lawyer, journalist and political activist, as well as a member of the behavioral and social sciences faculty at Hostos Community College. Professor Jordan brings a wealth of experience and understanding to the crucial issues confronting people of color and the many distressed communities both in the United States and internationally. His weekly radio show, The Jordan Journal, sheds light on the changes impacting our growing and increasingly diverse urban communities.

The Lehman Players Tackle Substance Abuse in 'It's Just Weed' (01:18) Video Icon

March 2, 2011

In their latest production, The Lehman Players tackle the sensitive issue of substance abuse among college students. "It's Just Weed," presented to the College community in November 2010, was comprised of vignettes that featured students coping with substance-related issues. The Lehman Players is the Wellness Education and Promotion Program's peer health education theater group.

Spotlight on Research: English (02:18) Video Icon

February 18, 2011

Bookshelf: A look at the English Department's most recent publications.

Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk (04:33) Audio Icon

January 7, 2011

In this podcast, Professor Massimo Pigliucci, chair of Lehman's Philosophy Department, talks about the differences between science and pseudoscience. Professor Pigliucci is the author of Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk, an entertaining exploration of the nature of science and the borderlands of fringe science.

Spotlight on Research: Biological Sciences (01:45) Video Icon

December 17, 2010

Lehman Biological Sciences Professor Edward Kennelly, along with his team of researchers, are the first to develop a cutting-edge method for detecting the presence of black cohosh in botianical dietary supplements.

Veterans Discuss 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' at Lehman College: A Seven-part Video Series

December 2, 2010

U.S. military service members who served in silence or were discharged under the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (DADT) policy talked about their experiences as part of a November 4 panel discussion held at Lehman. The panel also discussed the history of DADT, current case law, and the pros and cons of repeal. The event was sponsored by Lehman's Office of Veterans and Military Affairs, the Counseling Center, and the Rainbow Alliance Student Club.

Lehman Celebrates Topping-Off of New Science Building (01:57) Video Icon

November 16, 2010

Lehman College celebrated the topping-off of its new $70 million science building with a ceremony on Oct. 28 attended by New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, members of the Council's Bronx delegation, and Lehman and CUNY officials."

Surviving Apartheid in South Africa (05:44) Audio Icon

November 16, 2010

In this podcast, South African activist Eddie Daniels talks about his fight against apartheid. Daniels protested the oppression of the apartheid policy by joining the Liberal Party, which was subsequently banned, and participating in the sabotaging of government utilities. He was captured and imprisoned for fifteen years on Robben Island, where he befriended Nelson Mandela.

Lehman College: Making a Difference in the Life of the Region and Its People (10:07) Video Icon

November 15, 2010

Lehman College's annual Leadership Dinner Gala, held at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx on October 27, recognized alumni and friends of the College who have had a transformative influence on the community, and have made significant achievements. It also raised much-needed scholarship funds for Lehman students.

"As Is" Author William M. Hoffman Looks Back at the Groundbreaking Play's Impact (04:42) Audio Icon

October 22, 2010

Twenty-five years ago, Lehman Professor William M. Hoffman's play "as is" was one of the first theatrical works to shed light on the growing aids crisis. In this podcast, the journalism, communication and theatre professor discusses the genesis of his groundbreaking work and why the play still resonates with audiences today.

Lehman College's Speech and Hearing Center (01:14) Video Icon

October 22, 2010

The Speech and Hearing Center at Lehman College has been serving the needs of the Lehman community and the surrounding areas for 30 years.

The Producer: John Hammond and the Soul of American Music (12:59) Audio Icon

September 20, 2010

Author Dunstan Prial talks about his book, The Producer: John Hammond and the Soul of American Music. Prial reveals how Hammond discovered and produced such music legends as Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.

Michael Patrick Macdonald on His Book 'All Souls: A Family Story from Southie' (06:57) Audio Icon

September 17, 2010

Irish American activist Michael Patrick MacDonald talks about his memoir, All Souls: A Family Story from Southie. In this breakaway bestseller, MacDonald writes about growing up in South Boston and how he overcame his traumatic childhood.

Pat Addiss: Producing Broadway Plays and Musicals (08:03) Audio Icon

August 26, 2010

Distinguished Lecturer of Journalism, Communications and Theatre Marilyn Sokol talks with Broadway producer Pat Addiss. For thirty years, Addiss ran her own premium promotion company before switching careers to produce on- and off-Broadway plays and musicals.

Professor Emeritus William Seraile Discusses Struggle to Raise Black Regiments During the Civil War (19:41) Audio Icon

August 26, 2010

In this podcast, you'll hear from Lehman Professor Emeritus William Seraile of the Department of African and African American Studies. He discusses his paper "The Struggle to Raise Black Regiments During the Civil War: Lincoln's Dilemma of Preserving the Union Without Abolishing Slavery or Using Black Soldiers."

Lehman's New Science Building from Groundbreaking to 'Topping Off' (02:23) Video Icon

August 25, 2010

Watch the Science Building take shape.

Meet Our Graduate Students in Business (02:31) Video Icon

July 1, 2010

Rupert Pond and Alkida Shtembari discuss how Lehman's new Master of Science in Business program has enabled them to continue working, while gaining a leg up on their careers.

Year in Photos, 2009-2010 (04:57) Video Icon

June 15, 2010

Welcome to Lehman's 'Year in Photos' for the 2009-2010 academic year.

Soldiers and Students: A Conversation About Stress (03:29) Video Icon

May 28, 2010

Lehman College Psychology Professor David Manier, along with student and Army veteran Mark Perez, explain the challenges that students face after returning from combat.

Noh's Way: Be an Honest Critic (21:04) Audio Icon

May 12, 2010

David Noh was born and raised in Hawaii and attended Punahou Academy, the same school as President Obama—although at a different time. Noh fulfilled his dream of coming to New York, trying his hand at acting and ultimately finding his calling in writing.

Beyond Tolerance (19:33) Audio Icon

May 6, 2010

Ambassador John L. Loeb, Jr. gave the 41st Annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture in March 2010. He spoke about the importance of religious tolerance.

Meet Our Graduate Students in Education (02:46) Video Icon

April 28, 2010

Lehman graduate students in the Division of Education discuss how their degree programs are preparing them to give back to their communities, as well as transform the lives of young people.

Guadalupe in New York: Devotion and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights Among Mexican Immigrants (30:30) Audio Icon

April 12, 2010

Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Professor Alyshia Gįlvez talks about her latest book, which examines the activism of New York-based religious organizations called Guadalupan Committees.

Meet Our Graduate Students in Music (02:37) Video Icon

March 26, 2010

In this first installment of Meet Our Graduate Students, former professional violinist Taichi Akutsu and music teacher Heidi Chisholm discuss why they chose to pursue their graduate studies in music at Lehman and how the program has helped to bring their career goals within reach.

Lehman's New Multimedia Center (04:02) Video Icon

March 26, 2010

An inside look at the new $16 million Multimedia Center at Lehman College.

Journey to East Africa: Reflections from Professor Robyn Spencer (05:08) Video Icon

March 16, 2010

Lehman History Professor Robyn Spencer recounts her journey to East Africa.

Author and Entrepreneur Tells Lehman Students to Dream Big (37:21) Audio Icon

March 4, 2010

Entrepreneur and author Deborah Rosado Shaw recounts her own journey to success and tells Lehman students how they can realize their full potential.

Lehman Alumnus and OAS Scholarship Winner Recounts Lehman's Transformative Role in His Life (03:37) Audio Icon

March 4, 2010

Lehman alumnus Elķas Alcįntara, who was recently awarded the prestigious Organization of American States Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in Chile, talks about how his Lehman experience has shaped his development as a scholar and enabled him to seize new opportunities. This interview was conducted in 2008, a few months before his graduation.

The Urban Male Leadership Program at Lehman College (03:14) Video Icon

March 1, 2010

Lehman students discuss the positive impact that the Urban Male Leadership Program has had on their personal and academic lives.

Introducing CUNY's First Family Nurse Practitioner Master's Program (02:21) Video Icon

February 4, 2010

Lehman Nursing Chair Dr. Catherine Alicia Georges discusses the College's Master of Family Nurse Practitioner program--the first within CUNY.

Lewis Gordon on Love, Beauty, and Knowledge (15:56) Audio Icon

February 2, 2010

Dr. Lewis Gordon is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. In May 2009, he was the keynote speaker at Lehman's annual Phi Beta Kappa induction. He talked about the importance of language and knowledge and told the newly inducted students that they, like many generations before them, are the custodians of the future.

All That Jazz: Uncovering the Similarities Between Music and Math (09:12) Audio Icon

February 1, 2010

What do music and math have in common? More than most people think, according to Lehman Mathematics and Computer Science Professor Rob Schneiderman.

Marty Ehrlich: Jazz Saxophonist and Composer Extraordinaire (11:49) Audio Icon

Febuary 1, 2010

Celebrated jazz saxophonist Marty Ehrlich talks about his career as a musician during a visit to the College.