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Office of the Provost's email digest: March 23, 2017
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Global Lehman Day! Global Lehman Day!
Join us on Wednesday, April 5th from 12-3 p.m. in the East Dining Room. Learn about opportunities to teach, study, research and volunteer abroad.
Snow Days Encourage the Formation of a Virtual Community of Practice Snow Days Encourage the Formation of a Virtual Community of Practice
Was your class affected by the weather? Are you looking for a way to make up the missed hours? Do you still want to ensure that your students have meaningful learning experiences?
Teaching, Learning and Culture Teaching, Learning and Culture
Drawing upon stories told by persons with disabilities and their families, Professor Jan Valle, Ed.D. will examine the relationship between disability and intersectional identities as well as "ways of knowing" that emerge from telling stories.
Activism in Academia: 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 Numeracy Infusion for College Educators (NICE) QR Faculty Development Program
CUNY's 3 Bronx schools (Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College and Lehman College) awarded $300,00 in funding for research on how to apply quantitative reasoning (QR) into teaching.
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Languages and Literatures- Simposio: Representaciones de la moda y el vestido en las literaturas hispánicas
Lecture with Lydie Moudileno: Une "condition noire" au féminin
La nuit juste avant les forêts by Bernard-Marie Koltès 
“A Tribute to René Depestre”
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.
Making the Rubric Work for you and your students: Quantitative Reasoning
A hands-on workshop to help faculty revise their assignments, explore ways to create assignment-driven rubrics, and model approaches for making effective, student-centered use of the AAC&U Written Communication VALUE Rubric.
Building on Strengths: Promoting the Behavioral and Physical Health of Urban Youth
Join us on 3/31/17 in celebrating the conclusion of the Lehman College Social Work Department HRSA grant, Culturally Informed Behavioral Health Services for At-Risk Children, Adolescents, and Transitional-Age Youth and their Families in Bronx, N.Y., and Surrounding Communities.
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.
Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations
Each year, Lehman College recognizes a full-time and a part-time faculty member for Excellence in Teaching at our commencement ceremony. This is a call for nominations for these awards.
CUNY Faculty Diversity & Inclusion Conference

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. Read More...
A Celebration of Faculty Achievement
The Lehman College community comes together annually to celebrate and recognize successes through Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities.
  • Join us May 4, 2017 from 3-5 p.m. at the Lehman Performing Arts Center (Lobby).
  • Submit your activities published, produced, or awarded during CALENDAR YEAR 2016.
Discovery, Innovation & Imagination: A Student Scholarship Showcase
On April 21, 2017, join fellow students and the greater Lehman community in the celebration of scholarship, exchange of ideas, and presentation of research findings and creative activities at the 9th Annual Lehman College Student Scholarship Showcase.
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.