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)
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)
June 2, 2011
Lehman College Class of 2011 during the College's 43rd Commencement exercises held on June 2, 2011.
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.
May 17, 2011
This slide show showcases some of the work of Lehman College's Art faculty.
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 whitehouse.gov.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
February 18, 2011
Bookshelf: A look at the English Department's most recent publications.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
August 25, 2010
Watch the Science Building take shape.
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)
June 15, 2010
Welcome to Lehman's 'Year in Photos' for the 2009-2010 academic year.
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)
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)
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.
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.
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.
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)
March 26, 2010
An inside look at the new $16 million Multimedia Center at Lehman College.
March 16, 2010
Lehman History Professor Robyn Spencer recounts her journey to East Africa.
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.
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.
March 1, 2010
Lehman students discuss the positive impact that the Urban Male Leadership Program has had on their personal and academic lives.
February 4, 2010
Lehman Nursing Chair Dr. Catherine Alicia Georges discusses the College's Master of Family Nurse Practitioner program--the first within CUNY.
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.
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.
Febuary 1, 2010
Celebrated jazz saxophonist Marty Ehrlich talks about his career as a musician during a visit to the College.