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From left: President Jennifer J. Raab, Professor Judith Friedlander, Jonathan F. Fanton, Roosevelt House COO Fay Rosenfeld, Provost Vita Rabinowitz

Hunter Awards Honorary Degree to Jonathan F. Fanton

Posted on December 5, 2014 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Caption: From left: President Jennifer J. Raab, Professor Judith Friedlander, Jonathan F. Fanton, Roosevelt House COO Fay Rosenfeld, Provost Vita Rabinowitz On November 19, President Jennifer J. Raab presented an…  

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Call for Nominations: The 2015 Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize

Posted on November 10, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News, Tisch Legacy Project News

Image caption: 2014 Tisch Prize recipients Sandra Hagan and Callen-Lorde Community Health Center (Jay Laudato, Executive Director). Hunter College is seeking nominations for the fifth annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize….  

“What Will It Take to End Polio?” Time.com Editorial Spotlights Roosevelt House and FDR

Posted on October 3, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News, Roosevelt House History

A recent Time.com editorial by author Jeffrey Kluger reflected on the current efforts and challenges in the worldwide struggle to eradicate polio, framing these challenges in Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s struggle with the disease, and…  

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12th Annual Open House New York Weekend at Roosevelt House

Posted on September 29, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Open House New York fans, mark your calendars – OHNY Weekend registration opens at 11 AM on October 1st! If you’re interested in visiting Roosevelt House for Open House New…  

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Ken Burns’ series “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” brings record number of visitors to Roosevelt House.

Posted on September 23, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

This past weekend we welcomed a record number of visitors to Roosevelt House, many of whom came after learning of the house on the Ken Burns’ series, “The Roosevelts: An…  

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Roosevelt House / Channel Thirteen’s “Treasures of New York” Rebroadcast

Posted on September 17, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

The Channel Thirteen series, Treasures of New York, takes an intimate look at Roosevelt House (today the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College), where FDR celebrated his 1932 Presidential…  

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Roosevelt House hosts United Way of New York City and NYC Service Launch of Ambitious Service and Volunteerism Effort in Partnership with The Franklin Project

Posted on July 15, 2014 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Over 100 Leaders Convene at NYC Service Summit at the Historic Roosevelt House to Support Launch of the Effort Aimed at Making NYC a National Leader in Volunteerism & Service…  

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Ambassador Samantha Power Commemorates the 45th Anniversary of Stonewall at Roosevelt House

Posted on July 2, 2014 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

As part of LGBT Pride Month, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power hosted a commemoration of the 45th Anniversary of the Stonewall demonstrations on Thursday, June 26. The…  

Jack Rosenthal Appointed New Interim Director of Roosevelt House

Posted on July 1, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Jack Rosenthal has been appointed as the new Interim Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College. Rosenthal succeeds Jonathan Fanton, who after five years at Roosevelt House is leaving…  

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New Eleanor Roosevelt Exhibit Opens at Val-Kill

Posted on June 2, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt Circle, Roosevelt House General News

In celebration of their 30th year of preserving Val-Kill and Eleanor Roosevelt’s legacy, the National Park Service’s Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site at Val-Kill opened a new permanent exhibit on June 1, 2014…