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Hunter Senior Devashish Basnet Earns A 2022 Rhodes Scholarship

Posted on November 23, 2021 · Posted in Human Rights Program News, P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

Hunter College senior Devashish Basnet ’22 has been named a 2022 Rhodes Scholar. He is only the second student in the school’s history to receive a Rhodes, one of the…  

Happy Birthday Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted on October 11, 2021 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Today would be Eleanor Roosevelt’s 137th birthday.  We can be proud that she was a native New Yorker, born in the city on October 11, 1884. She would always have…  

Jessica Neuwirth, the Rita E. Hauser Director of the Human Rights Program at The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, received the insignia of “Chevalier dans l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur”—Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor—from the Consul General of France in New York, Jérémie Robert.

Roosevelt House Human Rights Director Jessica Neuwirth Receives Legion Of Honor Citation From Consul-General Of France

Jessica Neuwirth, the Rita E. Hauser Director of the Human Rights Program at The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, received the insignia of “Chevalier dans l’Ordre National…  

Basil Smikle Named New Director of Public Policy Program at Roosevelt House

Posted on August 17, 2021 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab today announced the appointment of Dr. Basil A. Smikle Jr. as the new Director of the Public Policy program at Hunter’s Roosevelt House Public…  

Roosevelt House is Hiring: JFEW Scholars Program Coordinator

Posted on August 3, 2021 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House is hiring for the position: JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholars Program Coordinator. (Part-Time, 20 hours/week) — Apply on the idealist website. The JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholars Program offers scholarships, mentorship, career-building workshops,…  

A Television Broadcast of Republic of Detours

Posted on July 1, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

Tune in this Sunday to C-SPAN 2 For a Television Broadcast of A Roosevelt House Presentation: Scott Borchert On his new study of FDR’s Federal Writers’ Project Republic of Detours: How the…  

Professor Erin-Mayo Named Director of Hunter College’s LGBTQ Center at Roosevelt House

Posted on June 30, 2021 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Erin Mayo-Adam, an assistant professor of political science and a respected scholar of LGBTQ legal rights, will be the new Director of the Hunter College LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt…  

Ambassador William vanden Heuvel

“Hope And History:” Remembering Ambassador William vanden Heuvel (1930-2021)

Posted on June 16, 2021 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

The Board and staff of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ambassador William vanden Heuvel, one of its…  

CUNY TV Broadcast of the Roosevelt House Presentation — Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug

Posted on May 20, 2021 · Posted in Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

Tune into CUNY TV for a broadcast of the Roosevelt House presentation, “Leandra Ruth Zarnow — Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug.” This panel discussion marks the centennial…  

Roosevelt House Marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Posted on May 7, 2021 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

We are pleased to continue our series of encore online presentations of Roosevelt House public programming—to inform and inspire us during these challenging days. ***** In recent years, Roosevelt House…