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Roosevelt House in the News: For Women of Immigrant Heritage, ABC’s of Running for Office

Posted on June 16, 2016 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House was mentioned in the New York Times on Wednesday, June 15th for an event we hosted for the New American Leaders Project.  The article “For Women of Immigrant Heritage,…  


PPP Professor, Dr. James Parrott Contributes to “The Effects of a $15 Minimum Wage in New York State”

Posted on April 13, 2016 · Posted in P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

James Parrott, PhD, Deputy Director and Chief Economist of the Fiscal Policy Institute and an Adjunct Professor in the Public Policy Program at Hunter College contributed to the report, “The Effects…  

Commemorating the death of President Roosevelt and his role in finding a cure for polio

Posted on April 12, 2016 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News, Roosevelt House History

President Roosevelt suffered a cerebral hemorrhage early in the afternoon of April 12, 1945. He was in his cottage at Warm Springs, Georgia, posing for what would be an unfinished…  


Call for Nominations: The 2016 Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize

Posted on March 26, 2016 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News, Tisch Legacy Project News

Image caption: 2015 Tisch Prize Recipients (at center) Ann-Marie Louison, Co-Director of Adult Behavioral Health at The Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES); Charles B. Wang Community Health…  


Roosevelt House Highlight: Ron Chernow speaks with Harold Holzer about “Hamilton”

Posted on February 26, 2016 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House Highlight: Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Ron Chernow (left), in conversation with Roosevelt House director Harold Holzer (right), offers insights  into the triumphant transformation of his “Alexander Hamilton” into the…  

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Public Policy Capstone Students Present Proposals To Combat Pressing Policy Challenges

Posted on January 8, 2016 · Posted in P-cubed News, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

On December 16, 2015 the Fall 2015 Public Policy Capstone students presented their semester research projects to an audience of students, faculty, and the general public at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at…  


First Roosevelt House Special Exhibit to Showcase Rare, Original Relics from the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Note: Exhibition has been extended to May 27th!  Click here for more. Women Take the Lead: From Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Eleanor Roosevelt, Suffrage to Human Rights, on view, free to…  


Roosevelt House Hosts Congresswoman Maloney’s Community Roundtable on Gun Violence

Posted on October 13, 2015 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Hunter College’s own member of Congress—U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney—hosted a community roundtable on the gun violence crisis at Roosevelt House on Tuesday, October 13. The discussion, which was attended…  

Washington Post: Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer takes new job at Hunter College; encouraged by Hillary Clinton

Posted on September 1, 2015 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

The Washington Post’s Linda Wheeler wrote a short feature on Roosevelt House’s new director, Harold Holzer, which ran in the paper’s A House Divided section of the August 28th edition: In…  

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Harold Holzer Named Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College

Posted on August 14, 2015 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab today announced the appointment of Harold Holzer as the Jonathan F. Fanton Director of the college’s Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. Holzer, who until…