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Sodium intoxication leads to premature death, writes Dr. Thomas A. Farley, Joan H. Tisch Distinguished Fellow in Public Health, in the NYT

Posted on April 22, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News, Tisch Legacy Project News

Dr. Thomas A Farley, the Joan H. Tisch Distinquished Fellow in Public Health was featured in the New York Times Sunday Review section with an OpEd on the dangers of hidden salt…  

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Hunter College Model U.N. wins Outstanding Delegation by the National Collegiate College Association

Posted on April 7, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

The Hunter College Model U.N. team won the the Outstanding Delegation Prize, the top award at the National Model U.N. conference in New York (NMUN-NY) last week. NMUN-NY of the National…  

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Public Policy Students Win Public Affairs Fellowships at Princeton University

Posted on February 13, 2014 · Posted in P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

New York, NY (February 13,)  — Congratulations to Crystal Yeh and Erika Larsen – both juniors at Hunter College and part of the elite Public Policy Program at Roosevelt House – for receiving…  

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Hunter Appoints Thomas A. Farley, MD, MPH as 2014 Tisch Distinguished Fellow in Public Health

Posted on January 23, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News, Tisch Legacy Project News

Former NYC Commissioner of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to Work on Public Health Policy and Assist Food Policy Center New York, NY (January 21, 2014) – Hunter College…  

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Human Rights Program Chair Manu Bhagavan featured on All Things Considered

Posted on December 16, 2013 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Roosevelt House General News

Professor Manu Bhagavan (History; Roosevelt House Faculty Associate and Chair of the Human Rights Program),  was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered last week.  Bhagavan was interviewed by NPR journalist…  

Faculty Associate Howard Chernick Appointed to the Board of Seedco

Posted on December 12, 2013 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Roosevelt House General News

Faculty Associate Howard Chernick (Economics) has ben appointed to the board of the Structured Employment Economic Development Coorporation (Seedco) a national nonprofit organization that advances economic opportunity for people, businesses…  

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P-cubed News: From the Director’s Desk – Moving Beyond New York’s Controversial Stop-and-Frisk Policy

As Mayor Bloomberg’s tenure comes to an end, the troubling stop-and-frisk policy of the New York Police Department will be remembered as one of his administration’s most controversial legacies. A…  

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P-cubed News: From the Director’s Desk – The Paradox of Food Policy

Millions of Americans will sit down with friends and families this week at a Thanksgiving table laden with more food than anyone could possibly eat. While we bask in the…  

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P-cubed News: From the Director’s Desk – Can the International Community Get its Act Together to Fight Climate Change?

An international climate change conference of the United Nations Framework Convention is currently underway in Warsaw, Poland.  With the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines as the backdrop, negotiations are tense on…  

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Typhoon Haiyan: What You Can Do To Help

Posted on November 15, 2013 · Posted in P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

Earlier this month, Typhoon Haiyan barreled through the South Pacific. While many countries were affected, including Vietnam, China, and Taiwan, the Philippines received the worst of the destruction in what…