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Statement by Harold Holzer, Roosevelt House Director, on Jennifer Raab’s Announcement that she will Step Down as President of Hunter College

Posted on December 5, 2022 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

There is no way to measure this staggering loss—to Hunter or Roosevelt House. Had it not been for the visionary, inexhaustible Jennifer Raab, the Roosevelt family home on East 65thStreet…  

Statement from Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab

It has been a privilege beyond measure to lead this exceptional institution for the past 22 years, in effect, through the entire 21st century. But the time has come to…  

Roosevelt House opens New Exhibition: Healing Walls: Health and Art in New Deal New York

Posted on November 18, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House opens New Exhibition: Healing Walls: Health and Art in New Deal New York Celebrates Federal Art Project hospital murals funded by the New Deal; Marks new book about…  

Remembering James Polshek (1930–2022)

Posted on September 15, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House mourns the loss of James Polshek, the brilliant architect who led the restoration of Hunter College’s Roosevelt House from 2005 to 2010. His reverence for this historical treasure and…  

2022 Pride Policy Fellowship

Posted on April 25, 2022 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program, Roosevelt House General News

The LGBTQ Policy Center at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House is pleased to invite students at Hunter College to submit an application for the 2022 Pride Policy Fellowship. This fellowship is…  

Celebrating Frances Perkins

Posted on April 7, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

New York has honored Frances Perkins, the first woman to serve in the U.S. cabinet, by naming 46th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues in recognition of her efforts at…  

The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House Honors Transgender Day of Visibility

Posted on March 31, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

(March 31, 2022) The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House today honors the International Day of Transgender Visibility. March 31 is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and lives of transgender,…  

Happy Anniversary Eleanor and Franklin 

Posted on March 17, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Today marks the 117th wedding anniversary of Eleanor Roosevelt and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Please visit our online mini-exhibit “Much More Than a Holiday: The Roosevelts and a St. Patrick’s Day Wedding, March…  

Fall 21 Theodore Kheel Transportation Fellow Ndeye Ndione featured in Streetsblog

Posted on February 1, 2022 · Posted in Kheel Fellowship, Roosevelt House General News

Theodore Kheel Transportation Fellow Ndeye Ndione’s research on the challenges of installing platform gates in New York City’s subway system was featured in Streetsblog. Ndione’s cost-benefit analysis examined the extent…  

Roosevelt House Welcomes Spring 2022 Eva Kastan Grove Fellows and Leaders

Posted on January 31, 2022 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House opened the Spring 2022 semester by welcoming the sixth cohort of students to the prestigious Eva Kastan Grove Fellowship on Friday, January 28. Each year, 25 Hunter College…