Zuercher’s play “Hard Places” won 2nd in the Kennedy Center’s Playwriting Contest for works exploring the experience of living with a disability.
Ahn, who is majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics, has won the 2020 Volcker Essay Contest.
The prestigious Goldwater Scholarships are provided to sophomores and juniors pursuing research in the sciences, mathematics and engineering fields.
Mohamed Coulibaly & Ana Ramos De Jesus (MHSHS) & Alex Leonardi (HCHS) have been named Cooke College Scholars by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.
Hannah Cao ’21, Jason Nagourney ’21, Saher Rahiel ’21, and Lina Rahmani ’21 each won a Fulbright Award for teacher assistantships.
Mahnoor Ali ’21, Mario Altamirano ’21, and Jia Qi He ’22 won Gilman Scholarships which enable students of limited financial means to study abroad.
Victoria Johnson, a professor of Urban Policy & Planning and A.K. Burns, a Distinguished Lecturer of Art/Art History, won 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships.
Suzanne Farrin, Frayda B. Lindemann Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Music, performed with quartet featuring Bill Murray.
Ulijn has been awarded a Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship which will provide $3 million to support cutting-edge nanoscience research.
Margaret Chin’s “Stuck: Why Asian Americans Don't Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder” won the Association of American Publishers’ PROSE Award.
Roosevelt House Director Harold Holzer was featured prominently in a six part CNN Docuseries called “Lincoln: Divided We Stand.”
Hunter College alumna and head of painting program Lisa Corinne Davis (MFA ’83) won a 2021 Art Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Professor William Solecki made Reuters’s Hot List of the world’s top climate scientists based on papers published, citation ratios, and public reach.
Colum McCann, distinguished lecturer in Hunter’s MFA Creative Writing program, won the National Jewish Book Award for his novel “Apeirogon.”
Professors Mande Holford, Jill Bargonetti, and Godfrey Gumbs make the Community of Scholars’ list of 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America.
Chemistry Professor Mande Holford’s research was featured prominently on the NOVA PBS show, “Beyond the Elements.”
“Peace Keeper,” an Installation by alumnus and Professor of Studio Art Nari Ward ’89, is featured at the New Museum.
Psychology Professor Dr. Regina Miranda contributes to “Sound It Out,” a Youth Mental Health Campaign by Ad Council.
Professor Grace Ambrose-Zaken invents the “Toddler Cane,” a wearable cane giving blind toddlers the freedom to Navigate Their Surroundings.
Alumnus Mark Colon ‘94 was nominated for Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development at US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Alumna Miesha Porter ‘01 was named Chancellor of NYC Schools, becoming the first Black woman to lead the largest public school system in the nation.
Artist and alumna Firelei Baez (MFA ‘11) was named a 2021-2022 Rome Prize winner in the visual arts category by the American Academy in Rome.
Alumnae Kaitlyn Greenidge (MFA '10) and Tracie Morris (MFA '01) were named Guggenheim Fellows in the fiction and poetry categories, respectively.
Alumna Lauren Ridloff (MSED ’05) made Good Morning America’s Inspiration List: Who's making Black history in 2021?
Alumni Hasani Arnold ’19 and Margarita Labkovich ’17 named Schwarzman Scholars, providing them one-year scholarships to Tsinghua University.
Alumnus Noel Sanchez ‘19 won a Fulbright award to teach abroad.
Alumnus Edward Friedman ’18, alum and advocate for people with disabilities, wins Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship.
Alumna Khristina Williams ‘18 has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 2021 Sports list.
Alumna Beverly Emers ‘19 makes her curatorial debut at Bronx Art Space.
A painting by Hunter alumnus and rising star Derek Fordjour (MFA ‘16) is acquired by the Phoenix Museum of Art for their permanent collection.