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Hunter College Receives Donation of Historic Franklin Delano Roosevelt Correspondence

Letters between FDR and Daisy Suckley Will Be on Display for Three Weeks at Roosevelt House May 8-May 31, 2019 (New York, NY, May 8, 2019) Hunter College announced today…  

Human Rights Program Student Noor Sheikh Publishes Op-Ed on Victims of Sexual Violence in Wartime

Noor Sheikh, Human Rights Program certificate student, urges the United States to stand with victims on sexual violence in conflict in her Op-Ed in Pass Blue “Will the US Stand…  

2019 Prize to Recognize Accomplishments in Urban Public Health: Hunter Requests Nominations for $10,000 Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prizes — Deadline Extended to June 30

New York, NY, March 14, 2019 – Roosevelt House at Hunter College today announced a call for nominations for the ninth annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prizes, $10,000 awards created to honor one individual and…  

2018 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Denis Mukwege Welcomed as Hunter College’s First Human Rights Fellow-in-Residence at Historic Roosevelt House

Posted on February 11th, 2019 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

New Program Builds on Eleanor Roosevelt’s Legacy by Fostering Human Rights Advocacy (New York, NY – February 11, 2019) – Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab last week welcomed 2018…  

Faculty Journal: Reconsidering the Supreme Court in Partisan America

Reconsidering the Supreme Court in Partisan America

Posted on December 13th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Journal, Roosevelt House

Roosevelt House announces a new and timely series in the Faculty Journal on Reconsidering the Supreme Court in Partisan America. (Links to previous editions of the Faculty Journal can be…  

West Side Spirit: Honoring “urban health heroes”

Posted on December 13th, 2018 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Tisch Legacy Project Public Programs

West Side Spirit, December 12, 2018 “Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab and Illumination Fund Founder and President Laurie Tisch announced this year’s recipients of the eighth annual Joan H….  

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Roosevelt House Celebrates with Pride the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Created Under the Chairmanship of Eleanor Roosevelt Passed Today in 1948 by the UN General Assembly

Posted on December 10th, 2018 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House celebrates the leadership of Eleanor Roosevelt in writing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as we mark the 70th anniversary of its adoption by the United Nations on…  

Roosevelt House welcomes NY Times op-ed columnist and Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman for 2nd Annual Kossoff Lecture

Posted on December 7th, 2018 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

The Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture is an annual forum that brings leading figures in public life to Roosevelt House for conversation and reflection on pressing issues of domestic and national…  

Winners of The Annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize for Excellence in Urban Public Health Announced by Hunter College

Posted on November 14th, 2018 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Tisch Legacy Project Public Programs

  (New York, NY – November 14, 2018) – Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab and Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund Founder and President Laurie Tisch have announced this year’s…  

Public Policy Program Alumnus Publishes “Get Out The Vote” Op-Ed from Indonesia

Luce Scholar Matthew Locastro urges foreign-based American Citizens to Cast Ballots in his Op Ed in the Daily News “How Democrats abroad can help the Blue Wave”.