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2022 Pride Policy Fellowship

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…  

Happy Birthday President Roosevelt

Posted on January 30, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Today marks the 140th birthday of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt born in 1882. Please visit our online mini-exhibit “Combating an Epidemic: President Roosevelt’s Birthday Celebrations on January 30” created in honor…  

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits Roosevelt House and speaks with Professor Joseph P. Viteritti

Posted on December 7, 2021 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 — New York City. Roosevelt House was honored today with a visit from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The Mayor joined the Hunter Urban…  

Devashish Basnet

Hunter Senior Devashish Basnet Earns A 2022 Rhodes Scholarship

Posted on November 23, 2021 · Posted in Human Rights Program News, P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

Hunter College senior Devashish Basnet ’22 has been named a 2022 Rhodes Scholar. He is only the second student in the school’s history to receive a Rhodes, one of the…  

Happy Birthday Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted on October 11, 2021 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Today would be Eleanor Roosevelt’s 137th birthday.  We can be proud that she was a native New Yorker, born in the city on October 11, 1884. She would always have…