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RH Human Rights Program hosts Tirana Hassan, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch

Posted on April 4th, 2024 · Posted in Human Rights Program News, Roosevelt House

On Wednesday, April 3, 2024, the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program hosted Tirana Hassan, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, at their Faculty Seminar. Pictured: Ms. Hassan seated at the head…  

Roosevelt House mourns the passing of Dr. Anita Arrow Summers

Posted on October 26th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

The advisory board, faculty, and staff of Roosevelt House mourn the passing of our beloved longtime advisor and generous benefactor, Hunter College alumna Dr. Anita Arrow Summers (’45). A well-known…  

Ms. Magazine Brings its Fight for the ERA to Roosevelt House

Posted on October 5th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Below is the full article “Ms. Magazine Has Been Fighting for the ERA Since Its Inception” by Max Fallon-Goodwin published in Ms. Magazine on September 22, 2023. Ms. Magazine Has Been Fighting for the ERA…  

RH Public Policy Program Faculty Member and Hunter College Political Scientist, Sanford F. Schram Receives Prestigious Book Award

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Publication News, Roosevelt House

Hunter College Political Science Professor Sandy Schram and his co-authors, Joe Soss (University of Minnesota), Richard C. Fording (University of Alabama), have won the Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award from…  

Remembering Eva Kastan Grove

Posted on June 12th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House deeply mourns the loss of our extraordinary alumna, Eva Kastan Grove ’58, a cherished friend to Hunter College. Eva’s involvement at Hunter reflected her deep commitment to social…  

At Roosevelt House Press Conference, Carolyn Maloney Releases GAO Report Highlighting Pay Disparity Between Men and Women

Posted on March 14th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

(New York, March 14, 2023) At a press conference at Roosevelt House, former Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, the Eleanor Roosevelt Distinguished Leader in Residence at Roosevelt House; Congresswoman Debbie Dingell; and feminist legend Eleanor…  

Hunter College to Host Sylvia Plath Symposium at Roosevelt House on March 30

Posted on March 13th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Hunter College to Host Sylvia Plath Symposium at Roosevelt House on March 30 Gloria Steinem, Robin Morgan Headline Roster of Speakers  (New York, March 13) — Hunter College President Jennifer…  

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

Posted on November 18th, 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 15th, 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…  

Celebrating Frances Perkins

Posted on April 7th, 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…