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The University Worth Fighting For event series asks tough questions of the academy and pushes for change.

Courses

One of the Futures Initiative’s key program areas is a unique set of interdisciplinary, inter-institutional team-taught courses.

Research

We research matters related to equity, diversity, technology, and public support in higher education.

Our leadership and peer mentoring program reconnects liberal arts teaching and learning with the “new majority” of undergraduate college students.

Our Fellows gain experience in collaboration and creative problem-solving through our work.

We partner with HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) and the CUNY Humanities Alliance.

WHAT WE VALUE

WE TEACH

We center students’ voices in classrooms and beyond.

WE CONNECT

We use network and communication tools to build community and foster greater access.

WE EMPOWER

We develop the leaders of tomorrow through our CUNY undergraduate leadership fellows program.

WE RESEARCH

We conduct institutional and higher education research.

WE ADVOCATE

We promote institutional change, social justice, and the reinvestment in higher education as a public good.

WE AMPLIFY

We connect with scholars and students around the world through HASTAC, a scholarly social network dedicated to changing the way we teach and learn.

Current Events

  • OPEN CLASS SESSION: "Motherhood and the #MeToo Moment"

    October 16, 201912:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    9207

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  • WORKSHOP: Citizen, Immigrant, Visitor: (Un)certainties of the Non-resident PhD Student

    October 17, 20191:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    3317

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  • OPEN CLASS SESSION: Teaching Tour of Flushing led by Tarry Hum (QC, Urban Studies and the GC, Environmental Psychology)

    October 17, 20192:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Meet at Queens Library at Flushing, IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor at 2pm.

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  • OPEN CLASS SESSION: "Founding Mothers: Mothers as Lawmakers, Lawmakers as Mothers" with Jill Norgren

    October 21, 201911:45 am - 1:45 pm
    9207

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Contact Us

The Futures Initiative
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 3313
New York, NY 10016-4309
Tel. 212 817-7201
info@futuresinitiative.org

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