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On Wednesday November 15, Marianna Pavlovskaya, PhD, gave the keynote address titled “GIS for Social Transformation” at Temple University’s GIS Day celebration. Dr. Pavlovskaya was also interviewed and shared her insights as a teacher, scholar, immigrant, and mentor.

Chair's Column: Fifth Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy


Exactly five years ago yesterday, on October 29, 2012, sea water from Hurricane Sandy slammed New York City, inundating low-lying coastal neighborhoods, flooding homes, businesses, streets, and parks. The death toll in the United States directly attributed to Sandy included 48 in New York, 12 in New Jersey, five in Connecticut, two in Pennsylvania, and five in other states. In the Caribbean, Haiti (54 deaths) and Cuba (11 deaths) were the countries affected the most, and there was one death in Canada (1). Read more.

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The Office of the President of Hunter College is offering free and confidential support for anyone with DACA questions. Contact Malkie Schwartz, in the Office of the President, at 212-396-6434 or The Mayor's Office on Immigrant Affairs and CUNY's Citizenship Now! are providing free, safe and confidential legal help. Learn more about the resources and legal assistance available to you.

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