Suárez-Orozco Calls Immigration the Nation’s “History and Destiny” on MSNBC Special

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of globalization and education, was a panelist on a two-hour primetime special on immigration, “Beyond Borderlines,” on MSNBC with Lawrence O’Donnell. In a taped segment filmed on Ellis Island in New York, Suárez-Orozco discusses with O’Donnell the history of immigration in the United States and the challenges that […]

Dean’s Policy Breakfast Explores Education and Economic Growth

Dean Mary Brabeck’s Education Policy Breakfast series returned this year with a focus on the challenges—and promises—of STEM education. The three-part series invites distinguished scholars to present their research to an audience of educators, policymakers, practitioners, and corporate and nonprofit leaders. In the first talk of the series, two respected scholars of education and economics […]

With Ambition and Walking Shoes, Students Catalogue Organic and Local Food Availability Throughout Manhattan

Carolyn Dimitri, visiting associate professor of food studies and an applied economist, is interested in the question of whether access to local and organic food influences consumer demand. To find out the answer, she and her graduate students have embarked on a yearlong study to assess the availability of local and organic food at groceries, delis, […]