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One of the most popular programs on campus, history at the City College of New York has been crafted to meet the needs of the most voracious history scholar, as well as those students with an interest in a particular era or region. The accomplished faculty has made its own mark in this arena both at the college and throughout the world and prepares students for a wide range of future careers and challenges. Graduates not only represent City College at major higher educational institutions around the country but have gone on to successful careers in a wide range of legal, medical, entertainment, educational and other fields.
Guest Lecture--Thursday, December 5, 12:30 pm
Professor Daniel Kevles, the Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale University, will speak on "Genetics, Law, and Human Rights," in NAC 1/201 during club hours (12:30-2pm).
Professor Kevles is the author of The Physicists: The History of a Scientific Community in Modern America (Knopf, 1978) and In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity (Knopf, 1985). He received his B.A. from Princeton University (Physics) in 1960, training at Oxford University (European History) from 1960-61, and his Ph.D. from Princeton (History) in 1964. His research and writings encompass the interplay of science, technology, and society past and present with a focus on the United States. His particular research interests include the history of physics, biology, scientific fraud and misconduct, plant and animal breeding, biotechnology, intellectual property, and science, arms, and the state.