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Archive for 2012

Reshaping Research From the Ground Up

September 17, 2012 | News

Rising from a yawning pit of earth and rocks, the Advanced Science Research Center is quickly moving from imagined to real: A gleaming glass structure well on its way toward completion.

Madeleine d’Ambrosio Joins ASRC

September 16, 2012 | News

With the long-planned Advanced Science Research Center moving toward completion, a  key  member of the team bringing it from vision to reality is its newest: Madeleine d’Ambrosio, recently named the ASRC’s acting chief operating officer and director of development. A former senior executive with the financial services giant TIAA-CREF, d’Ambrosio was recruited by Vice Chancellor […]

CUNY Plans Hub for Innovation

September 15, 2012 | News

In an important step in its advancement of science and commitment to becoming a more entrepreneurial university, CUNY will soon open a new office aimed at helping faculty researchers fast-track their discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace. The University is finalizing a lease to house the new CUNY Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship a […]

White House Reappoints Vörösmarty to Arctic Commission

September 14, 2012 | Environmental Sciences Initiative, News

Charles J. Vörösmarty, director of the ASRC’s Environmental CrossRoads initiative, has been reappointed to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, an independent federal agency that advises the president and Congress on climate change and other environmental research policies. Vörösmarty’s reappointment by President Obama was announced by the White House on August 7. He was first appointed […]