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ASRC in the News: Business Boot Camp for Scientists

September 11, 2013 | News

Gillian Small, CUNY’s vice chancellor for research and the executive director of the Advanced Science Research Center, is spearheading a $3.7 million National Science Foundation grant designed to help scientists fast-track their research to the marketplace. The initiative was featured recently by the New York Daily News: CUNY science-business boot camp fosters research-to-marketplace

Delivering Water From Disaster

June 18, 2013 | News

Some 350 experts from around the world recently issued the Bonn Declaration on Global Water Supply — a sobering report on our conflicted relationship with water and the consequences of decades of thoughtless neglect and misguided decisions. Charles J. Vörösmarty, director of the ASRC’s Environmental CrossRoads Initiative, was part of the team that drafted the […]

Vörösmarty Addresses UN Group on Global Water Crisis

May 2, 2013 | News

  Charles J. Vörösmarty, director of the ASRC’s Environmental CrossRoads Initiative, will speak to United Nations representatives on the emerging global water crisis at a meeting at the Hungarian mission on May 3. Dr. Vörösmarty will discuss global threats to human water security and biodiversity. The meeting is hosted by the Steering Group of the […]

NSF Awards $3.7 Million for Research-to-Marketplace Initiative

April 2, 2013 | News

  New York Daily News:  CUNY brings National Science Foundation science-business ‘boot camp’ to New York   (CUNY Newswire)  In a move designed to fast-track research to the marketplace, the National Science Foundationhas awarded a three-year $3.74 million grant to a collaboration between The City University of New York, Columbia University and New York University. […]

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 | 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 […]