News from The City University of New York

CCNY researchers introduce new route to thermal measurements with nanometer resolution

November 25, 2015 | City College

Understanding nanoscale heat flow is critical in the design of integrated electronic devices and in the development of materials for thermal insulation and thermoelectric energy recovery. While several techniques are currently available to observe heat transport over macroscopic distances, there is a need for new methods capable of revealing the dynamics of heat flow with nanometer resolution.

CUNY Trustees Approve Budget Request Including No Increase in Community College Tuition for 2016 And Continuation of “Predictable Tuition Policy”

November 25, 2015 | The University

Amid record student enrollments, The City University of New York Board of Trustees approved a $3.4 billion budget request on November 23 for its twenty-four community colleges, senior colleges, graduate and professional schools.

LaGuardia Community College Receives Top Grade among NY State Colleges & Universities for Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

November 24, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College has been awarded the highest rating for being a tobacco-free campus from a coalition, which includes the American Cancer Society and several state public health agencies, that supports and encourages colleges and universities throughout New York State to become tobacco-free.

CUNY Faculty Honored for Scholarship and Service with the Balzan Prize, the Rome Academy Prize, the Laboratories d’Excellence Chair and NSF, NIH, Fulbright and Guggenheim Fellowships

November 23, 2015 | The University

Faculty of The City University of New York are leading national organizations, conducting groundbreaking research and being recognized for their scholarship with prestigious awards, according to campus reports of awards and grants.

Roundabout partners with CCNY to train technical theatre teachers and artists

November 23, 2015 | City College

For its first partnership with a higher education institution, the Roundabout Theatre Company chose the City College of New York’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre to create a new course for pre-service teachers and teaching artists.

Hostos Professor And Celebrated Artist Ian Charles Scott Part Of Exhibit At Park Avenue Armory

November 23, 2015 | Hostos Community College

For four days beginning on November 20, Hostos professor and celebrated artist Ian Charles Scott will have his work displayed in an exhibit at the Park Avenue Armory. Located at 643 Park Avenue, the venue has been home to the work of such important artists as Marcel Duchamp and Pablo Picasso.

Hostos Students Return To Washington, D.C., For Model UN Conference

November 23, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos students returned to the nation’s capital to participate in the National Model United Nations Collegiate Conference from October 29 to November 1.

CCNY wins big at ABRCMS conference

November 19, 2015 | City College

The 15th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Seattle is over with The City College of New York a big winner. Eight students from the Division of Science received awards in the poster presentation category.

College of Staten Island STEM Scholarship Recipients Engineer the Future through National Grid Partnership

November 19, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Twelve students at the College of Staten Island received scholarships in the STEM disciplines as part of a three-year partnership with National Grid to encourage more college students to study science, technology, engineering, and math. During a meeting at CSI, Frank Lombardo, Executive Advisor to the President of National Grid U.S.

CCNY student engineers excel at national ChemE-Car finals

November 18, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York’s American Institute of Chemical Engineering chapter is back from the 2015 Annual Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition® in Salt Lake City with the Spirit of Competition Award. In addition, two members of the City College team, seniors Sneha Gopal and Pavel Shapturanka, both received awards in AIChE’s national poster competition.

Baruch College Ranked Among 50 Best Undergraduate Business Schools by College Choice

November 18, 2015 | Baruch College

Baruch College has been ranked among the 50 Best Undergraduate Business Schools by College Choice in their first annual ranking of undergraduate business schools.

Hostos Alumni Relations Connects With Graduates At Annual Open House

November 17, 2015 | Hostos Community College

To help Hostos alumni remain connected to the College, the Alumni Relations Office hosted its annual Open House on October 15.