News from The City University of New York

CUNY Students Win Prestigious National Science Foundation Research Fellowships

March 24, 2017 | The University

Twelve CUNY students and recent alumni have won prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, each worth $138,000, to pursue research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in advance fields including astrophysics, cell biology and organometallic chemistry.

University Rising: Queensborough Community College Science Building Atrium

March 24, 2017 | CUNY Matters

The courtyard of Queensborough Community College’s U-shaped Science Building used to be a pleasant if unremarkable spot with a few picnic tables and benches where students could hang out when the weather was fine. But now it’s being transformed into something else entirely — a bright and airy atrium that will give the college an inviting and much-needed indoor dining space and is destined to be one of the campus’s most popular gathering spots.

University Rising: LaGuardia Community College Library

March 24, 2017 | CUNY Matters

STUDENTS AT LAGUARDIA Community College will soon see the benefits of one of the most significant capital projects in the campus’s history—a much-anticipated $15 million expansion and renovation of the college library.

Strings Competition Debuts at CSI

March 23, 2017 | College of Staten Island

Young orchestra musicians from around Staten Island traveled to the College of Staten Island (CSI) for the first annual CSI Performance Competition for Strings. The more »

Noted CCNY creative writing alums on how to get published

March 23, 2017 | City College

Nine of the best and brightest alumni of The City College of New York’s MFA creative writing program – all recently published authors — return to their alma mater April 3 to discuss their postgraduate success. “Life After the MFA: My Path to Publication,” a panel discussion moderated by English professor and award-winning novelist Emily Raboteau, starts 7 p.m. in Shepard Hall room 95. It is free and open to the public.

CCNY’s Shereese Trumpet named among 20 distinguished minority architects

March 23, 2017 | City College

Shereese Trumpet, B Arch major at The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York, is one of 20 distinguished minority architects and designers featured in the “Say It Loud’ exhibition, which celebrates the creative work of distinguished black members of the National Organization of Minority Architects, New York Coalition of Black Architects.

CCNY Student Dan Wan wins UTRC Outstanding Student of the Year Award

March 22, 2017 | City College

Dan Wan, a student in The City College of New York’s civil engineering PhD program, is the winner of the University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year Award from the Region 2 University Transportation Research Center. Wan won for her thesis entitled: “Calibrating Safety Performance Functions for Intersections in New York City: Relaxing the Functions in Space.”

CCNY Grove School dean Gilda Barabino receives top AIMBE honor

March 21, 2017 | City College

Gilda A. Barabino, Berg Professor and Dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is the winner of the 2017 Pierre Galletti Award presented by the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. AIMBE’s highest individual honor, it recognizes a member’s contributions to public awareness of medical and biological engineering, and to the promotion of the national interest in science, engineering and education.

CCNY develops digital lab inspection program

March 21, 2017 | City College

A new City College of New York aid is making the inspection of laboratories easier. Recently copyrighted, The CUNY/CCNY Digital Lab Inspection Program is available to other CUNY colleges for use free of charge.

Hostos Women Wrap Up Historic Season

March 21, 2017 | Hostos Community College

The Hostos women’s basketball team wrapped up its historic season this weekend, finishing 5th in the nation at the National Junior College Athletic Association Tournament.