News from The City University of New York

Board of Elections to CUNY Students: We Need You!

July 27, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York is teaming up with the city’s Board of Elections to recruit CUNY students to work the polls on the state’s primary election day, Tuesday, Sept. 13, and on the Presidential Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.

‘Voice of Harlem’ celebrates 30th anniversary

July 27, 2016 | City College

On a clear day, listeners as far as Teaneck, NJ, can pick up WHCR-90.3FM, the only community radio station broadcasting from a public higher education institution in upper Manhattan. It’s been like that since The City College of New York-owned station first hit the airwaves in 1986 with a lot of jazz – literally.

Jake Naughton, ’14, Receives 2016 NYFA Artists’ Fellowship in Photography

July 21, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Naughton was awarded a $7,000 grant for his photography series Dual Shadows, featuring images of Kenya’s LGBT refugees.

CCNY research gleans climate change insight from lizard genome

July 20, 2016 | City College

Using genomic data from three lizard species, City College of New York-led researchers gleaned insights not available before on the impact of climate change on the distribution of animal populations in South American forests. The findings improve ways of modeling the distribution of biodiversity in the past and future.