News from The City University of New York

“TheDream.US” Scholarships Valued at More Than $5 Million Awarded to Immigrant Students

May 5, 2015 | The University

More than 200 students at The City University of New York have been awarded scholarships valued at more than $5 million from TheDream.US, the largest amount received by any university in the United States.

Celebrating the Genome

May 5, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Do you know what you’re made of? Dozens of Brooklyn public high school students are getting a hands-on lesson on the “stuff” we’re all made of during the 3rd annual Celebrating the Genome Day at Medgar Evers College (MEC).

Student & Faculty End of Year Showcase

May 5, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

This spring, the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Department of Mass Communications, Creative & Performing Arts and Speech invites the college community, and the public at-large, to feast their eyes on the talents, creativity and accomplishments of its students and faculty.

Hostos Student Carlos Bibiloni Wins Newman Civic Fellows Award

May 4, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos student Carlos Bibiloni was recently named a Newman Civic Fellows Award winner. The Newman Civic Fellows Award honors inspiring college student leaders who are passionate about building better communities.

CUNY Students Win Prestigious Truman, Goldwater Scholarships

May 4, 2015 | The University

Two prestigious, federally funded national scholarships for undergraduates — the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, which honors the exceptional work of students committed to public service careers, and the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, for accomplishment in science, mathematics and engineering – have been awarded to four CUNY students this spring.

SCOTUSblog: Prof. Julie Goldscheid on EEOC Conciliation Efforts Case

May 4, 2015 | Uncategorized

Last week, SCOTUSblog featured an article by Professor Julie Goldscheid about the Supreme Court’s decision about whether courts can review and enforce the EEOC’s attempt to conciliate discrimination complaints between employers and claimants.

Four CUNY Scholars Awarded 2015 Soros Fellowships for New Americans

May 4, 2015 | The University

Four CUNY women – two graduate students and two alumnae who are charting extraordinary academic, cultural and professional paths in this country – are among 30 immigrants or children of immigrants awarded the highly competitive Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans this spring.

Baruch College Hosts 14th Annual Financial Reporting Conference

May 4, 2015 | Baruch College

Accounting, business professionals and media are invited to the 14th Annual Financial Reporting Conference on May 7, hosted by The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College. T

Graduate Center Hosts 5/8 ‘Bridging Historias’ Conference

May 4, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

On Friday, May 8, the Graduate Center will host the Bridging Historias Conference, based on its two-year faculty development program that ends this fall.

More than $2 million in National Science Foundation Research Fellowships to 15 CUNY Students and Alumni

May 1, 2015 | The University

Fifteen students and alumni of The City University of New York have been awarded more than $2 million in National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships this spring for research ranging from the effects of a DNA-repairing protein on cancer treatment to understanding the psychological impact of police interaction with youth.

Actor Tony Lo Bianco Plays “The Little Flower” at LaGuardia Community College

May 1, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

The Little Flower came home to LaGuardia Community College.

Actor Tony Lo Bianco brought “The Little Flower,” his one man play about the late New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, to the college that bears LaGuardia’s name this week with a mesmerizing performance in the school’s Little Theater.

Senior Matthew Feldman Wins Institutional Investor’s 3rd Annual Student Analyst Competition

May 1, 2015 | Baruch College

Baruch College students took 16 of the top 100 spots, including #1 in Institutional Investor’s 3rd Annual Student Analyst Competition. Matthew Feldman, a senior in the Zickin School of Business, took top honors in the competition that gives aspiring financiers access to simulated trading desks and $100,000 in virtual cash for investment.