News from The City University of New York

CCNY’S George John awarded Fulbright-Nehru Excellence Fellowship

August 31, 2015 | City College

Dr. George John, professor of chemistry at The City College of New York, has received a 2015-2016 Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship. He will spend four months in India teaching and conducting research on a project titled “Introducing Materials Science to Managers through Biomimicry” at the LM Thapar School of Management, in Dera Bassi.

Seeking a Director of Alumni Services

August 27, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The J-School’s Director of Alumni Services is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and provide tangible benefits to alumni. This is a half-time position (20 hours/week) that reports to the associate dean.

Massive collaboration testing reproducibility of psychology studies publishes findings

August 27, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Dr. Russ Clay and 269 co-authors investigating the reproducibility of psychological science published their findings today in Science Magazine. Launched nearly four years ago, the Reproducibility Project: Psychology has produced the most comprehensive investigation ever done about the rate and predictors of reproducibility in a field of science.

College Welcomes Incoming Class of 2015 to Summer Bridge Program

August 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On August 24, 2015, approximately 450 new students came to Guttman Community College for their first day of Summer Bridge. This required 10-day program, ending on September 4, ensures all incoming students are prepared for their coursework in the fall. During Summer Bridge, students learn what is expected of them academically and explore their strengths […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Four CUNY Colleges Ranked Highest as “Best Bang For the Buck” in the Northeast

August 26, 2015 | The University

Governor Cuomo announced that four out of the top five “Best Bang for the Buck” four-year colleges in the Northeast are City University of New York colleges, according to new rankings by the Washington Monthly. They are: Baruch College, Lehman College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Queens College .

Art as a tool for social change is topic of first 2015-16 Presidential Conversation

August 25, 2015 | City College

Dr. Marit Dewhurst, director of art education at The City College of New York, is a proponent of using art as a tool for social change. That is the subject of her talk in City College’s first “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” seminar of the new academic year on Thursday, Sept. 3. The seminar, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium, is free and open to the public.

Second Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Arguments at CUNY Law on Sept. 3

August 25, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will be sitting at CUNY School of Law on September 3, 2015. The Court will hear oral arguments in six cases beginning at 10:30am.

Baruch College Provides “Best Bang for the Buck” In Northeast Region, Says Washington Monthly, Calling the School an “Urban Gem”

August 25, 2015 | Baruch College

Washington Monthly says Baruch College ranks #1 in providing the “Best Bang for the Buck” in the Northeast region of the United States.

College Welcomes New Dean and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

August 25, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Dr. Patricia L. Price joins the College as Dean of Academic Affairs in the Office of Academic Affairs in September 2015. Prior to coming to the College, Dr. Price had served for 19 years as a Professor of Geography at Florida International University in Miami. She has obtained significant federal funding for her research from […]

CCNY first in research expenditures for second straight year, says Washington Monthly

August 24, 2015 | City College

For the second year in row, The City College of New York has been ranked #1 in research expenditures among master’s universities by the Washington Monthly’s 2015 College Guide.

Program aims to boost the borough’s brain power

August 24, 2015 | College of Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — Strike up a conversation with the guy ahead of you at any supermarket checkout on Staten Island and odds are he didn’t go to college. Neither did the construction foreman who lives next door, or the young woman around the corner who works on Wall Street.

Godwin-Ternbach Museum Celebrates “The Year of the Silk Roads” With Fall Exhibition of Two Master Photographers

August 21, 2015 | Queens College

Large-format color photos by two master photographers explore the mixture of ancient and modern realities of the Silk Roads, long famous as the route of Marco Polo.

Professor Susan Bryant and Yale Law professor Jean Koh Peters Named ‘Great Teachers’ by Society of American Law Teachers

August 21, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Prof. Sue Bryant and Yale professor Jean Koh Peters will be honored by the Society of American Law Teachers for their contributions to clinical pedagogy.