News from The City University of New York

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.

Statement from Chancellor James Milliken

July 18, 2016 | The University

The 21st Century Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation that raises private funds in support of the City College of New York, received a document subpoena from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn. The Foundation is responding to the subpoena and City College is cooperating fully with this process.

Statement by Chancellor James Milliken on the DC 37 Contract Ratification

July 18, 2016 | The University

We are pleased that the University’s dedicated employees represented by District Council 37 have ratified this fair and equitable contract, which delivers well deserved increased compensation and benefits for CUNY’s outstanding workforce.

J-School Student Arrested in Baton Rouge While Covering Protest

July 14, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Karen Savage was on assignment to cover demonstrations in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling by local police officers.

Job Opportunity: Seeking a Social Media Marketing Manager

July 14, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The job is to develop and implement a social media strategy to promote the J-School’s academic programs, events, admissions efforts, and other activities.

CCNY’s Elisa Riedo co-inspires new magnetic microchip technology

July 14, 2016 | City College

Innovative technology co-inspired by physicist Elisa Riedo of The City College of New York for developing new magnetic microchips is raising hopes for the manufacture of nanosized sensors, memories and microprocessors.

New ORCA fellows archive George Lois collection at CCNY

July 13, 2016 | City College

For the five City College of New York undergraduates, summer doesn’t get better than this: 10 weeks spent archiving the George Lois collection gifted to City College by the legendary art director, designer and ad man, while receiving a $3,000 stipend each.

City College remains one of America’s Top Colleges, says Forbes

July 11, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York remains one of the nation’s leading education institutions, according to Forbes magazine’s 2016 America’s Top Colleges rankings. For the third consecutive year, CCNY is ranked in the top 100 in the Northeast and is #62 among public colleges across the country. In New York City, CCNY is ranked among the top 10 schools at #6. Overall, the college is #228 nationally.

CCNY founder Townsend Harris remains Japanese hero

July 8, 2016 | City College

Nearly 170 years after he founded The City College of New York and went on to forge U.S.-Japan relations, the lure of Townsend Harris continues in the Far East. Since 1986, top civic officials from the Japanese city of Shimoda have been paying homage to Townsend with annual visits to City College.