Archive for 2002

CSI Senior Awarded First Place in Statewide Science Competition

April 30, 2002 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island (CSI) Discovery Institute’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP), participated in the Statewide Science and Technology research competition at the Sagamore resort located in Lake George, NY on April 6, 2002. Four CSTEP students participated from CSI: Adebime Baruwa and Alexandra Krawics, both freshman, Oluwaseun Cole, a sophomore, and […]

Programa “Los votos reconstruyen Nueva York” anunciada por NYC Central Labor Council y CUNY: ciudadanía, Registro de Votantes y trabajadores para elecciones en nuevo esfuerzo.

April 26, 2002 | En Español

“Los votos reconstruyen Nueva York,” (Votes Rebuild New York) la nueva campaña de la City University of New York, para el registro intensivo de votantes, ciudadanía y el programa de trabajadores en las elecciones será oficialmente inaugurado en una conferencia de prensa el Viernes, 26 de Abril a la 1 de la tarde en las escaleras de City Hall.

CUNY es primera en el Estado de Nueva York en conceder a hispanos doctorados, maestrías y bachilleratos según The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

April 26, 2002 | En Español

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education ha clasificado a The City University of New York como la Universidad en que egresa el mayor número de estudiantes hispanos con grados académicos de doctorado, maestría y bachillerato.

“Votes Rebuild New York” NYC Central Labor Council and CUNY in New Partnership For Voter Registration, Citizenship, and Poll-Worker Recruitment

April 26, 2002 | The University

“Votes Rebuild New York” NYC Central Labor Council and CUNY in New Partnership For Voter Registration, Citizenship, and Poll-Worker Recruitment “Votes Rebuild New York,” the new intensive City University of New York voter registration, citizenship and poll-worker program will be officially launched at a rally and press conference on Friday, April 26 at 1 p.m. on the City Hall steps.

Profesor distinguido de CUNY Sheldon Weinbaum elegido para formar parte de Academia Nacional de Ciencias ( National Academy of Sciences). 5 profesores de CUNY son miembros de la Academia

April 24, 2002 | En Español

Dr. Sheldon Weinbaum, Profesor Distinguido de Ingeniería Mecánica y Biomédica en City College y Graduate Center (Centro de Estudiantes Graduados) fue elegido para formar parte de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias, para la reunión anual número 139 de la Academia. La elección como miembro de la Academia es uno de los más altos honores que pueden ser otorgados a un científico norteamericano.

CUNY Distinguished Professor Sheldon Weinbaum Wins 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship; Joins 15 Active CUNY Faculty Who Are Guggenheim Recipients

April 24, 2002 | The University

Professor Sheldon Weinbaum, a CUNY Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at The City College of New York, has been honored with a 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship in the field of molecular and cellular biology.

CSI Observatory hosts viewing of rare Planetary Phenomenon

April 22, 2002 | College of Staten Island

Look, up in the sky, over New Jersey, it’s a rare grouping of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. But look quick, it may not be seen again for 34 years. Planetary alignments are typically accompanied by stories based on superstitions from medieval times that the Earth could be pulled off its orbital path or […]

Programa de Honores CUNY se expande al Bronx y Staten Island para el Otoño 2002

April 10, 2002 | En Español

El exitoso Programa de Honores de la City University of New York se extenderá a Lehman College en el Bronx y al College of Staten Island en septiembre, uniéndose así al programa iniciado el año pasado por cinco escuelas— los colleges Baruch, Brooklyn, City, Hunter y Queens.

CUNY Honors College Expands to the Bronx and Staten Island for Fall 2002

April 10, 2002 | The University

The City University of New York’s highly successful Honors College program will expand to Lehman College in the Bronx and the College of Staten Island in September, joining five schools that launched the program last year—Baruch, Brooklyn, City, Hunter and Queens Colleges.

CUNY Leaders Congratulate Professor Louis Menand Winner of 2002 Pulitzer Prize for History

April 10, 2002 | The University

CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and Vice Chairman Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. today offered congratulations to Professor Louis Menand, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in History for his book, The Metaphysical Club.

We All Pay Bridge and Highway Tolls, But at What Price?

April 8, 2002 | College of Staten Island

Jonathan Peters, Professor of Finance at the College of Staten Island/CUNY (CSI) has recently co-released a study entitled “A Model of the Total Cost of Highway Toll Collection.” In it, Peters contends that the current models of the cost of toll collection does not include the significant environmental cost to society. Peters’ study extends the […]

A View to a Krill CSI researchers bring academics to the Antarctic

April 8, 2002 | College of Staten Island

Antarctic krill are small, shrimp-like crustaceans which are abundant in the Southern Oceans and may become a potentially valuable source of protein for human and livestock consumption. But how would wide-scale commercial krill harvesting affect the delicate and protected Antarctic ecosystem? That is what the research team from CSI is hoping to predict with advanced […]

Feria de la Gran Manzana conectada con “línea telefónica de trabajo CUNY”, base de datos en la red para negocios y empleadores

April 4, 2002 | En Español

Empresas y empleadores cuentan con una nueva herramienta para su “arsenal” de contratación: la “Línea telefónica de trabajo de CUNY” (CUNY Jobline) un centro de carreras basado en internet sobre el cual se nutre la Feria de Trabajo CUNY de la Gran Manzana (CUNY Big Apple Job Fair) que se realiza anualmente en el centro de convenciones Jacobs Javits y que conecta a más de 30.000 estudiantes graduados y recientes ex alumnos altamente motivados.

Big Apple Job Fair Unveils “CUNY Jobline” Web-based Recruitment for Businesses, Employers

April 4, 2002 | The University

Businesses and employers have a new tool in their recruitment arsenal: The “CUNY Jobline,” a web-based career center that builds on the annual CUNY Big Apple Job Fair at the Javits Center and connects to more than 30,000 highly motivated graduating students and recent alumni.

Study With the Best CUNY-TV’s Fast-paced Magazine Show Sunday, March 24 at 8 on CUNY-TV/75

March 22, 2002 | The University

This week’s “Study With the Best” is about following a dream: Italian-American high school students whose new pride in their heritage encourages them to aim high; a CUNY graduate student and adjunct faculty member whose sense of justice takes him into politics; a grandmother of nine with a new career as a sculptor; and the only woman on Hunter College’s wrestling team.

“Study With the Best” CUNY-TV’s Fast-Paced Magazine Show Sunday, March 17th at 8 on CUNY-TV/75

March 18, 2002 | The University

This Week’s “Study With The Best” is a tour de force: view anthropology as art, go on the prowl with an investigative reporter, follow budding paramedics saving lives and a meet a beloved teacher who goes the extra mile for this students.

Congressman Fossella Arranges for Opening of Compensation Fund Help Center to Assist Families of 9/11 Center to Operate at CSI the Week of March 25

March 12, 2002 | College of Staten Island

Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY) today announced that the temporary Staten Island Victim’s Compensation Fund Help Center will be located on the campus of the College of Staten Island beginning the week of March 25. Fossella arranged for the opening of the Center last month to assist the families of September 11. The Help Center will […]

CSI Welcomes Award Winning Author Chanrithy Him along with Film Crew from Denmark for a special program and documentary on ‘The Will to Live.’

March 6, 2002 | College of Staten Island

The CSI Center for International Service presents an unforgettable speaker, Ms.Chanrithy Him, speaking of her experiences, as a child growing up under the rule of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. When the Khmer Rouge seized power in 1975, Ms. Him’s father was executed and her family, stripped of all their belongings, were assigned to work […]

Matrícula de semestre de primavera aumentó en un 23 % en “senior colleges” de CUNY

March 6, 2002 | En Español

La tasa de crecimiento se tradujo en un incremento general de la población estudiantil a 197.069, cifra que representa un aumento de un 3.5 por ciento con respecto al mismo período del año pasado. Esta alza en la matrícula se produce en un momento en que la universidad junto con implementar rigurosas pruebas, ha subido los estándares de admisión en sus instituciones de cuatro años y ha exigido que las clases de recuperación sólo sean ofrecidas en el nivel de community college.

“CUNY Honors” Premieres Tonight, March 6, 2002 On CUNY-TV/ 75 at 7 PM

March 6, 2002 | The University

Sy Sternberg, Chairman, President and CEO of New York Life Insurance Company, is the special guest on the premiere episode of CUNY Honors, CUNY-TV’s new hour-long discussion hosted by Dr. Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor of The City University of New York.