In the weeks since the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters were rousted from Zucotti Park, spin-off encampments in California, Europe and elsewhere have been similarly evicted. Yet the OWS movement continues to gain traction, and its core concerns continue to dominate the headlines.
They may not hit the New York Times bestseller list, but books about government-issued patents serve a vital research purpose, says Assistant Professor of science, Thomas DeRosa. “Patents are the most under-utilized resource out there,” he says. “They’re the best-kept secret in chemical research and development in both industry and academia.”
People who meet Juliet Scott-Campbell for the first time often tell her she must be a happy person. “I smile a lot and have an upbeat attitude,” she says. “In my profession, it really helps.”
“I think comics are a fascinating way to get technical information across to students,” says Media Arts and Technology professor Jody Culkin, whose 15-page comic strip, Arduino—which explains a popular, single-board microcontroller of the same name—just went viral.
Dr. Gregory Downs, associate professor of history, and Dr. Emily Greble, assistant professor of history at The City College of New York are recipients of faculty research awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grants, announced by NEH December 9, will support book projects currently in development.
The CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) has announced that the women’s volleyball championship match between Baruch and Hunter will be televised on CUNY-TV (Local Cable Channel 75) on Sunday, January 1, at 1:00 pm.
Arts, Culture, and Fun Series Presents a Screening of Taking Root: the Vision of Wangari Maathai.
LaGuardia Community College was one of 10 programs in the nation to receive a $25,000 grant from the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) to assist Hispanic and other families to enter college.
For some patients, knowing how to ask questions in a doctor’s office could make a huge difference in their outcomes. A pilot program at The City College of New York’s Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education is teaching future physicians to help patients take charge of their health by querying their medical providers.
Greetings, The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is pleased to announce the addition of an exciting, new Master’s degree program in Entrepreneurial Journalism which will launch in Fall 2012. Although the recommended application deadline for the Class of 2013 is on January 4, 2012, we are extending the final deadline to February 1, 2012 to [...]
Brooklyn, NY — The Brooklyn College Office of Recreation, Intramurals and Intercollegiate Athletics has announced the addition of Women’s Soccer to its roster of athletic offerings…With Women’s Soccer, BC will now total seven women’s teams (Socce…
Even though the weather has been rather warm for this time of year, you wouldn’t really call it “beach weather”. However, the College of Staten Island Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and 650 others thought it was. On December 4t…
On Wednesday, December 28, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Department of Athletics, Recreation and Intramurals will continue its ongoing tradition as the home of the Bloodhounds will again serve as hosts to the annual Greater New York Sandlot A…
Several York College student-athletes took part in a special event recently as they took time off on a Sunday to participate in the 4th Annual Great Kills Beach Polar Plunge in Staten Island. The premise of the event is simple. Participants take …
The Brooklyn College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C) recently participated in the fifth annual Staten Island Polar Plunge, which raises money for Special Olympics New York, held at Great Kills Beach on Sunday, December 4th… the Brookl…
Seven LaGuardia Community College student entrepreneurs who wish to launch their own businesses received up to $1,000 for seed funding and business counseling.
Eighty years after Mexican muralist Diego Rivera’s record-breaking exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the portable murals he created for that show are once again on display at the midtown Manhattan museum. City College of New York art historian Anna Indych-López co-authored with exhibit organizer Leah Dickerman, curator in MoMA’s department of painting and sculpture, the accompanying book commissioned by the museum.
The exhibit from which the book takes its title, “Diego Rivera: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art,” runs through May 14, 2012.
Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics. Bread lines and apple stands. The landslide reelection of President Franklin Roosevelt. Bing Crosby on the Kraft Music Hall. The abdication of King Edward VIII.
The flying fox is an adorable doe-eyed bat with a dark side – it is the perfect vector for emerging infectious diseases from Asia. Susan Tsang, a PhD student in ecology and evolutionary biology at The City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center, turned to a revolutionary way to help fund her research into how this species spreads disease.
Rebecca Wallach (’12) has been selected to receive a 2012 Skadden Fellowship, a national fellowship program established by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom to enable law graduates to pursue public interest work.