Without a good command of English, international students cannot pursue a college education in the United States. Queens College/ELI Path—an alternative admissions process involving the English Language Institute— provides talented foreign candidates with a route to a degree.
With the launch February 15 of the web-based Korean American Data Bank (koreanmericandatabank.org), Queens College Sociology Professor Pyong Gap Min (Sociology) has engaged the power of the Internet to broaden accessibility to the growing resources offered by the Center for Korean American Community he founded at the college three years ago. With the simple click [...]
High school students thinking about enrolling at Queens College will experience some of Queens’s most interesting ethnic neighborhoods when the Asian/American Center (A/AC) hosts its Summer Leadership Institute July 9-13.
The latest list of job opportunities and graduate school acceptances for students in CUNY’s individualized degree, CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies
Here is a sneak peek at photos of 2 Court Square, our terrific new location in Long Island City, just minutes from Manhattan and all five boroughs.
Alum Danny Kirchoff (’09) is spotlighted in the June 2012 Equal Justice Works Newsletter for his continuing efforts to provide legal services to low-income transgender Californians.
Brooklyn, NY — A pair of Brooklyn College student-athletes Kathy Chu (Women’s Volleyball) and Sabia Akbar (Women’s Cross Country) recently returned from Panama as part of an initiative with the Brooklyn College Global Medical Brigades.
There is a tradition going back to 1893, honored each year at BMCC.
That, of course, is the Pinning Ceremony, founded by celebrated English nurse Florence Nightingale, and held recently in BMCC’s vast Theater I to honor 84 graduates of the nursing program wearing classic white nurse dress uniforms, or white suits.
In The Nation magazine’s July 2nd issue, “Islamophobia: Anatomy of an American Panic,” Professor Ramzi Kassem shares the history and impact of the surveillance of Muslim communities in “The Long Roots of the NYPD Spying Program.” Professor Kassem directs CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic and the Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility Project.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson is quoted in a Queens Chronicle article about the legality of a proposed ban on sugary drinks in New York City.
In recent years it became clear that people with diabetes face an ominous prospect – a far greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers at The City College of New York (CCNY) have shed light on one reason why. Biology Professor Chris Li and her colleagues have discovered that a single gene forms a common link between the two diseases.
An international team of researchers’ study of the spatial patterns of the spread of obesity suggests America’s bulging waistlines may have more to do with collective behavior than genetics or individual choices. The team, led by City College of New York physicist Hernán Makse, found correlations between the epidemic’s geography and food marketing and distribution patterns.
“On June 25 the Queens School of Inquiry (QSI) held its first commencement at this partnership school a mile from campus. Of the 62 students who graduated (out of a possible 65), 80 percent have been accepted into college and plan to attend.
Studying abroad—where 370 Queens College students headed in 2011—expands the comfort zone to around the world. “Our goal is to teach students to be more independent and to become global citizens,” observes Mohamed Tabrani, acting director of QC’s Education Abroad office. Mindful that “a lot of our students want to go abroad, but can’t afford it,” the staff strives to keep costs low and to expand aid.
Hundreds of plants undergo various experiments daily in Professor Eleanore Wurtzel’s laboratory at Lehman College. However, an accidental discovery doesn’t come along too often.
Medical school is known for its challenging curriculum and rigorous course work — a stressful environment for a student not acclimated to the quickened pace. One such school, located in the heart of Brooklyn, is SUNY Downstate Medical Center, home to 1,430 students and 649 faculty members. Acceptance into SUNY Downstate is the goal of many ambitious college students, and its Early Medical Education (EME) Program provides an opportunity for students to learn the ropes and lock down strong study habits before taking on the full course load.
SKILLMAN, NJ –Hunter College men’s tennis standout Yevgeny Perepelov has been named to the 2012 Division III ITA All-America Team as announced by the ITA. The distinction makes Perepelov the CUNYAC’s first four-year college All-American in the sp…
New York City’s Director of Energy Policy Sergej Mahnovski will be the first of two keynote speakers on Thursday, June 21, 2012, to launch the first annual conference on Advanced Energy Performance sponsored by the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute of Baruch College, and co-hosted by the CUNY Institute for Urban Systems Building Performance Lab.
The Deseret News quotes Professor Caitlin Borgmann in an article discussing a recent poll that found a historic low of 41 percent of Americans categorizing themselves as “pro-choice,” while 50 percent identify as “pro-life.”
Visual and auditory stimuli that elicit high levels of engagement and emotional response can be linked to reliable patterns of brain activity, a team of researchers from The City College of New York and Columbia University reports. Their findings could lead to new ways for producers of films, television programs and commercials to predict what kinds of scenes their audiences will respond to.