Archive for January, 2014

Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site

January 29, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/01/pennar-crop-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site" title="Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site" style="float:right;" />The former economics writer had been the website’s interim editor and recently curated a story that got international play about elderly Korean patrons who were evicted from a local McDonald’s.

Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site

January 29, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/01/pennar-crop-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site" title="Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site" style="float:right;" />The former economics writer had been the website’s interim editor and recently curated a story that got international play about elderly Korean patrons who were evicted from a local McDonald’s.

CUNY and the NYC Health Department Launch Second NYC HANES Survey

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

The CUNY School of Public Health and New York City Health Department are conducting the second New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES). From the fall of 2013 until early 2014, adults from 3,000 randomly selected NYC households are being asked to answer survey questions and take a physical exam that will […]

Paula Edgar Receives Woman of Inspiration Award

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Paula Edgar (’06) is being recognized by Ms. JD for its first Woman of Inspiration Award.

Top Lessons from 50 Years of Fighting the Tobacco Industry

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

On the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health, CUNY Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg offers an assessment of the promise and limitations of public health activism. More…

CUNY Researchers Report That Testosterone May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

Testosterone in men declines with age and ill health, so low testosterone levels tend to correlate with cardiovascular disease risk factors, cardiovascular disease, and mortality. Testosterone replacement is increasingly promoted to older men, although the safety of testosterone replacement has never been assessed in a large trial. Meta-analyses of small, randomized-controlled trials suggest testosterone administration […]

CUNY and NYC to Examine the Effectiveness of HIV Care Coordination

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

Professor Denis Nash of the CUNY School of Public Health and Mary Irvine, of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is leading leading a large-scale public health study entitled, “HIV care coordination: comparative effectiveness, outcome determinants and costs.”  The study is funded by a five-year $3.1 million NIH R01 grant from […]

Captured Objects: Prints by Devorah Boxer

January 29, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College presents the exhibition Captured Objects: Prints by Devorah Boxer at the Mishkin Gallery from Friday, February 14 to March 12, 2014. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, February 13, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Building a Fourth Wave of HIV/AIDS Activism: An Activist-Scholar Panel Discussion

January 29, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Managementand the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at Columbia University invite you to its next seminar, Building a Fourth Wave of HIV/AIDS Activism: An Activist-Scholar Panel Discussion on Monday, February 3.

Unlocking the Mystery of Memories

January 29, 2014 | Hunter College

Scientists have long tried to understand how the brain makes memories, but were, until now, frustrated by their inability to look at the workings of individual neurons. Dr. Hyungsik Lim, an assistant professor of physics at Hunter College, contributed to a recent study, published in Science, in which scientists observed fluorescently tagged messenger RNA (mRNA) […]

Vincent Boudreau Appointed First Dean of Colin Powell School

January 29, 2014 | City College

Dr. Vincent Boudreau is the first permanent dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York. The CUNY Board of Trustees approved his appointment at its January 27 meeting. Dr. Jeffrey Rosen, a professor of psychology, had been serving as interim dean since the school’s inauguration in April 2013.

Alumna Pamela Thomas Makes Mark Collecting Black Animation Art

January 29, 2014 | City College

Exhibit featuring artwork from ‘Harlem Globetrotters,’ ‘The Jackson 5ive” and ‘Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids’ opens February 5 at the Schomburg Center

CCNY Named To Princeton Review’s 2014 List Of ‘Best Value Colleges’

January 28, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles CCNY in its book, “The Best Value Colleges: 2014 Edition” (Random House/Princeton Review), and on its website at http://www.princetonreview.com/best-value-colleges.

Joan Richardson Appointed Distinguished Professor

January 28, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

At the January 27 meeting of CUNY’s board of trustees, Joan Richardson, a member of the doctoral faculty in English and comparative literature, was appointed Distinguished Professor, effective February 1, 2014.

Sophie Davis PA Graduation Thursday, January 30

January 28, 2014 | City College

The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education’s 40th commencement ceremony for the Physician Assistant Program at Harlem Hospital Center will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, January 30, in The Great Hall, Shepard Hall, on The City College of New York campus. The Class of 2014 has 28 students.

David Joselit Joins the Graduate Center’s Art History Program

January 28, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

The Graduate Center is pleased to welcome accomplished scholar and critic David Joselit, who has been named distinguished professor in the Ph.D. Program in Art History as of Spring 2014.

The Princeton Review ranks Hunter as one of the nation’s “Best Value” schools

January 28, 2014 | Hunter College

Hunter College has just been named one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities by The Princeton Review – one of 75 public and 75 private schools to receive the honor. “For many New Yorkers seeking a top-notch college degree,” the Review says, “Hunter offers the best, most affordable option available.” The Review also […]

HOSTOS PRESIDENT FÉLIX V. MATOS RODRÍGUEZ NAMED TO COUNCIL SPEAKER MELISSA MARK-VIVERITO’S TRANSITION TEAM

January 28, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Recognized again as an important advocate and leader in higher education Eugenio María de Hostos Community College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez has been named to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s transition team. President Matos Rodríguez was also named to City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Transition Committee this past November. Speaker Mark-Viverito’s is the […]

Guttman Professor Publishes Book on Public School Alternative to Traditional Education Models

January 28, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Alia Tyner-Mullings, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Guttman has authored Enter the Alternative School, an in-depth examination of public school alternatives to traditional educational models. This book, which will be released on February 1, analyzes how urban education can respond to a system growing increasingly standardized and privatized. As an example, Central Park East Secondary […]

Information Technology Student Selected for Paid Internship at the Department of Education

January 28, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Mr. Argelis Jerez, a Guttman second-year student, has been hired as a paid intern at the Department of Education through the CUNY IT Internship Program. Argelis, who is studying Information Technology at Guttman, will begin his internship in the Spring I semester. During the fall of 2013, Ms. Kim Wang, Senior Project Director of CUNY […]