Twelve CUNY students and recent alumni have won prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, each worth $138,000, to pursue research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in advance fields including astrophysics, cell biology and organometallic chemistry.
The courtyard of Queensborough Community College’s U-shaped Science Building used to be a pleasant if unremarkable spot with a few picnic tables and benches where students could hang out when the weather was fine. But now it’s being transformed into something else entirely — a bright and airy atrium that will give the college an inviting and much-needed indoor dining space and is destined to be one of the campus’s most popular gathering spots.
STUDENTS AT LAGUARDIA Community College will soon see the benefits of one of the most significant capital projects in the campus’s history—a much-anticipated $15 million expansion and renovation of the college library.
By Robert Jones Jr. When asked why she is such a generous supporter of Brooklyn College, giving of her time and talent as well as her financial sponsorship, Lorraine Laighold ’64, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn College Foundation, said it is wholly because of the students. “They’re me,” said Laighold, […]
When Brooklyn native Larry Rivera returned to civilian life in 2013, he was uncertain about his future. He had just completed 10 years in the U.S. Army that included three deployments to Afghanistan where he was injured during combat. After a short stint in Florida where he worked as a landscaper at a golf course, […]
The Whitney Biennial is an eagerly awaited survey of the best and most exciting contemporary art. Among the artists this year: Hunter Professor Carrie Moyer, whose work can be viewed on the fifth floor of the new Whitney in the Meatpacking District. New York Times critic Roberta Smith describes Moyer’s “bravura abstracts,” as “among her […]
Studies predict that by 2030, there will be more than 5 million adults living in the United States who are over age 50 and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT.) This population faces specific and significant challenges — social isolation and loneliness, higher risks of economic and physical disparities than their cisgender or […]
Since 2005, Hunter’s pre-law program has provided students with programs and services that enrich their understanding of the legal profession, and help them gain entry to some of the top law schools in the country. On March 8, 2017, the Kaye Playhouse opened its doors to donors, students, faculty members, and other members of the […]
Young orchestra musicians from around Staten Island traveled to the College of Staten Island (CSI) for the first annual CSI Performance Competition for Strings. The more »
Nine of the best and brightest alumni of The City College of New York’s MFA creative writing program – all recently published authors — return to their alma mater April 3 to discuss their postgraduate success. “Life After the MFA: My Path to Publication,” a panel discussion moderated by English professor and award-winning novelist Emily Raboteau, starts 7 p.m. in Shepard Hall room 95. It is free and open to the public.
Shereese Trumpet, B Arch major at The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York, is one of 20 distinguished minority architects and designers featured in the “Say It Loud’ exhibition, which celebrates the creative work of distinguished black members of the National Organization of Minority Architects, New York Coalition of Black Architects.
Start spreading the news! CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College invites New Yorkers to help find all of the creatures that call our city home by joining a citizen scientist effort from April 14-18. Anyone who lives in, or visits the 5 boroughs of New York during that time period is asked to photograph and share pictures […]
Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that John Wetmore, ’17 (Hunter College) and Alexandra (Sasha) Whittaker,’17 (City College) have received Fulbright Scholarship awards. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. Sasha Whittaker is […]
Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program Selects 21 Diaspora Fellows to Conduct Projects with Greek Universities New York, NY, March 21, 2017 – Effie Papatzikou Cochran, Professor in the English Department of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, was awarded a Niarchos Greek Diaspora Fellowship to travel to Greece and work with the American College of […]
IATSE New York Production Locals Showcase trades and crafts March 21, 2017, | Brooklyn, NY: Kingsborough Community College (KCC), in partnership with the International Cinematographers (ICD), hosted a Diversity & Outreach Workshop at the College on March 18. Students had the chance to participate in a panel discussion with the union and guild representatives about […]
Dan Wan, a student in The City College of New York’s civil engineering PhD program, is the winner of the University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year Award from the Region 2 University Transportation Research Center. Wan won for her thesis entitled: “Calibrating Safety Performance Functions for Intersections in New York City: Relaxing the Functions in Space.”
Gilda A. Barabino, Berg Professor and Dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is the winner of the 2017 Pierre Galletti Award presented by the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. AIMBE’s highest individual honor, it recognizes a member’s contributions to public awareness of medical and biological engineering, and to the promotion of the national interest in science, engineering and education.
A new City College of New York aid is making the inspection of laboratories easier. Recently copyrighted, The CUNY/CCNY Digital Lab Inspection Program is available to other CUNY colleges for use free of charge.
The Hostos women’s basketball team wrapped up its historic season this weekend, finishing 5th in the nation at the National Junior College Athletic Association Tournament.
iRxCapture App and iLidRx pill dispensing podNew York, NY — Dr. Anthony Sterns, Adjunct Associate Professor in the business and psychology programs at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), has received over $900,000 in federal, state, and regional funding, as well as other capital investments, to improve medication adherence using a new technology […]