CUNY Nursing and Public Health Doctoral Faculty and Students Visit Cape Town and London to Study Municipal Responses Childhood Obesity

August 4, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

This July, these alarming statistics sent a delegation of City University of New York nursing and public health faculty and doctoral students to visit Cape Town and London. The group wanted to analyze how three world cities were responding to soaring rates of childhood obesity and how researchers and health professionals could help municipal governments to develop more effective action plans to reduce the health burdens that childhood obesity imposes.

As School Year Opens New Majors, More Courses, New Med School

September 29, 2016 | CUNY Matters, The University

The new CUNY School of Medicine has opened with an inaugural class of 69 students, following final approval by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that now allows a CUNY institution to grant medical degrees for the first time in the University’s 170-year history.

The GC’s Setha Low Receives Inaugural Anthropology Scholar Award

September 19, 2016 | CUNY Graduate Center, The University

Professor Setha M. Low (Anthropology/Environmental Psychology), whose novel research focuses on the anthropology of space and place, has been awarded the inaugural Senior Scholar Award from the Society of Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology(SUNTA).

America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker Are Among Outstanding and Inspiring Leaders to Address CUNY Graduates and Receive Honors

May 30, 2016 | The University

America’s first lady Michelle Obama, New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker head an impressive list of distinguished public servants, scientists, pioneering researchers on HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer’s disease, educators, jurists, lawyers, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, authors, actors and journalists who are the speakers and honorees for the 2016 commencement ceremonies at The City University of New York.

College Welcomes New Full-Time Faculty Members

September 14, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College welcomes the following new full-time faculty in Fall 2015: Jane Hindman, Professor of English, holds Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English from the University of Arizona where she also received Masters degrees in ESL and in Literature. She taught previously at San Diego State University. Her scholarly work, which […]

Ph.D. Candidate Micki Kaufman Receives Prestigious Award for ‘Quantifying Kissinger’ Project

June 11, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Ph.D. candidate Micki Kaufman (History), a former GC Digital Fellow, was recently awarded the Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen Young Scholar Prize from the Association for Computers and the Humanities.

GC Digital Initiatives Wins Second Consecutive Start-Up Grant

May 28, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

The Graduate Center’s GC Digital Initiatives have been awarded a highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities grant for a project proposed by student Stephen Zweibel in the Digital Praxis Seminar.

6 From CCNY Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

April 6, 2015 | City College

Danielle G. Rivera, a master of Science in biology major at The City College of New York and five recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.

Matthew Gold Announces ‘Debates in the Digital Humanities’ Book Series

January 26, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center, New York City College of Technology

Professor Matthew K. Gold (NYCCT/GC, English) recently announced the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series (University of Minnesota Press), a new book series highlighting key tensions that are shaping the field.

Making stars: Astronomy program provides tools, support to enhance diversity

October 5, 2014 | The University

Like so many other children, Fabienne Bastien did not like to go to sleep at bedtime

Maureen Becker named Interim Founding Dean of the School of Health Sciences

September 16, 2014 | College of Staten Island

Dr. Maureen Becker has been appointed the Interim Founding Dean of the College of Staten Island School of Health Sciences effective August 27, 2014. Dean Becker will lead the Nursing and Physical Therapy Departments and organize the School so that these departments function cohesively and complement one another.

2014 CUNY Commencement Ceremonies: Nobel Laureates, Leaders in Education and the Law, Distinguished Public Servants, Acclaimed Musicians, City-Wide Office Holders, Together With Advocates for Holocaust Victims, Women and Minorities

May 19, 2014 | The University

Dr. Harold Varmus, M.D., Director of the National Cancer Institute and a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for studies of the genetic basis of cancer, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the first Puerto Rican and Latina to hold a citywide elected position, Sarah Weddington, who successfully argued Roe v. Wade before the U.S. Supreme Court at the age of 26, Wynton Marsalis, the internationally acclaimed musician, composer, and Artistic Director for Jazz at Lincoln Center

2 CCNY Biomedical Engineers Receive Entrepreneurial Training

January 10, 2014 | City College

Two standouts in The City College Grove School of Engineering’s biomedical engineering department have been accepted into the Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab NYC (ELabNYC), a competitive six-month training and mentoring program run by the New York City Economic Development Corp. Zeynep Dereli-Korkut, a postdoctoral researcher, and Tanjin Panna, a graduating senior, are among 21 participants in the current ELabNYC cohort.

Guttman’s Dean of Academic Affairs Publishes New Book and Research Articles

December 16, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Reuben Mikhael Castagno, Dean of Academic Affairs at Guttman Community College, has published The Psychology of Cinematic Popular Culture and Educators’ Reflective Practices (Bentham Science, 2014). This is an important and crucial work in the system…

Guttman’s Dean of Academic Affairs Publishes New Book and Research Articles

December 16, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Reuben Mikhael Castagno, Dean of Academic Affairs at Guttman Community College, has published The Psychology of Cinematic Popular Culture and Educators’ Reflective Practices (Bentham Science, 2014). This is an important and crucial work in the system…

‘Washington Monthly’ Lauds CCNY for Contribution to Social Good

November 5, 2013 | City College

School places high among master’s universities for research, social mobility in magazine’s college rankings

The City College of New York was ranked 43rd among the United States’ 684 master’s universities, according to the 2013 “Washington Monthly” College Rankings.

Report: Lehman College #3 in Nation on President Obama’s Financial Aid Rating Proposal

September 6, 2013 | Lehman College

Lehman College has received leading marks from two national publications for the College’s affordability, accessibility and research, among other categories.

CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter Responds to Hurricane Sandy

December 18, 2012 | CUNY School of Public Health

As Hurricane Sandy stormed up the East Coast on Monday, October 29th, students, faculty and alumni of the City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College faced the same challenges as other New Yorkers: finding a safe place to stay and protecting their families and property. But as Sandy moved north, some took on a new role: taking action to help others recover from the storm and protect their health. To profile these activities, the School of Public Health’s Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg recently asked four individuals –of the many more who were active in Sandy relief—to describe what they did and what they learned.