News from The City University of New York

  • CUNY Named “Military Friendly” University

    February 18, 2016 | The University

    The City University of New York is the first and largest university system in America to be named Military Friendly in 2016 in recognition of its programs for veterans, members of the armed forces leaving military service, and their military spouses.

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  • ASRC Scientists Discover New Ways To Create Tailored Emulsions

    February 18, 2016 | The University

    Emulsions, the stabilized mixtures of oil and water are the basis of many food and personal care products such as spreads, creams, and pastes. Each product has different requirements and there is a need for emulsifiers that can be tuned, or tailored but are also biocompatible and biodegradable. Now, Dr. Rein V. Ulijn is among […]

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  • MAYOR OF ROCHESTER, GOYA FOODS GENERAL COUNSEL HONORED ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PERCY SUTTON SEEK PROGRAM ‎

    February 13, 2016 | The University

    ALBANY — The City University of New York Chancellor James B. Milliken today presented Distinguished Alumnus awards to Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Goya Foods, Inc. Vice President and General Counsel Carlos Ortiz, at the annual CUNY and Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Luncheon/Program. Warren and Ortiz attended John Jay College and […]

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  • Chancellor Milliken Delivers Testimony on State Executive Budget

    February 8, 2016 | The University

    In testimony delivered in Albany on the 2016-2017 State Executive Budget, Chancellor James B. Milliken said state support is critical to continuing CUNY’s mission to students, ensuring its graduates become leaders, and finding new ways to strengthen the University for the future.

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  • Bacterial research by campus scientists could impact agriculture

    February 8, 2016 | The University

    A group of campus scientists took a leap forward in the bioengineering field by redesigning a bacterial nanocompartment that can facilitate chemical reactions and could have substantial effects on the field of agriculture.

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  • New Robot Expected to Help Explore Deep Oceans

    February 4, 2016 | The University

    Humanity has been interested in the deep oceans as much as it has been curious about the universe. Since ancient times there have been efforts to discover what lies in the depths of the seas.

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  • City lights, urban sprawl, and uncovering the future of ecology with Dr. Peter Groffman

    February 2, 2016 | The University

    “For a long time in environmental science we’ve done a pretty good job of keeping people outside the box of ecosystems” says Dr. Peter Groffman, who studies the microbial and chemical ecology of urban landscapes and waterways.

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  • Pilot training program to improve transgender competency among medical staff in an urban clinic

    February 2, 2016 | The University

    The widespread discrimination and mistreatment transgender individuals face in the healthcare system could be alleviated with specialized provider training to increase knowledge about transgender health and needs, and to promote positive attitudes. The evaluation of a pilot training program implemented in an urban clinic shows the potential to change attitudes and improve competency, as reported in a study published in Transgender Health, a new peer-reviewed open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available open access on the Transgender Health website.

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  • Chancellor’s Report to the Board of Trustees

    February 2, 2016 | The University

    In remarks to the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Milliken reported that CUNY School of Law’s public interest law program is now ranked #1 in the country by preLaw Magazine.

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  • Statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken

    February 1, 2016 | The University

    I received a letter yesterday afternoon from the state director of operations, which was critical of salaries at both CUNY and SUNY systems.

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