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NEH funds CCNY-based CUNY DSI’s study of Dominican music in the US

January 13, 2017 | City College

The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at The City College of New York is embarking on another ground breaking digital project. A $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will fund the first online study regarding the history of Dominican music in the United States.

CCNY Celebrates MLK, Jr. with Harlem-based middle school

January 9, 2017 | City College

In celebration of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., City College of New York students and staff honor the slain Civil Rights leader with CCNY’s annual MLK Day of Service. This year’s theme is “Why Do You Serve?” and partners CityServ with New York Cares and PS 194 for a day of community work.

CCNY Solar Roofpod’s sweet grant

January 6, 2017 | City College

After a bountiful fall harvest from a garden extension to The City College of New York’s award-winning Solar Roofpod come the bees. The nationally recognized rooftop project designed by students in CCNY’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture under the guidance of Professor Christian Volkmann, is the recipient of a Sponsor-A-Hive grant of honey bees from The Honeybee Conservancy. It is part of the conservancy’s mission to save bees.

CCNY faculty authors tackle imaging techniques, stress and Brooklyn

January 4, 2017 | City College

A reference book on new deep tissue imaging techniques; a text on work, stress and health; and a guide to Brooklyn by a pioneering sociologist who has walked every block of the borough. These are some of the latest publications by City College of New York faculty members.

Nine CCNY faculty members named CUNY Mellon diversity fellows

December 28, 2016 | City College

Nine City College of New York professors are recipients of Mellon Faculty fellowships designed to increase diversity and the retention rate of CUNY faculty. They will participate in the new CUNY Mellon Faculty Diversity Career Enhancement Initiative funded by a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

City College undergrads lead development of chemical method

December 27, 2016 | City College

Credit goes to a team of chemistry and biochemistry students at The City College of New York for enabling the identification of a new chemical “deprotection” technique.

CCNY architecture student Marina Santos wins AIA honor

December 22, 2016 | City College

Marina Santos of The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture is the winner of a 2016 American Institute of Architects New York State (AIANYS) Student Award. The honor is for her project “Reach,” a design proposal for an art gallery at Brooklyn College.

CCNY’s Mikhal Dekel receives NEH faculty award

December 21, 2016 | City College

City College of New York English professor Mikhal Dekel, is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities faculty award for her book in progress “Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Uzbekistan and Iran.”

CCNY AD/PR seniors shine in client pitch competition

December 19, 2016 | City College

Seniors from The City College of New York’s Advertising/PR Program excelled in The Ad/PR Workshop Client Pitch, where three teams pitched their integrated marketing campaigns on behalf of The City College Fund, a non-profit fundraising organization established in 1946 to support CCNY. Team Ethix won for their “City Moments Campaign.”

13 India-bound on inaugural CCNY study abroad program

December 15, 2016 | City College

Thirteen students, a mix of undergraduates, graduate and Phd candidates from three institutions, make up the first cohort of participants in the new City College of New York-India Study Abroad program starting on January 1 in New Delhi. Ten of the group are from City College, two from The Graduate Center, CUNY; and one from Lehman College.

CCNY’s Emily Raboteau receives elite writing fellowship

December 13, 2016 | City College

Emily Raboteau, the American Book Award-winning author and Professor of English in The City College of New York’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, is the recipient of a writing residency fellowship from the Lannan Foundation.

Four Gilman scholars journey overseas for winter session

December 13, 2016 | City College

Four City College of New York students are traveling to Asia and Europe this winter 2017 semester on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. The quartet are recipients of the competitive national scholarships that provide support for overseas travel and research.

CCNY Educational theatre program presents Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

December 9, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre is collaborating with PS 161 for a presentation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. This is the sixth co-production with the Harlem-based school.

Six CCNY students win national recognition for biomedical research

December 9, 2016 | City College

Six City College of New York participants were winners at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Tampa, Fla. Each received awards in the poster presentation category.

City College is America’s #1 Military Friendly School

December 8, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York is the #1 Military Friendly School among public universities with more than 10,000 students. This is according to Victory Media, which awarded City College its Top 10 Gold award for 2017.

The honor is based on public information gathered from a Military Friendly® survey and personal data from CCNY veteran students about how they feel about the college.

CCNY’s Marom Bikson receives more than $4M for brain research

December 6, 2016 | City College

Biomedical engineer Marom Bikson’s internationally recognized contributions in medical device innovation include research on noninvasive electrical brain stimulation to treat brain disorders such as depression, chronic pain, and stroke. The City College of New York professor is now the recipient of a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health aimed at revolutionizing the treatment of brain diseases using brain stimulation that is personalized to each patient. Eighteen medical centers around the country and Google are also partners in this research.

International students triumph in visual arts contests

December 2, 2016 | City College

One is a dreamlike film sequence about journeying from poverty in Mexico to a City College of New York classroom. The other is a stunning campus photo. Both earned CCNY undergraduates Mariana Osorio (art and music) and Suha Sultan (biomedical engineering) top prizes in two international competitions.

CCNY-based DSI launches unique site on early Blacks in the Americas

December 1, 2016 | City College

The first digital platform in academia presenting a comprehensive history of the Americas’ earliest African inhabitants is now live. “First Blacks in the Americas/Los Primeros Negros en las Américas,” a bilingual archival resource in English and Spanish, is the product of The City College of New York- based CUNY Dominican Studies Institute.

CCNY Presidential search begins

November 28, 2016 | City College

Since its founding in 1847 as the Free Academy, The City College of New York has provided a world-class higher education to an increasingly diverse student body–serving as one of the single most important avenues to upward mobility in the nation. Access to excellence remains the vision of the College today. City College is the founding institution of The City University of New York and the first public urban institution of higher education in the United States.

CCNY’s Md Kabir wins national medical student oral presentation award

November 22, 2016 | City College

City College of New York Biochemistry major Md Shamiul Kabir is this year’s best oral presentation winner among premedical and medical students at the Student National Medical Association’s Region IX Research Education Conference.