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CCNY researchers introduce new route to thermal measurements with nanometer resolution

November 25, 2015 | City College

Understanding nanoscale heat flow is critical in the design of integrated electronic devices and in the development of materials for thermal insulation and thermoelectric energy recovery. While several techniques are currently available to observe heat transport over macroscopic distances, there is a need for new methods capable of revealing the dynamics of heat flow with nanometer resolution.

Roundabout partners with CCNY to train technical theatre teachers and artists

November 23, 2015 | City College

For its first partnership with a higher education institution, the Roundabout Theatre Company chose the City College of New York’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre to create a new course for pre-service teachers and teaching artists.

CCNY wins big at ABRCMS conference

November 19, 2015 | City College

The 15th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Seattle is over with The City College of New York a big winner. Eight students from the Division of Science received awards in the poster presentation category.

CCNY student engineers excel at national ChemE-Car finals

November 18, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York’s American Institute of Chemical Engineering chapter is back from the 2015 Annual Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition® in Salt Lake City with the Spirit of Competition Award. In addition, two members of the City College team, seniors Sneha Gopal and Pavel Shapturanka, both received awards in AIChE’s national poster competition.

Author Lori Marie Carlson Hijuelos is 2015 Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar at CCNY

November 16, 2015 | City College

Author Lori Marie Carlson Hijuelos delivers the 2015 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at The City College of New York on Tuesday, Dec. 8. In a celebration of her late husband Oscar Hijuelos’s last novel, she engages in a panel discussion on “Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise,” at 5:30 p.m. in the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Register now for winter and spring 2016 at CCNY!

November 13, 2015 | City College

Registration for continuing students for the winter and spring semesters begins on Wednesday, Nov. 18 and ends on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

CCNY welcomes STEM-related conference

November 12, 2015 | City College

For City University of New York students interested in pursuing majors in STEM fields, The City College of New York is the place to be on Friday, Nov. 20 for the GlobalCUNY 2015 Conference. The one-day event is hosted by the NYC Louis Stokes Alliance at City College. It is expected to attract up to 120 participants from CCNY and CUNY-wide.

Title winning CCNY men’s soccer team shoots for NCAA crown

November 12, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York men’s soccer team’s reward for clinching its first City University of New York Athletic Conference title in 10 years is an NCAA first round knockout game with host SUNY Oneonta at upstate’s Red Dragon Field on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m.

CCNY lands in Social Mobility Index’s top ten

November 11, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York ranks fifth in the 2015 Social Mobility Index, which measures contributions toward narrowing the economic gap in the U.S.

CCNY researchers open “Golden Window” in deep brain imaging

November 11, 2015 | City College

The neuroscience community is saluting the creation of a “Golden Window” for deep brain imaging by researchers at The City College of New York led by biomedical engineer Lingyan Shi. This is a first for brain imaging, said Shi, a research associate in City College’s Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers, and the biology department.

Fifty-four students receive scholarships at CCNY alumni event

November 6, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York’s annual alumni dinner at the New York Hilton is not only about honoring the institution’s alumni for postgraduate achievements. Every year, City College students, ranging from freshmen to graduates, receive scholarships for academic excellence at the glittering event.

Emily Raboteau short story tops 35,609 entries from 149 countries for $20K prize

November 5, 2015 | City College

City College of New York creative writing professor and author Emily Raboteau is the winner of the fourth International Flash Fiction competition. Her 100-word short story, “Oysters,” is adjudged the best from more than 35,000 submissions from 149 countries this year.

AMA awards med school grant to develop community-based care curriculum

November 4, 2015 | City College

The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine is one of 20 medical schools selected to be a member of the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium for its project, “Growing Our Own: Partnering with Health Care Centers to Educate Practitioners for the 21st Century.”

Kathlene McDonald discusses medical humanities and advocacy in Nov. 19 Presidential Conversation

November 3, 2015 | City College

Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Professor Kathlene McDonald talks about her work in the field of medical humanities in the third installment of the City College of New York’s 2015-16 “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” series on Thursday, Nov. 19. The talk, “From Chaos to Advocacy: End-of-Life Care, Narrative, and Social Change,” takes place from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium, and is free and open to the public.

Author Jacqueline Woodson receives 2015 Langston Hughes Medal

November 2, 2015 | City College

Jacqueline Woodson, an award-winning author of more than 30 books for children and young adults, is this year’s recipient of The City College of New York’s Langston Hughes Medal. She receives the award on Nov. 20 at City College’s 36th Langston Hughes Festival. The award ceremony, in the Marian Anderson Theatre at Aaron Davis Hall […]

CCNY Physicists mimic quantum entanglement with laser pointer to double data speeds

October 28, 2015 | City College

In a classic eureka moment, a team of physicists led by The City College of New York and including Herriot-Watt University and Corning Incorporated is showing how beams from ordinary laser pointers mimic quantum entanglement with the potential of doubling the data speed of laser communication.

CCNY celebrates CUNY Month

October 27, 2015 | City College

November is CUNY Month! To celebrate, the City College of New York invites the community to visit the campus and to enjoy a number of special events throughout the month.

Lynn Appelbaum receives PRSA’s Outstanding Educator Award

October 26, 2015 | City College

In honor of her “significant contribution to the advancement of public relations education through college or university teaching,” Lynn Appelbaum, director of the advertising and public relations specialization and professor in the City College of New York’s Department of Media & Communication Arts, receives the Public Relations Society of America’s Outstanding Educator Award.

City College is a top producer of physics graduates in the US

October 23, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York is a top producer of physics graduates in the nation, according to the American Institute of Physics. City College’s physics department is on a list of programs recognized by the AIP for conferring the largest number of undergraduate physics degrees between 2012 and 2014.

CCNY honors Phylicia Rashad and six distinguished alumni at annual gala

October 21, 2015 | City College

Award-winning actress and director Phylicia Rashad is this year’s John H. Finley Award recipient. The award is given out by the Alumni Association of The City College of New York for exemplary and dedicated service to the City of New York. A graduate of Howard University, Rashad receives the award on Nov. 5 at a ceremony at the New York Hilton.