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CCNY Macaulay Honors duo named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

April 7, 2016 | City College

Two members of the Macaulay Honors College program at The City College of New York have been named 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. Paulina R. Librizzi and Ellianna Schwab, both juniors, join a list of talented students in science, engineering and mathematics recognized nationally by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

CCNY student Jasmin Klinger scores music for Cameron-Scorsese film

April 5, 2016 | City College

When the credits roll for Domenica Cameron-Scorsese’s debut feature, “Almost Paris,” at its Tribeca Film Festival premier April 24, among the names on the screen will be Jasmin Klinger’s, a City College of New York BFA music major. The junior from Israel scored the music for the film by Martin Scorsese’s actress-director daughter. Klinger composed, recorded and mixed the score at City College’s Sonic Arts Center (SAC).

First Lady Michelle Obama addresses City College of New York Class of 2016

April 4, 2016 | City College

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the commencement address during the 170th Commencement Ceremony at The City College of New York on Friday, June 3, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. on the South Campus Great Lawn on the CCNY campus in historic Harlem, where more than 3,000 students make up the Class of 2016.

CCNY student engineers announce new project in Nicaragua

March 30, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York student chapter of Engineers without Borders’ (EWB-USA CCNY) latest initiative is a water access project to benefit a rural community in Siuna, Nicaragua. Currently, 46 percent of the Tadazna community or approximately 370 people, lack access to drinking water. The project adopted by the chapter entails the construction of […]

City College mourns distinguished alumnus Andrew Grove ’60

March 23, 2016 | City College

Dr. Andrew S. Grove, a distinguished member of The City College of New York’s Class of 1960 whose $26 million gift to the institution in 2005 is the largest in CCNY’s history, died in Los Altos, Calif., on Monday. He was 79.

Neurogeneticist Huda Zoghbi is Levine-de Beer speaker at CCNY, April 7

March 21, 2016 | City College

Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi, a renowned neurogeneticist from Baylor College of Medicine, presents this year’s Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics at The City College of New York on Thursday, April 7. Her talk, “The Story of Rett Syndrome and the Insight it Provides into Neuropsychiatric Disorders” begins at 5 p.m. in The Great Hall. It is free and open to the public.

Mayor’s Office, CCNY, CUNY re-launch Benchmarking Help Center

March 18, 2016 | City College

The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) is partnering with the CUNY Building Performance Lab, an initiative of The City College of New York-based CUNY Institute for Urban Systems, to re-launch the NYC Benchmarking Help Center.

Sternberg lecture at CCNY discusses challenges of disconnected Latino youth

March 16, 2016 | City College

The third annual Sternberg Family Lecture at The City College of New York on Wednesday, March 30, presents a discussion by three experts entitled “A disrupted Foundation: Employment, School Retention, and Social Ties among Disconnected Latino Youth.” Hosted by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, the lecture starts at 4:30 p.m. in City College’s Great Hall.

As Mexican Families Leave U.S. for Home, Film Focuses on the Children

March 15, 2016 | City College

A new documentary by City College professor Tatyana Kleyn explores the alienation and disruption that results when children who have spent all or most of their lives in the U.S. move with their families to Mexico.

CCNY research team in molecular breakthrough

March 14, 2016 | City College

Reducing a barrier that generally hinders the easy generation of new molecules, a team led by City College of New York chemist Mahesh K. Lakshman has devised a method to cleave generally inert bonds to allow the formation of new ones. The study is the cover story in the journal ACS Catalysis published by the American Chemical Society.

CCNY’s Václav Paris receives NEH award for book research

March 11, 2016 | City College

Thanks to a 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities award, Václav Paris, assistant professor of English at The City College of New York, is spending this semester working on a book on early 20th-century modernist prose.

$500K grant to CCNY educator Beverly Falk for pre-K study

March 9, 2016 | City College

City College of New York educator Dr. Beverly Falk is the recipient of a $475,000 grant from the Foundation for Child Development for a study aimed at benefitting pre-K children from high-need and diverse communities.

Pioneering CCNY physicist Robert Alfano receives top honor

March 7, 2016 | City College

Dr. Robert R. Alfano, a pioneer in ultrafast optical science and engineering, is the 2016 recipient of the Optical Society of America’s Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award. The award recognizes individuals for their innovative and influential contributions to the field of biophotonics.

Melissa Julien wins national advertising fellowship

March 4, 2016 | City College

Melissa Julien is the latest member of The City College of New York’s Branding + Integrated Communications program selected for the 4A’s elite Multicultural Advertising Internship Program. As a MAIP Fellow, she will intern this summer at DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology agency.

CCNY presents “James Baldwin’s America”

March 2, 2016 | City College

“James Baldwin’s America,” is the title of a reading and discussion series at The City College of New York in March, celebrates the work of the renowned writer and Harlem native.

Celebrating Women’s History Month at City College

March 1, 2016 | City College

Female empowerment, networking and book discussions highlight The City College of New York’s 2016 Women’s History Month observance.

Chemist Teresa Bandosz receives Fulbright Scholar Award

February 26, 2016 | City College

City College of New York chemistry Professor Teresa J. Bandosz’ pioneering research has earned her a 2016-2017 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award. Bandosz, who also holds a professorship in chemical engineering at City College, will travel to the University of Malaga in Spain to conduct research that could help alleviate global warming and solve energy problems.

Engineering major George Basaly wins WISE fellowship

February 23, 2016 | City College

George Basaly, a senior in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is the recipient of a 2016 WISE fellowship for outstanding undergraduates. Its goal is to prepare future leaders of the engineering profession in the United States.

CCNY’s Colin Powell School and CUNY Law launch joint degree

February 22, 2016 | City College

The CUNY Board of Trustees has approved a new dual-degree program between The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and the CUNY School of Law that will lead to a masters in international relations and a JD in law. The proposal is pending approval by the New York State Department of Education.

Transportation expert Candace Brakewood named Rising Star Fellow

February 18, 2016 | City College

Dr. Candace Brakewood, assistant professor of civil engineering at The City College of New York, joins an elite group of academics this summer to explore the nexus of mobility and communications. She is one of seven transportation experts selected globally to participate in the 2016 Chan Wui and Yunyin Rising Star Workshop for Early Career Professionals aboard an England-bound cruise ship, July 6-13.