Female empowerment, networking and book discussions highlight The City College of New York’s 2016 Women’s History Month observance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Twenty-one students from South Korea’s Kyungpook National University are spending Feb. 16-23 at The City College of New York for a week-long seminar on philosophical counseling led by noted CCNY philosopher and author Dr. Lou Marinoff.
Legendary art director, designer and ad man George Lois is gifting his archives to The City College of New York. Designated the “The George Lois Big Idea Archive,” the collection comprises films, TV and radio commercials, print ads, posters, scripts, correspondences, photos, memorabilia and numerous other items from a remarkable career spanning more than 65 years.
More than 50 City College of New York students and staff honor Martin Luther King, Jr. this year with a clean-up effort in Jamaica Bay from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16. The volunteerism is part of the institution’s annual community-focused Martin Luther King Day of Service organized by CityServ in observance of the slain civil rights leader’s birthday.
Associate Professor Tatyana Kleyn, who directs the School of Education’s Programs in Bilingual Education and TESOL, will premiere her documentary film, “Una Vida, Dos Países [One Life, Two Countries],” at the City College of New York on Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m.
Lisa S. Coico, Ph.D., president of The City College of New York, is the recipient of the 2016 Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University’s Graduate School Distinguished Alumnus Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to biomedical research and education. It will be presented in May.
A smart walker for seniors and an educational tool to help develop STEM skills are some of the creative venture ideas in The City College of New York’s 2016 Zahn Innovation Center Entrepreneurship competition. Twenty-eight City College student teams are in the competition that offers $149,000 in prize money.
Three City College of New York students — freshman Gabrielle Cintron from Townsend Harris High School, freshman Kimberly Harris from Midwood High School and senior Raluca Soltoianu from Forest Hills High School — are among the 101 New Era Scholars for the 2015-16 academic year. They spoke at a luncheon honoring their achievements on Dec. 10.
After three months of arduous preparation, PS 161 presents its community performance of The Lion King Jr. on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m.
Three more City College of New York students earned Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for the spring 2016 semester, bringing to 10 the number of CCNY recipients this year.
The City College of New York’s Art Education department bestows its Therese Ralston McCabe Connor Awards to CUNY students in the fields of studio art, art history and art education. Students receive tuition support, and are recognized for their outstanding achievement in research and projects as part of their coursework.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.