Dr. John O’Keefe, a 1963 alumnus of The City College of New York, was today awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He is CCNY’s tenth Nobel laureate, placing the institution among the top ranks of public colleges and universities nationwide.
Update on proposed amendments to University policies and procedures addressing sexual assault, sexual harassment and student discipline.
Lasers – devices that deliver beams of highly organized light – are so deeply integrated into modern technology that their basic operations would seem well understood. CD players, medical diagnostics and military surveillance all depend on lasers.
This week’s report on the frequency and distribution of misdemeanor arrests from 1980 to today from John Jay College of Criminal Justice provides clear evidence of what many have known for years. The NYPD is engaged in a wide-ranging social experiment in the mass criminalization of poor non-white New Yorkers.
Preparing a healthy lunch at home is a luxury most of us don’t have time for. But—thanks to an alarming new study—it’s something we all should be doing regularly, as it’s seriously unhealthy to grab lunch around the office every day.
Like so many other children, Fabienne Bastien did not like to go to sleep at bedtime
A British-American scientist and a pair of Norwegian researchers were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for discovering “an inner GPS in the brain” that enables virtually all creatures to navigate their surroundings.
Simple interventions can help avert high birth weights in newborns, according to a new study by the University of Adelaide. The finding is significant because infants with higher birth weight face heightened risk of becoming obese as children or adults.
The City University of New York is experiencing record enrollment this fall as more students than ever – including more freshmen and high achievers — choose CUNY for its extraordinary value from quality academics to exceptional affordability to opportunity-rich programs and New York City location.
If you consider the consequences of global warming, it’s always the major effects that receive the most attention – glaciers melting, sea levels rising, more frequent and more intense bushfires, floods and cyclones.
Although teens and young adults who abuse prescription painkillers face a high risk of overdose, most don’t know how to respond when one occurs, new research shows.
Prominent educator Dr. Eduardo J. Martí, whose career includes a quarter century of service as a president of CUNY and SUNY community colleges, has been designated by Chancellor James B. Milliken as Interim President of Bronx Community College, subject to approval by the CUNY Board of Trustees.
Chancellor James B. Milliken has announced that President Carole M. Berotte Joseph of Bronx Community College will be leaving her post effective Friday, October 3, 2014 to commence a study leave after which she becomes a University Professor.
Scientists have shown how gravitational waves—invisible ripples in the fabric of space and time that propagate through the universe—might be “seen” by looking at the stars.
Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities and recommend strategies to address the problem nationally, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday.
New, Improved Adjunct Health Insurance; Bequeathing Unused Time Off; Latino Faculty Initiative
The University’s renowned faculty members continually win professional-achievement awards from prestigious organizations as well as research grants from government agencies, farsighted foundations and leading corporations. Pictured are just a few of the recent honorees. Brief summaries of many ongoing research projects start here and continue inside.
In May, I completed almost a decade as president of the University of Nebraska, from which I graduated 35 years ago. NU was founded in 1869 as a “land-grant” university under the Morrill Act of 1862, signed by President Lincoln to expand educational opportunity to the children of farmers and mill workers. Today, in a small state, NU has a $2.48 billion budget, 50,000 students on five campuses, outreach in 93 counties and a global impact through distance learning and partnerships abroad. Nothing is more important to Nebraska than its public university.
HAVE YOU HEARD? Kingsborough’s radio station, WKRB 90.3 FM, was named the best community college station … Stressed out? Tracy Dennis and Hunter College researchers have designed an app to calm you down … CUNY Dance Initiative is offering residencies to New York City choreographers …
Planning Slavery’s End; Revisiting Incompatible Musicians; Foraging for Everything; Solving Disease Mysteries; Hiding the Louvre