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.
Like so many employees, CUNY donors give to charity when they can — a lot or a little depending on their own financial situations. Giving makes people feel good.
Working women whose children are breastfeeding typically need to express milk while at the office. It is certainly a nurturing process. But many are far more comfortable if they have privacy.
The key to great leadership is showing self-confidence and caring for others, Rossana Rosado, publisher and CEO of El Diario/La Prensa told 350 women at the ninth annual CUNY Women’s Leadership Conference.
Statement by Interim Chancellor Kelly to the CUNY Board of Trustees on Teacher Preparation September 30, 2013 “As you will remember, Governor Cuomo convened an Education Reform Commission in 2012, bringing together leaders from across the state-including then Chancellor Matthew Goldstein-to identify ways to strengthen the state’s education system. The commission’s preliminary recommendations were adopted […]
The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today approved the appointment of Professor Sarah Bartlett as Dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
Queens College President James Muyskens announced today that he would retire on Dec. 31 after almost 12 years of exemplary service as the leader of the highly regarded 20,000-student senior college at The City University of New York. Muyskens, a philosopher, intends to resume teaching during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Kingsborough Early College Secondary School, a small, ambitious and rigorous public school in Brooklyn, will be featured this weekend during a national day-long public television special about improving America’s high school graduation rates. The special, American Graduate Day 2013, airs from 12 Noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th, and is part of the public media initiative: American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen. It will be broadcast on public television stations nationwide and streamed live from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City. Local viewers can watch on WNET Channels 13 and 21 as well as on NJTV stations.
During the first two weeks of the semester, demonstrators — from within and outside the University– have gathered near the Macaulay Honors College to protest the presence of Visiting Professor David Petraeus.
The City University of New York has appointed renowned biomedical researcher Kevin H. Gardner to head the structural biology initiative at the new CUNY Advanced Science Research Center.
Humans aren’t the only whisperers in the world, according to a new study that reveals cotton-top tamarins whisper too.
Lehman College’s new Science Hall has won the nation’s top honor for sustainable, environmentally efficient design, LEED Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first university-level teaching and research facility in New York City to receive this designation, and just the fourth in the state.
Student debt has emerged as one of the nation’s most sobering economic and societal problems, as college costs have dramatically outpaced family incomes, education debt has mushroomed past $1.1 trillion, and graduates struggle to pay back their loans in a shifting and often disappointing job market.
New degrees ranging from urban studies and classical music performance to biotechnology and photonics highlight an exciting array of innovative academic programs and initiatives launched by The City University of New York this fall.
The City University of New York has signed a $20.75 million agreement that gives the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of New York, Inc., exclusive rights to provide most carbonated and noncarbonated drinks on campuses for the next 10 years. After the contract took effect on July 1, Pepsi distributed first-year royalties totaling more than $1.38 million above the previous contracts that individual colleges had signed with varying vendors
It may no longer come with the smell of sharpened pencils and freshly copied syllabi, but the start of a new academic year still brings with it a stir of anticipation and possibility, especially at CUNY.
Nearing graduation from high school in 2007, Michael Suarez looked up some of the colleges his friends were applying to and felt nothing so much as alarm.
The media campaign CUNY Countdown is in high gear to boost voter registration and participation… The University’s Energy Institute has developed a battery with breakthrough technology that ultimately can be used to reduce greenhouse gases from vehicles… And a CUNY team in South Africa found baboons stick to a healthy diet no matter what the food temptation.
Royal purple, the color of robes swathing the emperors of Rome, ancient kings and high priests, and prized for its richness of hue and a brightness that wouldn’t fade, has long carried its own molecular mystery.
When an East Harlem lawyer named Oscar García Rivera was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1937, La Prensa covered the news as the history it was for its readers and the country: Rivera that day became the first Puerto Rican elected to public office in the United States.