We strongly commend Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council on a 2014-15 Executive Budget that includes funding for vitally important programs and services, allowing CUNY to significantly strengthen our preparation of an educated workforce for the future.
The City University of New York celebrates the accomplishments of some of its most promising graduates, and in acknowledgement of their accolades, they have been selected as Class of 2014 Valedictorians for their respective campuses.
It might sound like an idea that would go over like the proverbial lead balloon, but in September, a group of engineering students at City College of New York began meeting and devising a way to build a concrete canoe.
In his first week as the head of The City University of New York, Chancellor J.B. Milliken addressed graduates at four CUNY commencement exercises, telling them to be true to their principles but open to the changing future.
Men with children earn, on average, 25per cent more than childless men, according to a new report.
A study undertaken by the Ghana Health Service, the Hunter College of New York and Green Advocacy Ghana, has revealed that dealers of E-waste at Agbogbloshie in Accra, are exposed to high toxic metals.
The City University of New York celebrates the remarkable life of Dr. Maya Angelou, and joins the nation and the world in mourning the passing of this esteemed and phenomenal woman whose legacy and works will carry on for generations.
In the May-June 2011 issue of the journal American Mineralogist, a team of scientists announced the discovery of the new mineral krotite, one of the earliest minerals formed in our solar system. It is the main component of an unusual inclusion embedded in a meteorite (NWA 1934), found in northwest Africa. These objects, known as refractory inclusions, are thought to be the first planetary materials formed in our solar system, dating back to before the formation of the Earth and the other planets.
Is your weight holding you back at work? Is your waistline undermining your ambitions?
A new online resource guide designed to connect New York’s college-bound and current college students with a wealth of academic support, college readiness and honors programs leading to graduation and career success was launched today by Graduate NYC!, a non-profit partnership, with funding from the Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation.
Dr. Harold Varmus, M.D., Director of the National Cancer Institute and a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for studies of the genetic basis of cancer, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the first Puerto Rican and Latina to hold a citywide elected position, Sarah Weddington, who successfully argued Roe v. Wade before the U.S. Supreme Court at the age of 26, Wynton Marsalis, the internationally acclaimed musician, composer, and Artistic Director for Jazz at Lincoln Center
Robin Hansen was hoping to help her son pass a community-college baking course when she heard about Cogmed software.
Good morning, Chairperson Ferreras, Chairperson Barron, and members of the Finance and Higher Education committees.
“We commend Mayor de Blasio’s support, registered in the executive budget, of significant initiatives at the City University of New York.”
The City University of New York, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Near Infrared Imaging, Inc. announce the release of the “Vein-Eye” camera. The Vein-Eye provides enhanced visualization of veins when drawing blood or placing IVs in a patient’s arm or hand. The Vein-Eye is a non-contact medical device that displays real-time video for accurate and stress-free vein punctures the very first time.
We’ve long known that a high BMI in early adulthood increases a person’s lifetime risk of obesity-related diseases like hypertension, stroke and heart disease. But a new study that followed the obesity status of 25-year-olds for more than 10 years sheds new light on the connection between the two.
The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Dr. William J. Fritz, an internationally renowned field geologist, as President of the College of Staten Island.
The City University of New York has awarded its prestigious Jonas E. Salk Scholarships for medical study to eight graduates in recognition of their outstanding research on subjects including neuroscience, cancer, genetics and molecular biology.
The City University of New York today announced the winners of its fifth Murray Kempton Awards for undergraduate journalism. Honoring Murray Kempton (1917-1997), the famed columnist who captured the soul of the city while often serving as its conscience, the competition recognizes the achievements of outstanding undergraduate student journalists.
The National Science Foundation has awarded 17 of its $132,000 Graduate Research Fellowships to students who chose The City University of New York. No public university system in the Northeast has more. The announcement highlights a spring “awards season” that also includes Fulbright, Luce, Math for America and Soros grants for graduate work, as well as highly competitive Goldwater and Jack Kent Cooke awards for undergraduate study. More CUNY students won prestigious awards in 2014 than ever before.