The National Science Foundation has awarded 24 of its $126,000 Graduate Research Fellowships to students who chose The City University of New York, which this year has more NSF winners than any other public university system in the Northeast.
The Board of Trustees announced today that William P. Kelly, President of The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will serve as Interim Chancellor of the University starting July 1, following Chancellor Matthew Goldstein’s announcement that he would step down after nearly 14 years in the post.
Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced today in a message to the CUNY community that he intends to step down as Chancellor this summer.
Transfer students are streaming into the University’s four-year baccalaureate colleges at unprecedented rates — expanding diversity as a CUNY redefined by a decade of improved academics, record-breaking enrollments and $1.8 billion in campus facility upgrades is increasing access to a high-value education as never before.
When Diana Howard graduated from a community college in her hometown of Evanston, Ill., she knew she wanted to pursue a social work degree in New York City. So, in early 2011, she enrolled at Long Island University in Brooklyn–and stayed one semester.
We commend Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Senate and Assembly for approving a budget for 2013-14 that ensures continued stability for University funding and provides significant gains in programs and services to further strengthen access to high quality educational opportunity.
In a move designed to fast-track research to the marketplace, the National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year $3.74 million grant to a collaboration between The City University of New York , Columbia University and New York University.
Professor Emeritus of Medical Laboratory Sciences Irwin Oreskes, a beloved teacher and mentor to generations of Hunter College students who helped found the College’s School of Health Sciences and later served as its Dean, died on March 1. He was 86.
From funding shifts to student demographics to new technologies, public higher education is changing quickly and dramatically. For universities willing to examine their operations and experiment with new ideas, this is a time of great opportunity. If universities want to evolve, they must be more responsive — to students, to government, to business.
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.
Many of the hundreds of students who volunteered assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims have spoken of their personal, life-altering experiences in service of those upended by the disaster.
Coverage of Albert Einstein’s 1921 CCNY visit – including his high praise for the college. Accounts of Depression-era campus protests and rallies. News spanning the years of World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, McCarthyism, Civil Rights and the Vietnam War.
HAVE YOU HEARD? How President Obama’s State of the Union address praised CUNY? Why Baruch students are lingering longer on campus? Where to quickly find news stories on major world and local events dating from the early 1900s?
From its beginning 165 years ago, The City University of New York has always had a dual mission: Deliver high-quality education — and serve the citizens of the city.
2 pioneering social media websites created at the University keep advancing based on continual interaction between designers and users.
Back on Nov. 26, 2010, the former Czech/Israeli pianist Alice Herz-Sommer began her day as usual, practicing a Bach invention in her small apartment in London’s Hampstead district. The Czech ambassador to Britain soon arrived to deliver a short speech (interrupted several times by Alice, then just age 107) and a brass plaque honoring her contribution to Czech culture.
Emancipation Exploration, Global Search For Home, Where’s The Food?, 18th Century Page-Turner, Up From The Depths
A visionary initiative “Built by and for Students” is streamlining connections between University-wide communities — with an eye toward far-reaching goals.
A PBS documentary on civil rights icon Whitney Young Jr. that capped Black History Month at Bronx Community College told how as National Urban League leader he championed employment equality by appealing directly to corporate and government leaders — and several U.S. presidents.
Sexual Harassment Policy Has Added Changes; Coping With New Pre-Tax Transit Limits, Fare Hikes; Why Is Your Check Lower in 2013? Higher Taxes.