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Chancellor Milliken’s Statement on Tentative Contract with the Professional Staff Congress

June 16, 2016 | The University

I am extremely pleased that we have reached a tentative agreement with the Professional Staff Congress, CUNY’s largest union representing more than 30,000 faculty and instructional staff.

CUNY and District Council 37 Announce Tentative Labor Pact Providing Increases of More Than 10 Percent for 12,000 Employees

June 10, 2016 | The University

Chancellor James B. Milliken and Henry Garrido, the Executive Director of District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, and its affiliated locals, today announced that a tentative contract settlement has been reached on a collective bargaining agreement covering more than seven years.

Mary Lu Bilek Is Appointed Dean of CUNY School of Law

June 6, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Mary Lu Bilek, Dean of the University of Massachusetts School of Law, as Dean of the School of Law of The City University of New York. Chancellor James B. Milliken recommended her appointment following a nationwide search.

Dr. José L. Cruz Is Appointed Lehman College’s Third President

June 6, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Dr. José L. Cruz, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University, Fullerton, and a frequent speaker and writer on higher education issues, as the third president of Herbert H. Lehman College in the Bronx. Chancellor James B. Milliken recommended Cruz’s appointment following a nationwide search.

America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker Are Among Outstanding and Inspiring Leaders to Address CUNY Graduates and Receive Honors

May 30, 2016 | The University

America’s first lady Michelle Obama, New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker head an impressive list of distinguished public servants, scientists, pioneering researchers on HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer’s disease, educators, jurists, lawyers, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, authors, actors and journalists who are the speakers and honorees for the 2016 commencement ceremonies at The City University of New York.

CUNY Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer Allan H. Dobrin. To Retire After More Than Fifteen Years of Service

May 26, 2016 | The University

Allan H. Dobrin, the executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer of The City University of New York, will retire this summer after more than 15 years at CUNY and an outstanding career of public service that spans more than three decades, Chancellor James B. Milliken has announced.

Cutting-edge NanoFabrication Facility Opens at CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

May 20, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York’s world-class NanoFabrication Facility – used by students, faculty, government and industry research partners to characterize and fabricate materials at micro and nano scales – was officially launched today within the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center on the City College campus.

Twelve CUNY Students ‎Awarded Fulbright Fellowships

May 20, 2016 | The University

Twelve CUNY students have won 2016 Fulbright Fellowships to study and teach abroad, bringing to 81 the number who have won this prestigious federal grant in the past five years.

CUNY OPENS WORLD-CLASS NANOFABRICATION LAB USED BY ACADEMIC RESEARCHERS AND ACCLAIMED NATIONAL LABORATORIES

May 20, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York officially will open its world-class NanoFabrication lab on Friday, May 20 at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center in Manhattan. Known as the NanoFab, the facility is used by students, faculty, government and prominent national laboratories to conduct hands-on research in nanotechnology.

CUNY Students Win $25,000 at Demo Day IV

May 19, 2016 | The University

Baruch College graduate and current Kingsborough Community College student Adam Liggio took home the grand prize of $10,000 at the CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship’s (CSE) Demo Day IV for his gluten-free cookie company aDAM Good Cookie .

Bruce Johnson: Seeking a Genetic Approach To Improve HIV Treatments

May 16, 2016 | The University

Bruce Johnson, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center Bruce Johnson grew up in Washington State, studied marine biology in college, worked as a commercial salmon fisherman to pay his way through, and expected to become an environmental lawyer. What he did become is something far upstream: a computational scientist and structural biologist who has developed some of […]

Chancellor Milliken Opens AEMC Summit at City College

May 12, 2016 | The University

Chancellor James B. Milliken gave opening remarks at the 2016 American Energy & Manufacturing Competitiveness (AEMC) Northeast Regional Summit held May 12 at The City College of New York.

CUNY AWARDS PRESTIGIOUS JONAS E. SALK SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MEDICAL STUDY TO EIGHT OUTSTANDING GRADUATES

May 11, 2016 | The University

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 scholarship and research on subjects including neuroscience, cancer, genetics and molecular biology.

CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small Named Provost and Senior Vice President At Fairleigh Dickinson University

May 6, 2016 | The University

Dr. Gillian Small, the University’s Vice Chancellor for Research during a critical period of expansion of research programs and facilities at CUNY, will become Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs effective August 1, 2016.

Alumina Energy, LLC and The City University of New York (CUNY) are pleased to announce that Alumina Energy is the exclusive licensee for The Packed Bed Thermal Energy Storage (PB-TES) technology developed by the late CUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, Dr. Reuel Shinnar

May 6, 2016 | The University

Alumina Energy and The City University of New York have finalized an agreement between the two parties that names Alumina Energy as the exclusive licensee for the groundbreaking packed bed thermal energy storage technology (PB-TES) developed by the late Distinguished Professor Dr. Reuel Shinnar, and his co-inventors, Dr. Hitesh Bindra and Dr. Pablo Bueno.

Ph.D. Candidate Ahmed Ibrahim Named Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

May 3, 2016 | CUNY Graduate Center, Salute to Scholars, Student Feature, The University

Ph.D. candidate Ahmed Ibrahim (Anthropology) has been named a 2016 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

CUNY Law Dean Michelle Anderson Named President of Brooklyn College

May 2, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Michelle J. Anderson as the tenth President of Brooklyn College. She is presently the Dean and Professor of Law at the CUNY School of Law.
Chancellor James B. Milliken recommended Dean Anderson’s appointment to the CUNY Board of Trustees after a national search.

CUNY Faculty Win Carnegie Fellowships, Fulbrights, and Other Honors

April 25, 2016 | The University

CUNY faculty members have won a host of nationally prestigious honors and grants this spring.

14th Annual Citizenship NOW! Immigration Hotline; Free And Confidential, From April 25 – April 29

April 20, 2016 | The University

The New York Daily News and The City University of New York (CUNY) announced today the dates for the 14th Annual Citizenship NOW! hotline. The hotline provides free and confidential citizenship and immigration information to thousands of callers.

Marta Zaraska: Angry? Maybe it’s something you ate

April 20, 2016 | The University

Ate something bitter? It can make you judgmental. Feeling love is all around? It can make even water taste sweeter. Not only do our emotions influence our perceptions of taste, but what we taste can also change how we feel, scientists have found.