CUNY, Cornell Tech, and founding partner Verizon Communications today announced a new tech education initiative targeting young women in the undergraduate and graduate school pipeline that aims to increase the number of women working in technology.
Looking good. Giant manta rays have been filmed checking out their reflections in a way that suggests they are self-aware.
Only a small number of animals, mostly primates, have passed the mirror test, widely used as a tentative test of self-awareness.
“This new discovery is incredibly important,” says Marc Bekoff, of the University of Colorado in Boulder. “It shows that we really need to expand the range of animals we study.”
The City University of New York has strongly and consistently condemned all forms of bigotry and discrimination on our campuses, from racism to anti-Semitism.
by Alec Hamilton March 10, 2016 In 2007, LaGuardia Community College biology professor Dr. Sarah Durand was taking water samples off of a set of steps that lead down into Newtown Creek, when she saw something surprising. The demands of urban life and industrialization had transformed the once vibrant salt marsh into a polluted channel, […]
A team of international scientists led by researchers of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) and the Politecnico of Milan in Italy has demonstrated a novel approach for designing fully reconfigurable magnetic nanopatterns whose properties and functionality can be programmed and reprogrammed on-demand.
SUNY, CUNY Community College Students Receive 2016 Phi Theta Kappa Awards Albany – Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society CEO Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner today presented 77 State University of New York and City University of New York students with the 2016 PTK All-New York Academic Awards at the New York State Museum in Albany. A listing […]
A recent study of past disturbance of the oyster beds in New York Harbor led by geoscientist Jonathan Woodruff and his doctoral student Christine Brandon of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the first to link Europeans’ overharvesting and disturbance of the ancient shellfish beds to loss of natural coastal defenses against floods and storm waves.
Burnout and depression are seen as two distinct health conditions in the medical world. A new study suggests they may be closer to one.
That trend is likely to continue, with the surface’s reflectivity, or albedo, decreasing by as much as 10 percent by the end of the century, the study says.
Five CUNY professors and institutions have won prestigious grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support research, preserve historic materials and develop digital curricula.
Reimbursement for telehealth services is much lower than non-telehealth care, according to a recent policy brief from the Health Care Cost Institute.
About one in five lesbian and four in five bisexual teen girls who are sexually active had a recent male sex partner, according to a new U.S. study of close to 3,000 adolescent girls that appears in the March issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health.
More than 6,000 City University of New York students who each year transfer from community colleges to senior colleges will be eligible to receive an associate degree while studying for a bachelor’s degree under a new CUNY program Chancellor James B. Milliken announced today. The CUNY Board of Trustees today authorized all CUNY colleges offering […]
A statistical analysis of the UK city of Glasgow has found a link between mental disorders and the presence of vacant and derelict land nearby.
The City University of New York is the first and largest university system in America to be named Military Friendly in 2016 in recognition of its programs for veterans, members of the armed forces leaving military service, and their military spouses.
Emulsions, the stabilized mixtures of oil and water are the basis of many food and personal care products such as spreads, creams, and pastes. Each product has different requirements and there is a need for emulsifiers that can be tuned, or tailored but are also biocompatible and biodegradable. Now, Dr. Rein V. Ulijn is among […]
ALBANY — The City University of New York Chancellor James B. Milliken today presented Distinguished Alumnus awards to Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Goya Foods, Inc. Vice President and General Counsel Carlos Ortiz, at the annual CUNY and Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Luncheon/Program. Warren and Ortiz attended John Jay College and […]
In testimony delivered in Albany on the 2016-2017 State Executive Budget, Chancellor James B. Milliken said state support is critical to continuing CUNY’s mission to students, ensuring its graduates become leaders, and finding new ways to strengthen the University for the future.
A group of campus scientists took a leap forward in the bioengineering field by redesigning a bacterial nanocompartment that can facilitate chemical reactions and could have substantial effects on the field of agriculture.
Humanity has been interested in the deep oceans as much as it has been curious about the universe. Since ancient times there have been efforts to discover what lies in the depths of the seas.