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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.


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.

Two CUNY Professors Earn 2016 Carnegie Fellowships

April 19, 2016 | The University

Two CUNY professors — Deborah L. Balk, a Baruch College professor and Associate Director of the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research who studies urbanization and climate change, and Thomas G. Weiss, a presidential professor of political science at the Graduate Center focused on international relations and global governance – have each been awarded a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

CUNY Big Apple Job Fair Features 115 Employer-Recruiters; NYC Economic Development President Maria Torres-Springer to Keynote

April 19, 2016 | The University

The 28th annual CUNY Big Apple Job & Internship Fair, hosted by The City University of New York, will be the largest in the last ten years, with 115 private and public sector organizations recruiting from among the expected thousands of CUNY graduating students and recent alumni looking for full-time positions, and current students seeking internships and part-time job opportunities.

F. Douglas Stephenson: Denying poor people health care defies logic

April 17, 2016 | The University

Gov. Rick Scott should expect more confrontations like the recent one in a Gainesville Starbucks because he continues to lead this state in its rush to abandon health-care services for poor citizens.

Noorwood MD To Be Honored by Healing the Children of New Jersey

April 17, 2016 | The University

April 17, 2016 Lloyd Gayle, MD of Norwood will be honored by Healing the Children of New Jersey (HTCNJ) with its Sue Tiger Memorial Award at its Gala and Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit.  The Sue Tiger Memorial Award is presented to an individual who […]


April 15, 2016 | The University

The leadership of The City University of New York has consistently and publicly opposed a boycott of Israeli institutions of higher education.

Analysts: Neurocrine Biosciences Inc (NBIX) Stock Could Go to $96

April 15, 2016 | The University

Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. (NBIX) is in analysts’ crosshairs after showing no change in percent versus prior close. Wall Street analysts have favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 1.7. The stock is rated as buy by 3 analysts, with 6 outperform and 0 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

Fairywrens learn calls before hatching

April 12, 2016 | The University

New research demonstrates that some songbirds start learning to imitate their parents’ vocalisations before they even hatch.

Sociologists Get NSF Grant to Study Effects of Community Land Trusts on Low-Income Families

April 12, 2016 | The University

Georgia State University sociologists and their colleagues at the City University of New York (CUNY) have received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study community land trusts (CLTs), one way American cities can address the shortages of safe, affordable housing and their effects on residents.

Lemur extinctions ‘orphaned’ some Madagascar plant species

April 12, 2016 | The University

The extinction of several species of large lemurs in Madagascar has created isolated “orphaned” plant species that once depended upon the animals to eat and disperse their large seeds, a Yale-led survey has found.