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  • CCNY hosts the ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, July 9-12

    July 7, 2017 | City College

    The 91st ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium will take place on July 9-12 at The City College of New York. The conference is co-sponsored by the Grove School of Engineering and the Division of Science as well as 22 exhibitors and sponsors.

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  • Three CCNY Black Studies majors awarded Mellon Fellowships

    June 29, 2017 | City College

    Naajidah Correll, Bryan Guichardo and Nana Minder, from the Black Studies Program at The City College of New York, are 2017 Mellon Mays Fellows. The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program is the centerpiece of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s initiatives to increase diversity in the faculty ranks of institutions of higher learning.

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  • CCNY sociology professor to head ASA Rose Series editorial team

    June 21, 2017 | City College

    The City College of New York’s Leslie Paik has been named lead editor for the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Rose book series. “I am especially proud to be part of this series,” said Paik, a sociology professor in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, “because it features innovative sociological research with significant policy relevance on a wide range of topics such as economic inequality, the environment, race and ethnic relations, and justice reform.”

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  • Japanese Mayor leads pilgrimage honoring CCNY founder | The City College of New York

    June 21, 2017 | City College

    Townsend Harris image by James Bogle Yusuke Fukui, Mayor of Shimoda City, joins the long list of Japanese pilgrims that have traveled to The City College of New York to pay homage to its founder Townsend Harris when he visits the institution on July 12. Since 1986, top civic officials from Shimoda have made annual […]

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  • CCNY researchers produce molecules with potential against HIV | The City College of New York

    June 21, 2017 | City College

    CCNY’s HIV researchers Hari Akula [left] and Mahesh Lakshman. As the HIV/AIDS epidemic approaches its fourth decade, each year brings promising news of pioneering research to alleviate the scourge. Add City College of New York scientists to the list with a rapid method to access new molecules that could inhibit the virus that causes AIDS. […]

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  • CCNY’s Raquel Chang-Rodríguez wins prestigious Imbert Prize

    June 16, 2017 | City College

    Raquel Chang-Rodríguez, Distinguished Professor of Hispanic literature and culture at The City College of New York, is the recipient of the Enrique Anderson Imbert Prize from the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. This distinction recognizes the achievements and scholarship of individuals who have contributed to the understanding, appreciation and promotion of Hispanic culture in the United States, especially in the fields of language and literature.

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  • CCNY Architecture Historian Wins International Book Award

    June 14, 2017 | City College

    CCNY Professor Marta Gutman has been recognized on an international level for her urban history, A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850–1950 (The University of Chicago Press, 2014). The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) awarded the book the 2017 Spiro Kostof Award, given to interdisciplinary studies of urban history that make the greatest contribution to our understanding of the growth and development of cities. A City for Children focuses on the use and adaptive reuse of everyday buildings over a hundred year span in Oakland, California, to make the city a better place for children.

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  • CCNY Spitzer students win Art + Science Leonardo da Vinci Challenge

    June 12, 2017 | City College

    Architecture majors Johannah Deegan and Zara Tamton are winners of the inaugural Art + Science Leonardo da Vinci Challenge at The City College of New York. The team won for their artwork entitled “Flock,” which was created by using robots and coding.

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  • Five CCNY undergrads Stanford-bound

    June 8, 2017 | City College

    A fifth cohort of City College of New York students is headed to Palo Alto, California, this month for the annual CCNY-Stanford Summer Research Program. The competitive program is designed for outstanding undergraduates considering graduate school — specifically doctoral research — in the humanities.

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  • CCNY Alumni Association honors Pamela Laskin and Vernon Ballard

    June 7, 2017 | City College

    Pamela L. Laskin, director of Poetry Outreach in the English Department, and Vernon Ballard, director of Front Line User Support Services in IT, are this year’s CCNY service award honorees at the Alumni Association of The City College of New York’s 165th annual meeting, June 15.

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