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  • Historian Laurie Woodard is CCNY’s latest NEH award winner

    December 14, 2018 | City College

    City College of New York historian Laurie Woodard is the recipient of a 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities faculty award for her book project on famed actress and civil rights activist Fredi Washington’s role in the Harlem Renaissance. Woodard’s award is among 13 nationwide to support advanced research in the humanities by teachers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.

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  • CCNY-Yale researchers make shape shifting cell breakthrough

    December 11, 2018 | City College

    A new computational model developed by researchers from The City College of New York and Yale gives a clearer picture of the structure and mechanics of soft, shape-changing cells that could provide a better understanding of cancerous tumor growth, wound healing, and embryonic development.

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  • Educational theatre program presents “High School Musical Jr.” on Dec. 14

    December 6, 2018 | City College

    The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at The City College of New York is collaborating with PS 161 for a presentation of Disney’s “High School Musical Jr.” This is the eighth collaboration with the Harlem-based school.

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  • African classic “Things Fall Apart” turns 60, CCNY & Achebes celebrate

    December 5, 2018 | City College

    First published in 1958, Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” is hailed as the most widely read book in modern African literature. It’s sold more than 20 million copies and been translated into more than 50 languages. In celebration of the novel’s 60th anniversary, The City College of New York and the Christie and Chinua Achebe Foundation host the Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum Lecture on Dec 12. Former South African interim President and Deputy President Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe is the speaker, 6:30 — 8:30 p.m. in CCNY’s Aaron Davis’ Hall Theater B.

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  • CCNY’s Mini-Medical School talk highlights the opioid crisis

    December 5, 2018 | City College

    According to data from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in 2017 alone, 1,487 New Yorkers died from unintentional drug overdose.

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  • Film major, black belt, Tomás Greer fights for CCNY & USA

    November 28, 2018 | City College

    While his classmates in The City College of New York’s MFA in filmmaking program wrap up another semester of exciting projects, Tomás Greer is bracing for an action-packed December in Asia with a martial arts setting.

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  • CCNY Grove School researchers receive $1.5M grant to build social media platform for STEM students

    November 26, 2018 | City College

    Joseph Barba, professor of electrical engineering at the Grove School of Engineering, is advancing the aims of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program by building a social media platform designed specifically for students entering, continuing, or transferring into STEM majors at The City College of New York.

    The project is being realized due to a $1.5 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation. Principal investigator Barba along with co-principal investigators will develop the social media platform during the first year of funding, which supports community building and information sharing interventions assisting students during critical transitions early on.

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  • CCNY-Schomburg partnership a boon for undergraduate researchers

    November 21, 2018 | City College

    For decades, City College of New York student researchers have trekked down Hamilton Heights to the famed Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on 135th St. and Malcolm X Blvd. in search of knowledge. Now it’s about to get better for students of global black history.

    A new collaboration between City College and the Schomburg, a research division of The New York Public Library, will help undergraduates hone their research skills and enrich their access to this treasure trove of more than 11 million items.

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  • “A Christmas Carol in Harlem” at CCNY, Nov. 27-Dec. 8

    November 21, 2018 | City College

    The Classical Theatre of Harlem and the City College Center for the Arts present “A Christmas Carol in Harlem,” a reimagining of the Charles Dickens’ classic in present day Harlem. The performance—Tuesday, Nov. 27-Dec. 8–takes place in The City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall.

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  • Catherine Seavitt Nordenson is honored by fellow landscape architects

    November 16, 2018 | City College

    Associate Professor Catherine Seavitt Nordenson was honored one of three women who have changed landscape architecture, at the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA-NY) President’s Dinner in early November. ASLA-NY is the national professional association representing landscape architects.

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