• Project at CCNY helps assemble complex molecules

    December 21, 2017 | City College

    Nucleosides are fundamental building blocks of genetic material which makes them attractive for a number of biologically relevant applications and as potential pharmaceuticals. At The City College of New York, scientists are developing facile methods for modifying nucleoside structures to make chemical processes more efficient.

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  • Victory Media ranks CCNY #6 military friendly school in the US

    December 20, 2017 | City College

    The City College of New York is ranked #6 in the nation by Victory Media in its 2018 Military Friendly® Schools survey. CCNY’s ranking is in the “large public” category.

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  • Timely CCNY research on barriers for male victims of sexual violence

    December 20, 2017 | City College

    As the #metoo conversation continues, another group of victims is being recognized: men. A recently published paper in the American Journal of Men’s Health shows that some men who have experienced sexual violence are hesitant to speak out or seek help.

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  • “Five Artists + Architecture” show at CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture

    December 18, 2017 | City College

    The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York is celebrating the work of faculty artists in an exhibition of five distinct and inspired points of view that illustrate the dynamic relationship between art and architecture.

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  • CCNY’s Rosemarie Wesson makes AIChE history

    December 14, 2017 | City College

    The American Institute of Chemical Engineers can point to numerous advances — most of which have benefitted industry and society — by its members since its inception in 1908. In their latest pioneering move, AIChE members elected Rosemarie D. Wesson, associate dean for research in City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, the organization’s first ever female treasurer. She begins a three-year term in 2018.

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  • Top photonics breakthrough by CCNY researcher

    December 13, 2017 | City College

    One day soon your camera phone lens could be even thinner and flatter. Satellites could be smaller. Your laptop could stay cooler and your battery last longer. Diseases could be detected earlier. All thanks to breakthroughs in topological photonics research being done by a team of researchers led by Alex Khanikaev, associate professor in the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York.

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  • CCNY-led team develops cancer imaging aid from horse chestnuts

    December 12, 2017 | City College

    Research at The City College of New York shows that cancer imaging can be simplified by a photonic process utilizing molecules derived from horse chestnuts. The study with potential to better detect the presence of cancer is led by George John, professor in City College’s Division of Science, in collaboration with Jan Grimm, a physician scientist at Sloan Kettering Institute who is also affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College.

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  • Educational theatre program presents “Annie Jr.”

    December 11, 2017 | City College

    The City College of New York’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre is collaborating with PS 161 for a presentation of “Annie Jr.” This is the seventh co-production with the Harlem-based school. Annie Jr. takes place at 6 p.m., Thursday, December 14 at PS 161 with a community potluck at 5 p.m.

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  • Mellon Foundation support to CCNY tops $2 million, produces PhDs

    December 8, 2017 | City College

    Since 2001, support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is credited for guiding more than a dozen talented City College of New York students from traditionally underrepresented groups to PhDs in the humanities and social sciences. With 17 more Mellon Mays Fellows from City College currently in doctoral programs, a new $70,000 one-year grant to CCNY brings this funding to approximately $2 million.

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  • You don’t have to be crazy to see a psychologist at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School

    December 6, 2017 | City College

    It used to be that only those with serious mental health issues – or rich neurotic people – would see a psychologist. But today we know that while psychologists still treat serious mental disorders, they also help us cope with the daily stresses of life.

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