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  • CCNY team develops unique glass powder for concrete production

    May 10, 2016 | City College

    In potentially transformative research for both the recycling and concrete industries, a City College of New York civil engineering team is developing a glass powder to replace cement in the production of concrete. The material conceptualized by Dr. Julio Davalos and doctoral student Marija Krstic, was tested for sidewalk construction in South Jamaica, Queens, by the New York City Department of Design and Construction on May 5.

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  • CCNY Class of ’16 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named

    May 6, 2016 | City College

    Antonios “Andoni” Mourdoukoutas, a recent NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient from the Macaulay Honors College, is The City College of New York’s Class of 2016 Valedictorian. Orubba Almansouri, a Yemeni immigrant and SEEK student, will be the Salutatorian at CCNY’s 170th Commencement Exercises on June 3.

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  • CCNY Doctoral student Jamie Kass helps Japan with invasive raccoon problem

    May 5, 2016 | City College

    To curb the advance of invasive raccoons on the island nation, City College of New York doctoral student Jamie Kass will work with Japanese scientists to model and track their spread. Kass is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on this management issue through the East Asia Pacific Studies Institutes.

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  • Marilyn Nelson is special guest at 44th CCNY Poetry Festival

    May 2, 2016 | City College

    Award-winning poet and author Marilyn Nelson is the guest poet at the 44th annual City College Poetry Festival, Friday, May 13. Up to 150 students from 50 schools are expected to recite their poems at this year’s event, dubbed “the Woodstock of the Spoken Word.” The all-day, all-verse event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Marian Anderson Theater of City College’s Aaron Davis Hall.

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  • Trumpet virtuoso Marvin Stamm to play at jazz festival, May 5-6

    May 2, 2016 | City College

    Renowned trumpet virtuoso Marvin Stamm, who has performed with legends such as Bill Evans, Quincy Jones, Wes Montgomery, Stanley Turrentine, Benny Goodman, and George Benson, is the guest artist at the 16th CUNY Jazz Festival at The City College of New York, May 5-6.

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  • Colin Powell School’s Chayanne Marcano wins Smithsonian award

    April 28, 2016 | City College

    Chayanne Marcano, an anthropology major in The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, is spending this summer at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. after her latest honor. The junior is the recipient of a research internship at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum.

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  • First Lady continues a CCNY tradition

    April 26, 2016 | City College

    More than 40 years ago, Coretta Scott King became the first female commencement speaker in the history of The City College of New York when she addressed CCNY’s Class of 1971. Her charge to the graduates came eight years after her slain husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had delivered the commencement address to the Class of 1963.

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  • CCNY Concrete canoe wins second place in regionals

    April 22, 2016 | City College

    The latest in a long line of physics defying, prize-winning concrete canoes out of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering placed second overall in the Metropolitan Conference competition at Cook’s Pond in Denville, N.J.

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  • CCNY Black Studies undergrads win Mellon Mays fellowships

    April 22, 2016 | City College

    Two City College of New York students, Victoria Juste and Timothy McGhee, have been awarded two-year Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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  • Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival set for May 7

    April 20, 2016 | City College

    The culminating event for an innovative graduate program in educational theatre welcomes scores of young community members to The City College of New York on Saturday, May 7, for the Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival.

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