• U.S. Dept. of Ed GAANN grant expands CCNY chemical engineering PhD program

    October 12, 2018 | City College

    Bolstering the expertise in a U.S. Department of Education identified area of national need and three of its sub-areas, City College of New York chemical engineer David Rumschitzki is the recipient of more than $1million to train seven PhDs in the field over three years. The funding comprises a $900K Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant from the U.S. Department of Education and $150K in supplementary support from CUNY.

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  • CCNY goes healthy for World Food Day event on Oct. 16 with author of “The Plan”

    October 11, 2018 | City College

    The City College of New York celebrates “CCNY Goes Healthy” on World Food Day opening a dialogue about healthy lifestyle changes and combating low food security issues on campus and within the Harlem community. The inaugural event welcomes three culinary and nutritional experts to engage in a food talk with President Vince Boudreau as moderator.

    World Food Day takes place on October 16 and is a day that strives to bring awareness to low food security issues that affect areas all over the world and strives to achieve a more sustainable future.

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  • Grove School receives NSF grant to ensure Internet safety from cyber attacks

    October 5, 2018 | City College

    Researchers from The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering are working to safeguard the Internet from cyber attacks and are receiving a boost that could lead to more trustworthy networks.

    The boost comes in the form of a grant from the National Science Foundation to explore advanced resilient Internet architectures. The $450,000 grant is in partnership with the Kuytech Institute in Japan and additional support from the Japanese Science Foundation.

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  • “The Manhattan Nobody Knows” and other CCNY titles

    October 4, 2018 | City College

    In a sequel to his award-winning “The New York Nobody Knows,” noted Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership sociologist William B. Helmreich returns with “The Manhattan Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide” (Princeton University Press, November 2018). The book is one of the latest titles from City College of New York faculty.

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  • Robert Alfano wins Inventor of the Year and SPIE Gold Medal

    October 2, 2018 | City College

    Robert R. Alfano’s decades-long contribution to the field of ultrafast laser science and photonics is legendary with more than 120 patents and 700 publications. In further recognition of his pioneering research, the Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering at The City College of New York is the recipient of two more major honors: ENYIPLA’s 2018 Inventor of Year award and SPIE’s 2019 Gold Medal.

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  • BIC at CCNY kicks off its fifth anniversary with @BIC Lecture, Sept. 27

    September 25, 2018 | City College

    BIC, the forward-thinking, culture-shifting Branding + Integrated Communications graduate program, is celebrating its fifth anniversary at The City College of New York.

    The innovative two-year Master of Professional Studies was the brainchild of Nancy Tag, an award winning educator and influential ad professional. As BIC’s director, Tag crafted the curriculum, enlisted professionals to teach, and assembled an illustrious board of industry leaders to advise. The silo smashing program has been a raging success, with grads going on to work at companies like Y&R, Apple, BBDO, Droga5, Cohn & Wolfe, Ogilvy, VaynerMedia, TBWA, SS+K, 360i, BerlinRosen, DDB, and NYTimes T-Brand Studio among others.

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  • Sternberg lecture discusses student success and new American university

    September 21, 2018 | City College

    The fifth annual Sternberg Family Lecture in Public Scholarship at The City College of New York on Tuesday, September 25, presents a discussion by two experts entitled “Student Success and the New American University: Shifting Needs, Changing Strategies.” The lecture is in conversation with President Vince Boudreau and hosted by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.

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  • On-demand room-temperature single photon array: a quantum communication breakthrough by CCNY physicists

    September 20, 2018 | City College

    Physicists at The City College of New York have used atomically thin two-dimensional materials to realize an array of quantum emitters operating at room temperature that can be integrated into next generation quantum communication systems.

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  • Pigments in Butterfly Wings Lead Scientists to Colorful Conclusions

    September 12, 2018 | City College

    A study of the pigment molecules that give color to the wings of butterflies, led by two City College of New York professors and two former students, was published in the science journal PLOS ONE.

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  • CCNY, University of PR receive NSF grant to enhance resiliency in islanded communities

    September 12, 2018 | City College

    As part of the $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, The City College of New York and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez will virtually recreate Hurricane Maria and its impact on Puerto Rico. The virtual creation of the hurricane will enable research focusing on the critical infrastructure that left the island and its people without power and water for months.

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