• Nobel Laureate Steven Chu to Present Cummins Lecture at CCNY, April 17

    April 10, 2015 | City College

    Nobel Laureate and former U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu will deliver the third Herman Cummins Lecture at The City College of New York 3 p.m. Friday, April 17. Entitled “Microscopy 2.0 plus Energy and Climate Change,” his talk in the North Academic Center room 0/201, will survey microscopy, energy, climate change and the transition to a sustainable world.

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  • CCNY Junior Antonios Mourdoukoutas Named 2015 Goldwater Scholar

    April 9, 2015 | City College

    Antonios Mourdoukoutas, a junior majoring in biomedical engineering in the Grove School of Engineering and Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for 2015.

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  • CCNY’s Theresa Montini Awarded $300K for Tobacco Cessation Study

    April 8, 2015 | City College

    Despite significant decreases in Americans’ tobacco use, approximately 70% of homeless people use tobacco. This high rate of tobacco use among homeless people is attributed to the links between tobacco use and substance use, and tobacco use and mental illness.

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  • Writer Hasanthika Sirisena wins Juniper Prize

    April 7, 2015 | City College

    Hasanthika Sirisena, adjunct lecturer in creative writing at The City College of New York, has won the 2015 Juniper Prize for fiction for her short story collection “The Other One.” The book will be published in spring 2016 by the University of Massachusetts Press, which gives out the award.

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  • 6 From CCNY Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

    April 6, 2015 | City College

    Danielle G. Rivera, a master of Science in biology major at The City College of New York and five recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.

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  • CCNY Junior Neville Green Elected NSBE National Chair

    April 2, 2015 | City College

    Neville Green, a junior in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering was elected national chair of the 29,000 member National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) at its 2015 convention March 29 in Anaheim, Calif. A second City College junior, Joshua James, was elected national finance chair of the student-managed organization. Both will serve one-year terms beginning May 1.

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  • Model EU Simulation at CCNY Teaches Diplomacy

    March 31, 2015 | City College

    Amid increasing flashpoints around the globe, 150 students from the United States and Europe spent the pre-Easter period at The City College of New York learning about the tenets of diplomacy and problem solving. The occasion was the 28th SUNY Model European Union Simulation, March 26-28, hosted by City College for the first time.

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  • CCNY Team Excels at Model UN International Conference

    March 30, 2015 | City College

    An 18-member student team from The City College of New York won the Distinguished Delegation Award at the 25th National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference in Manhattan March 26.

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  • NEH Awards Summer Stipend to CCNY Historian Lale Can

    March 30, 2015 | City College

    City College of New York historian Lale Can, whose expertise includes Ottoman and Middle East history, has won a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend to finish a book on trans-imperial pilgrimage across Asia at the turn of the 20th century.

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  • Joanna Ventour Wins NY Women in Communications Scholarship

    March 27, 2015 | City College

    Joanna Ventour, a junior in The City College of New York’s media and communication arts (MCA) department, has won a New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) Scholarship for 2015. The advertising and public relations major with a 3.90 GPA is one of 19 recipients of the highly competitive award.

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