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  • Reinvent Infrastructure Systems: Professor Hillary Brown

    May 22, 2014 | City College

    Her new book, ‘Next Generation Infrastructure,’ advocates system-level thinking and holistic approach to replacing aging public works

    America’s aging infrastructure systems not only need replacement, they need to be reinvented, argues City College of New York Professor of Architecture Hillary Brown in “Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works.” Washington-based Island Press released the book earlier this month.

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  • New Courses at City College in Bengali Gain Popularity

    May 22, 2014 | City College

    Bengali is spoken by more than a quarter billion people mainly in Bangladesh and the West Bengal region of India. At The City College of New York, not only is it the fourth most popular native language among students – behind English, Spanish and Chinese – but; undergraduates can now take a year of Bengali to fulfill their language requirement.

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  • First Four President’s Community Scholars Graduate May 30

    May 22, 2014 | City College

    The first four City College of New York President’s Community Scholars will graduate May 30 as members of CCNY’s Class of 2014. City College President Lisa S. Coico established the scholarship program, which provides full tuition for high-achieving students from upper Manhattan, in 2010.

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  • 11 Teams Win $115K in City College Entrepreneurship Contests

    May 20, 2014 | City College

    $50,000 Kaylie Prize to GesTone for muscle tone assessment technology

    GesTone, a technology using biosensors and smart detecting software to quantify and assess muscle tone, won the $50,000 Kaylie Prize for Hardware. It was the largest award of $115,000 in prize money distributed to 11 teams competing in three City College of New York entrepreneurship competitions this month that were run by the Zahn Innovation Center.

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  • “Civil War 150” Exhibit at City College May 26 – June 16

    May 20, 2014 | City College

    The City College of New York hosts the traveling exhibit “Civil War 150,” May 26 through June 16. A project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Library of America and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, it will be on display in City College’s Cohen Library atrium located in the North Academic Center.

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  • Mercedes Sosa Biopic Opens TAFFNY Film Festival

    May 16, 2014 | City College

    Four-day festival, June 2 – 5, led by CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, shares culture, language and stories of the Americas through film

    Rodrigo H. Vila’s documentary “Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America” (“Mercedes Sosa: La voz de Latinoamérica”), will be the opening film for the inaugural The Americas Film Festival of New York (TAFFNY). The event, a cultural project of The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE), runs June 2 – 5.

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  • City College 168th Commencement 9 am Friday, May 30

    May 16, 2014 | City College

    The City College of New York’s 168th Commencement Exercises take place 9 a.m., Friday, May 30, on the City College campus at135th Street at Convent Avenue, Manhattan. President Lisa S. Coico will be the keynote speaker.

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  • City College of New York Launches Center for the Arts

    May 15, 2014 | City College

    City Council, CUNY Commit $12.5 Million for renovations, upgrades to Aaron Davis Hall

    The City College of New York is proud to announce the launch of The City College Center for the Arts (CCCA). The Center will serve as a cultural hub that builds a sense of community both within the school and its surrounding neighborhood, while inspiring creativity and diversity. It will also provide a premier venue for local and national performers and for art patrons in the tri-state area.

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  • Three City College Seniors Named 2014 Salk Scholars

    May 14, 2014 | City College

    Shah Nawaz Chaudhary, Ariel Karten and Rebecca Moore, members of The City College of New York’s Class of 2014, have been selected to receive the 2014 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship awarded by The City University of New York (CUNY).

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  • Latif Jiji Receives CCNY President’s Award for Excellence

    May 14, 2014 | City College

    Dr. Latif M. Jiji, Herbert Kayser Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Grove School of Engineering, received The City College of New York’s President’s Award for Excellence Tuesday, May 13, for his half century of work at CCNY. Professor Jiji was among the honorees at CCNY’s 2014 faculty recognition ceremony in The Great Hall, Shepard Hall on the college campus.

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