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.
Keynote speaker Jacqueline Patterson will address how communities, making decisions based on principles of sustainability and human rights and well-being, can live harmony with each other and the earth.
Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates seniors Alex Bonilla (City College), Danielle Cohen (Queens College), Muhddesa Lakhana (City College) Christos Mouzakitis (Queens College) and Jennifer Zagelbaum (Hunter College) for receiving CUNY’s Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. The Salk Scholarship identifies students entering the fields of medicine and the biological sciences who […]
Goldman Sachs, in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges, has announced the nine community colleges, including Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) selected to receive grants from the Goldman Sachs Gives Community College Fund, which was created to strengthen community college endowments in support of need-based financial aid and build on […]
The World Science Festival and Con Edison are pleased to announce City of Science, a buzzing mini-metropolis of free interactive exhibits and demonstrations that will travel to each of New York City’s five boroughs, engaging New Yorkers of all ages in the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math. Produced by the Festival and presented by Con Edison, the daylong City of Science expos feature mind-expanding demonstrations and hands-on activities. Like the highly successful first World Science Festival Brisbane (March 9-13), City of Science represents the Festival growing in its mission to bring science to a broad general audience.
The Department of State has awarded its nationally competitive 2016 Critical Language Scholarship to five students at Hunter: Omar Albert ’17, Faiza Masood ’17, Hajara Masood ’17, Drake Logan and Alexandra Ehrreich. CLS funds summer study abroad for talented, high-achieving students. Its goal is to build the ranks of Americans gaining fluency in key languages […]
The Provost’s Faculty Research Seminar at Baruch College invites you to its second seminar of the Spring 2016 Climate Change Series with climate and human rights specialist Edward Cameron on Thursday, May 5.
Professor Kylie Garcelon’s film Pwofesè nan Kulinèr (The Culinary Professor) will be screened at the 2nd Annual NYC Short Documentary Film Festival (NYCSDFF) on May 1, 3 p.m., at 358 West 44th Street, (44th Street and 9th Ave) in Midtown Manhattan. Garcelon, a professor in the Department of Hospitality Management, created Pwofesè nan Kulinèr to highlight the work […]
Most people have heard of the butterfly effect – the notion that one small change in a system can have vast effects down the line – but what about the lemur effect? According to a recent study co-authored by Hunter Assistant Professor of Anthropology Andrea L. Baden, lemurs are not only interesting to look at; […]
Angelina Volkova, a Hunter College student and KCC alumnus, has won a National Science Foundation grant
Dr. Ellie Fogarty speaks to BMCC community. Dr. Ellie Fogarty, Vice President of Institutional Field Relations, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)— and BMCC’s Middle States Liaison — visited the college on April 18 and delivered a presentation, followed by a Q & A session, to shed light on the Middle States […]
Ate something bitter? It can make you judgmental. Feeling love is all around? It can make even water taste sweeter. Not only do our emotions influence our perceptions of taste, but what we taste can also change how we feel, scientists have found.
Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York and Professor Elizabeth Reis host a free, public symposium, Policing Reproduction, to discuss the erosion of rights facing pregnant women on May 15 and May 16. This symposium will bring together a diverse range of scholars, students, and the public to discuss alarming trends in […]
We are very pleased to announce that Ava Ghadimi, a junior in the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program, whose home college is Baruch, has been awarded first prize in the Physics category of the 2016 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. Ava is pursuing areas of concentration in Physics and Mathematics under the mentorship […]
Obeng Kwaku Buo, an engineering science major at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is from Ghana, and grew up in the capital city of Accra, on the Gulf of Guinea. He visited New York for the first time in 2011, to visit family in the Bronx, then headed back to Ghana to complete high […]
Jean-Michel Voltaire, City Tech’s 2000 valedictorian, who went on to become a U.S. Department of Justice trial attorney and the recipient of the Attorney General’s 2013 Community Service Award for his humanitarian work in Haiti, was named “Alumni of the Year” at the City Tech Alumni Association annual meeting on March 22. Professor Marissa Moran, […]
BMCC student Michael Clark will head to Uganda for the Fall 2016 semester where he will study the role of conflict and stigma in public health, primarily as it relates to HIV. The trip will be funded by two awards Clark received in March 2016; the Access Africa scholarship from the School of International Training […]
Baruch College professor, Dr. Deborah Balk, has been named a recipient of a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Gov. Rick Scott should expect more confrontations like the recent one in a Gainesville Starbucks because he continues to lead this state in its rush to abandon health-care services for poor citizens.
April 17, 2016 Lloyd Gayle, MD of Norwood will be honored by Healing the Children of New Jersey (HTCNJ) with its Sue Tiger Memorial Award at its Gala and Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit. The Sue Tiger Memorial Award is presented to an individual who […]