In the May-June 2011 issue of the journal American Mineralogist, a team of scientists announced the discovery of the new mineral krotite, one of the earliest minerals formed in our solar system. It is the main component of an unusual inclusion embedded in a meteorite (NWA 1934), found in northwest Africa. These objects, known as refractory inclusions, are thought to be the first planetary materials formed in our solar system, dating back to before the formation of the Earth and the other planets.
Is your weight holding you back at work? Is your waistline undermining your ambitions?
Earlier this month, Medgar Evers College (MEC), in collaboration with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Medgar Evers College Genomics Education Outreach Collaborative (GENEOC), hosted a student genomics conference.
NEW YORK, NY – May 23, 2014 – Baruch College was recently awarded the 2014 Educational Fundraising Award, for Overall Performance among Public Comprehensive Institutions. For the second consecutive year, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded this to Baruch for superior fundraising. “Baruch’s story is very compelling,” says Mark Gibbel, Vice […]
3,011 students will become the newest John Jay alumni on May 28 when they receive their degrees in dual Commencement ceremonies. The College’s 49th annual Commencement will be held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center North, at 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM.
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is proud to announce that President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez has been selected to be part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Jobs for New Yorkers” task force. Over 25 leaders in both the supply and demand side of workforce development, along with top officials from the administration, compose the task force.
$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.
On May 1st, City Tech and Canon USA held an anti-counterfeiting event at the College that focused on the manufacturing, sales and proliferation of counterfeit products and how counterfeiting continues to impact both businesses and society. Engineering students made presentations and Canon set-up a display of counterfeit products, which showed how difficult it is to […]
Robin Hansen was hoping to help her son pass a community-college baking course when she heard about Cogmed software.
Dr. Withers is currently working on a partnership grant with the National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH and the Smithsonian to develop genomics lessons and to pilot them in six Brooklyn High Schools.
aruch College Professor of Biology David Gruber has been selected to the National Geographic Society’s 2014 class of Emerging Explorers.
On April 25, one of the first sunny days of spring, 16 City Tech students gathered in the Physics Department to compete in an all-day physics competition sponsored by the Center for Theoretical Physics and organized by professors Roman Kezerashvili, chair of the physics department; Ilya Grigorenko; German Kolmakov; Darya Krym; and Justin Vazquez-Poritz. Early […]
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).
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.
Seven students from The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering have won 2014 NIST-SURF fellowships for summer research with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Md. NIST, a non-regulatory agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, describes itself as one of the world’s leading research institutions.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice will grant two honorary degrees at graduation ceremonies on May 28, 2014, at the Jacob Javits Center North. This year’s honorary degree recipients are renowned for their contributions to academia, advocacy and the betterment of humankind.
Baruch College Alumnus Chris Cosgriff has won the Jonas E. Salk Scholarship, which provides $8,000 towards medical school. He is among eight winners from the City of New York (CUNY) senior colleges.
The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Nursing Department is housed in the School of Science, Health and Technology. The MEC Nursing Department offers three programs: the Certificate in Practical Nursing (CPN), the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Nursing, and the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. The programs offered by the MEC Nursing Department are […]
We’ve long known that a high BMI in early adulthood increases a person’s lifetime risk of obesity-related diseases like hypertension, stroke and heart disease. But a new study that followed the obesity status of 25-year-olds for more than 10 years sheds new light on the connection between the two.
NEW YORK, NY- May 7, 2014 – Baruch College is proud to announce that students Esther J. Lykes and Jonathan Flügel are this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. They will join their fellow graduates during the Forty-Ninth Commencement Exercises on Tuesday, May 27, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. There will be two […]