Long Island City, NY—September 11, 2013—LaGuardia Community College is among four New York colleges, and the only community college, partnering with Brown University on a collaborative science research project to expose minority students to the sciences. The project is funded by a three-year grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to Brown University. […]
New deans of engineering and science bring academic excellence, management expertise and research accomplishments
Professor Andrei Jitianu is a leading researcher in the sol-gel field, which is a method for producing solid materials from small molecules.
Students and graduates of the Media Design Program at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College will soon receive some high-profile exposure when their work is displayed on Madison Avenue, a main artery of Manhattan that has been associated with the American advertising industry for decades.
A leader in training tomorrow’s healthcare workers, Hostos Community College has partnered with The City University of New York, the New York City Department of Education, and Montefiore Medical Center to open a new school that will be a clear pathway for younger students into the healthcare and related fields. HERO High (Health, Education and Research Occupations), slated to open this fall, is an early college and career school that serves students in grades 9-14. A preparatory pipeline to careers in New York City’s large and vital healthcare sector, students can earn a Career and Technical Education (CTE)-endorsed Regents diploma, as well as an associate degree in nursing or community health through Hostos Community College.
Ricardo Kriebel won for Best Contributed Paper in Plant Systematics at the American Society of Plant Taxonomists’s annual meeting. His talk described his research on the tropical princess flower family.
Hundreds Will Work Around the Clock to Tally Species in 24 Hours Hundreds of students and scientists will discover hundreds of species in a marathon census of plants, insects, fish, birds, turtles, mollusks, bats, and more when the Central Park Conservancy and Macaulay Honors College launch a 24-hour BioBlitz to measure the Park’s biodiversity. […]
Royal purple, the color of robes swathing the emperors of Rome, ancient kings and high priests, and prized for its richness of hue and a brightness that wouldn’t fade, has long carried its own molecular mystery.
Not long ago, assistant professor Sihong Wang and Zeynep Dereli Korkut, who earned her Ph.D. in Wang’s lab at City College’s Grove School of Engineering, would have rhapsodized about the dinner-mint-sized chip that simultaneously evaluates the effectiveness of dozens of cancer drugs on an individual patient’s tumor cells. Now, thanks to entrepreneurship training that CUNY leads with Columbia and New York Universities, they also discuss commercializing the device.
Lehman College’s new Science Hall has earned a prestigious LEED Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, making it the only teaching/research lab in New York City to receive the council’s highest award.
For people with anxiety or fear, cognitive behavioral therapy can be a useful tool to help keep those emotions under control. But a new study suggests that stress could interfere with the success of these types of cognitive strategies.
Patient portals have the potential for great utility and value for underserved patients with lower education levels–as long as the technology meets certain criteria–a new study from researchers at City University of New York (CUNY)-Hunter College finds, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
Five Graduate Center doctoral students have won Fulbright Awards for the 2013–14 year. The fellowships will support research in ecology, politics, and the arts in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Emily S. Channell (Anthropology) will conduct research on youth political movements in post-Soviet Ukraine. Her past research projects include the study of social networks in Labrador, […]
New Zealand’s unique biodiversity has been strengthened with the identification of a new endemic songbird family – the family Mohouidae – which includes the endangered Yellowhead, the Whitehead and the Brown Creeper.
Dr. Z. Johnny Luo, an associate professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and NOAA CREST Institute at The City College of New York, is one of 12 lead scientists on a NASA airborne mission to study how convective clouds help process and transport air pollutants, including those from wildfires. The mission, involving two aircraft that are crisscrossing the southwestern United States, began August 10. A NASA media day event for the mission will be held Wednesday, August 21 in Houston.
Metal-catalyzed cross-couplings of carbon bonds could enable creation of libraries of drug candidates to accelerate drug discovery
August 1st — For three weeks last month, New York City was the site of the largest study ever conducted of how deadly gases would move through an urban environment during a chemical weapons attack — and students from Bronx Community College were in the forefront of this landmark research. Twenty-five BCC students participated in […]
Lehman College’s new Science Hall earned a LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the first CUNY building to be awarded the highest green building ranking. More than 18,000 projects have achieved LEED certification worldwide, yet fewer than 1,200 have achieved the highest designation of Platinum.
When green turtles toddle out to the ocean after hatching from eggs at sandy beaches they more or less disappear from view and aren’t seen again for several years until they show up as juveniles at coastal foraging areas. Researchers have long puzzled over what happens to the turtles during these “lost years,” as they were dubbed decades ago. Now a new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B outlines where they likely would be based on ocean currents.
The Princeton Review once again lists the City College of New York among the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education. The education services company features the school in the new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 378 Colleges,” which went on sale August 6.