PBS’s Newshour interviewed President Jeremy Travis about the report “The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences,” released April 30 by the National Research Council’s Committee on Law and Justice.
Sophie Davis Professor John Martin and colleagues use genetically altered mice to demonstrate role of corticospinal tract
Extraordinarily complex networks of circuits that transmit signals from the brain to the spinal cord control voluntary movements. Researchers have been challenged to identify the controlling circuits, but they lacked the tools needed to dissect, at the neural level, the way the brain produces voluntary movements.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will salute corporate and other “partners” at the 2014 Best of New York Award Dinner on Wednesday, May 14, in the Trianon Ballroom at the New York Hilton Midtown, Avenue of the Americans at 53rd Street in Manhattan. The evening will begin with a Guest of Honor […]
Commencement 2014 may be weeks away for Medgar Evers College (MEC), but one recent graduate is celebrating a major accomplishment, today. Mathematics major Andre Braddy has been awarded a $100,000 fellowship from Math for America (MfA) for agreeing to serve as a New York City public school teacher while furthering his own studies.
This spring, the Medgar Evers College Department of Mass Communications, Creative & Performing Arts and Speech invites the college community, and the public at-large, to feast their eyes on the talents, creativity and accomplishments of its students and faculty.
The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action, in collaboration with the Study Abroad Program, is excited to host the Third Annual Celebration of Diversity: The Global Community.
The Nursing Department of Medgar Evers College (MEC) — School of Science, Health and Technology — cordially invite you to celebrate National Nurses Week. Every day, nurses step forward embracing new technologies, resolving emerging issues, and accepting ever-changing roles in their profession. They lead the way for their patients, colleagues, organizations, and the health care industry as a whole.
Starting this summer, Medgar Evers College(MEC) will launch the highly-successful and nationally-acclaimed Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP). The ASAP program is designed to serve as a key pathway to baccalaureate programs for MEC students currently enrolled in one of our multiple Associate Degree programs. Key ASAP features include: required full-time enrollment, block scheduling, intrusive […]
Major players in Brooklyn waterfront development, academics and policy-makers turned out for a conference sponsored by City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center (BWRC) and City College’s University Transportation Research Center on March 21 at Brooklyn Borough Hall. “Has the Brooklyn Waterfront Gone Global—Again?” focused on the waterfront’s rich history and, in particular, the ways the […]
National Geographic’s Genographic Project finds 130 distinct maternal lineages among participants in study led by City College of New York
The 200 college students who provided DNA samples in February for the New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, today learned the results of an analysis of their genetic profile at an event held at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). The students, from eight institutions in the New York metropolitan area, had their samples analyzed by National Geographic’s Genographic Project.
New York, NY – (April 22, 2014). Congratulations to Rebecca DelliCarpini ’13, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College and Yasmin Zakiniaeiz ’13, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, recent graduates who have each been awarded one of the country’s top prizes for young scientists—the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship […]
Hostos Community College is pleased to announce that Mohammad A. Sohel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Natural Sciences Department has been awarded a faculty fellowship at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in the Summer of 2014. Participants are selected for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Visiting Faculty Program […]
Dr. Zeynep Dereli Korkut forms company to commercialize 3D microfluid testing chamber designed as thesis project in lab of Professor Sihong Wang
Supported by a NSF CAREER grant awarded in 2011, Dr. Sihong Wang, associate professor of biomedical engineering in City College’s Grove School of Engineering has been working with students to develop three-dimensional microfluid cell array for screening anti-cancer drugs.
Shared common infrastructure, administration and academic support aim to raise graduation rates, participation of underrepresented groups
Beginning in the fall 2014 semester, Hostos Community College and LaGuardia Community College will offer associate degrees in earth system science and environmental engineering (ESE). Students completing the programs will be able to transfer seamlessly to the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York to earn bachelor’s degrees in this high-demand engineering discipline.
Students in Eugenio María de Hostos Community College’s highly successful STEM-based Proyecto Access STEP (Science and Technology Entry Program) took home a third-place prize from the 16th Annual STEP Statewide Student Conference. Of the six Hostos students at the conference, the three who gave a presentation on “Predicting a Knuckleball” – David Koffi (11th Grade), […]
Three City Tech students from the Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology Department (ETET), Vanassa Mejia, Amreen Akbar and Richard Cazales, presented at the 11th Annual NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers) Engineering Expo in White Plains, New York, on March 30. Engineers are always looking for a way to achieve maximum efficiency in their projects […]
Sixty-one years ago tomorrow, James Watson and Francis Crick published a landmark paper on the structure of DNA. Now, April 25 is recognized as DNA Day, a day for celebrating all that we know about genetics, including what DNA tells us about our ancient past. Today, Genographic Project scientists are collaborating with populations around the globe to better understand this ancient past, and fill in the missing gaps of what we know about our shared human history.
To see how happy city dwellers are, it may help to look at the photos they post on Twitter, according to researchers who recently won one of Twitter’s first #DataGrants.
Research evidence suggests that despite large differences in their fundamental principles, Thai and Swedish massages produce nearly identical health benefits. With only a single treatment, both massage styles reduce the heart rate, increase range of motion, and offer prolonged mood improvement and anxiety reduction.
We can’t really ask an octopus to count backward from 10. Which is just one of the tricky things about putting an octopus under.