News from The City University of New York

CCNY, Standard Chartered rev up partnership

July 21, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York’s Zahn Innovation Center and Standard Chartered Bank are set to ramp up their partnership after a successful first semester of collaboration.The two announced the Standard Chartered Technology Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs program last December. The program supports greater diversity in gender representation within technology entrepreneurship.

LaGuardia Partners with Mellon Foundation and American Folk Art Museum to Create Student Internships

July 21, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the American Folk Art Museum a $461,000 grant to develop the Museum Career Internship Program with LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, New York.

Saadyah Averick ’09 earns DSM Science & Technology Award

July 21, 2015 | College of Staten Island

“Saadyah Averick from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (USA), won the DSM Science & Technology Awards Americas 2014 with his Ph.D. research titled “The Preparation of Functional Bioconjugates Using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization”, which he conducted under supervision of Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski.

Guttman Students Gain Laboratory Experience in CUNY Research Program

July 20, 2015 | Guttman Community College

15 Guttman students participated in the 2014-2015 CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) that provides funded laboratory experiences for Associates degree students over a one-year period. Students must commit to being part of the program for one full academic year plus the summer. The goal of the program is to encourage undergraduate participation in authentic research […]

CUNY ASRC Nanofab Facility names its 2015-16 research scholars

July 20, 2015 | Advanced Science Research Center, NanoFabrication

Two PhD candidates from The City College of New York have been named the 2015-16 NanoFab Fellows at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Nanofabrication Facility.

Bryan Turner Receives $800K Max Planck Research Award

July 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Presidential Professor Bryan Turner (Sociology), director of the GC’s Committee for the Study of Religion, will receive the highly prestigious Max Planck Research Award for his work on secularization and modernity, focusing on social and religious pluralism.

MIT Predoctoral Fellowship Awarded to Ph.D. Student in Economics

July 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Morgan Williams Jr., a fourth-year student in the Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in Economics, has been awarded a Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship from the MIT School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

Meet the Inaugural Class in our Social Journalism Master’s Program

July 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The 14 pioneers in our new M.A. degree program have chosen communities they will serve and are developing strategies to engage them.

Meet the Inaugural Class in our Social Journalism Master’s Program

July 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The 14 pioneers in our new M.A. degree program have chosen communities they will serve and are developing strategies to engage them.

Celebrating the End of Ramadan, Eid Ul Fitr

July 16, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 4:30 to 8:30 PM, the Medgar Evers College Student Government Association and the Muslim Student Association present Eid Ul Fitr Celebration in the Welcome Center at 1650 Bedford Avenue.

Japanese dignitaries honor CCNY founder Townsend Harris

July 16, 2015 | City College

Mayor Shunsuke Kusuyama of Shimoda, Japan, led a 13-member delegation on a pilgrimage to the City College of New York on July 15 to pay homage to City College founder Townsend Harris, who opened the first U.S. diplomatic mission in Japan. The delegation included Counselor Hisao Nishimaki and Minister Kazuhiro Kuno of the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations.

CSI Tops MONEY Magazine’s Best Colleges List for 2015-2016

July 16, 2015 | College of Staten Island

MONEY magazine has published its list of the Best Colleges for 2015-2016 this week, identifying 736 schools, out of approximately 1,500 nationwide, that provide the best value for your tuition dollar. With a “Value Added Grade” of A-, the College of Staten Island is ranked third for public institutions in New York State behind CUNY Baruch and SUNY Maritime, eighth among public institutions in the Mideast region, and 123rd overall on the Best Colleges list.