News from The City University of New York

Job Opportunity: Seeking a Social Media Marketing Manager

July 14, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The job is to develop and implement a social media strategy to promote the J-School’s academic programs, events, admissions efforts, and other activities.

CCNY’s Elisa Riedo co-inspires new magnetic microchip technology

July 14, 2016 | City College

Innovative technology co-inspired by physicist Elisa Riedo of The City College of New York for developing new magnetic microchips is raising hopes for the manufacture of nanosized sensors, memories and microprocessors.

New ORCA fellows archive George Lois collection at CCNY

July 13, 2016 | City College

For the five City College of New York undergraduates, summer doesn’t get better than this: 10 weeks spent archiving the George Lois collection gifted to City College by the legendary art director, designer and ad man, while receiving a $3,000 stipend each.

City College remains one of America’s Top Colleges, says Forbes

July 11, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York remains one of the nation’s leading education institutions, according to Forbes magazine’s 2016 America’s Top Colleges rankings. For the third consecutive year, CCNY is ranked in the top 100 in the Northeast and is #62 among public colleges across the country. In New York City, CCNY is ranked among the top 10 schools at #6. Overall, the college is #228 nationally.

CCNY founder Townsend Harris remains Japanese hero

July 8, 2016 | City College

Nearly 170 years after he founded The City College of New York and went on to forge U.S.-Japan relations, the lure of Townsend Harris continues in the Far East. Since 1986, top civic officials from the Japanese city of Shimoda have been paying homage to Townsend with annual visits to City College.

Queens College is Among 50 Nationwide Recipients of a Grant to Renovate Spaces for Veterans

July 8, 2016 | Queens College

Campus life for over 200 student veterans and active military personnel at Queens College will be greatly enhanced thanks to a recent Vet Center Initiative grant from the Student Veterans of America (SVA) and The Home Depot Foundation.

CUNY at Center of Experimental News Partnership

July 7, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

A pioneering news initiative with CUNY journalism resources at its core will investigate how summer heat affects the health of Harlem residents and explore ways to build community resilience.

CCNY’s Tzortziou LOA Lab studies the oceans of the Far East

July 6, 2016 | City College

Maria Tzortziou, associate professor of earth and atmospheric science at The City College of New York, was one of the lead scientists on the launch of Korea-United States Ocean Color (KORUS-OC) expedition, an 18-day oceanographic field campaign designed to tackle air-quality problems and capture coastal ocean dynamics in the East Sea and Yellow Sea. Comprised of scientists from National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, CUNY, and other US universities and research centers, the crew of KORUS-OC sought further understanding of the oceans’ biology and biogeochemistry.

CCNY helps NYC Men Teach

July 6, 2016 | City College

A civic initiative to increase the proportion of minorities among New York City’s teaching ranks is taking shape – and the City College of New York’s School of Education is in the forefront of it.

Baruch College Professor Eugene Marlow Wins 2016 John Culkin Award for Outstanding Praxis in the Field of Media Ecology

July 6, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College journalism professor Eugene Marlow, Ph.D. has been named the winner of the 2016 John Culkin Award for Outstanding Praxis in the Field of Media Ecology by the Media Ecology Association (MEA).

Visiting Scholar from Spain to Research Local News Business Models

July 6, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Dr. Carmina Crusafon is a senior lecturer at the Department of Journalism and Communication Studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.