• CRIME REPORT PICKS #METOO MOVEMENT AND ROBERT MUELLER AS JUSTICE NEWSMAKERS OF THE YEAR

    December 28, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      New York, NY, December 20, 2017 —The #MeToo Movement and Special Counsel Robert Mueller have been chosen by readers of The Crime Report as the top Justice Newsmakers of 2017. Announcing the results of its Seventh annual readers’ poll, The Crime Report said the policy reversals at the Department of Justice, the resistance of sanctuary cities to the Trump […]

  • FRESHMEN SHOW OFF RESEARCH AT 10TH ANNUAL FIRST YEAR STUDENT SHOWCASE

    December 28, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      On December 7, John Jay freshmen gathered in the Student Dining Hall for the 10th Annual First Year Student Showcase. The showcase is a momentous opportunity for students to present their first research projects conducted as college students. This year, the projects were diverse in topic and medium, reflecting the various expertise and research interests […]

  • Project at CCNY helps assemble complex molecules

    December 21, 2017 | City College

    Nucleosides are fundamental building blocks of genetic material which makes them attractive for a number of biologically relevant applications and as potential pharmaceuticals. At The City College of New York, scientists are developing facile methods for modifying nucleoside structures to make chemical processes more efficient.

  • Victory Media ranks CCNY #6 military friendly school in the US

    December 20, 2017 | City College

    The City College of New York is ranked #6 in the nation by Victory Media in its 2018 Military Friendly® Schools survey. CCNY’s ranking is in the “large public” category.

  • Timely CCNY research on barriers for male victims of sexual violence

    December 20, 2017 | City College

    As the #metoo conversation continues, another group of victims is being recognized: men. A recently published paper in the American Journal of Men’s Health shows that some men who have experienced sexual violence are hesitant to speak out or seek help.

  • “Five Artists + Architecture” show at CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture

    December 18, 2017 | City College

    The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York is celebrating the work of faculty artists in an exhibition of five distinct and inspired points of view that illustrate the dynamic relationship between art and architecture.

  • Five Years After Sandy, Professor Leigh Graham Shares Lessons from Research On Disaster Recovery

    December 18, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Five years after Hurricane Sandy, Professor Leigh Graham has been featured on PBS Newshour as well as CUNY TV to discuss the successes and challenges of recovery efforts in New York City. Last year, Graham co-published a report comparing the experiences of the Lower East Side and the Rockaways after Sandy, two NYC areas significantly impacted by the storm. In the […]

  • Alumna and Faculty Member Chelsea Binns Publishes Landmark Book on Fraud Hotlines

    December 18, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Chelsea Binns, assistant professor in the Department of Security, Fire and Emergency Management, has written the first book on fraud hotlines ever published. Binns, who graduated from John Jay with both her MA and PhD in Criminal Justice, is a licensed private investigator and certified fraud examiner who has extensive experience in the public and […]

  • CCNY’s Rosemarie Wesson makes AIChE history

    December 14, 2017 | City College

    The American Institute of Chemical Engineers can point to numerous advances — most of which have benefitted industry and society — by its members since its inception in 1908. In their latest pioneering move, AIChE members elected Rosemarie D. Wesson, associate dean for research in City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, the organization’s first ever female treasurer. She begins a three-year term in 2018.

  • Gary Ackerman, Former U.S. Congressman, Donates His Papers to the Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library at His Alma Mater, Queens College

    December 13, 2017 | Queens College

    — Collection Documenting Ackerman’s Over 30 Years in Public Office Will Be Made Available to the Public for Research Purposes; Ackerman Will Also Contribute Oral History to the School — Queens, NY, December 13, 2017— Former U.S. Congressman and Queens College alumnus Gary Ackerman (photo attached) announced the donation of his personal papers to the […]

  • Baruch College Ranks in Top 30 “Best Accounting Degrees” by College Choice

    December 13, 2017 | Baruch College

    Zicklin School of Business undergraduate and graduate accounting programs praised in nationwide survey Baruch College ranked in the nation’s top 30 schools to obtain both an undergraduate and graduate accounting degrees by College Choice in its 2017 survey.  Located within the Zicklin School of Business, the Bachelor of Business Administration program with a specialization in […]

  • Top photonics breakthrough by CCNY researcher

    December 13, 2017 | City College

    One day soon your camera phone lens could be even thinner and flatter. Satellites could be smaller. Your laptop could stay cooler and your battery last longer. Diseases could be detected earlier. All thanks to breakthroughs in topological photonics research being done by a team of researchers led by Alex Khanikaev, associate professor in the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York.

  • Hunter’s Gary Mallon Receives 2017 Adoption Excellence Award

    December 12, 2017 | Hunter College

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded the 2017 Adoption Excellence Award to Dr. Gerald P. Mallon, the Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare and Associate Dean for Scholarship and Research at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. An adoptive parent himself, Dr. Mallon is an internationally recognized […]

  • CCNY-led team develops cancer imaging aid from horse chestnuts

    December 12, 2017 | City College

    Research at The City College of New York shows that cancer imaging can be simplified by a photonic process utilizing molecules derived from horse chestnuts. The study with potential to better detect the presence of cancer is led by George John, professor in City College’s Division of Science, in collaboration with Jan Grimm, a physician scientist at Sloan Kettering Institute who is also affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College.

  • Educational theatre program presents “Annie Jr.”

    December 11, 2017 | City College

    The City College of New York’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre is collaborating with PS 161 for a presentation of “Annie Jr.” This is the seventh co-production with the Harlem-based school. Annie Jr. takes place at 6 p.m., Thursday, December 14 at PS 161 with a community potluck at 5 p.m.

  • CUNY AND PSC REACH AGREEMENT ON TEACHING WORKLOAD

    December 8, 2017 | The University

    The City University of New York and Professional Staff Congress have reached agreement on a restructuring of the workload of full-time teaching faculty that will enable professors to devote more time to individual work with students, to advising, holding office hours, conducting academic research and engaging in other activities that contribute to student success.

  • Mellon Foundation support to CCNY tops $2 million, produces PhDs

    December 8, 2017 | City College

    Since 2001, support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is credited for guiding more than a dozen talented City College of New York students from traditionally underrepresented groups to PhDs in the humanities and social sciences. With 17 more Mellon Mays Fellows from City College currently in doctoral programs, a new $70,000 one-year grant to CCNY brings this funding to approximately $2 million.

  • You don’t have to be crazy to see a psychologist at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School

    December 6, 2017 | City College

    It used to be that only those with serious mental health issues – or rich neurotic people – would see a psychologist. But today we know that while psychologists still treat serious mental disorders, they also help us cope with the daily stresses of life.

  • CCNY’s Yingli Tian beats the odds to become IEEE Fellow

    December 5, 2017 | City College

    Four hundred thousand professionals are working across the globe to advance technology for humanity as members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Each year, the organization elevates less than 1/10th of 1% of them to “Fellow”. Only 3% of that 1/10 of 1% are women. Yingli Tian, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York is one of those women.

  • Dr. Vincent Boudreau is 13th President of City College

    December 4, 2017 | City College

    Dr. Vincent Boudreau is the next president of The City College of New York, CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken announced today. Boudreau has served as Interim President of CCNY since November of 2016. Prior to that appointment, Boudreau was inaugural dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at City College since 2013. He was […]