News from The City University of New York

Students Learn About Local Ecology aboard Hudson Boat

October 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On September 30 students from Instructor Derek Tesser’s Introduction to Biology: Life in New City class visited the River Project’s boat, The Lilac, on Pier 25 in downtown Manhattan. During the class’s previous field trip to The River Project’s wetlab, students learned about the different varieties of species living in the Hudson River estuary. This […]

Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative

October 9, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/tcS3_media/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/10/Climate-pic-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative" title="Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative" style="float:right;" />An ambitious crowdsourcing project on climate change risk in New York includes real-time multimedia reporting from vulnerable communities, data collection on residents’ views, and community engagement efforts via social media.

Eli Federman (’10) on Yom Kippur Tradition

October 9, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Eli Federman (’10) argues that the Yom Kippur tradition known as Kaparot should be left alone.

Longtime Work of Tonya Gonnella Frichner (’87) on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Acknowledged at United Nations

October 9, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the contributions of Tonya Gonnella Frichner (’87) (Onondaga Nation) and her longtime commitment to the advancement of the rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Students Gain Insights into Non Profit Management from Distinguished Professional

October 8, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 2 the College welcomed Gail B. Nayowith, Executive Director of SCO Family of Services, who gave a dynamic overview of how to start and manage a non-profit organization for the House 3 City Seminar I students. For their final City Seminar I project, students will be creating a plan to develop their own […]