In an opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson responds to a May 7 op-ed that called for consumers to support the workers who make our clothes, in the aftermath of a factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 600 garment workers.
Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish in the American Journal of Epidemiology: Mendelian randomization and estimation of treatment efficacy for chronic disease. This article, featured as “Editor’s choice” explains how the new analytic strategy of Mendelian randomization provides information complimentary to the ‘gold standard evidence’ from randomized controlled trials. Traditionally, randomized controlled trials assess [...]
On Thursday, May 16, the City University of New York Athletic Conference celebrated the 2012-13 academic and athletic year with the 27th Annual Michael Steuerman Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner. Presented by Pepsi, the night was a tribute to our outsta…
Eight outstanding City University of New York students – recognized for research on subjects including cancer, immunology, cardiovascular disease, genetics, neuroscience, autism spectrum disorder, nuclear physics and the physical interactions of dye molecules – have been awarded Jonas E. Salk Scholarships to study in the medical field in 2013, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein has announced.
More than 3,300 students will become the newest John Jay alumni on May 28 when they receive their degrees in dual Commencement ceremonies. The College’s 48th annual Commencement will be held once again at the Jacob Javits Convention Center North, at 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM.
The CUNY Athletic Conference and Municipal Credit Union are proud to announce the 2013 CUNYAC/MCU Baseball All-Stars. 2013 CUNYAC Champion CSI, took home Pitcher of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Sportsmanship while taking home seven First-Team spots…
The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies at the CUNY School of Professional Studies has recognized six leaders who have distinguished themselves in the areas of social and economic justice. The six honorees will receive the 2013 Joseph S. Murphy Emerging Leaders Award at a reception inaugurating the Joseph S. Murphy Institute Scholarship for Diversity in Labor on May 16th in New York City.
If there is a student-athlete face to CUNYAC, it is Alyssa Lubrino. As an athlete, a scholar, a leader, and a representative, this standout Bearcat has been everything that an outstanding student-athlete should be and then some.
The following video was shown at the Sixth Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism as part of a tribute to Founding Dean Stephen B. Shepard,…
Hear what Dean Stephen B. Shepard, the CUNY Chancellor, the New York Times Chairman, and alumni speakers had to say at the CUNY J-School’s 2013 Gala.
Alana Lewis, Susanna Nguy, Ivan Santiago and Emma Schatoff, members of The City College of New York Class of 2013, have been selected to receive the 2013 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship awarded by The City University of New York. All four students plan to apply the Scholarship’s $8,000 stipend toward medical school or PhD study.
One of the most dominant athletes to ever put on a City College of New York uniform, Paul Dedewo has won three City University of New York Athletic Conference Performer of the Year awards. His dedication to his schoolwork and volunteer work is much mor…
Dr. Sebastien Poget was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER grant totaling $1.18 million—the highest total ever for a CAREER proposal from the College of Staten island—for his work studying ion channels, very important components of our nervous systems that allow the flow of electricity in our bodies.
Being an immigrant in the United States is tough enough. When you’re undocumented, the difficulties escalate exponentially. Just ask Mehdi Mahraoui, or Danyeli Rodriguez, or Korede Griffith – all John Jay students from other countries who have struggled to overcome the challenges of being an undocumented immigrant.
“Juan Rodriguez and the Beginnings of New York City,” a monograph revealing information on the Latino identity of the first immigrant to settle in New York City, will be released to the public Wednesday, May 15, by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI). Rodriguez, who was also known Jan Rodrigues, arrived in what was known as Hudson’s Harbor in 1613 and stayed until 1614.
Deadbeat Drums, a team of three Grove School of Engineering seniors, has won the first annual Zahn Prize for excellence in entrepreneurship. The team of Greg Knoll, Jeremy Neiman and Will Senisi took the top honor, besting three other finalists with their design of an electronic system to teach drumming, connected to an online progress-tracking and analysis tool. Their selection was announced May 6 at celebratory gala in Steinman Hall at The City College of New York following the final round of competition.
Dredging shipping channels to keep up with the changing needs of the container ship industry poses environmental risks. Contaminated material brought up from the bottom of waterways could threaten coastal habitats if not properly handled.
The CUNY J-School is launching a new hyperlocal website, The Nabe, which is a successor to The Local that was created in partnership with The New York Times.
Melissa Manrique, a BA/MA student in Forensic Psychology, and Sabrina Jimenez Pestel, an Economics major, have been accepted into the highly competitive Kennedy School’s Latino Leadership Initiative Program at Harvard University that only selects 42 of the country’s most outstanding undergraduates who have shown commitment to serving the Latino community.