News from The City University of New York

Fighting octopuses ‘change colour to signal intent’

January 29, 2016 | The University

Octopuses may have more complex social interactions than previously believed, a new study has found.

Lessons Today from the Triangle Fire of the Past

January 29, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

The Triangle Shirtwaist fire tragedy of 1911 still has important lessons to teach us today about garment worker conditions.

On Kenneth Thorpe’s Analysis of Senator Sanders’ Single-Payer Reform Plan

January 29, 2016 | The University

Professor Kenneth Thorpe recently issued an analysis of Senator Bernie Sanders’ single-payer national health insurance proposal. Thorpe, an Emory University professor who served in the Clinton administration, claims the single-payer plan would break the bank.

Treat arthritis plus 10 other health issues with this one amazing kitchen ingredient

January 28, 2016 | The University

At this very moment, 28 per cent of Australians are battling arthritis, but chances are, not all of them are using this spice that has been proven time and time again to ease symptoms. It’s turmeric – and it’s commonly found in our cupboards.

Exercise alone won’t cause weight loss, study shows

January 28, 2016 | The University

Exercise alone is not enough to lose weight because our bodies reach a plateau where working out more does not necessarily burn extra calories, researchers have found.

Skeptical Inquirers at the Mishkin Gallery, February 19 to March 23

January 28, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College presents the exhibition Some Provocations from Skeptical Inquirers: Painted Prints, Photographs, and Videos by Ellen K. Levy and Patricia Olynyk at the Mishkin Gallery from February 19 to March 23, 2016. The gallery is free and open to the public. An opening reception will take place on February 18, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m.

CSI Swimming Recognized for Academic Excellence

January 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Getting ready for another exciting entry into the postseason, the College of Staten Island men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up a boost in an arena outside the pool this week. Both units were among those selected as Scholar All-America institutions by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

Rising Stars: Naomi Gaggi ’17

January 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Naomi Gaggi ’17: Major: Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience and Autism Spectrum Disorders A Macaulay Honors College and Dean’s List student, who is currently working in three labs, a member of two honors societies, a peer tutor, and a record-setting and award-winning member of the CSI Swimming and Diving team.

Baruch College to Host Post-U.N. Climate Change Conference Discussion

January 27, 2016 | Baruch College

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College, in partnership with The Sustainability Practice Network (SPN), invites you to a Post-U.N. Climate Change Conference Discussion on Tuesday, February 2.

CUNY SPH Celebrates Winter Graduation

January 27, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

On January 22, students gathered with friends, family, professors, and deans to celebrate winter graduation at CUNY SPH’s first graduation celebration at the new SPH building. Dean El-Mohandes gave a wonderful speech, and there was a delicious buffet and a photographer to document all the smiles! Congratulations to the Class of 2015! We look forward to hosting our next celebration in honor […]

A Message from Chancellor Milliken

January 26, 2016 | The University

Today CUNY filed a petition with the state Public Employment Relations Board seeking mediation to help resolve labor negotiations with our faculty and non-teaching instructional staff that have gone on for too long.