• Shawn L. Rickenbacker named Director of J. Max Bond Center for Urban Futures

    April 2, 2018 | City College

    Shawn L. Rickenbacker has been named director of the J. Max Bond Center for Urban Futures, The City College of New York’s research and design center focused on Cities. Rickenbacker’s appointment was announced by City College President Vince Boudreau and Gordon Gebert, Acting Dean, The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. The Bond Center honors the legacy of J. Max Bond, renowned African American architect and former architecture dean at CCNY, and his extraordinary accomplishments of integrating urban innovation with societal and cultural concerns.

  • CUNY PROFESSORS’ INVENTION HELPS VISION-IMPAIRED TODDLERS TO WALK SAFELY

    March 30, 2018 | The University

    Professors from two colleges at The City University of New York have developed a wearable cane that allows blind and severely vision-impaired toddlers to walk safely long before they develop the cognitive skills and manual dexterity needed to use a traditional handheld white cane. The wearable “toddler cane” fastens around the waist, positioning two attached white shafts joined with a U-shaped bumper on the ground two steps ahead, providing the child with continuous next-step warning.

  • Guttman Professor and Co-Author Conduct Q&A Interview

    March 29, 2018 | Guttman Community College

    Chet Jordan, Assistant Professor at Guttman Community College, and Anthony G. Picciano, Professor of Urban Education at Hunter College, the CUNY Graduate Center, and the CUNY School for Professional Studies, held a March 29, 2018, Q&A interview with Gotham blog editor Nick Juravich about the book they co-authored: CUNY’s First Fifty Years: Triumphs and Ordeals […]

  • Sustainability and the City: A Panel Discussion on Urban Sustainability with a Focus on New York City and State

    March 28, 2018 | Uncategorized

    A panel discussion with four experts on urban sustainability, including Rob Craudereuff, CEO of Crauderueff Associates; Annel Hernandez, Resiliency Planner, NYC Environmental Justice League; Jesse Scott, Customer Development Manager, New York Power Authority; and Tria Case, Director, Sustainable CUNY. Dr. Michael Wolfe, Dean of Social Science at Queens College, will be the moderator.

  • Scholar-activist Vince Boudreau takes the helm at City College

    March 28, 2018 | City College

    In a transformative moment for the nation’s first tuition free public college, scholar-activist Vincent Boudreau is to be sworn in as 13th President of The City College of New York in an investiture ceremony starting 5:30 p.m. on March 29 in CCNY’s Great Hall. He is the second faculty member there to rise to the position of CCNY president in the institution’s 171-year history. Fredrick Bertrand Robinson, CCNY’s 5th president (1927-1939), was the first.

  • Global experts at CCNY conference study historic Spain-N. America links

    March 27, 2018 | City College

    For the fourth consecutive year, more than 100 hundred scholars and researchers from 50 universities around the world, meet at The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education to discuss the historical ties between North America and Spain, April 11-13.

  • Panel of reproductive activists and scholars examines radical reproductive justice

    March 27, 2018 | Uncategorized

    Dr. Lynn Roberts was featured as part of a panel discussion last week on the radical reproductive justice movement, held at the Schomburg Center for Research and Black Culture, in Harlem, New York City. The panel brought together activists working towards reproductive rights, healthcare and education, particularly for women of color. During the panel, Roberts, […]

  • 1L Advice: How I got the Fellowship

    March 27, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    When Victor Cheng ’18 was an undergraduate, he studied marketing and international business, inspired by his Chinese immigrant father’s entrepreneurial spirit and drive. A few short years later and everything had changed; Victor came to CUNY Law to alter the face of Immigration Law as we know it. Below, he shares how his singular focus […]

  • Scholar-activist Vince Boudreau takes the helm at City College

    March 27, 2018 | City College

    In a transformative moment for the nation’s first tuition free public college, scholar-activist Vincent Boudreau is to be sworn in as 13th President of The City College of New York in an investiture ceremony starting 5:30 p.m. on March 29 in CCNY’s Great Hall. He is the second faculty member there to rise to the position of CCNY president in the institution’s 171-year history. Fredrick Bertrand Robinson, CCNY’s 5th president (1927-1939), was the first.

  • Acceptability of a prophylactic vaginal ring as an HIV prevention method

    March 27, 2018 | Uncategorized

    Dana Watnick, a doctoral student at CUNY SPH, has authored a study examining the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis in the form of a vaginal ring as an HIV prevention method for women. Vaginal rings for pre-exposure prophylaxis is an HIV prevention method that does not require daily or coitally-dependent dosing. Her research was published in […]

  • GRAD STUDENT ROBERT RYAN (’18) IS READY FOR A CAREER IN NATIONAL SECURITY

    March 26, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Robert Ryan grew up in a family of law enforcement and when he graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology, he knew he wanted to tie his clinical background to national security. In September of 2017, he enrolled in John Jay’s graduate program in Criminal Justice and now plans to […]

  • SIMON BAATZ LOOKS INTO THE WORLD OF CRIME DURING AMERICA’S GILDED AGE

    March 26, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Students fascinated by infamous crimes are likely to enjoy Simon Baatz’s history classes. Baatz has been a professor at John Jay since 2006, where he teaches U.S. history from 1865 to the present, as well as crime and punishment in America. He’s the author of several bestselling books on true crime cases, and this […]

  • Immigration book by CCNY’s Hidetaka Hirota wins national award

    March 23, 2018 | City College

    City College of New York historian Hidetaka Hirota’s seminal maiden book, “Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy,” is winner of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society’s Best First Book Award.

  • Lehman Establishes Educational Partnership with the UB Pharmacy School

    March 23, 2018 | Lehman College

    Lehman College and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have formed a partnership that will enable students to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in a shorter amount of time. Rather than taking four years to complete a bachelor’s degree and another four years to complete the doctor of pharmacy degree, […]

  • College Hosts “Hackathon” Workshop

    March 23, 2018 | Guttman Community College

    The College hosted an innovative workshop on March 17– #AnthoHack Guttman 2018. The goal of this “hackathon” event was to make an anthropology research tool called a “pile sort” as a WordPress plugin to be used as a digital, open educational and research tool. Although this tool has its origins in cognitive anthropological research, it […]

  • Office Hours with Professor Babe Howell

    March 20, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    Professor Babe Howell has been teaching Criminal Law, Trial Advocacy, Criminal Procedure, and Lawyering at CUNY Law for nearly nine years, work she approaches with a focus on the reality behind criminal law and our legal system – particularly the racial and class disparities. When not teaching, the self-proclaimed luddite can typically be found reading. […]

  • JOHN JAY COLLEGE RESEARCHERS DEVELOP FIRST OF ITS KIND SCHOOL SHOOTINGS DATABASE

    March 20, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      March 20, 2018, New York, NY – Researchers at John Jay College of Criminal Justice are creating a first of its kind national, open-source database to track shootings on K-12 school grounds and sharpen the public’s understanding of these tragedies. In partnership with University of Texas at Dallas and Michigan State University, the project is […]

  • U.S. News & World Report Names Baruch College Among Nation’s 2019 Best Graduate Schools

    March 20, 2018 | Baruch College

    Zicklin School of Business and Marxe School of Public and International Affairs Rank #1 Among New York’s Public Institutions NEW YORK, NY – March 20, 2018 – Baruch College continues to be recognized among the nation’s outstanding higher education institutions for graduate studies, with the Zicklin School of Business and the Austin W. Marxe School […]

  • U.S. News ranks six CCNY graduate programs among the nation’s best

    March 20, 2018 | City College

    Six master’s programs at The City College of New York are listed among the top in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2019” rankings released today.

  • IN THE BALANCE: Ting Ting Cheng

    March 19, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    How CUNY Law alumni are pursuing liberty and justice   It’s been a whirlwind twenty-four months for Ting Ting Cheng, currently serving as an attorney for the New York City Commission on Human Rights.  During that time, she helped the NYCCHR host the first public forum on sexual harassment in the workplace in over twenty […]