News from The City University of New York

Students Present Project at Urban Affairs Association Conference

April 14, 2015 | Uncategorized

Four Guttman students in Dr. Molly Makris’s Fall I Urban Planning and Policy course–Avery Haley, Ashley Allen, Khadijah Boyer, and Reina Osorio–created and conducted an in-depth research project about privately owned public spaces in Midtown Manhattan. The students went through Human Subjects Certification, created research questions, conducted a literature review, participated in extensive data collection […]

Students Present Project at Urban Affairs Association Conference

April 14, 2015 | Uncategorized

Four Guttman students in Dr. Molly Makris’s Fall I Urban Planning and Policy course–Avery Haley, Ashley Allen, Khadijah Boyer, and Reina Osorio–created and conducted an in-depth research project about privately owned public spaces in Midtown Manhattan. The students went through Human Subjects Certification, created research questions, conducted a literature review, participated in extensive data collection […]

Students Present Project at Urban Affairs Association Conference

April 14, 2015 | Uncategorized

Four Guttman students in Dr. Molly Makris’s Fall I Urban Planning and Policy course–Avery Haley, Ashley Allen, Khadijah Boyer, and Reina Osorio–created and conducted an in-depth research project about privately owned public spaces in Midtown Manhattan. The students went through Human Subjects Certification, created research questions, conducted a literature review, participated in extensive data collection […]

Students Present Project at Urban Affairs Association Conference

April 14, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Four Guttman students in Dr. Molly Makris’s Fall I Urban Planning and Policy course–Avery Haley, Ashley Allen, Khadijah Boyer, and Reina Osorio–created and conducted an in-depth research project about privately owned public spaces in Midtown Manhattan. The students went through Human Subjects Certification, created research questions, conducted a literature review, participated in extensive data collection […]

CCNY Launches Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival, May 9

April 14, 2015 | City College

In the latest treat for young members of the neighboring community and beyond, The City College of New York launches its first annual Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival Saturday, May 9. Fun and educational events are scheduled 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the college’s Aaron Davis Hall Theatre B.

Two Baruch College Students Selected as NYC Urban Fellows

April 14, 2015 | Baruch College

Every year the City of New York picks 25 college seniors or recent graduates from around the country to take part in the prestigious NYC Urban Fellows Program.

Queens College Students’ Fund Raising Helps Build School in Ghana

April 13, 2015 | Queens College

A rural village in Ghana now has a junior high school serving 83 students because a Queens College professor and some idealistic QC students decided to get involved

LaGuardia Community College Student Gets Award from New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges

April 13, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College student and Math Society member, Alzahra Ahmed, has received an $800 scholarship from the New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (NYSMATYC) Scholarship Committee.

Baruch Student Anastasia Korolkova Earns Fulbright Award to Study in Mexico

April 13, 2015 | Baruch College

Baruch College student Anastasia Korolkova was awarded a U.S. Student Fulbright Study/Research Award to study in Mexico, where she plans to study the effectiveness of peer education as a youth empowerment tool in order to prevent adolescent pregnancy in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Students Respond to Genocide through Artistic Expression in a Major Exhibition at Queensborough’s Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives beginning April 16

April 13, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

A major retrospective of global genocide is the focus of “Testimony across the Disciplines: Queensborough Community College Students Respond to Genocide through Art, Music, Dance and Writing.” The featured artworks, narratives, poems and live performances are the culmination of a year-long project that had students explore and respond to the consequences of genocide, mass atrocity and societal injustice.

Do We Need a Human Right to a Healthy Environment?

April 13, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

In a new article, “Do We Need a Human Right to a Healthy Environment,” Professor Rebecca Bratspies writes, “Just as a healthy environment can contribute to the enjoyment of human rights, there is a growing sense that environmental degradation and climate change have ‘generally negative effects on the realization of human rights.’ Thus, there is a growing sense that the goal of realizing human rights necessarily entails protecting the environment.”

Morabia Begins Role as AJPH Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

Alfredo Morabia, MD, PhD, professor of epidemiology at the Barry Commoner Center in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, and at the CUNY School of Public Health, has begun his tenure as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health. A renowned researcher, author, professor of epidemiology, and fellow of the […]

Levi Waldron Selected 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar in Trento, Italy

April 12, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

CUNY SPH and Hunter College Assistant Professor Levi Waldron has been selected to be a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor for a six month period at the Center for Integrative Biology (CIBIO) at the University of Trento. Dr. Waldron’s work will seek to bridge gaps between high-throughput biology and public health, and bring together […]

Johnny Luo’s Airborne Team Receives NASA Award

April 10, 2015 | City College

A NASA mission team led by 12 scientists, including Dr. Z. Johnny Luo, associate professor in The City College of New York Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and NOAA-CREST Institute, has received the NASA Group Achievement Award.

Nobel Laureate Steven Chu to Present Cummins Lecture at CCNY, April 17

April 10, 2015 | City College

Nobel Laureate and former U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu will deliver the third Herman Cummins Lecture at The City College of New York 3 p.m. Friday, April 17. Entitled “Microscopy 2.0 plus Energy and Climate Change,” his talk in the North Academic Center room 0/201, will survey microscopy, energy, climate change and the transition to a sustainable world.