News from The City University of New York

Shantel Rowe ’17: Embracing Academics and The Arts

March 3, 2017 | College of Staten Island

“Writing is an extension of oneself. When I write, I can show the parts of my soul, and heart that aren’t visible to the naked more »

Sarang Gopalakrishnan Awarded CAREER Grant

March 3, 2017 | College of Staten Island

Sarang Gopalakrishnan, PhD, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant. Dr. Gopalakrishnan is a newly hired tenure track more »

Major exhibition opens at the Kingsborough Art Museum (KAM)

March 2, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Major exhibition opens at the Kingsborough Art Museum (KAM), featuring works by such artists as Alex Katz and Lois Dodd.

Hostos Women’s Basketball Team Marches On

March 2, 2017 | Hostos Community College

March Madness has descended on Hostos Community College.

Hostos Story Earns Gold

March 2, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos’ Division of Institutional Advancement received two Gold Awards for its 2014-15 Annual Report: “Impact” at both the 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards and the 2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards.

Scholarship Created To Honor Memory Of Ramón J. Jiménez

March 2, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Ramón J. Jiménez, Esq., was a great supporter of Hostos Community College, ever since the doors of the institution were open nearly 50 years ago. Sadly, Professor Jiménez passed away in May of 2016, but his contributions to the College and South Bronx community will never be forgotten.

Two KCC students to serve on PTK All-State Community College Academic Team

March 2, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Two Kingsborough Community College students were recognized in Albany today for qualifying to serve on Phi Theta Kappa’s All-State Community College Academic Team.

[video] CSI Brings Hope to Diamond

March 2, 2017 | College of Staten Island

Diamond Mitchell is 24 years old, out of school, and out of work – criteria that render the young mother of two eligible for a more »

CCNY-based team develops sustainable, high energy density battery

March 2, 2017 | City College

Researchers at The City College of New York-based CUNY Energy Institute announce the development of a novel low cost, rechargeable, high energy density battery that makes the widespread use of solar and wind power possible in the future. It is based on manganese dioxide (MnO2), an abundant, safe and non-toxic material.

CUNY TV Nominated for a Record 11 NY Emmys

March 1, 2017 | The University

CUNY TV has received 11 nominations for the 2017 New York Emmy Awards, a record for the station.

Battery Breakthrough by CUNY Energy Institute:  Low Cost, Long Life, Non Toxic and Safe

March 1, 2017 | The University

A low-cost, nonflammable battery with a high energy density and the capability of thousands of more recycling cycles than any comparable battery to come out of a laboratory has been developed by researchers at The City University of New York’s Energy Institute.

Book of the year winner Nicole Dennis-Benn leads CCNY’s Achebe Series

March 1, 2017 | City College

Nicole Dennis-Benn, whose hugely successful debut novel “Here Comes the Sun” earned several best book of the year awards in 2016, is the Chinua Achebe Legacy Series speaker at The City College of New York on Wednesday, March 8. Her talk, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the North Academic Center Ballroom, is free and open to the public. Click here to register.

“A Film School Where No One Says ‘Be More Ghetto’,” The New York Times, February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017 | The University

Amanda Reyes was auditioning for her umpteenth acting role in New York City recently when the casting director asked her to “be more ghetto.” It was nothing new.

Baruch College Presents a Reading and Conversation with Esteemed Poet Marilyn Nelson

February 28, 2017 | Baruch College

Award-winning poet Marilyn Nelson, Baruch College’s Spring 2017 Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence, to present reading and conversation on Tuesday, March 21 at 5:45 pm. This event is free and open to the public. A reception will be held prior to the start of the event.