News from The City University of New York

Jake Naughton, ’14, Receives 2016 NYFA Artists’ Fellowship in Photography

July 21, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Naughton was awarded a $7,000 grant for his photography series Dual Shadows, featuring images of Kenya’s LGBT refugees.

CCNY research gleans climate change insight from lizard genome

July 20, 2016 | City College

Using genomic data from three lizard species, City College of New York-led researchers gleaned insights not available before on the impact of climate change on the distribution of animal populations in South American forests. The findings improve ways of modeling the distribution of biodiversity in the past and future.

Statement from Chancellor James Milliken

July 18, 2016 | The University

The 21st Century Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation that raises private funds in support of the City College of New York, received a document subpoena from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn. The Foundation is responding to the subpoena and City College is cooperating fully with this process.

Statement by Chancellor James Milliken on the DC 37 Contract Ratification

July 18, 2016 | The University

We are pleased that the University’s dedicated employees represented by District Council 37 have ratified this fair and equitable contract, which delivers well deserved increased compensation and benefits for CUNY’s outstanding workforce.

J-School Student Arrested in Baton Rouge While Covering Protest

July 14, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Karen Savage was on assignment to cover demonstrations in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling by local police officers.

Job Opportunity: Seeking a Social Media Marketing Manager

July 14, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The job is to develop and implement a social media strategy to promote the J-School’s academic programs, events, admissions efforts, and other activities.

Two Guttman Students Build Drone to Support Scientific Research

July 14, 2016 | Guttman Community College

During the Spring I 2016 session, first-year Guttman students Miguel Almonte Hidalgo and Marcos Fermin Lopez were hired by Derek Tesser, Instructor in Biology, as work-study students to build a quadcopter (four propeller, multirotor copter) for environmental remote sensing research. This quadcopter will be used during the Spring II Global Guttman trip to the Itapoa […]

CCNY’s Elisa Riedo co-inspires new magnetic microchip technology

July 14, 2016 | City College

Innovative technology co-inspired by physicist Elisa Riedo of The City College of New York for developing new magnetic microchips is raising hopes for the manufacture of nanosized sensors, memories and microprocessors.