News from The City University of New York

The Dean’s Award: Lehman’s School of Arts and Humanities to Honor Our Artists and Celebrate the Bronx

March 31, 2014 | Lehman College

On Thursday, April 24, Lehman College will recognize Michael Bacon, John Corigliano, Pregones Theater, and Esmeralda Santiago for their contributions and commitment to improving the cultural life of the Bronx.

NSF Program Director Speaks At Women in Engineering Luncheon, April 10

March 31, 2014 | City College

Dr. Rosemarie D. Wesson, program director for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Chemical and Biological Separations program will be the keynote speaker at The City College of New York’s Women in Engineering Luncheon, Thursday, April 10.

Guttman Student Gibsy Lino is Frank Newman Civic Fellow

March 31, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Second-year Guttman Community College student Gibsy Lino received the 2014 Campus Compact Frank Newman Civic Fellows Award. The Newman Civic Fellows Award is named for Dr. Frank Newman, one of the founders of Campus Compact, who dedicated his life to creating opportunities for student civic learning and engagement. Campus Compact is a national coalition of […]

The Osmond Brothers Bring “Osmondmania” to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC)

March 31, 2014 | Queensborough Community College

Favorites such as One Bad Apple, Double Lovin’, Crazy Horses and You Look Like the One I Love will fill the house when The Osmond Brothers take the stage at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on Sunday, April 27 at 3:00 p.m.

CCNY Physics Department Presents Public Lectures April 9 & 10

March 31, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York Department of Physics presents two public lectures April 9 and 10:
The Mark Zemansky Lecture, 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in Room 95, Shepard Hall, by Dr. Steven E. Koonin, director, Center for Urban Science and Progress, New York University.
The Herman Z. Cummins Lecture, 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in Room 418N, Marshak Science Center, by Dr. Albert Libchaber, Detlev W. Bronk Professor, Laboratory of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Rockefeller University.

Baruch College Welcomes Duke University Professor Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva To Present:

March 31, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences invites you to a talk with Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva on Thursday, April 24at 12:45 p.m.

CUNY Start for Pre-Community College Level Students: Helping NYC High School Graduates In Math, Writing and Reading

March 31, 2014 | The University

Seven in 10 New York City public high school graduates and other incoming City University of New York students pass reading, writing and math assessment tests they previously failed after completing an innovative pre-community college level program, according to new CUNY data.

CUNY & SUNY To Celebrate Undergraduate Student Research In Albany

March 31, 2014 | The University

Albany – Undergraduate students from City University of New York and State University of New York campuses across the state will showcase their research at the Legislative Office Building Tuesday in Albany. Students will present more than 100 poster displays highlighting their research in a range of academic disciplines at the event.

Statement by CUNY Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly, The City University of New York, on the 2014-2015 State Budget Agreement

March 30, 2014 | The University

The 2014-15 New York State Budget agreement announced yesterday by Governor Cuomo and the leadership of the New York State Senate and Assembly includes vitally important improvements in the operating and capital budgets of The City University of New York

Tigra Scientifica: Mammals and Metabolism

March 30, 2014 | The University

“Mammals typically live fast-paced lives, mature in a few months, reproduce prodigiously and die in their teenage years, if not before,” Sharon Dewar, public relations director of Lincoln Park Zoo, said. However, humans and other primate relatives take years to mature, reproduce infrequently and live long lives.