News from The City University of New York

Nobel Prize in Medicine Is Awarded to Three Who Discovered Brain’s ‘Inner GPS’

October 4, 2014 | The University

A British-American scientist and a pair of Norwegian researchers were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for discovering “an inner GPS in the brain” that enables virtually all creatures to navigate their surroundings.

Simple Interventions Can Prevent High Birth Weight Among Newborns, Study

October 4, 2014 | The University

Simple interventions can help avert high birth weights in newborns, according to a new study by the University of Adelaide. The finding is significant because infants with higher birth weight face heightened risk of becoming obese as children or adults.

Nineteenth Annual CUNY Law Moot Court Summer Competition Takes Place

October 3, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

The Nineteenth Annual CUNY Law School Moot Court Summer Competition was held on September 20.

Get to Know Brian Intravaia: The Artist Behind the ‘Guttman Grizzly’

October 3, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Colleges and universities across America often have animal mascots to represent their schools. Earlier this year, the Student Government Association led our College’s effort to create a mascot, and after much collaboration, the Grizzly Bear was selected as the appropriate symbol for the College. In addition to being strong and beautiful mammals, grizzly bears are famously […]

Multimedia Team from The Guardian Racks Up National Emmy Award

October 1, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Multimedia Team from The Guardian Racks Up National Emmy AwardVideo storytelling professor Bob Sacha was the videographer on a multimedia piece about the National Security Agency that just won a news & documentary Emmy award.

The Graduate Center Awarded Funding for National Language Resource Center (LRC)

September 30, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

The Graduate Center has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education grant to establish a National Language Resource Center (LRC), a highly selective honor that will enhance research and development of language education.

President Crew to Deliver Keynote Address at the Schomburg Center

September 30, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Ever College (MEC) is proud to announce that PresidentCrew will deliver the keynote address at the Expanded Success Initiative (ESI) Fall Kickoff Event featuring the Question Bridge exhibit. The ESI is a component of New York City’s Young Men’s Initiative, the nation’s boldest effort to tackle the disparities slowing the advancement of Black and Latino young men.

CED Clinic Organizes Inaugural NYC Worker Cooperative Conference

September 30, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

The Community and Economic Development (CED) Clinic and the New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives organized and hosted the first New York City Worker Cooperative Conference in June at CUNY Law.