News from The City University of New York

“Stop the Mold” Series Gets Awards Nod

April 10, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

A series produced by the CUNY J-School’s NYCity News Service and the News detailing the scourge of mold in public housing is a finalist for Deadline Club Awards honors.

CCNY Junior Antonios Mourdoukoutas Named 2015 Goldwater Scholar

April 9, 2015 | City College

Antonios Mourdoukoutas, a junior majoring in biomedical engineering in the Grove School of Engineering and Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for 2015.

Job Postings as of April 9, 2015

April 9, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

1. Position: Research Internship Opportunity Organization: Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) Posting date: April 8, 2015 Location: United States SUMMARY: CAPC is recruiting two (2) research interns with an interest in public health or health services research to work with our Research & Analytics department on our National Palliative Care Registry™ Redesign project. These […]

CCNY’s Theresa Montini Awarded $300K for Tobacco Cessation Study

April 8, 2015 | City College

Despite significant decreases in Americans’ tobacco use, approximately 70% of homeless people use tobacco. This high rate of tobacco use among homeless people is attributed to the links between tobacco use and substance use, and tobacco use and mental illness.

Faculty, Staff and Students in the Department of Art & Design will present their Selected Works at the QCC Art Gallery beginning April 16

April 8, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

A multifaceted exhibition will showcase printmaking, oils, installations, photographs and mixed media in the “Juried Student Exhibition of Art & Design”, and the “Faculty and Staff Exhibition”, both opening at the QCC Art Gallery on April 16 at 5:00 p.m.

Professor Gives Talk at Mayan Culture Conference

April 8, 2015 | Guttman Community College

At the TEDx Tulum 2015 conference in Tulum, Mexico, on February 21, Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Faculty for Academic Technology, gave an inspiring talk: “The Value of Ecological Heritage for Health and Happiness (in the Maya World and Beyond).” Living in our globalizing world, it is easy to assume that the key […]

Apply this Spring for a McGraw Business Reporting Fellowship of Up to $15,000

April 8, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The McGraw Fellowships enable accomplished journalists to do the deep reporting needed to produce a distinguished investigative or enterprise business story. The deadline is May 15.

Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement Wins CSAC Award

April 8, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On April 7 Guttman Community College, Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement (OPCE), won the CSAC (Career Services Association) Community College 3rd Place Award,Innovative Career Service Programs in CUNY for “Connect and Inspire: Using Experiential Learning as a Driver to Bridge Students to New York City.” The award was presented during the CSAC conference  at […]

Baruch College Is #1 in “Best Bang for the Buck” in NE, Ranks High Nationally Among Affordable Elite Colleges in New College Guide

April 8, 2015 | Baruch College

A new guide to choosing a college gives Baruch College top honors in its region as providing the “Best Bang for the Buck” for 2015. Baruch also ranked 26th on a list of “Affordable Elite” schools, and is one of 50 profiled as “Great but Overlooked Schools.”

Writer Hasanthika Sirisena wins Juniper Prize

April 7, 2015 | City College

Hasanthika Sirisena, adjunct lecturer in creative writing at The City College of New York, has won the 2015 Juniper Prize for fiction for her short story collection “The Other One.” The book will be published in spring 2016 by the University of Massachusetts Press, which gives out the award.

Prominent Educator Dr. Vita Carulli Rabinowitz Named CUNY’s Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and University Provost

April 6, 2015 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York by action of its Executive Committee today appointed Dr. Vita Carulli Rabinowitz, a distinguished educator and outstanding administrator, as Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and University Provost. Dr. Rabinowitz has served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Hunter College since 2007. Chancellor James B. Milliken recommended Dr. Rabinowitz after a national search.

6 From CCNY Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

April 6, 2015 | City College

Danielle G. Rivera, a master of Science in biology major at The City College of New York and five recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.

Prof. Borgmann Comments on New Abortion Law in Arizona

April 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

Professor Caitlin Borgmann contributed her expertise in reproductive rights law to a recent US News & World Report article, “Arizona Abortion Law Pushes Boundaries of What Providers Must Tell Patients.”

Prof. Borgmann Comments on New Abortion Law in Arizona

April 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

Professor Caitlin Borgmann contributed her expertise in reproductive rights law to a recent US News & World Report article, “Arizona Abortion Law Pushes Boundaries of What Providers Must Tell Patients.”

Prof. Borgmann Comments on New Abortion Law in Arizona

April 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

Professor Caitlin Borgmann contributed her expertise in reproductive rights law to a recent US News & World Report article, “Arizona Abortion Law Pushes Boundaries of What Providers Must Tell Patients.”

Prof. Borgmann Comments on New Abortion Law in Arizona

April 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

Professor Caitlin Borgmann contributed her expertise in reproductive rights law to a recent US News & World Report article, “Arizona Abortion Law Pushes Boundaries of What Providers Must Tell Patients.”