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Washington Post: Kenneth Arrow, Nobel laureate and seminal economist with wide impact, dies at 95

February 23, 2017 | CUNY in the News, We Remember

Kenneth J. Arrow, a Nobel Prize-winning economist and mathematical theorist who made seminal contributions to social sciences as varied as election theory and health economics and was one of the most influential economists of his generation, died Feb. 21 at his home in Palo Alto, Calif. He was 95. His son Andrew Arrow confirmed the […]

The Atlantic: Zapping Your Brain at Home to Cure Fatigue

February 22, 2017 | Science

Laura Bennett, a 59-year-old pediatrician in Long Island, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997, but her symptoms consisted mostly of numbness and tingling until about six years ago. That’s when she started to have trouble walking. She went from using a cane, to a walker, to a scooter. Her knee became so stiff that […]

Curbed: How can architecture schools increase diversity?

February 22, 2017 | Science

Her fascination with architecture grew once she started sixth grade and learned about the principal’s vision for using the building to create a more cohesive student body, and as a student, she was intrigued by how the school building made her and her classmates feel. http://www.curbed.com/2017/2/22/14653054/architecture-schools-diversity  

The State Times: Black History Month: Audre Lorde

February 22, 2017 | Alumni

Audre Lorde is perhaps one of the most influential voices in activism. She was a feminist writer, poet, and essayist focusing on the unique intersectional perspective of being a black lesbian woman during a time when the dialogue mainly revolved around the experiences of white straight women. Lorde was born on February 18, 1934 in […]

Bloomberg: Trump Deportation Threats to Constrict Already-Tight Job Market

February 22, 2017 | Science

President Donald Trump’s sweeping crackdown on undocumented immigrants will strain an already tight U.S. job market, with one study suggesting that removing all of them would cost the economy as much as $5 trillion over 10 years. That represents the contribution of the millions of unauthorized workers to the world’s largest economy, about 3 percent […]

Science Daily: Congo River Fish evolution shaped by intense rapids

February 21, 2017 | CUNY in the News, Science

New DNA-based research provides compelling evidence that a group of strange-looking fish living near the mouth of the Congo River are evolving due to the intense hydraulics of the river’s rapids and deep canyons https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170217161005.htm

Chronicle of Higher Education: Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students, 2016-2017

February 21, 2017 | CUNY in the News

Twenty-one associate-degree colleges and eight special-focus institutions had at least one Fulbright scholar in the 2016-17 academic year. Nine bachelor’s-degree colleges had at least 10 students who won a Fulbright award for that year. http://www1.cuny.edu/portal_ur/news/in_news/2017/Chronicle_Fubright_2017.pdf

Pharmacy Times: HIV PreP: Increasing Willingness and Intent to Engage

February 21, 2017 | Science

The CDC has recommended pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for patients at high-risk of HIV infection since Truvada’s approval in 2012. Although PrEP is highly effective, few appropriate patients currently use PrEP. Cost, awareness, adverse effect concerns, stigma, lack of provider access, and poor patient–provider communication are barriers to wider PrEP usage. A team of researchers from […]

Bermuda News: Black History Month: Eustace Edward Ricardo (1912-2016)

February 21, 2017 | We Remember

Eustace Edward Ricardo Braithwaite, more commonly known as E.R. Braithwaite, was a Guyanese-born British-American novelist, writer, teacher and diplomat. He was best known for his stories of social conditions and racial discrimination against black people. He was the author of the 1959 novel To Sir, With Love, which was later made into a 1967 film […]

PRNC: Veteran Registered Nurse Marie Lois Harin, RN, MSN…

February 21, 2017 | Alumni

The International Nurses Association is pleased to welcome Marie Lois Haran, RN, MSN, to their prestigious organization with her upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Marie is a Registered Nurse with 44 years of experience in her field and an extensive expertise in all facets of nursing, especially nurse consulting. Marie is currently […]