CUNY Newswire


The Jewish Star: Students at SKA earn top graduation honors

May 19, 2017 | Scholarship

Salutatorian: Sarah Meira Weissman Sarah Meira Weissman, Captain of the SKA Debate Team, Editor of the school Holocaust Journal, and a founder of the SKA Political Science Club, is a passionate advocate for individuals who have disabilities. She has worked with the national Yachad organization, was a recipient of a Yachad Fellowship in her Junior […]

News India: Two Indian-American students Watson Fellows for 2017

May 5, 2017 | Scholarship

Two Indian-Americans are selected as part of the 18th Class of Jeannette K. Watson Fellows, which provides outstanding undergraduates from 12 New York City colleges with three years of personal, professional and cultural immersions in the United States and abroad.

New York Amsterdam News: Hunter College wins prestigious Marshall Scholarship

December 22, 2016 | CUNY in the News, Scholarship

Hunter College student Faiza Masood, Class of 2017, has been selected as a recipient of one of the most prestigious academic honors, the Marshall Scholarship. She is one of only two students in New York State to receive the Marshall this year, and the first from Hunter College. The Marshall Scholarship, which provides for graduate […]

NY1: Queens Student Wins Prestigious Scholarship

December 21, 2016 | CUNY in the News, Scholarship

A Queens student wins a prestigous award. Faiza Masood of Middle Village is the receipent of a Marshall Scolarship. She’s the fourth daughter of Pakistani immigrants and studies religion at Hunter College. The Marshall Scholarship will enable her to earn a Master’s degree at the University of London beginning in the fall of 2017. After […]

Patch: Chatham Professor Earns Distinguished Fulbright Award

May 24, 2016 | CUNY in the News, Scholarship

Chatham’s Aloke “Al” Ghosh is a very smart man. Now he’ll have the opportunity to share his knowledge with students around the world.

JP Updates: Outstanding Macaulay Honors College Students Receive Scholarships

May 9, 2016 | CUNY in the News, Scholarship

Several students at CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College have recently received scholarships in light of their outstanding academic achievements. Those students include Tamar Lichter, a junior at Queens College, and Ellianna Schwab, a sophomore at City College, who both received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, Macaulay said in a press release. The […] CRISPR-mania in China

November 22, 2015 | Scholarship

The new CRISPR as a technology only really came into the public spotlight last year. But already dozens, if not hundreds, of Chinese research hubs are using the technique on a range of animals. CRISPR research is being supported in China via grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry […]

For-profit home care agencies cost Medicare billions extra, yet provide worse care: Health Affairs study

August 14, 2014 | Scholarship

For-profit home health agencies are far costlier for Medicare than nonprofit agencies, according to a nationwide study published today [Monday, Aug. 4] in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs. Overall cost per patient was $1,215 higher at for-profits, with operating costs accounting for $752 of the difference and excess profits for $463. Yet the quality of care was actually worse at for-profit agencies, and more of their patients required repeat hospitalizations.

City Tech Debuts High-Profile Literary Review

January 8, 2013 | Scholarship

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has introduced a high-profile literary arts journal titled 2 Bridges Review whose contributors include U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins and nationally known poets such as Lorna Goodson, Colette Inez, Willie Perdomo and others.

Dark energy a headache long before discovery

January 8, 2013 | Scholarship

A new review of century-old letters between two of the world’s leading physicists suggest dark energy was proving an headache well before it was discovered.