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CCNY Doctoral student Jamie Kass helps Japan with invasive raccoon problem

May 5, 2016 | Science Feed

To curb the advance of invasive raccoons on the island nation, City College of New York doctoral student Jamie Kass will work with Japanese scientists to model and track their spread. Kass is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on this management issue through the East Asia Pacific Studies Institutes.

Kingsborough Community College’s Eco-Festival Opens May 12 with a Keynote Address by Jacqueline Patterson

May 2, 2016 | Science Feed

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Patterson will address how communities, making decisions based on principles of sustainability and human rights and well-being, can live harmony with each other and the earth.

World Science Festival and Con Edison Bring Scientific Exploration to Each of New York City’s Five Boroughs with City of Science, Beginning May 7 at Lehman College

April 27, 2016 | Science Feed

The World Science Festival and Con Edison are pleased to announce City of Science, a buzzing mini-metropolis of free interactive exhibits and demonstrations that will travel to each of New York City’s five boroughs, engaging New Yorkers of all ages in the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math. Produced by the Festival and presented by Con Edison, the daylong City of Science expos feature mind-expanding demonstrations and hands-on activities. Like the highly successful first World Science Festival Brisbane (March 9-13), City of Science represents the Festival growing in its mission to bring science to a broad general audience.

Hunter’s Accent on Excellence: Five Students Win the State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship

April 26, 2016 | Science Feed

The Department of State has awarded its nationally competitive 2016 Critical Language Scholarship to five students at Hunter: Omar Albert ’17, Faiza Masood ’17, Hajara Masood ’17, Drake Logan and Alexandra Ehrreich. CLS funds summer study abroad for talented, high-achieving students. Its goal is to build the ranks of Americans gaining fluency in key languages […]

Baruch College Hosts Seminar on Business and Climate Change with Climate and Human Rights Specialist Dr. Edward Cameron

April 25, 2016 | Science Feed

The Provost’s Faculty Research Seminar at Baruch College invites you to its second seminar of the Spring 2016 Climate Change Series with climate and human rights specialist Edward Cameron on Thursday, May 5.

City Tech Professor’s Film to be Screened at the NYC Short Documentary Film Festival

April 22, 2016 | Science Feed

Professor Kylie Garcelon’s film Pwofesè nan Kulinèr (The Culinary Professor) will be screened at the 2nd Annual NYC Short Documentary Film Festival (NYCSDFF) on May 1, 3 p.m., at 358 West 44th Street, (44th Street and 9th Ave) in Midtown Manhattan. Garcelon, a professor in the Department of Hospitality Management, created Pwofesè nan Kulinèr to highlight the work […]

Study By Hunter Professor: The Latest on Lemurs

April 22, 2016 | Science Feed

Most people have heard of the butterfly effect – the notion that one small change in a system can have vast effects down the line – but what about the lemur effect? According to a recent study co-authored by Hunter Assistant Professor of Anthropology Andrea L. Baden, lemurs are not only interesting to look at; […]

Kingsborough Community College alumnus Angelina Volkova one of 9 CUNY students awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

April 21, 2016 | Science Feed

Angelina Volkova, a Hunter College student and KCC alumnus, has won a National Science Foundation grant

Marta Zaraska: Angry? Maybe it’s something you ate

April 20, 2016 | Science Feed

Ate something bitter? It can make you judgmental. Feeling love is all around? It can make even water taste sweeter. Not only do our emotions influence our perceptions of taste, but what we taste can also change how we feel, scientists have found.

CUNY Baccalaureate Junior Ava Ghadimi Wins CUNY Nobel Science Challenge and NSF REU

April 20, 2016 | Science Feed

We are very pleased to announce that Ava Ghadimi, a junior in the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program, whose home college is Baruch, has been awarded first prize in the Physics category of the 2016 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. Ava is pursuing areas of concentration in Physics and Mathematics under the mentorship […]