CUNY Newswire


Village Voice: Why the NEH and NEA Matter More Than Ever

March 30, 2017 | Uncategorized

In 1790, in the first ever State of the Union address, George Washington told Congress he understood that federal support of agriculture and commercial ventures across the nation needed no special defense. He wanted to insist, however, that the government give equally concrete encouragement to new inventions and “the promotion of science and literature.” Why? […]

UW Blog: New NSF initiative to bring ‘real world’ mathematics to elementary education

October 28, 2016 | Science, Uncategorized

The National Science Foundation will fund a three-year, $1.5 million research project to study teaching and learning of mathematical modeling in elementary education. Julia Aguirre, an associate professor of mathematics education at the University of Washington Tacoma, is one of four principal investigators leading the endeavor. “Mathematical modeling is a process of using mathematics to […]

Riverdale Press: Crown jewel of CUNYAC gets upgrade

June 29, 2016 | Uncategorized

Last season was one to remember for the Lehman Lightning men’s and women’s basketball programs. After rolling through their respective regular seasons, both teams wound up winning the City University of New York athletic Conference (CUNYAC) regular-season titles with each earning the top seed for the CUNYAC Tournament.,60194

University Herald: Alcoholics Should Quit Smoking To Stay Sober

October 1, 2015 | Uncategorized

Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the City University of New York found that adult smokers with a history of problem drinking who continue smoking are at a greater risk of relapsing three years later compared with adults who do not smoke. “Quitting smoking will improve anyone’s health,” Renee Goodwin, lead […]

Politico PRO: CUNY Chancellor, again: Faculty contract ‘our highest priority’

September 14, 2015 | Uncategorized

City University of New York chancellor James Milliken said again, in a university-wide note, that the university’s “highest priority” is to reach a contract with its faculty and staff.