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Archive for November, 2016

Subcommittee on Investment

November 29, 2016 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Subcommittee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Subcommittee on Investment, Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

Minority Participation Not Immaterial

November 22, 2016 | City College, Science Briefs

Materials science research needs more minority students and teachers, says City College Chemistry Professor Maria Tamargo, who with colleagues won a $5 million, five-year National Science Foundation grant to create a center to diversify the field of discovering and designing new materials. Recruiting and preparing diverse students and creating a master’s program are part of the strategy to bring more minority students to CUNY’s Ph.D. programs.

Sex and the Single Mole Rat

November 21, 2016 | Science Briefs, The College of Staten Island

The difference between a human and a naked mole rat? Genetically, not much, says College of Staten Island Associate Professor Dan McCloskey, whose focus is social neuroscience. Thirty-five million years ago mole rats started to burrow underground, leading to a social system in which a queen did most of the breeding and the rest of the animals worked. “Re-creating a day in the life” of these mole rats can teach us more about humans and the brain, McCloskey says.

Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management

November 16, 2016 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings, Facilities Planning, Construction and Management

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management, November 16, 2016.

Subcommittee on Audit

November 7, 2016 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Meeting of the Board of Trustees, Subcommittee on Audit, November 7, 2016.

Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees

November 2, 2016 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees, November 02, 2016.