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2016-2017 Airline Food Study: Learn Health Ratings, Make Healthier Choices 35,000ft in the Air & More!

December 1, 2016 | News, Research

There will more than 38 million passengers traveling during this holiday season. Knowing what are the ‘best’ and ‘worst’ choices is a valuable tool for any traveler, so Dr. Charles Platkin, the director of the NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and editor of DietDetective.com once again studied the best ‘Calorie Bargains’ and “Calorie […]

Vice Chancellor Student Affairs/Sustainable CUNY Student Sustainability Competition

November 30, 2016 | Announcements, Student Resources

Interim Vice Chancellor Christopher Rosa and University Director of Sustainability Tria Case announce the commencement of the 2016-17 CUNY Student Sustainability Competition. The mission of this competition is to encourage individuals and teams of students to advance the sustainability work of the City University of New York, in partnership with faculty mentors. We seek applicants […]

STEM Events & Opportunities Happening in December

November 29, 2016 | Announcements, Funding

NYC Science Communication Careers in Medical Communications Thursday, December 8, 2016 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (Location: Room 9206, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave, New York, New York 10016)NYC Science Communication is launching the first event, a panel discussion on Careers in Medical Communications. In this panel discussion, four medical writers with over […]

Dr. Ilona Kretzschmar of City College Named a 2016 AAAS Fellow!

November 21, 2016 | Announcements, Faculty

Washington D.C.— Dr. Ilona Kretzschmar of the City College of the City University of New York (CUNY) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year 391 members have been awarded this […]

New! The CUNY Academy Travel Awards for Associate Professors

November 18, 2016 | Announcements, Funding

Established in 2016, the CUNY Academy’s Travel Awards for Associate Professors  provide grants of up to $500 to full-time CUNY Associate Professors. The award is for presenting, chairing or moderating at a scholarly conference from July 1, 2016, to June 1, 2017. Those who have received other awards from the CUNY Academy are fully eligible […]

Professor of Physics Eugene Chudnovsky Honors the Late Joseph L. Birman in ‘Nature’

November 17, 2016 | Faculty

As you all know, Joseph L. Birman, a well-respected theoretical physicist at The City College of New York died on October 1, 2016. His specialty was condensed-matter theory and he was widely known for his work with organizations like the Committee of Concerned Scientist. “With the French-American theoretical physicist Pierre Hohenberg, Dr. Birman set up […]

The William Stewart Travel Awards Is Accepting Applications

November 16, 2016 | Announcements, Funding

Established in 2002, the William Stewart Travel Awards provide grants of up to $500 to full-time assistant professors who first took up the position of CUNY assistant professor after July 2013. The award is for presenting, chairing or moderating at a scholarly conference from July 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017. Professor Stewart, a groundbreaking […]

Facilities, Equipment, and Other Resources at the CUNY ASRC

November 9, 2016 | Announcements

The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) is a multidisciplinary facility that provides approximately 227,000 square feet of assignable area for flexible purpose-built research laboratories, lab support spaces, shared specialty core facilities (including state-of-the-art spectroscopy, imaging and surface science facilities, a visualization center, a 5,000 square foot clean room, and a center for comparative medicine), […]

Get Your NSF Proposal Into Shape At An All-day Boot Camp

November 4, 2016 | Announcements, Events

  “Write That NSF Preproposal!” CUNY Boot Camp Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location: Belfer Research Building, Rm. 302AB 413 E 69th Street New York, NY 10021 (between York and 1st Avenues) The goal of the Preproposal Boot Camp is for faculty members to spend a day and focus fully on getting started […]

Learn How to Turn Your Dissertation Into a Book

November 1, 2016 | Events

Join Intellectual Publics on November 14, 2016 for a talk with Ken Wissoker, Editorial Director of Duke University Press and Director of the Intellectual Publics program at The Graduate Center, CUNY titled “From Dissertation to First Book: A Practical Guide.” Wissoker will share advice and expertise around the system of academic publishing with a focus […]