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Archive for April, 2011

Faculty Spotlight on Kelle Cruz

April 15, 2011 | Faculty

Dr. Kelle Cruz is right at home teaching an Introductory Astronomy course to 330 non-science majors at Hunter College. She likes being on stage and doesn’t mind being the center of attention. It’s also probably worth mentioning that Cruz did theater in high school. “Teaching is a good fit for me,” she said. Cruz is […]

Faculty Spotlight on Sebastien Poget

April 15, 2011 | Faculty

Moving to a teaching institution like the College of Staten Island after seven years at medical institutions was a welcomed change, feeling more like a real university where Dr. Sebastien Poget (Assistant Professor of Chemistry) could be more involved in the academic progress of undergraduate students. But changes in scenery are not new to Sebastien. He was born and raised in Basel, Switzerland until the age of four when his father’s career in pharma led his family to South America.

Faculty Spotlight on David Gruber

April 15, 2011 | Faculty

Dr. David Gruber joined the faculty of the Department of Natural Sciences at Baruch in Fall 2008 and has forged a solid foundation within the department, developing a number of collaborations with other CUNY faculty, commercializing inventions, securing numerous external grants, teaching courses at the Macaulay Honors College, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

Faculty Spotlight on Daniel Steingart

April 15, 2011 | Faculty

Dr. Dan Steingart Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Grove School of Engineering (CCNY), is a native New Yorker. But after spending most of his adult life on the West Coast—the Bay Area, more specifically— he’s realizing there’s some validity to the clichéd expression that everything here happens in “a New York minute.” After […]

From the Vice Chancellor, Spring 2011

April 15, 2011 | Vice Chancellor for Research

Construction of the ASRC and the new CCNY Science Building continues on schedule with both buildings fully framed. As a means of enhancing faculty communication and research efforts in the flagship areas of the ASRC (Photonics, Environmental Sciences, Structural Biology, Neuroscience, and Nanoscience), the CUNY Research Office has begun a series of thematic workshops dedicated to each of these areas.