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Archive for January, 2017

Learn About Arts and Humanities at The City University of New York

January 31, 2017 | News

Students at Brooklyn College’s Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema and the Research Foundation of The City University of New York collaborated to produce a short film, “Arts and Humanities at The City University of New York,” to highlight the university’s various initiatives to enhance Arts and Humanities studies. The film features an array of professors […]

The Annual 2017 NYC Food Policy Center at HUNTER College and “Big Game” Eating Extravaganza with Exercise Equivalents

January 31, 2017 | News

Super Bowl “Big Game” Calorie Costs in Exercise from NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and New York, NY (January 31, 2017) The “Big Game” has become much more than a football game: Except for Thanksgiving, it’s the biggest day for food consumption in the United States. So, to choose the most splurge-worthy […]

You Now Have Access to GrantForward, A New Searchable Grant Funding Database!

January 31, 2017 | Announcements

RFCUNY has subscribed to a one-year free trial to GrantForward, an online search engine that provides information to faculty and researchers on upcoming external grant funding opportunities. Every CUNY user can sign up by entering their institution email address ( or Go to and select Sign Up (at the top-right corner of the […]

The 2017 Faculty Development Retreat

January 31, 2017 | Events

Over 60 faculty members from nine campuses (Hostos, Bronx Community College, The City College of New York, Brooklyn College, LaGuardia Community College, Molloy College, New York City College of Tech, Queens College, and Nassau Community College) gathered for the third annual Faculty Development Retreat at Queens Community College last week. It was an all-day event […]

Come See Dr. Sara McLafferty Speak at the CUNY Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) Summit

January 27, 2017 | Events

Registration for the CUNY Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) Summit is now closed. We look forward to seeing you at the summit on March 2!

How Seahorses Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Process of Evolution

January 24, 2017 | Faculty, Research

There are over 300 species of pipefish and seahorses roaming the sea, and they all have some form of male pregnancy. A female will deposit her eggs into a male’s brood pouch and the male will fertilize and nurture the eggs as they develop. Overall, males have complete confidence over the pregnancy. Meaning, each egg […]

CUNY Research Featured in NatureIndex

January 19, 2017 | News

The CUNY Office of Research is excited to share the City University of New York’s enhanced profile in NatureIndex with you. CUNY, the largest urban university in the United States, is home to more than 100 research centers and institutes that provide research opportunities for both faculty and students. Each opportunity, whether it be an […]

Two Undergraduate Students Traveled Aboard the Research Vessel Manta to the Gulf of Mexico!

January 12, 2017 | Research, Students

Mercer R. Brugler, Assistant Professor of Biology at New York City College of Technology (NYCCT) recently sent two undergraduate researchers, Nicole Bellaflores-Mejia (a Bridges to the Baccalaureate Scholar) and Sheila Moaleman (a NYCCT Baccalaureate Student Research Scholar), on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expedition aboard the research vessel Manta to the Gulf of […]