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New York City Math Sciences Alliance Holds Organizational Meeting

May 19, 2017 | Events

The initial meeting of the NYC Math Sciences Alliance was held May 13, 2017 at City College.  The NYC Math Sciences Alliance is a new regional alliance that is working with the National Math Alliance to increase the number of PhDs in Mathematical Sciences that are awarded to students from traditionally underrepresented minorities. The one-day […]

Human Rights in the Americas Freedom of Expression & Citizenship in 2017

April 25, 2017 | Events

7th Annual Conference of the Center for Human Rights & Peace Studies East Dining Hall, Lehman College Tuesday, May 9, 2017 9:30 am to 3:30 pm 9:30am Welcome – Victoria Sanford, Center for Human Rights & Peace Studies 9:45am Panel One: After Guantanamo Mohamedou Slahi (author) and Larry Siems (editor) of Guantanamo Diary (Books will […]

Join LaGuardia for the Third Edition of the New York Forum of Amazigh Film Festival

April 24, 2017 | Events

You are cordially invited to the Third edition of the New York Forum of Amazigh Film (NYFAF) that will take place May 4 and 5 at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center. This free forum of films, discussion and live music celebrates the diverse and insightful perspectives of the indigenous societies of North Africa. Join Laguardia […]

The 10th Annual PRISM Undergraduate Research Symposium

April 19, 2017 | Announcements, Events

The Program for Research Initiatives in Science and Math at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is having its 10th annual PRISM Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 4th, 2017. The day will consist of oral presentations from students, keynote remarks from Dr. Christopher Pedigo, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale School of Medicine and a John […]

The 30th Annual International Stress and Resilience World Symposium

April 10, 2017 | Events

Monday, May 15, 9:00am – 6:00pm (8:00am-9:00am – Breakfast and Registration) The Kaye Playhouse Hunter College of the City University of New York   Morning Speakers Special Speaker: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH) What is the Role of Chronic Stress in […]

An Invitation to the Third NYC Moral Sense Colloquium Conference

April 10, 2017 | Events

You are invited to the third NYC Moral Sense Colloquium, to take place at St. Francis College in Brooklyn on June 2. This one-day interdisciplinary conference aims at understanding morality, with particular emphasis on relating evolutionary and philosophical perspectives. The Colloquium will feature short talks and integrative panel discussions; the centerpiece will be a keynote […]

Mark Your Calendars for the NSF Broader Impacts Workshop

April 6, 2017 | Events

Save the Date Thursday, April 27, 2017 NSF Broader Impacts Workshop History, components, and strategies for effective Broader Impacts statements in NSF proposals. Details to follow via Evite.

Attend the CUNY Institute for Health Equity Annual Conference at Lehman College

April 4, 2017 | Announcements, Events

On Monday, May 8th, the CUNY Institute for Health Equity is hosting its annual conference at Lehman College. The theme for the conference is “Equity Now “ and includes a keynote address by Dr. Tom LaVeist and panel discussions on addressing health equity now and workforce development. Those interested in registering for the conference should […]

Over 500 High Schools Students Presented at the 2017 NYC Science and Engineering Fair

March 6, 2017 | Events

On Sunday, March 5th The STEM Initiatives team hosted the preliminary round of the 2017 NYC Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF). This year marks the 10th anniversary of the collaboration between the NYC DOE and CUNY’s K-16 Initiatives as sponsor and host, respectively. Nearly 600 students from 45 NYC high schools presented their projects in […]

The 2017 CUNY Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) Summit was a Festival of Knowledge

March 6, 2017 | Events

The CUNY Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) Summit made its debut last Friday, March 3rd, at the CUNY Law School’s Dave Fields Auditorium. Over 70 geographic information scientists gathered to give presentations like Exploring Patterns of Tiger (Panthera Tigris) Movement and Interaction, Urban People vs. Urban Land and Implications for Climate Modelling, Pioneering Geospatial Technology at […]