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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 […]

Attend the European Research Council’s Information Session for the Opportunity to Conduct Research Abroad

February 24, 2017 | Events

The European Research Council is organizing a series of events to promote opportunities to researchers of any nationality interested in working in Europe, in honor of its 10th-anniversary celebration. The ERC, established in 2007, aims to encourage excellent frontier research in Europe through competitive funding and supporting top researchers across all fields and of any […]

Inaugural SUNY-CUNY Neuroscience Research Forum to take place at the University at Albany

February 16, 2017 | Announcements, Events

Leading neuroscience researchers and scholars from across New York will gather for the inaugural SUNY-CUNY Neuroscience Research Forum on Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 9:30 A.M. to 4:15 P.M. The forum will be held in the D’Ambra Auditorium at the Life Sciences Research Building on the Uptown Campus at the University at Albany. The State […]

A Symposium on the Inclusion of LGBT Elders In Policy and Responsive Care

February 15, 2017 | Events

There are an estimated 2.7 million LGBT older adults in the United States (Giunta, 2016). This population faces a complex set of risks beyond those of their aging heterosexual peers. Older LGBT adults faced legal discrimination, stigma, shame, and violence throughout their lives often with no familial support, and many lost their friendship networks through […]

City of Science Series: The Secrets of Animal Communication, Understanding Urban Habitats, and Where Do Drugs Come From?

February 10, 2017 | Events

The Secrets of Animal Communication February 14, 2017,  6:30 P.M. On Valentine’s Day, learn how animals — from birds to dogs to dolphins — communicate to woo a mate, bond with humans, and more. Animal behavior experts present new research on the complex and surprising ways animals communicate with each other — and with us. […]