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Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST Institute Awarded $900,000 by the NSF

July 11, 2017 | Announcements, Faculty

The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST Institute (BGCCCI), was awarded a $900,000 National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF-ATE) grant to expand educational pathways leading to geospatial technology careers. This state-of-the art facility aims to provide educational and research opportunities for BCC undergraduates, faculty and staff, with an emphasis on training, […]

City Tech Professor Publishes a Cultural History of Wedding Food and Feasts

May 19, 2017 | Announcements, Faculty

Hospitality Management Professor Claire Stewart recently published her book As Long As We Both Shall Eat: A History of Wedding Food and Feasts (2017), which is part of the Rowman & Littlefield Studies in Food and Gastronomy Series. The book was recently featured in an article about the history of wedding cakes in National Public […]

CUNY Professor Named 2017 Fellow of the International Carotenoid Society

May 11, 2017 | Announcements, Faculty

Professor Eleanore Wurtzel of the Department of Biological Sciences at Lehman College and a doctoral faculty member of the PhD Program in Biology (Plant Sciences and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental subprograms) and PhD Program in Biochemistry of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) has been named a 2017 Fellow of […]

The Research Exemplar Project

April 24, 2017 | Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Sarit Golub of Hunter College’s psychology department was named a 2017 STEM Research Exemplar Awardee by the Professionalism & Integrity in Research Program! She and other researchers were selected as Research Exemplars for their commitment to doing high-quality, high-impact, federally-funded research, as well as their impressive reputation for professionalism and integrity in their work. […]

Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner & Hunter College Alum Philip Klay Named 2017 Guggenheim Award Recipients!

April 8, 2017 | Announcements, Faculty, Students

Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center Nancy Foner and Philip Klay, a Hunter College alum, are both 2017 Guggenheim award recipients! Professor Foner is the author or editor of eighteen books, including the award-winning From Ellis Island to JFK: New York’s Two Great Waves of Immigration (Yale University Press, […]

Hunter Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Study Adolescent Suicide Ideation

April 4, 2017 | Faculty, Funding, News

Dr. Regina Miranda, Professor of Psychology at Hunter College and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), and Director of the Laboratory for the Study of Youth Cognition and Suicide at Hunter College, has been awarded a Support of Competitive Research Advancement Award from the National Institutes of Health (totaling $1.56 […]

Dr. Maria Knikou Receives $1 Million Grant from the New York State Department of Health

March 2, 2017 | Faculty

Maria Knikou, PhD, was awarded a $1 million grant for her research in spinal cord injuries. Her project is funded by the New York State Department of Health, Spinal Cord Injury Research Board, under the Project to Accelerate Research Translation (PART) award. Dr. Knikou’s goals are to develop effective rehabilitation strategies for people with spinal […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]