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BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GLOBAL INNOVATORS

February 27, 2014 | Announcements, News, Opportunities, Programs, Student Resources

    At the UNICEF Innovation Unit, we always talk about scale. We strive to ensure that the solutions we design for the world’s marginalized children can be replicated and adapted across geographies and contexts in order to have the greatest reach and impact. Most recently, we have applied this concept of scale to UNICEF’s […]

Transforming Undergraduate Education

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Faculty, Funding, News, Programs, Research

How do we ensure that all undergraduate students at CUNY get a taste of research excellence?  Because participation in research by undergraduates has been demonstrated to be a high-impact educational practice, creative ways are needed to integrate this experience into the curriculum in order to broaden participation.  This summer, two National Science Foundation grants were […]

2012 Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (C3IRG) Winners

December 11, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Funding, Programs

An Investigation of Prior Experience and Course Type as Factors Affecting Online Stem Student Retention and Success Katherine M. Conway, Borough of Manhattan Community College Claire W. Wladis, Borough of Manhattan Community College Alyse C. Hachey, Borough of Manhattan Community College A Cross CUNY Collaboration to Assess the Impact of Service-Learning on Community College Students […]

2012 Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (CIRG) Winners

December 11, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Funding, Programs

Building Nanoscale Epitaxial Heterostructures of Topological Superconductors Lia Krusin, City College of New York Maria Tamargo, City College of New York Aidong Shen, City College of New York Deciphering the Nutritional Goals of Baboons across Africa: Unraveling the Roles of Phylogeny and Ecology Jessica Rothman, Hunter College Larissa Swedell, Queens College A Multi-Sensor / Multi-Frequency […]

2012 CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program

December 11, 2012 | Programs, Student Resources

While many college undergraduates see summer as an opportunity to take a well-deserved break from their studies, the participants of the 2012 CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program had something else in mind. These 18 talented juniors and seniors spent 10 weeks of their summer vacations working closely with CUNY faculty mentors and immersing themselves in […]

CUNY Undergraduate Researchers Begin Summer Program

June 15, 2012 | Announcements, Programs, Student Resources

The 2012 CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program (C-SURP) has begun! 18 talented undergraduates will spend the next ten weeks working closely with CUNY faculty mentors and gaining hands-on experience in empirical research. Participants and mentors come from a range of scientific disciplines, including neurobiology, chemical engineering and photonics. Beyond developing fundamental research skills and techniques […]

CUNY Nobel Essay Contest Winners

March 12, 2012 | Announcements, Awards, Events, News, Programs, Student Resources, Vice Chancellor for Research

Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge! The Nobel Science Challenge Award Ceremony was held Wednesday February 29th 2012, at CUNY’s 80th Street Central Office, where the grand prize was awarded to Viacheslav Manichev, a junior at Hunter College. The CUNY Nobel Science Challenge was created by Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Gillian […]

Announcing the Winners of the Innaugural CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering

March 7, 2012 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty, Funding, News, Programs, Vice Chancellor for Research

Introducing the 2012 winners of the CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering.  This award, supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation,is designed to advance the research programs of research-intensive, early career, science and engineering faculty at CUNY through boosting their research productivity and accelerating their ability to attract significant […]

Building the Foundations for Pedagogical Research Workshop

March 6, 2012 | Events, Faculty, Funding, Opportunities, Programs, Vice Chancellor for Research

On January 5, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research—as part of its Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (C3IRG) program—held a grant-writing workshop entitled Building the Foundations for Pedagogical Research at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. The one-day event was designed to provide practical information and guidance for community college faculty as […]

CUNY Undergrads Participate in Summer Research Program at Mount Sinai

September 14, 2011 | Programs, Student Resources

In its fourth year, Systems Biology Center New York (SBCNY) Summer Undergraduate Research program at Mount Sinai awarded fellowships to two CUNY students for a 10-week research-intensive systems biology training program conducted in the Center’s laboratories.