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 […]
Baruch Tabanpour is a rising senior in the Electrical Engineering program in the Macaulay Honors College at the City College of New York. Prior to joining the C-SURP program he had already participated in two research experiences. He conducted paleoclimatology research in 2010 during an internship with the NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies. In […]
Anastasiia Sergiienko knew from a young age that she wanted to study physics, but at the technical university she attended in the Ukraine, Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute, this option was not available to her. Instead, she studied power engineering with a specialization in alternative energies. Since the fall of 2012, she has been pursuing a second […]
Joseph Szydlo is a rising senior psychology major at Queens College. In the summer of 2012 Joseph worked in the Rutgers University Biomedical Engineering laboratory. That experience provided him with his first entry into the world of laboratory-based experimentation, and whetted his appetite for another hands-on intensive research experience at CUNY. Joseph worked in Dr. […]
When Stacy Chan began studying chemistry and physics at Mission College and San Jose State University in California, she did not have a very clear vision of how she wanted to her career to progress. Her subsequent move to New York City and decision to attend Kingsborough Community College helped her define her objectives; she […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
In its fourth year as part of the New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF), the NYCSEF & CUNY College Now Summer Research Internship Program brought high school juniors and seniors from across the city into CUNY’s research labs.