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A New Book About the Experiences of a Generation that Lived During the Socialist Era

June 7, 2017 | Announcements

Lisa Pope Fischer, Associate Professor of Anthropology at City Tech, has published a new book titled Symbolic Traces of Communist Legacy in Post-socialist Hungary. In it, she shows how personal practices symbolically refurbish elements from the Communist era to fit present-day challenges. To learn more about and to purchase Symbolic Traces of Communist Legacy in Post-socialist […]

Proposal Pre-Submission Peer Review Program

June 5, 2017 | Announcements

To support and encourage proposal excellence at the University, The Research Foundation at the City University of New York has established a unique and invaluable opportunity for you to submit your NSF and NIH R- (excluding R13, STTR, & SBIR) and K-series program proposals. Learn more and take advantage of this great opportunity at http://bit.ly/2rEIKUA

Scientists to Probe Dolphin Intelligence Using an Interactive Touchpad

May 30, 2017 | News

Using optical technology specifically developed for this project, dolphins at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD, are at the center of research from an interdisciplinary team from Hunter College and Rockefeller University. The system involves an underwater computer touchscreen through which dolphins are able to interact and make choices.  The system, the first of its […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]