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The 2017 – 2018 U.S. Student Fulbright Awardees Announced!

April 7, 2017 | Announcements, Students

Out of the 12 original candidates for the 2017 – 18 U.S. Student Fulbright Program, 5 students were recommended as Semi-Finalists and advanced to the final stage of the competition. We are happy to announce that 3 of those 5 Semi-Finalists have been selected as Fulbright Finalists and offered Fulbright grants! The successful candidates are: […]

Kingsborough Alum and Chemistry Major Kate Maziarz Featured in Women and Girls in Science Campaign

April 7, 2017 | News

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) and Class of 2016 Chemistry major Kate Maziarz was recently featured in the Beyond Benign International Day of Women and Girls in Science campaign. Beyond Benign is dedicated to providing future and current scientists, educators, and citizens with the tools to teach and learn about green chemistry to create a sustainable […]

Felice Frankel: Not Your Traditional Scientist

April 6, 2017 | News

Felice Frankel, a Research Scientist at MIT and a Brooklyn College ’66 alumna, held a lecture at the Graduate Center to emphasize the powerful role visuals play in communication and funding. Felice Frankel, currently a Research Scientist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at MIT, collaborates with scientists and engineers to provide a visual […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Graduate Center Launches “Academically Speaking” Podcast

March 24, 2017 | Announcements

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York launched its first podcast series, “Academically Speaking” today, which takes a close look at what Ph.D. students typically see as their biggest challenge: the dissertation. The series explores planning, writing and defending dissertations through conversations between GC students and faculty members who serve as advisors. […]

Michael A. Hoyt and Tracey A. Revenson Named Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

March 24, 2017 | News

Drs. Michael A. Hoyt and Tracey A. Revenson have been named as the new Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, the official scientific publication of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine. Both tenured professors in the Department of Psychology at Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and Co-Directors of […]

The CUNY ASRC, Columbia University & More NYC School’s Research Initiatives Give Silicon Valley and Boston Competition

March 22, 2017 | News

The New York Times recently listed the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center among New York City’s growing science infrastructures in an article that states “Focusing on advanced technology and the sciences, these projects, together with others recently completed or in the planning stages, are aimed at helping the city lure and retain people to compete […]

CUNY Awarded a New I-Corps Site Grant by the National Science Foundation

March 20, 2017 | Awards, News

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the City University of New York Central Office of Research an I-Corps Sites award of $500,000 for its STEM – Tools for Innovation & Entrepreneurial Success (TIES) Innovation program. The CUNY STEM TIES training programs will provide unique opportunities for critical skill development, networking, training and attainment of […]