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QC Junior Josie Cooke Named a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory-CUNY Summer Research Scholar Fellow!

April 13, 2017 | Announcements, Students

Josephine Cooke (Josie), a junior in the Transfer Honors Program at Queens College, of the City University of New York, was recently named a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory-CUNY Summer Research Scholar Fellow! She will be joining a group of 20 NSF funded undergraduate students who were selected amongst 800 applicants to participate in the 10-week Research […]

Teaching Case Examines “Average is Beautiful” Doll as an Entrepreneurial Opportunity

April 11, 2017 | News

Could an “average is beautiful” doll appeal to children and represent a potential business opportunity? A new teaching case appearing in the North American Case Research Journal follows the path of a young designer and entrepreneur as he explores whether to turn a visual prototype of a realistically proportioned fashion doll into an actual doll. […]

The 30th Annual International Stress and Resilience World Symposium

April 10, 2017 | Events

Monday, May 15, 9:00am – 6:00pm (8:00am-9:00am – Breakfast and Registration) The Kaye Playhouse Hunter College of the City University of New York   Morning Speakers Special Speaker: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH) What is the Role of Chronic Stress in […]

A Browser Extension that Could Change Academic Publishing

April 10, 2017 | News

A new browser extension called Unpaywall may be the straw that breaks the academic publishing world’s back. When an Unpaywall user lands on a research article, they can click on the extension and be presented with a PDF of the article (if one is available) for free. “We want to do just one thing really […]

An Invitation to the Third NYC Moral Sense Colloquium Conference

April 10, 2017 | Events

You are invited to the third NYC Moral Sense Colloquium, to take place at St. Francis College in Brooklyn on June 2. This one-day interdisciplinary conference aims at understanding morality, with particular emphasis on relating evolutionary and philosophical perspectives. The Colloquium will feature short talks and integrative panel discussions; the centerpiece will be a keynote […]

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, […]

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.