Joel Sati came to the United States from Kenya when he was 9, became a DACA recipient at 19 and graduated with a degree in philosophy from City College
Nine National Science Foundation Fellowships
Monica Avilez (Lehman College, 2017) will use her National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship worth up to $138,000 to explore how humans and their ancestors came to walk upright. She follows in the footsteps of her Lehman mentor, William Harcourt-Smith, an expert in the evolution of the foot, as she pursues a doctorate in biological anthropology at New York University.
Students of The City University of New York are winners of a long list of other prestigious awards, including: Critical Language Fellowship (U.S. State Department for undergraduates and graduates
CUNY has announced the nine recipients of its own prestigious award — the Jonas E. Salk Scholarships for the study of medicine and biomedical sciences, which honors the CCNY alumnus who created the first polio vaccine. The award provides $8,000 to each student to defray the cost of their medical and graduate research studies.
17 Fulbright Awards
Brooklyn College sociology professor Alex Vitale’s provocative new book, The End of Policing, comes amid the national debate about deadly force by police and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.