The National Academy of Medicine – the independent branch of the National Academy of Sciences that advises the nation on critical medical and health issues – today announced that Distinguished Professor Gerald E. Markowitz of John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the CUNY Graduate Center has been elected a member of the academy. This is among the highest honors in the field, granted to people with exceptional professional achievements and a commitment to service.
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NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICINE ELECTS HISTORIAN GERALD MARKOWITZ, DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR AT JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICEOctober 16, 2017 | The University
TWO CUNY GRADS, A HUNTER FACULTY ARTIST AND PULITZER WINNER, AND AN IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ADVOCATE WIN 2017 MACARTHUR AWARDSOctober 11, 2017 | The University
Two CUNY alumnae – one also a Hunter playwriting master artist in residence – won coveted “genius” fellowships from the James D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The $625,000 unrestricted fellowships are payable quarterly over five years.
October 6, 2017 | The University
After 37 years of distinguished service to The City University of New York, Vice Chancellor Gloriana (Ginger) Waters has decided to retire effective next month.
AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION HONORS DEAN OF CUNY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE, LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATIONSeptember 27, 2017 | CUNY School of Public Health, The University
The dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, Dr. Ayman El-Mohandes, has received the American Public Health Association’s prestigious Executive Director’s Citation for “exceptional distinguished service.”
September 23, 2017 | The University
Campuses of The City University of New York are mobilizing to aid the millions of people devastated by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria and by the two earthquakes in Mexico.
AS OCT. 5 RENEWAL DEADLINE NEARS, CUNY DREAMERS GET DACA RENEWAL FEE COVERED; OTHERS MAY QUALIFY FOR GRANTSeptember 21, 2017 | The University
CUNY student Dreamers facing the strict Oct. 5 deadline to apply for renewal of their DACA immigration status will have the $495 application fee covered at CUNY Citizenship Now! DACA renewal events, thanks to a partnership with the New Economy Project and support from other philanthropic organizations.
September 11, 2017 | The University
“The City University of New York remembers with sadness those we lost September 11, 2001, including cherished members of our CUNY community.
CUNY CULTURAL CORPS EXPANDS IN ITS SECOND YEAR, NEARLY DOUBLING THE NUMBER OF PAID STUDENT INTERNSHIPS WITH NYC CULTURAL INSTITUTIONSSeptember 8, 2017 | The University
Over 127 CUNY students will begin paid internships with 62 partner organizations
More than 220 students have participated in the program since it launched in 2016
September 8, 2017 | The University
New York Amsterdam News
by Chancellor Milliken & Board Chairperson Thompson
Throughout its history the City University of New York has delivered remarkably well on a straightforward promise to all New Yorkers – regardless of wealth, race or national origin, if you give us your best efforts, we will give you the opportunity to reach your dreams.
September 5, 2017 | The University
The City University of New York was founded on the principle of equal access and opportunity for all. For 170 years, we have represented the ideals of a nation built on aspiration, educating generations of children and grandchildren of immigrants who have achieved their dreams and advanced the nation’s essential values. Our nation, like CUNY, […]