The college is closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Only essential personnel report to work.
CCNY Biologist Helps Inaugurate New Era of Family-Friendly STEM Policies
A few years ago, Ana Carnaval was a postdoctoral researcher with one baby in her arms and another on the way. Dr. Carnaval, now an assistant professor of biology at The City College of New York, considers herself lucky. But many other young female scientists abandon promising research careers. That may soon be changing. The National Science Foundation and early career scientists joined First Lady Michelle Obama to launch NSF’s Career-Life Balance Initiative, a new era of family-friendly policies in STEM fields.Read More »
CCNY Studio Designs for Midwest City’s Rebirth
Flint, Mich., the General Motors factory town that was the subject of “Roger and Me,” a controversial 1989 documentary by native son Michael Moore about factory closings there, is considered by many a “poster child” for aging Rust Belt cities. It’s an unfair assessment, asserts Denise Hoffman Brandt, professor of landscape architecture in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York.Read More »