Could a NOSH-Aspirin-a-Day Keep Cancer Away?
The humble aspirin may soon have a new role. Scientists from The City College of New York have developed a new aspirin compound that has great promise to be not only an extremely potent cancer-fighter, but even safer than the classic medicine cabinet staple.Read More »
Internet Leads to More Dates, But Not More Relationships
Thanks to online dating, it is easier than ever for single people to avoid spending Saturday nights alone. However, the Internet hookups aren’t necessarily leading to more lasting relationships, according to City College of New York sociologist Reuben Thomas. Dr. Thomas and a colleague from Stanford University, Dr. Michael J. Rosenfeld, produced groundbreaking research that revealed that today one in five couples meet on line.Read More »
Nas, Jay-Z ‘Battle’ Examined at CCNY Hip Hop Conference
Technology and the deejay, the battle between rappers Nas and Jay-Z, B-girls in a male dominated hip-hop world and a retrospective on graffiti are among the issues to be addressed during the third annual “Is Hip Hop History?” conference. Presented by The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, the conference runs February 24-25 at the Center for Worker Education, seventh floor, 25 Broadway, New York.Read More »
Five Teams Picked as Kaylie Entrepreneurship Prize Finalists
Five student teams have been chosen as finalists for The City College of New York’s Second Annual Kaylie Prize for Entrepreneurship. Over the next four months, the teams will refine their business ideas as they compete for the first prize: financial support and housing to work over the summer in a Silicon Valley garage-like environment to further develop their projects, plus a $25,000 cash award from entrepreneur and contest benefactor Harvey Kaylie, CCNY Class of 1960.Read More »