The college is closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Only essential personnel report to work.
Mitchell B. Schaffler Named CUNY Distinguished Professor
Dr. Mitchell B. Schaffler, Wallace H. Coulter and Presidential Professor of Biomedical Engineering in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering and Director of the New York Center for Biomedical Engineering, has been named a CUNY Distinguished Professor. The CUNY Board of Trustees approved the appointment at its February 27 meeting.Read More »
CCNY Professor to Test Monoclonal Antibodies as Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Reagent
MabCure Inc., (OTCBB:MBCI) a leading developer of antibody-based technology for the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian, prostate, colorectal and other cancers, has retained the CUNY Center for Advanced Technology (CUNY CAT) to evaluate its monoclonal antibodies against ovarian cancer cells as diagnostic reagents. The work will be performed in the laboratory of Professor Paul Gottlieb of The City College of New York’s Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education.Read More »
40th Annual CCNY Poetry Festival Set for May 11
The City College Poetry Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The all-day, all-verse event, dubbed “the Woodstock of the Spoken Word,” has become New York’s longest-running poetry celebration. It will take place 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 11, in Theater B of Aaron Davis Hall, 135th Street and Convent Avenue on The City College of New York campus. Patricia Smith and Richard Tillinghast are this year’s featured guest poets.Read More »
Chemist Ruth Stark Receives Sloan Public Service Award
Dr. Ruth Stark, distinguished professor of chemistry and acting dean of science at The City College of New York, is one of six extraordinary city employees to receive the 2012 Sloan Public Service Award. She was recognized Wednesday, March 14, at two ceremonies- on the CCNY campus and at Cooper Union- and was presented with the $10,000 prize that accompanies the award.Read More »
CCNY Student Policy Paper Wins Roosevelt Institute Honors
A paper written by a team of City College of New York public policy students was picked Best Policy of the Year in a nationwide competition sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute. The paper, “Engaging in Grassroots Diplomacy through Globalized Education,” urges the U. S. Department of State to engage in grassroots diplomacy by supporting interactive international programs in institutions of higher learning.Read More »
Nicholas D. Kristof to Present Rudin Lecture at CCNY March 29
Nicholas D. Kristof, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for “The New York Times,” will present the 2012 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at The City College of New York 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. His topic will be “Half the Sky: Changing the World by Empowering Women.” The lecture, held in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, located at 160 Convent Avenue, Manhattan, is free and open to the public and is part of CCNY’s observance of Women’s History Month.Read More »
The Y Chromosome: Junk or Jewel?
Dr. David C. Page, Bryson Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2012 Louis Levine – Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics at The City College of New York 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012. He will speak in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, 160 Convent Avenue, New York. The lecture, titled “Rethinking the Rotting Y Chromosome,” is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.Read More »
Documentary on Wartime Sexual Violence to Play March 20 at CCNY
“Resolution,” a documentary highlighting the global issue of sexual violence in times of conflict, will be screened 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at The City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall as part of the College’s Women’s History Month observance. Following the screening, filmmaker Marika Griehsel and social activist Margot Wallström will participate in a question and answer session.Read More »
Janette Sadik-Khan to Deliver 8th Mumford Lecture April 5 at CCNY
New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan will deliver the 8th Lewis Mumford Lecture on Urbanism 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at The City College of New York. Her topic will be “It’s Not Impossible To Change A City.” The lecture, held in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, located at 160 Convent Avenue, Manhattan, is free and open to the public.Read More »
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 »
CCNY To Go Tobacco-Free ‘So We Can All Breathe Easier’
The City College of New York will be designated a Tobacco-Free College as of September 4, 2012. This mean use of tobacco products will be prohibited in all College vehicles, buildings, indoor and outdoor facilities, parking lots and all open areas under the College’s jurisdiction.Read More »