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MFA in Film Student award winners

CCNY MFA students win film awards

Eight current and recent students from the MFA Film Program at The City College of New York are recipients of awards and scholarships for their short documentary and fiction films. CCNY’s film program was founded in 1941 by Dada artist and filmmaker Hans Richter as the Institute for Film Techniques. Notable names in the film industry past and present to emerge from the program include Woody Allen, Judd Hirsch, Stanley Kubrick, Jackie Mason, Richard Schiff, Eli Wallach and Ben Gazzara.  The students and their awards are: Read More »
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Japanese Official leads pilgrimage honoring CCNY founder

Seiji Takeuchi, Chair of the Shimoda City Assembly, joins the long list of Japanese pilgrims that have traveled to The City College of New York to pay homage to its founder Townsend Harris when he visits the institution for the second time on July 17. Since 1986, top civic officials from Shimoda have made annual pilgrimages to City College to honor Harris. Read More »
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CCNY-based CUNY DSI fights gentrification in NYC

The latest study by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at The City College of New York on the effects of gentrification proposes new public policies to stop the displacement of Dominicans and other working class groups in Washington Heights and Inwood.  Read More »
Writing professor Salar Abdoh is included in MoMA retrospective of his brother's theatre work

CCNY English Professor Abdoh included in MoMA PS1 retrospective

The Museum of Modern Art’s PS1 location in Queens is host to a major retrospective of the work of the late Iranian-American theatre director/playwright Reza Abdoh, and includes the work of his brother, City College of New York writing professor Salar Abdoh. Read More »
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More accolades for CCNY authors, Irina Silber & Hidetaka Hirota

Anthropologist Irina Carlota (Lotti) Silber of The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is the El Salvador-based UCA Editores’ “Author of the Month." The accolade is for the recent publication of the Spanish-language edition of her award-winning book “Ev Read More »
Grove School’s Dean Barabino receives presidential award for STEM mentors

Grove School’s Dean Barabino receives presidential award for STEM mentors

The City College of New York’s Gilda Barabino, dean and Berg professor at the Grove School of Engineering, is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. The award, presented by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy with the National Science Foundation, recognizes excellence in STEM teaching and mentoring. Read More »
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Exoskeleton designed by CCNY & partners vies for $4M mobility challenge prize

Buoyed by a $50,000 prize victory in the first round, a City College of New York-led team is forging ahead in its development of an Iron Man-like smart exoskeleton to overcome lower-limb paralysis in the $4 million Mobility Unlimited Challenge. Read More »
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CCNY CUNY Service Corp students travel to Puerto Rico for relief effort

Twenty-eight students from The City College of New York are journeying to Puerto Rico this summer as part of the CUNY Service Corps-Puerto Rico initiative. The initiative is in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s the NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Effort. Read More »
Elizabeth Biddinger

DOE Early Career Award for Elizabeth Biddinger’s CCNY biomass research

Elizabeth J. Biddinger, assistant professor of chemical engineering in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is one of 84 recipients nationwide of U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Awards announced today. She’ll receive $750,000 over five years for her research in the emerging field of biomass electroreduction. Read More »

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