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Grove School Mechanical Engineer Hao Su

Grove School’s Hao Su earns NSF CAREER Award for AI-powered pediatric exoskeleton project

Hao Su, the City College of New York mechanical engineer developing a lightweight and adaptive exoskeleton, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. It will provide more than $552,000 in funding over five years for his proposal entitled: “Versatile Wearable Robots for Rehabilitation of Children with Gait Disabilities.” “The goal of this research and education integrated CAREER plan is to understand human-robot bidirectional adaptation by studying modeling, sensing, and control of assistive robots to enhance mobility and health of children with gait impairments,”
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2020 Goldwater Scholar Benjamin Reichman

Macaulay junior Benjamin Reichman wins Goldwater national scholarship

Benjamin Reichman, a junior in the Macaulay Honors College program, is The City College of New York’s fifth Barry M. Goldwater Scholar in as many years. He joins a list of talented students in science, engineering and mathematics recognized nationally by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The federally funded scholarship is America’s premiere award for undergraduates majoring in math, science and engineering. Its goal is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students
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Gonzalo Torres, medical professor and chair of the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences at the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, received two grants

CCNY medical professor Gonzalo Torres receives two NIH grants

Gonzalo Torres, medical professor and chair of the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences at the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, receives two grants from the National Institute of Health to establish centers that support and mentor diversity junior faculty members doing neuroscience and drug addiction research. “These grants will support faculty in neuroscience who will become stronger researchers and mentors,” said Torres, the principal investigator on both projects. “It’s my hope that we will be able to recruit a significant number of talented
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CCNY PhD candidate Fatlum Hajredini earns Lindau Nobel Laureate invitation

CCNY PhD candidate Fatlum Hajredini earns Lindau Nobel Laureate invitation

Fatlum Hajredini, a PhD candidate at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and in The City College of New York’s Division of Science, is one of more than 600 stellar next-generation scientists selected globally for the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany. But the unique get-together between some of the world’s most promising scientific minds and up to 70 Nobel Laureates in the natural sciences scheduled for June 28 – July 3, is now postponed to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new date for what the organizers term a “cross-generational and interdisciplinary exchange” is June
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held its inaugural Match Day event today with a virtual ceremony.

CCNY's CUNY School of Medicine holds first (remote) Match Day

The CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York (CSOM) – the first medical school established in New York State in over 40 years – held its inaugural Match Day event today with a virtual ceremony. Following protocols set by government health officials in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the school leadership delivered congratulatory remarks to its first Match Day class through a video conferencing platform. Students were invited to join the Match Day event a few minutes before noon at which point the forty-four students opened an email link revealing which hospital
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U.S. News ranks CCNY’s Grove engineering among best graduate schools

U.S. News ranks CCNY’s Grove engineering among best graduate schools

City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, the only public school of engineering in the metropolitan area, once again ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools. Of the 200 elite graduate engineering programs listed nationwide, the Grove School is #129, according to the 2021 U.S. News rankings released today. The recognition comes as the Grove School celebrates its centennial. U.S. News also ranks three other City College programs – fine arts in the Division of Humanities and the Arts [#64]; and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership offerings
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CCNY-MSKCC Partnership participants at CCNY.

CCNY-MSKCC cancer research partnership receives $14m NIH grant

Since 2002, The City College of New York- Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Partnership can count an 83% success rate in trainees that go on to pursue higher academic tracks. This collaboration, whose mission is to develop future cancer researchers, is set to continue with a $14 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Specifically, the grant will fund a new research education program for City College students and ongoing cancer outreach in the Harlem community. Karen Hubbard, professor of biology in the Division of Science, and Gilda Barabino, Dean, Grove
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City College presents Harry Belafonte Award for social justice

As he celebrates another milestone birthday, Harry Belafonte, the entertainment icon and Civil Rights activist, is getting a new honor from The City College of New York, with which he’s closely associated. CCNY announces the Harry Belafonte Award for Best Essay on Social Justice. The annual award, which carries a $300 prize, will be presented to a deserving City College undergraduate, regardless of major, by the Black Studies Program in CCNY’s Division of Humanities and the Arts. Essays of up to 2,500 words will be submitted to Bill Crain, professor, psychology, by March 31, 2020. Topics will
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Lâle Can Ottoman book cover_March 2020

Lâle Can’s Ottoman book, and other new CCNY faculty publications

In 2015, historian Lâle Can received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) award to finish a book on trans-imperial pilgrimage across Asia at the turn of the 20th century. Her book, “Spiritual Subjects: Central Asian Pilgrims and the Ottoman Hajj at the end of the Empire” (Stanford University Press, March 2020) is one of several outstanding new publications by City College of New York faculty. “Spiritual Subjects” examines the paradoxes of nationality reform and pan-Islamic politics in late Ottoman history. Can unravels how imperial belonging was wrapped up in deeply symbolic
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ASCE Centennial award to Grove School

American Society of Civil Engineers honors CCNY department

The Grove School of Engineering’s civil engineering department at The City College of New York is the recipient of a Centennial Award from the American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) Metropolitan Section. The honor recognizes the department’s “significant contributions to the civil engineering profession” and its work to help build the city over the past century. The Metropolitan Section is commemorating its centennial with the theme: “A Tribute to the New York Metropolitan Engineering Community: Celebrating a Century of Achievements.” The award to CCNY lauds the college’s engineering
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