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Sternberg Family Lecture speakers Lacey H Leegwater and William F. L. Moses

Sternberg lecture discusses student success and new American university

The fifth annual Sternberg Family Lecture in Public Scholarship at The City College of New York on Tuesday, September 25, presents a discussion by two experts entitled “Student Success and the New American University: Shifting Needs, Changing Strategies." The lecture is in conversation with President Vince Boudreau and hosted by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. The speakers are: Read More »
Ph.D. candidates Benjamin Murray, left, and Shibin Zhao, right, flank CCNY chemistry professor Mark Biscoe.

Controlling 3D structure of molecules offers promise for developing new medicines

A team led by scientists from The City College of New York (CCNY) and The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (GC/CUNY) has made a major breakthrough in chemical synthesis making it possible to quickly and reliably modify the 3D structure of molecules used in drug discovery, according to a paper appearing in the current issue of the journal Science. Read More »
Schematic of single photon emitter array using anatomically thin materials placed on nanopillars.

On-demand room-temperature single photon array: a quantum communication breakthrough by CCNY physicists

Physicists at The City College of New York have used atomically thin two-dimensional materials to realize an array of quantum emitters operating at room temperature that can be integrated into next generation quantum communication systems. Researchers from the groups of City College Professors Carlos Meriles and Vinod Menon developed for the first time an array of on-demand single photon emitters that operate at room temperature. Read More »
A female Elymnias hypermnestra tinctoria, one of the butterflies studied for its pigment

Pigments in butterfly wings lead scientists to colorful conclusions

A study of the pigment molecules that give color to the wings of butterflies, led by two City College of New York professors and two former students, was published in the science journal PLOS ONE.  Read More »
Professor Jorge Gonzalez's Head Shot

CCNY, University of PR receive NSF grant to enhance resiliency in islanded communities

As part of the $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, The City College of New York and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez will virtually recreate Hurricane Maria and its impact on Puerto Rico. The virtual creation of the hurricane will enable research focusing on the critical infrastructure that left the island and its people without power and water for months. Read More »
City College ranked as top public college

City College ranks high among public colleges, regional universities, according to U.S. News

The City College of New York is among the top 100 Best Regional Universities in the North and a Top Public School in the North, as reported in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges. Read More »
Headshot of Patricia Broderick

CCNY inventor Patricia Broderick addresses global nanotech congress

In recognition of her pre-eminent status in the field, City College of New York inventor, researcher and medical professor Patricia A. Broderick is the keynote speaker at the 30th Annual Congress on Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in Stockholm, Sweden, Sept. 10-11. Read More »
Gilda Barabino & Brown Univ. Team

Grove School leads national translational medicine program

As the home of New York City’s only Master’s in Translational Medicine (MTM) program, City College’s Grove School of Engineering is a leader in teaching a diverse student population new medical technology. At the 2018 BMES Coulter College – a highly selective summer training program focusing on translation of biomedical innovations -- the school incorporated its rigorous standards into the event for top national students.   Read More »
Saam Malik Hassan

Ad/PR student wins national travel scholarship

Saam Malik Hassan, senior in the Ad/PR Program at The City College of New York, is the winner of The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations award. The center awards five students nationally $7,500 in travel scholarships to help further their professional development in areas of public relations leadership, mentorship and diversity and inclusion. Each scholarship provides students with the opportunity to attend two events sponsored by the Center: Read More »
David Jeruzalmi, Jillian Chase, and Silas Harley in the Structural Biology Center

$945K NSF grant for CCNY's David Jeruzalmi

As scientists have learned from working on diseases like HIV and tuberculosis, sometimes the best way to develop a new therapy is to think about how it might work in combination with other therapies. In order to do that, it’s important to identify, visualize, and modify new targets so a disease can be attacked from multiple vantage points. Read More »

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