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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 »
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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 »
Chemical engineering professor Chen is awarded Office of Naval Research grant

Chemical engineering professor Chen awarded Office of Naval Research grant

Xi Chen, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the Grove School and with the Nanoscience Initiative at The Graduate Center’s Read More »
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CCNY study shows plastic waste can be converted into energy and fuels

Plastic waste is flooding our landfills and leaking into the oceans, with potentially disastrous effects. In fact, the World Economic Forum predicts that if current production and waste management trends continue, by 2050 there could be more plastic than fishes in the ocean. Read More »
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CCNY students CREATE new ways to eliminate workplace barriers for people with disabilities

According to the NY Department of Labor, New York's current unemployment rate continues to hover below 5 percent. But for New York residents with disabilities the rate is a staggering 70 percent –  partly due to the challenges they face in the average workplace. Read More »
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Summer in China, Jordan for two CCNY language scholarship winners

 Amman, Jordan, and Changchun, China, are the summer destinations for City College of New York’s Critical Language Scholarship recipients Atsuko Sakurai and Libby Ho. The competitive national award will take Sakurai, a sophomore majoring in computer engineering, to the Jordan Language Academy in the Jordanian capital. She’ll spend eight weeks there studying Arabic, her minor. Read More »
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STEM Expo Plaza Party for Harlem kids at CCNY May 20

Many parents are concerned their children’s school doesn’t have an emphasis on science. Or that the way science is taught is too boring to engage their kids. One way to get kids interested in science is to show them experiments that make them ask “how did you do that”? This Sunday, May 20, from 12-5pm, kids from the Harlem community (and their parents) can get psyched about science at the STEM Expo Plaza party at the Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York at 259 Convent Avenue and 140th Street. Read More »
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CCNY students go the distance in Concrete Canoe

Engineering students are used to solving tough problems. But building a canoe made of concrete that’s capable of winning a race – that’s quite an accomplishment! On May 7, a team of Grove School of Engineering students made The City College of New York proud by finishing first in the Men’s Sprint, second in the Women’s Sprint, and by taking third place overall in the 2018 Concrete Canoe Metropolitan Conference Competition. The team also won first place for their report paper. Read More »

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