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Cancer recurrence study earns CCNY’s David Rumschitzki Fulbright award

Why some cancers reappear years after chemotherapy or surgery remains a medical mystery that researchers like The City College of New York’s David S. Rumschitzki are trying to unravel. In a boost to his work, the chemical engineering professor in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering is the recipient of a 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant for his proposal “Theory & experiment for breast cancer dormancy & recurrence.” Read More »
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CCNY’s STEM Institute receives $1M boost from Council Member Rodriguez with support from Mayor’s Office

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, with the support of Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson, secured a $1 million grant to fund The City College of New York’s STEM Institute’s partnership with Northern Manhattan. Read More »
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Student-designed “Manganese Prime” qualifies for AIChE Chem-E-Car finals

Continuing the fine tradition of its predecessors, “Manganese Prime,” the latest chemically-powered shoebox sized-vehicle designed by City College of New York engineering students, is headed to AIChE's Chem-E-Car Competition® in Orlando, Florida, this fall. It placed fourth out of 22 entries at the AIChE Mid-Atlantic regionals at Penn State University to earn CCNY a seventh-consecutive trip to the finals against foreign and domestic competitors. Read More »
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CCNY researchers project climate change in the Big Apple

New Yorkers can brace for rising temperatures, increasing precipitation and rapidly rising sea levels in the years to come. That’s the finding by City College of New York experts in a study presented to the Mayor’s Office of Recovery & Resiliency for planning and investment purposes. CCNY’s contribution to the New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC) 2019 report is based on nearly four years of research. Read More »
Charles Vörösmarty with Hungarian Award

Hungarian President honors CCNY engineer Charles Vörösmarty

Charles J. Vörösmarty, professor of civil engineering in The City College of New York and one of the world’s foremost hydrologists, is the recipient of the Hungarian Order of Merit. Visiting Hungarian President János Áder presented the Commander’s Cross (civilian class), to Vörösmarty at their country’s Consulate General in Manhattan. Read More »
City College students and their Hungarian counterparts with Hillary Brown and Charles Vörösmarty in Kőszeg.

CCNY faculty, students research, promote sustainability​ in Hungary & Senegal

The City College of New York faculty and students recently applied their academic expertise internationally, traveling to and conducting research in Hungary and Senegal. Read More »
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Music captivates listeners and synchronizes their brainwaves

Music has the ability to captivate us; when listeners engage with music, they follow its sounds closely, connecting to what they hear in an affective and invested way. But what is it about music that keeps the audience engaged? A study by researchers from The City College of New York and the University of Arkansas charts new ground in understanding the neural responses to music. Read More »
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Grove School engineers win NSF CAREER Awards

Two Grove School engineers from The City College of New York are recipients of the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career (NSF CAREER) Award, which supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in integrating research and education and to lead advances in the missions of their department and organization. Read More »
Nir Krakauer Monsoon Research

CCNY’s Nir Krakauer in monsoon research breakthrough

With average precipitation of 35 inches per four-month season over an area encompassing most of the Indian subcontinent, the South Asia summer monsoon is intense, only partly understood, and notoriously difficult to predict. Until now, according to findings by Nir Y. Krakauer, a City College of New York civil engineer. Read More »
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CCNY Dean Gilda Barabino elected to National Academy of Engineering

Gilda A. Barabino, dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. She is now one of only six African-American women to hold the distinction. Read More »

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