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Andrew Rich, Colin Powell School Dean

Andrew Rich named Dean of CCNY’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

Andrew Rich, CEO of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation and visiting professor at The City College of New York, is named the Dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and Professor of Political Science. Read More »
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Traveling to Thailand and more: CCNY unveils new courses

Biologist David Lohman of The City College of New York is back from this winter session’s Tropical Ecology and Thailand course—the first of its kind. The 19-day voyage is the only Study Abroad & International Programs’ biology course ever taught by a CCNY faculty member as a CCNY course. Read More »
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CCNY engineer Ahmed Mohamed tackles FWE nexus challenge

Research is underway in several countries to find innovative solutions to the global food, water and energy (FWE) security nexus that inextricably links all three areas. Read More »
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Vanessa K. Valdés leads CCNY Black Studies Program

Literature professor, author and editor Vanessa K. Valdés is the new director of The City College of New York’s Black Studies Program.  Announcing her appointment, City College President Vincent Boudreau said: “Dr. Valdés comes to this position after years of teaching in and working with the program, and I am powerfully confident that her vision and commitment to education in this area will stand the program in good stead for years to come. Read More »
Ardavan Yazdanbakhsh

ACI bestows national award on CCNY engineer Ardavan Yazdanbakhsh

A focus of civil engineer Ardavan Yazdanbakhsh’s research at The City College of New York is the development of sustainable concrete -- key to modern construction. His research on concrete sustainability and his expertise in sharing his knowledge with middle school and college students in Harlem has earned him the American Concrete Institute’s Walter P. Moore, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award. Read More »
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Alfano book breaks down non-invasive optical spectroscopic methods

When it comes to the application of light and photonics technologies to the study of biological, biomedical and condensed matter systems, few have charted the path better than Robert R. Alfano, Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering at The City College of New York. Read More »
NIH and TRISH grant recipient Jacek Dmochowski

CCNY biomedical engineer receives NIH and TRISH grants for brain research

The City College of New York’s biomedical engineering professor Jacek Dmochowski uses ultrasound and lasers to stimulate the brain treating mental disorders as well as physical and mental wellness during deep space exploration missions. Read More »
Nicole Sealey

CCNY visiting poet Nicole Sealey wins Hodder Fellowship

Award-winning poet and author Nicole Sealey is adding another accolade to her numerous honors. The Doris Lippman Visiting Poet in The City College of New York’s MFA in Creative Writing Program is one of five winners internationally of 2019-2020 Hodder fellowships. Read More »
Laurie Woodard

Historian Laurie Woodard is CCNY’s latest NEH award winner

City College of New York historian Laurie Woodard is the recipient of a 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities faculty award for her book project on famed actress and civil rights activist Fredi Washington’s role in the Harlem Renaissance. Read More »
Joseph Barba is a professor of electrical engineering at the Grove School of Engineering.

Grove School researchers receive $1.5M grant to build social media platform for STEM students

Joseph Barba, professor of electrical engineering at the Grove School of Engineering, is advancing the aims of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program by building a social media platform designed specifically for students entering, continuing, or transferring into STEM majors at The City College of New York. Read More »


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