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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 »
Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, associate professor of landscape architecture, is honored.

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson is honored by fellow landscape architects

Associate Professor Catherine Seavitt Nordenson was honored at the ASLA New York Chapter President’s Dinner in New York City on November 8 as one of three women groundbreakers who have transformed the landscape architecture profession. Read More »
Marlene Camacho Rivera, a Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship recipient

Marlene Camacho-Rivera is a Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship recipient

Marlene Camacho-Rivera, assistant professor, CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, focuses her research on improving chronic disease self-management in the areas of asthma and cancer within urban minority communities. As a Herbert W. Read More »
Why No Bhine (Why No Goodbye) cover rendering (art by Bashar Ericsoossi)

Pamela Laskin wins international fiction prize

Pamela Laskin, a lecturer in the English Department at The City College of New York, is one of two winners of Leapfrog Fiction's International Contest for 2018 for her book, Why No Bhine (Why No Goodbye), a young adult novel in verse. The story is told from the point of view of a fourteen-year-old boy who has been left behind in Myanmar when his mother and three of his siblings escaped to Malaysia. Read More »
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U.S. News & World Report ranks CCNY among top schools globally

In its fifth annual rankings of the Best Global Universities, U.S. News & World Report places The City College of New York in the top half of the world’s 1,372 elite institutions from 75 countries.  City College is ranked #669, tied with New Mexico State University at Las Cruces.  Read More »
Victoria Frye and Jeremy Fagan in front of PEPTALK ad

CCNY’s CUNY School of Medicine launches HIV prevention ad campaign

Researchers from the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York are making strides in HIV prevention with the launch of their bus shelter ad campaign “PEPTALK” in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. The campaign focuses on increasing awareness and access to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), a medication that prevents HIV infection if taken within 72-hours of exposure to the virus and consistently for 28 days. Read More »
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U.S. Dept. of Ed GAANN grant expands CCNY chemical engineering PhD program

Bolstering the expertise in a U.S. Department of Education identified area of national need and three of its sub-areas, City College of New York chemical engineer David Rumschitzki is the recipient of more than $1million to train seven PhDs in the field over three years.  The funding comprises a $900K Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant from the U.S. Read More »
CCNY engineering and computer science professors at Kyutech Institute in Japan

Grove School receives NSF grant to ensure Internet safety from cyber attacks

Researchers from The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering are working to safeguard the Internet from cyber attacks and are receiving a boost that could lead to more trustworthy networks. The boost comes in the form of a grant from the National Science Foundation to explore advanced resilient Internet architectures. The $450,000 grant is in partnership with the Kuytech Institute in Japan and additional support from the Japanese Science Foundation.  Read More »
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“The Manhattan Nobody Knows” and other CCNY titles

In a sequel to his award-winning “The New York Nobody Knows,” noted Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership sociologist William B. Helmreich returns with “The Manhattan Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide” (Princeton University Press, November 2018). The book is one of the latest titles from City College of New York faculty. Read More »
Robert Alfano

Robert Alfano wins Inventor of the Year and SPIE Gold Medal

Robert R. Alfano’s decades-long contribution to the field of ultrafast laser science and photonics is legendary with more than 120 patents and 700 publications. In further recognition of his pioneering research, the Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering at The City College of New York is the recipient of two more major honors: ENYIPLA’s 2018 Inventor of Year award and SPIE’s 2019 Gold Medal. Read More »

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