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Andrea Weiss named Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts

Andrea Weiss named Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts

Media and Communication Arts professor Andrea Weiss has been named the 2019-20 Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts, Dean Erec Koch announced in May. Read More »
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New titles by CCNY authors include “Like This Afternoon” and “Tehran Children”

“Like This Afternoon,” award-winning author Jaime Manrique’s critically acclaimed sixth novel, is one of the new publications by City College of New York faculty and staff. “Another excellent novel by a master storyteller,” NBC News hails the 224-page book that was inspired by true events in Manrique’s native Colombia. Read More »
Patricia Broderick

CCNY inventor Patricia Broderick is host of Eazysense radio show

Patricia A. Broderick, inventor, researcher and medical professor in the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, is the host of a new series of radio shows about the brain titled “Eazysense” on Bold Brave Media Tune in Radio Talk Show. Broderick will discuss topics on sensing the brain, which covers how the brain works and diseases that can develop. Read More »
Cinema and Sanctuary

CUNY's City College presents the culminating spring event in "The Year of Film" with the world premiere of Dave Davidson's "Cinema and Sanctuary"

One of the best kept secrets in the history of film is the fact that The City College of New York (CCNY) is the birthplace of the first documentary film school in the United States. As early as 1934, student members of the aptly named Film and Sprockets Society were rolling out motion pictures at CCNY. However, it was in 1941, with the arrival of pioneering Dadaist and filmmaker Hans Richter that the Institute of Film Techniques, CCNY’s first formal filmmaking program founded by Irving Jacoby, became a film school. Read More »
Nicole Sealey

Visiting poet Nicole Sealey wins Rome Prize for Literature

City College visiting poet Nicole Sealey has been awarded the Rome Prize for Literature by the American Academy in Rome, which seeks to support advanced independent work and research in the arts and humanities. Sealey, the 2018-2019 Doris Lippman Visiting Poet at CCNY, will receive a stipend, workspace, and room and board for a period of five to eleven months at the Academy’s eleven-acre campus in Rome. The Rome Prizes were awarded to thirty American and six Italian artists and scholars on April 9 at Cooper Union in New York. Read More »
Saxophonist Rich Perry

Saxophonist Rich Perry headlines CUNY jazz fest at CCNY

The 21st annual CUNY Jazz Festival, a gathering of bands and ensembles university-wide, takes place May 9-10 in Aaron Davis Hall Theatre B at The City College of New York. Tenor saxophonist Rich Perry, whose artistic voice is hailed by “Jazz Times” “as sophisticated and disciplined as post-modern jazz gets,” will be the guest artist. The festival is free and open to the public. Read More »
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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 »
STEM institute Press Conference

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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City & State names CCNY Pres. Vince Boudreau to top 50 Power list

Dr. Vincent Boudreau, the City College of New York president who blends scholarship with activism, has been named to City & State’s 2019 Higher Education Power 50 list. The list recognizes the 50 most influential people in academia statewide, including leaders of some of New York’s best-known colleges, universities and professional schools. Boudreau and his distinguished peers will be honored at a reception on April 17 at Battery Gardens in lower Manhattan. 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 »

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