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Engineers’ Activism is highlight of Presidential Conversations

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Beth Wittig presents her work with Engineers Without Borders in the fourth installment of The City College of New York’s 2015-16 “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” series on Thursday, Mar. 24, 4-5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium. The presentation, “Public Engagement through Engineers Without Borders: Rewards and Challenges,” is free and open to the public. Read More »

School of Education dean talks teacher training with City Council panel

Mary Erina Driscoll, dean and Harold Kobliner Chair in Education at The City College of New York’s School of Education, testifies before the New York City Council’s Committee on Higher Education. The sole item on the agenda was “Are Post-Secondary Institutions in New York City Adequately Training Teachers?” In her testimony, Driscoll answers the committee’s question in the affirmative, adding that “adequate is not good enough for the children of New York.” Read More »

Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken examines activism in the humanities

Interdisciplinary Studies Assistant Professor Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken highlights recent research, which operates at the intersection of Africana Studies, Haitian Studies, Postcolonial Studies, and Jewish Studies, in the third installment of the City College of New York’s 2015-16 “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” series on Thursday, February 4, 4-5:30 p.m., in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium. The presentation, titled “Is Engagement in Postcolonial Scholarship Activism?,” is free and open to the public. Read More »

Scientist leads team that wins $2 million NSF grant

A City College of New York Physics Department team led by Professor Vinod Menon, in collaboration with Assistant Professor Pouyan Ghaemi, is using a $2 million National Science Foundation Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation grant for its project, Excitonics and Polaritonics using 2D materials (ExPo2D). Read More »

Grove School’s Castaldi is latest CCNY Fulbright award winner

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Marco J. Castaldi of the Grove School of Engineering is a Fulbright Global Award winner for his continuing work on converting solid waste materials to energy, chemicals or fuels. Read More »

Two researchers get boost with new award

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Susannah Fritton of the Grove School of Engineering and Associate Professor of Biology Anuradha Janakiraman of the Division of Science are the first recipients of the Harvey L. Karp ’49 Discovery Award in the Sciences. Read More »

SAVE THE DATE: “Una Vida, Dos Países” premieres at CCNY March 24

Associate Professor Tatyana Kleyn, who directs the School of Education’s Programs in Bilingual Education and TESOL, will premiere her documentary film, “Una Vida, Dos Países [One Life, Two Countries],” at the City College of New York on Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. Read More »
CCNY President Lisa Coico

Weill Cornell presents alumnae award to President Coico

Lisa S. Coico, Ph.D., president of The City College of New York, is the recipient of the 2016 Graduate School Distinguished Alumnus Award from Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to biomedical research and education. It will be presented in May. Read More »

Kathlene McDonald discusses medical humanities and advocacy in rescheduled Presidential Conversation

Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Professor Kathlene McDonald talks about her work in the field of medical humanities in the third installment of the City College of New York’s 2015-16 “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” series on Thursday, Mar. 31. The talk, “From Chaos to Advocacy: End-of-Life Care, Narrative, and Social Change,” rescheduled from its original date of Nov. 19, takes place from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium, and is free and open to the public. Read More »

CCNY researchers introduce new route to thermal measurements with nanometer resolution

Understanding nanoscale heat flow is critical in the design of integrated electronic devices and in the development of materials for thermal insulation and thermoelectric energy recovery. While several techniques are currently available to observe heat transport over macroscopic distances, there is a need for new methods capable of revealing the dynamics of heat flow with nanometer resolution. Read More »

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