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President Lisa Coico

Weill Cornell Medical College honors President Coico

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences presents its top alumnae award to Dr. Lisa S. Coico, president of The City College of New York on Tuesday, May 24. She is also a speaker at the institution’s commencement exercises at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, 12 – 2:20 p.m. Read More »
Beth Baron

Beth Baron discusses the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in next Presidential Conversation

History Professor Beth Baron will explain how the Muslim Brotherhood arose in reaction to, and modeled after, Christian missionary inroads in the Middle East in the sixth installment of The City College of New York’s 2015-16 “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” series on Thursday, April 21. Read More »
Hillary Brown team in Haiti

Spitzer School professor and students aim to revitalize Haitian town

Professor Hillary Brown of The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture has invested her long-term interest in sustainability in a proposal to the Haitian Ministry of Commerce and Industry to spur economic development in a rural seaside town. Read More »
Tatyana Kleyn

Tatyana Kleyn premieres “Una Vida, Dos Países:Children and Youth (Back) in Mexico”

City College of New York Associate Professor Tatyana Kleyn, who directs the School of Education’s Programs in Bilingual Education and TESOL, directed and co-produced the documentary film, “Una Vida, Dos Países [One Life, Two Countries], ” which premieres at Aaron Davis Hall on Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. Read More »
Mahesh Lakshman research_acs cover

CCNY research team in molecular breakthrough

Reducing a barrier that generally hinders the easy generation of new molecules, a team led by City College of New York chemist Mahesh K. Lakshman has devised a method to cleave generally inert bonds to allow the formation of new ones. The study is the cover story in the journal ACS Catalysis published by the American Chemical Society. Read More »

$500K grant to CCNY educator Beverly Falk for pre-K study

City College of New York educator Dr. Beverly Falk is the recipient of a $475,000 grant from the Foundation for Child Development for a study aimed at benefitting pre-K children from high-need and diverse communities. Read More »
Robert R. Alfano

Pioneering CCNY physicist Robert Alfano receives top honor

Dr. Robert R. Alfano, a pioneer in ultrafast optical science and engineering, is the 2016 recipient of the Optical Society of America’s Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award. The award recognizes individuals for their innovative and influential contributions to the field of biophotonics. Read More »
Maja Horn, women's history month speaker at cwe march 21_2015

Celebrating Women’s History Month at City College

Female empowerment, networking and book discussions highlight The City College of New York’s 2016 Women’s History Month observance. The schedule of events is as follows:   Tuesday, March 1, Women’s History Month Kickoff. Guest speakers, networking and a free WHM appreciation lunch. 12 – 2 p.m., North Academic Center (NAC) ballroom. Read More »

Chemist Teresa Bandosz receives Fulbright Scholar Award

City College of New York chemistry Professor Teresa J. Bandosz’ pioneering research has earned her a 2016-2017 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award. Bandosz, who also holds a professorship in chemical engineering at City College, will travel to the University of Malaga in Spain to conduct research that could help alleviate global warming and solve energy problems. Read More »
Candace Brakewood

Transportation expert Candace Brakewood named Rising Star Fellow

Dr. Candace Brakewood, assistant professor of civil engineering at The City College of New York, joins an elite group of academics this summer to explore the nexus of mobility and communications. She is one of seven transportation experts selected globally to participate in the 2016 Chan Wui and Yunyin Rising Star Workshop for Early Career Professionals aboard an England-bound cruise ship, July 6-13. Read More »