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Exoskeleton designed by CCNY & partners vies for $4M mobility challenge prize

Buoyed by a $50,000 prize victory in the first round, a City College of New York-led team is forging ahead in its development of an Iron Man-like smart exoskeleton to overcome lower-limb paralysis in the $4 million Mobility Unlimited Challenge. Read More »
Alumnus Harold Scheraga receives honorary degree from CCNY

Alumnus Harold Scheraga receives honorary degree from City College

Alumnus Harold Scheraga ’41 receives an honorary degree from The City College of New York for seven decades of research at Cornell University. City College President Vince Boudreau presented Sheraga with his degree Doctor of Science honoris causa at the university in Ithaca, New York. Read More »
Marco J. Castaldi

CCNY study shows plastic waste can be converted into energy and fuels

Plastic waste is flooding our landfills and leaking into the oceans, with potentially disastrous effects. In fact, the World Economic Forum predicts that if current production and waste management trends continue, by 2050 there could be more plastic than fishes in the ocean. Read More »
AVR4ASD team members (Rafael Li Chen and Xinyu Xiong

CCNY students CREATE new ways to eliminate workplace barriers for people with disabilities

According to the NY Department of Labor, New York's current unemployment rate continues to hover below 5 percent. But for New York residents with disabilities the rate is a staggering 70 percent –  partly due to the challenges they face in the average workplace. Read More »
HSI: Urbano Conference

HSI:Urbano Conference at The City College of New York, May 23-25

NSF-Sponsored Hispanic Student Achievement Conference, May 23 through May 25 Read More »
CCNY vintage postcard exhibit

Wish you were here! CCNY postcards from the past

Starting Wednesday, April 18 through May 29, 2018, the City College Archives at The City College of New York will exhibit more than 120 historic postcards collected by Dalton Whiteside, a CCNY architecture student, Certified CCNY Architectural/Historical Tour Guide and Archives Research Assistant at City College. Read More »
Neuro-oncologist Dr. Robert Darnell is guest lecturer at Levine-de Beer Lecture

Physician and genome expert Robert Darnell is Levine-de Beer speaker at CCNY, March 21

Robert B. Darnell, MD, PhD, considered one of the world’s leaders in translational medical science, will be the speaker at The City College of New York’s annual Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics on March 21. Read More »
The Robert E. Marshak Science Building

Division of Science at CCNY receives $5.3M anonymous gift

The City College of New York’s Division of Science announces a new $5.3 million gift for the Program for Graduate Studies in the Sciences and Undergraduate Scholarships in Science and Mathematics. The gift comes from an alumnus of the Division of Science. The generosity of this gift will have a lasting impact, providing students from diverse backgrounds with access to world-class researchers, and in turn, inspiring scientific leaders of tomorrow. Read More »
PIRE Project PhD Researchers

CCNY leads four-nation NSF-funded complex fluids project

A five-year research project on complex fluids with potential for transformative scientific discoveries in industries from petro-chemical to cosmetics is underway at The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering.  Funded by a $5.2 million National Science Foundation grant, the initiative includes 11 partner institutions in France, Germany and Norway. Possible outcomes of the research include: Read More »
Yiannis Andreopoulos

CCNY engineers partner DRPILLA and Mayor’s Office in wind research study

Funded by a $563,000 grant from the New York City Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resilience, City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering is helping study the effects of hurricane strength winds on certain buildings under various climate change scenarios. Its partners include the structural engineering firm DRPILLA and the New York City Department of Buildings. Read More »

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