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A female Elymnias hypermnestra tinctoria, one of the butterflies studied for its pigment

Pigments in butterfly wings lead scientists to colorful conclusions

A study of the pigment molecules that give color to the wings of butterflies, led by two City College of New York professors and two former students, was published in the science journal PLOS ONE.  Read More »
Professor Jorge Gonzalez's Head Shot

CCNY, University of PR receive NSF grant to enhance resiliency in islanded communities

As part of the $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, The City College of New York and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez will virtually recreate Hurricane Maria and its impact on Puerto Rico. The virtual creation of the hurricane will enable research focusing on the critical infrastructure that left the island and its people without power and water for months. Read More »
Undergrads at a variety of colleges who were student fellows in the B3 Research Experience for Undergraduates program at CCNY

A rare chance for undergrads to “do” science instead of just study it: B3 REU

This summer, ten pre-med and science majors (four of them from The City College of New York) got out of the lecture hall and into the lab to get hands-on with science. Read More »
Hao Su

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 »

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