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George John earns fellowship to Royal Society of Chemistry

Britain’s Royal Society of Chemistry is bestowing Fellowship status on City College of New York researcher George John – the second City College professor honored such this year.  Mahesh Lakshman, vice chairman of CCNY’s department of chemistry and biochemistry, was inducted this fall. Read More »
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CCNY team develops analytics to predict poll trends

As the countdown continues to the Presidential election, new analytical tools by physicists at The City College of New York promise a quicker and remarkably accurate method of predicting election trends with Twitter.  Read More »
Susham Bedi

Susham Bedi talk highlights ‘home’ theme in diasporic Indian literature

Over the centuries, generations of Indians have emigrated to parts of the globe as distant as Fiji, Trindidad and Guyana. Yet the big theme in Indian Diaspora literature over the years has been their original home, according to Susham Bedi, the Indian-born novelist, actress and academic. Read More »

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz tours CCNY biofuels project

 MEDIA ADVISORY  U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz tours CCNY biofuels project Read More »
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$4.27m grant boosts expert John Martin’s spinal cord injury research

For people with cervical spinal cord injuries, regaining hand function is the highest priority. Currently there are no effective treatments for people living with paralysis or profound weakness after SCI. A new $4.27 million grant to John Martin, medical professor at the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, from the New York State Department of Health is aimed at boosting research. Read More »
Mahesh Lakshman

Royal Society of Chemistry inducts CCNY’s Mahesh Lakshman

City College of New York Chemistry Professor Mahesh Lakshman is now a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the world’s leading community of scientists in that field. His induction is part of the society’s long legacy of advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. Read More »
NOAA CREST wins $15.5 million grant

CCNY wins $15.5 million NOAA grant to produce mostly minority STEM scientists

The City College of New York’s output of underrepresented minority scientists and engineers for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is set to increase with the receipt of a $15.5 million grant from NOAA’s Office of Education. The five-year award follows a national competition. Read More »
Patricia Broderick

Broderick probe receives $300K shot in the arm

The BRODERICK PROBE® series of Nano biosensors, an invention of City College of New York Medical Professor Patricia A. Broderick, are closer to wide scale introduction thanks to a $300,000 award from the Indian Angel Network®. The funding will advance the development of the probe by Eazysense Nanotechnologies Inc.  in concert with CUNY’s Technology Commercialization Office. Read More »
Carlos Meriles 2016 Nature-Comm

CCNY researchers take snap shots of wandering electrons in diamonds

A breakthrough experiment by a City College of New York team led by physicist Carlos Meriles could potentially lead to room-temperature quantum information processing in diamonds and optical data storage in three dimensions. Meriles and his researchers successfully demonstrated charge transport between Nitrogen-Vacancy color centers in diamonds. The team developed a novel multi-color scanning microscopy technique to visualize the charge transport. Read More »
Abubakar Usman (far left) and Asshur Cunningham (far right) helped coordinate a White House briefing on criminal justice and disability reform.

CCNY students return with fresh outlook

Remnants of summer remain in the minds of The City College of New York’s eager and brightest as fall classes begin. Students from different disciplines, each exposed to a unique experience, return wiser. Numerous City College students participated in service learning programs and internships at home and abroad, earning vital experience in their respective fields.  A select list of programs and internships includes: Study Abroad Program at Port Elizabeth, South Africa: Read More »


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