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CCNY research boosts optical fiber data speeds

In the latest advance to boost the speed of the Internet, a research team including, the City College of New York, University of Southern California, University of Glasgow, and Corning Incorporated, demonstrates a way to increase the data speeds of optical fibers – considered the Internet’s backbone.   Read More »

Nancy Sohler talks research-based activism in healthcare

One of Dr. Nancy Sohler’s research interests in the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at The City College of New York is examining barriers to accessing appropriate health care for underserved populations. She talks about her work in her Presidential Conversations lecture, “Empowering Future Healthcare Providers in Haiti: Medicine, Education, and Research,” Thursday, Oct. 15. The talk, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium, is free and open to the public.   Read More »

Historian Emily Greble receives Fulbright Award for book project

City College of New York historian and author Emily Greble is headed to Serbia on a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar Award to research and write a book about Muslims in post-Ottoman Europe. She will spend spring 2016 working on the project entitled “Muslims on the Edge of Europe: the Making of a “European” Islam in the Balkans, 1878–1946.” The book analyzes Muslim life, politics, law, and culture in the post-Ottoman Balkans.    Read More »

New funding for PhD fellowships brings CCNY awardees to 14

Two PhD students mentored at The City College of New York have been awarded Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowships for excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. The fellows, who will receive need-based support including a stipend of up to $32,000 annually during the second year of their respective programs, are Christine Chrissian (biochemistry) and Mikhail Miroshnikov (chemistry).   The awards bring to 10 the number of GAANN fellows appointed at City College in the last two years.    Read More »

Zahn Center startup gets funding from Fortune 100 company

In a first for the Zahn Innovation Center, one of its startups received a significant investment from a Fortune 100 company.   3M Safety and Graphics Business Group made a minority equity investment in StrongArm Technologies Inc., which develops leading safety solutions for injury prevention and peak performance for industrial workers, or those they call “Industrial Athletes.”    Read More »

Francesca Lingo’s summer NASA experience

Less than two weeks before the start of the fall semester, Francesca Lingo put an impressive freshman year at City College behind her with a NASA presentation on "Earth's Past as a Window on Exoplanet Habitability." The prospective physics major was a participant in the Summer 2015 NASA New York City Research Initiative (NYCRI) Internship program at the  Read More »

“Smaller is smarter” in superspreading of influence in social networks, say CCNY physicists

A study by City College of New York physicists Flaviano Morone and  Read More »

CCNY Researchers develop eco-friendly oil spill solution

City College of New York researchers led by chemist George John have developed an eco-friendly biodegradable green “herding” agent that can be used to clean up light crude oil spills on water. Read More »

Eight CCNY students awarded U.S. Geological Survey internships

Eight City College of New York students are spending summer working across the United States after being awarded U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) internships. This year’s USGS awards to City College are two more than in 2014.   Read More »

High school students set for CCNY summer STEM session

Forty high school students from across the city will participate in the 2015 HIRES summer internship program June 29 – August 14 at The City College of New York. The program’s goal is to provide its young participants with research experience in STEM fields. Read More »

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