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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 »

“First Blacks” in Americas exhibit opens at CCNY

Extensive research by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute(DSI) at the City College of New York has long asserted that first Black African presence in North America occurred on the colony of La Española.  Read More »

City College ten headed to Stanford for summer research

City College of New York senior Ivana Lazaroska has a particular interest in the comparative study of religious ideology in southeastern Europe and Turkey from the late 19th century to the present. Read More »

City College biodiversity software is world finalist

“WALLACE,” a biodiversity web application created by a team led by City College of New York biologists  Read More »


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