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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 »
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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 »
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Summer in China, Jordan for two CCNY language scholarship winners

 Amman, Jordan, and Changchun, China, are the summer destinations for City College of New York’s Critical Language Scholarship recipients Atsuko Sakurai and Libby Ho. The competitive national award will take Sakurai, a sophomore majoring in computer engineering, to the Jordan Language Academy in the Jordanian capital. She’ll spend eight weeks there studying Arabic, her minor. Read More »
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CCNY’s Anan Kazi and Kevin Gonzalez earn Salk Scholarships

Anan Kazi and Kevin Gonzalez, two members of The City College of New York’s Class of 2018, are recipients of Jonas E. Salk Scholarships awarded by The City University of New York. The scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences. As Salk Scholars, Kazi, from Macaulay Honors College at CCNY, and Gonzalez will each receive a stipend of $8,000 to be allocated over three or four years of medical studies. 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 »
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Senior Emmanuel Dwomoh earns CCNY its fourth Fulbright this spring

Graduating senior Emmanuel Dwomoh is The City College of New York’s fourth Fulbright award recipient this spring. The biology honors student leaves CCNY on June 1 with a year-long research grant to study the high prevalence of esophageal cancer in Uganda. A naturalized U.S. citizen born in Ghana, Dwomoh’s winning Fulbright proposal takes him back to Mbarara in southwest Uganda where he spent summer 2017 working on a malaria project.  Mbarara is also the epicenter for esophageal cancer in that nation. Read More »
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City College physicist Vinod Menon receives top IEEE honor

City College of New York physicist Vinod Menon, whose research in light-matter interaction at the nanoscale has advanced the field of photonics, is among six scientists globally bestowed with IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lectureships. The accolade honors excellent speakers who have made technical contributions of high quality and enhanced the technical programs of Photonics Society chapters. Read More »
David Lohman Fulbright Award 2018

Biologist David Lohman receives Fulbright to Southeast Asia

David Lohman, associate professor of biology at The City College of New York and a leading entomologist with two insects named after him, is once again a Fulbright Scholar. Read More »
Dorthe Eisele NSF Early CAREER Award

CCNY’s Dorthe Eisele wins NSF Early CAREER Award

Dorthe M. Eisele, assistant professor in The City College of New York’s Division of Science and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is the winner of a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (NSF CAREER) Award. Read More »
Space-bound fruit fly cultures in a vented fly box

City College-bred fruit flies, parasites, in space odyssey

Hurtling around Earth, at 17,500 mph some 248 miles in space, is a small swarm of City College of New York-bred fruit flies and their parasitic wasps. The insects, from biologist Shubha Govind’s lab, are part of an experiment on the International Space Station (ISS) whose outcome could be beneficial to astronauts on exploration missions. Read More »

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