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President Lisa Coico

Weill Cornell Medical College honors President Coico

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences presents its top alumnae award to Dr. Lisa S. Coico, president of The City College of New York on Tuesday, May 24. She is also a speaker at the institution’s commencement exercises at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, 12 – 2:20 p.m. Read More »
Zahn 2016 entrepreneurship competition winners at CCNY

Student startups earn $150K in CCNY’s Zahn competition

Hybridia, VeriPAD, StreetLabs, and Applied Motions are the grand prize winners in the Zahn Innovation Center’s Entrepreneurship Competition at The City College of New York. They pitched to investors, entrepreneurs, bankers, and other experts for a piece of $150K in prizes. This year, startups competed in four categories, including IoT, women in tech, and social impact. The startups have both a hyper-local focus in NYC, and also a global perspective in congruence with City College’s diverse student body. Read More »
2016 Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Grad students present research at annual symposium

Fifteen City College of New York graduate students walked away with cash prizes for their work at the Ninth Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. The symposium offers students the experience to share their findings in a professional and academic setting. A total of 34 students presented their research at the event, hosted by the Graduate Student Council at City College. The winners and their topics were: Read More »
Salk Scholars 2016

City College dominates 2016 Salk awards

The City College of New York is the recipient of four of the eight Jonas E. Salk Scholarship awarded by The City University of New York this year.  The scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences. As Salk Scholars, Alex Bonilla, Muhddesa Lakhana, Min Gyu Noh and Joy Patel will each receive a stipend of $8,000 to be appropriated over three or four years of medical studies. Read More »
Jamie Kass_NSF grant recipient

Doctoral student Jamie Kass helps Japan with invasive raccoon problem

To curb the advance of invasive raccoons on the island nation, City College of New York doctoral student Jamie Kass will work with Japanese scientists to model and track their spread. Kass is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on this management issue through the East Asia Pacific Studies Institutes. Read More »
NSF Fellows 2016

City College trio named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Andoni Mourdoukoutas, biomedical engineering senior in the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, and two recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships recognize and support exceptional students who have proposed graduate-level research projects in their fields. Selection is through a national competition.   Read More »
Paulina Librizzi

Macaulay Honors duo named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

Two members of the Macaulay Honors College program at The City College of New York have been named 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars.  Paulina R. Librizzi and Ellianna Schwab, both juniors, join a list of talented students in science, engineering and mathematics recognized nationally by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Read More »
Tamargo

Chemistry professor’s $5M NSF grant will create new center

One of Chemistry Professor Maria Tamargo’s missions is to ensure that the City College of New York is recognized as being in the forefront of materials science research. The other is to increase minority participation in the field. A $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation won by Tamargo and her colleagues will help to achieve both of those goals. Read More »
Huda Zoghbi_de Beer Lecture speaker 2016

Neurogeneticist Huda Zoghbi is Levine-de Beer speaker at CCNY, April 7

Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi, a renowned neurogeneticist from Baylor College of Medicine, presents this year’s Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics at The City College of New York on Thursday, April 7. Her talk, “The Story of Rett Syndrome and the Insight it Provides into Neuropsychiatric Disorders” begins at 5 p.m. in The Great Hall. It is free and open to the public. Read More »
Mahesh Lakshman research_acs cover

CCNY research team in molecular breakthrough

Reducing a barrier that generally hinders the easy generation of new molecules, a team led by City College of New York chemist Mahesh K. Lakshman has devised a method to cleave generally inert bonds to allow the formation of new ones. The study is the cover story in the journal ACS Catalysis published by the American Chemical Society. Read More »

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