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CCNY-Led Interdisciplinary Team Recreates Colonial Hydrology

Work Demonstrates Benefits of Scholarly Ties Between the Humanities and the Sciences Hydrologists may have a new way to study historical water conditions.   By synthesizing present-day data with historical records they may be able to recreate broad hydrologic trends on a regional basis for periods from which scant data is available. Read More »

Architecture Newsletter Praises CCNY Faculty Book

“Research & Design: Faculty Work, The City College of New York - Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture,” by George Ranalli, (Oscar Riera Ojeda Publications, 2010), the catalog accompanying the school’s opening exhibit, was chosen one of the ten best architecture books for 2010 by ArchNewsNow, an architecture online newsletter. Read More »

CCNY Professor Gets Grant to Develop ‘Artificial Blood’

Ron Koder’s Biological Design Work Could Someday Reduce Combat Deaths Read More »

Service-Learning Science Course Targets Harlem Health Issues

A new service-learning course offered by The City College of New York’s Division of Science gives CCNY undergraduates the opportunity to apply their scientific knowledge to community projects that address critical health issues in the Harlem community. Read More »

December 2010 Science Events at The City College of New York

The City College of New York Division of Science announces eight events for December featuring prominent scientists from across the United States speaking on their research.  All are free and open to the public and held in the Marshak Science Building, unless otherwise noted.  Listings of event times, speakers, topics and room numbers follow, along with contact information at the bottom of the list.   Read More »

Professor Emeritus Bernard Sohmer Passes Away at 81

Dr. Bernard Sohmer, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at The City College of New York and a former chair of the City College Faculty Senate and CUNY Faculty Senate, passed away Friday, November 19, following a lengthy illness.  He was 81. Read More »

CCNY Chemists Design Molecule that Responds to Stimuli

The venus flytrap plant captures its prey when it senses the presence of an insect on the tips of its leaves.  An amphiphilic molecule designed by chemists at The City College of New York acts in a similar manner by changing its structure when heated slightly and, then, reverting to its original form when cooled. Read More »

CCNY Alumnus Harvey Kaylie, ’60, Endows Entrepreneurship Contest

$3 Million Gift From Mini-Circuits Founder Will Provide Stipends, Housing to Create Silicon Valley-like Environment for Student Start-up Ventures Helping students to bridge the academic and real worlds, theGrove School of Engineering at The City College of New York is launching an entrepreneurship contest supported by a new $3 million gift from CCNY alumnus Harvey Kaylie, ’60. Read More »

CCNY Alumna Wins ‘Project Runway’ Modeling Contest

City College of New York alumna Millana Williams, ’10, is a prime example of how hard work, perseverance and dedication can help anyone succeed.  Just months after graduating from CCNY with a BA in advertising and public relations, she has won the model segment of Lifetime’s reality series “Project Runway.” Read More »

CCNY Division of Science Presents Nobel Prize Panels

Faculty Experts to Talk on This Year’s Winners and Why They Won Read More »

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