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CCNY’s CUNY School of Medicine launches HIV prevention ad campaign

Researchers from the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York are making strides in HIV prevention with the launch of their bus shelter ad campaign “PEPTALK” in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. The campaign focuses on increasing awareness and access to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), a medication that prevents HIV infection if taken within 72-hours of exposure to the virus and consistently for 28 days. Read More »
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CCNY study breaks Förster resonant energy transfer (FRET) distance limit

Using engineered nanocomposite structures called metamaterials, a City College of New York-led research team reports the ability to measure a significant increase in the energy transfer between molecules. Reported in the journal ACS Photonics, this breakthrough breaks the Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) distance limit of ~10-20 nanometers, and leads to the possibility of measuring larger molecular assemblies.  Read More »
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Latina Ad trailblazer Daisy Expósito-Ulla in Hispanic Heritage Month talk at CCNY

Communications guru Daisy Expósito-Ulla joins the American Advertising Federation (AAF) chapter at The City College of New York for a conversation on Oct. 25 about her dynamic, high-profile career at the cross sections of marketing and social equity. The event, 12:30 – 2 p.m. in Shepard Hall room 250, is part of City College’s Lunch with Leaders Ad/PR Lecture Series and commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month.  Read More »
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CCNY’s eight Clinton Fellows tackle education at Clinton Global Initiative

This year’s Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at the University of Chicago, Oct. Read More »
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U.S. Dept. of Ed GAANN grant expands CCNY chemical engineering PhD program

Bolstering the expertise in a U.S. Department of Education identified area of national need and three of its sub-areas, City College of New York chemical engineer David Rumschitzki is the recipient of more than $1million to train seven PhDs in the field over three years.  The funding comprises a $900K Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant from the U.S. Read More »
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CCNY goes healthy for World Food Day event on Oct. 16 with author of “The Plan”

The City College of New York celebrates “CCNY Goes Healthy” on World Food Day opening a dialogue about healthy lifestyle changes and combating low food security issues on campus and within the Harlem community. The inaugural event welcomes three culinary and nutritional experts to engage in a food talk with President Vince Boudreau as moderator. Read More »
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Grove School receives NSF grant to ensure Internet safety from cyber attacks

Researchers from The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering are working to safeguard the Internet from cyber attacks and are receiving a boost that could lead to more trustworthy networks. The boost comes in the form of a grant from the National Science Foundation to explore advanced resilient Internet architectures. The $450,000 grant is in partnership with the Kuytech Institute in Japan and additional support from the Japanese Science Foundation.  Read More »
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“The Manhattan Nobody Knows” and other CCNY titles

In a sequel to his award-winning “The New York Nobody Knows,” noted Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership sociologist William B. Helmreich returns with “The Manhattan Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide” (Princeton University Press, November 2018). The book is one of the latest titles from City College of New York faculty. Read More »
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Robert Alfano wins Inventor of the Year and SPIE Gold Medal

Robert R. Alfano’s decades-long contribution to the field of ultrafast laser science and photonics is legendary with more than 120 patents and 700 publications. In further recognition of his pioneering research, the Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering at The City College of New York is the recipient of two more major honors: ENYIPLA’s 2018 Inventor of Year award and SPIE’s 2019 Gold Medal. Read More »
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BIC at CCNY kicks off its fifth anniversary with @BIC Lecture, Sept. 27

BIC, the forward-thinking, culture-shifting Branding + Integrated Communications graduate program, is celebrating its fifth anniversary at The City College of New York. Read More »

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