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Robert Earl Jones, one of the interviewees in the Hatch-Billops Oral Histories of Black Culture.

CCNY Libraries' $20K boost from the GRAMMY Museum to preserve recordings

The City College of New York Libraries will digitize its archival collection of 221 oral-history recordings which capture interviews and panel discussions with notable African American artists from a variety of disciplines including theater, dance, visual arts, music as well as writers, playwrights and historians. The preservation of the recordings is due to a boost in funding from the GRAMMY Museum Grant Program. Read More »
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Robert Alfano team identifies new “Majorana Photons”

Hailed as a pioneer by Photonics Media for his previous discoveries of supercontinuum and Cr tunable lasers, City College of New York Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering Robert R. Read More »
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City College-led experts develop flood prediction model

The duration of floods can be determined by river flow, precipitation and atmospheric blocking. Now an international team of researchers led by Nasser Najibi and Naresh Devineni at The City College of New York is offering a novel physically based Bayesian network model for inference and prediction of flood duration. The model also accurately examines the timescales of flooding. Read More »
Dean Gilda Barabino

Grove School’s Dean Barabino receives AlChE Award for Service to Society

Gilda A. Barabino, dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is the recipient of the 2019 AIChE Award for Service to Society. The award, which will be presented at the annual AIChE meeting in November, recognizes outstanding contributions by a chemical engineer to community service and to the solution of socially oriented problems. Read More »
Shimoda Mayor Yusuke Fukui

Shimoda Mayor continues Japan’s reverence for CCNY founder Townsend Harris

More than 170 years after he founded The City College of New York and went on to forge U.S.-Japan relations, the lure of Townsend Harris continues in the Far East. On Monday, July 15, Mayor Yusuke Fukui leads a civic delegation from the city of Shimoda to CCNY to pay homage to Harris. The annual Japanese visits began in 1986. Read More »
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CWE senior Kereen Brown wins $10K Women’s Forum award

Kereen Brown, a senior in The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE) is the recipient of a $10,000 Women’s Forum Education Fund fellowship. The awards are given to high-potential women, age 35 and over, whose education and lives have been disrupted by extreme adversity. They recognize extraordinary and often heroic efforts in overcoming adversity in restructuring lives for success. Read More »
Jody Karg is named the 2019 Art Stevens PRSA-NY/ CCNY Scholar for Excellence in Public Relations

Jody Karg is 2019 Art Stevens PRSA-NY/CCNY Scholar

Scholarship celebrates 12 years of support for outstanding public relations students Read More »
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CCNY’s Maria Tzortziou leads vital Long Island Sound ecological study

Covering nearly 1,300 square miles, from the East River in Manhattan to New England, Long Island Sound is one of the most important estuaries in the nation with coastal communities of more than four million people. Read More »
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CCNY experts in lateralization of speech publish discovery

City College of New York-led researchers have published a breakthrough in understanding previously unknown inner workings related to the lateralization of speech processing in the brain. Their study, headed by biologist Hysell V. Read More »
Wendy Fernandez GEM Fellow 2019

National GEM Fellowship for CCNY grad Wendy Fernandez

Wendy Fernandez persevered against cultural norms in the Dominican   Republic to earn a BS in electrical engineering from The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering with a 4.0 GPA.  The Class of 2019 member is now the recipient of a highly competitive GEM Fellowship, which funds master's and PhDs in engineering for underrepresented students of exceptional quality who intend to work in industry. Read More »

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