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Sal Khan ‘reimagines education’ in CCNY Rudin Lecture

Sal Khan, the educator and entrepreneur whose mission is to provide a free, world-class education to millions globally, presents The City College of New York’s 2019 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture on April 1. Entitled “Reimagining Education,” it starts 4 p.m. Read More »
City College students and their Hungarian counterparts with Hillary Brown and Charles Vörösmarty in Kőszeg.

CCNY faculty, students research, promote sustainability​ in Hungary & Senegal

The City College of New York faculty and students recently applied their academic expertise internationally, traveling to and conducting research in Hungary and Senegal. Read More »
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CCNY expands ties with Argentina’s Universidad Nacional de Tucumán

Long a magnet for students from all corners of the globe – with up to 93 % of the world’s sovereign states represented on its campus -- The City College of New York continues to pursue ties with schools abroad for collaborative research, scholarship and training. Argentina’s 70,000-student Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (UNT) is CCNY’s latest partner. Read More »
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CCNY Medical students present Tanzania research

Students in the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York presented their research at the 6thAnnual Conference of the NYC Epidemiology Forum. Their presentations stemmed from research conducted at the Ocean Road Cancer Institute in Dar es Salaam—the only cancer treatment center in Tanzania. Read More »
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U.S. News & World Report ranks CCNY grad programs among the best

In a huge leap from last year, the physician assistant program at the City College of New York-based CUNY School of Medicine now ranks in the top 50 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2020” rankings released today. The newspaper also lists five other CCNY programs among the nation’s best. Read More »
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Pioneering CCNY nucleoside research attains protocol status

In 2017, Hari Akula, then a City College of New York graduate student, and his mentor, chemistry professor Mahesh Lakshman, published a facile approach to the modification of pyrimidine nucleosides. Their work, which has potential to yield compounds that inhibit the virus that causes AIDS, has now been accepted as a protocol in the field. Read More »
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Music captivates listeners and synchronizes their brainwaves

Music has the ability to captivate us; when listeners engage with music, they follow its sounds closely, connecting to what they hear in an affective and invested way. But what is it about music that keeps the audience engaged? A study by researchers from The City College of New York and the University of Arkansas charts new ground in understanding the neural responses to music. Read More »
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BIC students shine in CMYK’s Top New Creatives competition

Five students from the Master’s Program in Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) in the Division of Humanities and the Arts at The City College of New York are winners of CMYK’s “Top New Creatives 58” competition. The online design competition is open to aspiring art directors, copywriters, designers, illustrators and photographers. Read More »
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City College declares “Year of Film,” celebrates Hans Richter & CCNY Hollywood legacy

As early as 1934, student members of the aptly named Film and Sprockets Society were rolling out motion pictures at The City College of New York, establishing CCNY as one of the earliest film schools in the nation. In 1941, pioneering Dadaist and filmmaker Hans Richter took charge of the Institute of Film Techniques, CCNY’s first formal filmmaking program, founded by Irving Jacoby. Read More »
Research into mechanics of a helicase protein is helping scientists understand DNA replication process. Image credit: Jillian Chase and David Jeruzalmi

CCNY researchers identify mechanics of initiator in DNA replication process, student recognized

New research from scientists at City College and the CUNY Graduate Center (GC/CUNY) is shedding light on the mechanics of a key component in DNA replication process, and earned a doctoral candidate a prestigious prize for her work co-authoring the research. Read More »

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