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Dr. Juan Manzur, governor of Argentina's Tucumán province.

Argentine governor Juan Manzur visits CCNY, Sept. 20

Early this year, a City College of New York delegation traveled to Tucumán in northwest Argentina to expand ties with the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (UNT), one of the South American nation’s largest educational institutions with more than 60,000 students. On Sept. 20, Tucumán Province Governor Dr. Juan Manzur reciprocates the City College team’s visit during his U.S. tour with a talk at CCNY on international affairs, education and trade from an Argentine perspective. CCNY’s ties with the Tucumán provincial government and Universidad Nacional de Tucumán cover: Sustainable development, with
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Latinx Heritage Month 2019

Latinx/a/o Heritage Month Kick Off and reading with “Dominicana” author Angie Cruz

The Department of Student Life and Leadership Development at The City college of New York kicks off Latinx/a/o Heritage Month with a celebration incorporating dance, an open mic, performances, food and more. All events are free. The kick off takes place on Tues., September 17 in the NAC Ballroom from 6:30-8:30 p.m. To RSVP, click here . Washington Heights native and author Angie Cruz is also coming to CCNY to read and discuss her third novel, “ DOMINICANA ,” which will be given away at the event. Cruz is the author of the novels “Soledad” and “Let It Rain Coffee,” a finalist in 2007 for the
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Grove School of Engineering Department of Computer Science

Google grant helps Grove School create pipeline for women in STEM

The Grove School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science at The City College of New York is creating a pipeline to college for female New York City high school students interested in computer science. The initiative is made possible by an $18,000 gift from Google and partnership with College Now and the Early College Program , which will help broaden the scope of women in STEM fields. “This generous gift will enable us to work with ​our female students to create opportunities that help to recruit the next generation of a much more diverse tech workforce," said Akira Kawaguchi , chair
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CCNY engineer Masahiro Kawaji is leading U.S. Department of Energy research to make next generation nuclear reactors safer.

CCNY leads nuclear safety research for future reactors

With nuclear safety an ever growing concern, the next generation of atomic reactors could be safer because of research ongoing at The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering . CCNY engineer Masahiro Kawaji , whose specialty includes nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, leads a team that is the recipient of a third consecutive U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to safeguard reactors of the future. The new $800,000 award brings to $2.8 million DOE funding for the project since 2011. “What we are doing is developing ways of making reactors that will be built in 10 years’ time
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CCNY Students

CCNY Men's Volleyball Program Ranked Among Best in the U.S. for Student-Athletes

NCSA's 2019 NCSA Power Rankings , an annual list of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. for student-athletes, ranked CCNY's men's volleyball program 92 nd among 100 NCAA men's volleyball programs across four-division levels (DI, DII, DIII, and NAIA). NCSA Power Rankings offer a comprehensive analysis of the best NCAA and NAIA schools across the country. Colleges and universities are ranked overall and broken out by division and sport into the top schools for 2019. Unlike traditional power rankings which list schools based purely on athletic performance, the NCSA Power Rankings
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Prof. Tzortziou and her research team share NASA recognition

Professor Tzortziou and OWLETS science team to receive NASA award

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences professor Maria Tzortziou and her research team have been selected to receive a 2019 NASA Group Achievement Award for their work on a two-year, multi-agency field campaign program in the Chesapeake Bay. The Ozone Water–Land Environmental Transition Study (OWLETS) , which involved participants from NASA, the EPA, and NOAA, sought to better understand and ultimately represent and predict the atmospheric chemistry and complex air flow in coastal areas where approximately 40% of the U.S. population resides. Among the main objectives of the program has been to link
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City College ranks highly in several categories in the U.S. News & World Report'2020 Best Colleges rankings.

CCNY a top performer on 2020 U.S. News rankings

Scoring highly in several categories nationally, The City College of New York is a top performer on social mobility, remains one of the most diverse campuses, and has one of the best undergraduate engineering programs in the country. This is according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges rankings published today. The following is how City College fares in the annual evaluation of America’s top degree-granting schools: #17 in Top Performers on Social Mobility (tie); #17 in Campus Ethnic Diversity; #93 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (tie) at schools whose highest degree
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Vinod Menon quantum tech research

$2 million NSF grant spurs CCNY quantum technology research

Supported by a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation , physicists at The City College of New York are embarking on a four-year research project to develop chip-scale quantum emulators. The outcome could include the ability to solve diverse computationally intractable problems from protein folding and neural networks to the dynamics of financial markets. Also known as quantum simulators, emulators are used to simulate computationally complex and experimentally inaccessible problems using a controllable quantum system. “Such a simulator is a task-specific device that mimics the
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Wall Street Journal ranks CCNY 2nd nationally in ‘best value’ category

The City College of New York ranks second among the 10 best value colleges nationally in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2020 College Rankings released today. CCNY also scores in the first decile for environment, a category that reflects diversity on campus. These latest rankings validate two of CCNY’s traditional fortes: providing a superb education with great career preparatio n at an affordable price, and as a remarkably diverse institution with a student body representing more than 150 nationalities. In the overall WSJ/THE rankings, CCNY placed joint 205 out of 801
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