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CCNY study explores why antidepressants don’t work for half of the people taking them

According to the World Health Organization more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression. Unfortunately, the antidepressants commonly used to treat them only work for 50 percent of the population. Read More »
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Princeton Review lists CCNY among top colleges that pay you back

The City College of New York is one of the nation's best schools for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price according to The Princeton Review®.  The Review lists CCNY in its 2018 annual guide “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck,” (Penguin Random House / Princeton Review Books) published today.   Read More »
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City College’s András Kiséry wins NEH faculty award for research

András Kiséry’s proposal for a profound study of the dissemination and consumption of English literature between the 16th and 18th centuries is a winner with the National Endowment for the Humanities. It’s earned The City College of New York English associate professor a highly competitive $50,400 NEH award for research leading to publication of a book on the subject. Read More »
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CCNY leads four-nation NSF-funded complex fluids project

A five-year research project on complex fluids with potential for transformative scientific discoveries in industries from petro-chemical to cosmetics is underway at The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering.  Funded by a $5.2 million National Science Foundation grant, the initiative includes 11 partner institutions in France, Germany and Norway. Possible outcomes of the research include: Read More »
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A woman’s place is in the lab: CCNY joins Columbia & Barnard to cohost conference for undergraduate women in physics

On Jan. 12-14, The City College of New York, Columbia University, and Barnard College will join together for a common purpose: advancing women in Physics. The three institutions will co-present the 2018 Conference for Undergrad Women in Physics (CUWiP) in the NYC region. For most student attendees, it will be their first opportunity to experience a professional conference, get information about graduate school and professions in physics, and access to other women in physics of all ages with whom they can share experiences, advice, and ideas. Read More »
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Historian Mike Wallace discusses “Greater Gotham” at CWE

Historian Mike Wallace returns to The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education on Feb. 7 to discuss his new book “Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919.” His talk begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Read More »
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CCNY Mini-Medical School wants to know what's on your plate

You are what you eat. But there are many conflicting opinions about what should be on your plate. Read More »
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CCNY engineers partner DRPILLA and Mayor’s Office in wind research study

Funded by a $563,000 grant from the New York City Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resilience, City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering is helping study the effects of hurricane strength winds on certain buildings under various climate change scenarios. Its partners include the structural engineering firm DRPILLA and the New York City Department of Buildings. Read More »
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NSF grant enhances CCNY’s Hispanic-Serving/STEM thrust

With a Latino student population comprising nearly a third of its more than 16,000 enrollment, The City College of New York’s designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution is receiving another boost from the National Science Foundation in 2018. City College is a recipient of the first NSF grant designed to enhance undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at HSIs. CCNY had the only successful proposal from the Northeast among seven winners nationally announced by the NSF today.   Read More »
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Project at CCNY helps assemble complex molecules

Nucleosides are fundamental building blocks of genetic material which makes them attractive for a number of biologically relevant applications and as potential pharmaceuticals. At The City College of New York, scientists are developing facile methods for modifying nucleoside structures to make chemical processes more efficient.  Mahesh Lakshman, professor in City College’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, leads a team that has developed easy access to relatively complex nucleoside analogues.  Read More »

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