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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 »
Former architecture dean Piomelli (top, left) honored as Great Immigrant

Former architecture dean Piomelli honored as Great Immigrant by Carnegie Corporation

M. Rosaria Piomelli, an architect and former dean of architecture at The City College of New York, has been recognized by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as a Great Immigrant. Read More »
Sanjoy Banerjee, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at CCNY, holds the Green Chemistry Challenge Academic Award presented to him by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Battery breakthrough earns Sanjoy Banerjee EPA green chemistry award

At the helm of The City College of New York’s pioneering research in the field, Sanjoy Banerjee, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering in the  Grove School of Engineering and Director of the CCNY-based CUNY Energy Institute, is the recipient of the U.S. Read More »
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Pulitzer Prize poet Rita Dove wins CCNY’s Langston Hughes Medal

Rita Dove, recipient of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in poetry and U.S. Poet Laureate from 1993 to 1995, is the winner of The City College of New York’s 2019 Langston Hughes Medal.  She will receive the medal on Nov. 14 in CCNY’s Aaron Davis Hall. Read More »
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NSF invites Grove School to develop extreme weather response

As the massive threat to coastal areas from extreme weather events increases, the National Science Foundation is reaching out to select institutions to pool resources in response. The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering is one institution invited by the NSF to brainstorm for a CCNY-based center on Smart Engineering Systems for Resilient Coastlines (SERC). Read More »
Andrea Weiss named Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts

Andrea Weiss named Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts

Media and Communication Arts professor Andrea Weiss has been named the 2019-20 Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts, Dean Erec Koch announced in May. Read More »

Mason Starkweather award funds CCNY junior’s summer LGBTQIA study

Summer is taking on a significant new meaning for City College of New York junior Khenya Makena this year. As the 2019 Blanche Mason Starkweather award recipient, the electronic design and multimedia major is spending the holiday on both east and west coasts engaged in humanistic research to benefit the LGBTQIA community. Read More »
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“The Realm” opens CCNY's sixth annual TAFFNY film festival

The sixth edition of The Americas Film Festival of New York presents seven feature films and more than 30 shorts, celebrating the rich diversity of the stories, languages and cultures of the Americas. The event, a cultural project of The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE), runs from June 13-21 and opens with “The Realm” by Rodrigo Sorogoyen, winner of seven Goya awards, at the Instituto Cervantes New York. Read More »


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