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Phillip Birch and Pilar Newton

CCNY faculty and student to learn how Pixar works its magic

Pixar is known the world over for its crowd pleasing animated films like Coco, Finding Nemo, and Toy Story. While the company’s movies are beloved, they’re also studied by students and teachers who carefully dissect the company’s innovative animation techniques and character development methods.  Read More »
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Senior Emmanuel Dwomoh earns CCNY its fourth Fulbright this spring

Graduating senior Emmanuel Dwomoh is The City College of New York’s fourth Fulbright award recipient this spring. The biology honors student leaves CCNY on June 1 with a year-long research grant to study the high prevalence of esophageal cancer in Uganda. A naturalized U.S. citizen born in Ghana, Dwomoh’s winning Fulbright proposal takes him back to Mbarara in southwest Uganda where he spent summer 2017 working on a malaria project.  Mbarara is also the epicenter for esophageal cancer in that nation. Read More »
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Innovative student startups win $150K in CCNY’s Zahn competition

Health and mental wellness-related pitches by student startups were among the big winners in the Zahn Innovation Center’s 2018 venture competition at The City College of New York. More than $150K in prizes went to the budding inventor/entrepreneurs to develop their ideas. Read More »
Ghada Soliman

Find out how to eat healthy as you age May 9 at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School

You are what you eat. But your nutritional needs change as you age. Take a proactive part in your own health by attending the CUNY School of Medicine's Mini-Medical School on Nutrition and Healthy Aging at The City College of New York on May 9.  Read More »
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Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos to deliver Kahn lecture May 10 at CCNY

Data security is on everybody’s minds these days. Who better to speak to this important topic than Facebook’s Chief Security Officer, Alex Stamos. Read More »
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Salzburg spring touches Colin Powell School junior Ranin Ali

There was a time when springtime was associated with revolutions abroad, particularly in the political sphere. For Ranin M. Ali, a junior in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York, the impact seems personal after her own spring experience in Salzburg, Austria, with a Dutch Holocaust survivor and contemporary of Anne Frank. Read More »
CCNY Physicist Vinod_Menon

City College physicist Vinod Menon receives top IEEE honor

City College of New York physicist Vinod Menon, whose research in light-matter interaction at the nanoscale has advanced the field of photonics, is among six scientists globally bestowed with IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lectureships. The accolade honors excellent speakers who have made technical contributions of high quality and enhanced the technical programs of Photonics Society chapters. Read More »
Al Foster CUNY Jazz Fest 2018

Legendary drummer Al Foster stars at CUNY Jazz Festival, May 10-11

Al Foster, the master drummer and major jazz innovator with a legacy spanning five decades, headlines the 20th annual CUNY Jazz Festival May 10-11 at The City College of New York.  The two-day festival in Aaron Davis Hall Theatre B includes performances by CCNY student ensembles and ensembles from other CUNY schools. Student performances take place throughout both days. Read More »
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Kaye Scholars shine at City College

Since 2002, the H. Austin and Florence R.S. Kaye Foundation joined with The City College of New York providing funds to support talented students pursuing a major in the Division of Humanities & the Arts. The City College of New York’s Kaye Scholars Program alumna, Yasmin El Gheur, is getting ready to graduate as the Class of 2018’s Valedictorian. Read More »
Keila Solomon CUNY Film Fest winner

Recent CCNY grad wins CUNY Film Festival Award

Keila Solomon, a recent graduate of The City College of New York, has won the Frederator Award for Best Animation at the CUNY Film Festival. Solomon, who earned a BA in Art with a concentration in Digital Design while at City College, beat out 22 other animated films to win for her animated short film, "Couture". Fred Seibert, the head of Frederated Networks, presented her with the award. Read More »


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