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Dr. Andreas H. Kottmann and Lauren Malave, graduate student Parkinson's Disease researchers

Sonic Hedgehog at the center of Parkinson’s research at CCNY

You may know Sonic Hedgehog as a Sega videogame character who saves us all from world domination. But within the realm of science, Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) is also helping to solve the mysteries of Parkinson’s Disease.    Read More »
Mojados Portraits of Immigrants Event

“Mojados” immigrant photo exhibit opens at CWE

Immigrant inclusion is one of the biggest human rights challenges facing countries across the globe. The City College Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education tackles this issue with the photo exhibit “Mojados: Portrait of Immigrants.” It opens Oct. 27 and runs through Dec. 20. Read More »
CCNY’s_Team AutoRiza_2017

Student-designed CCNY chatbot places second in national Intuit contest

Using entrepreneurial skills nurtured at the school’s Zahn Innovation Center, a team of City College of New York undergraduates placed second nationally in Intuit QuickBooks’2017 Product Management Case Competition. The four-member “Team AutoRiza” conceptualized a machine learning chatbot to help service small business owners. Out of several hundred submissions, the City College concept was second to an app conceived by a Harvard University team. Team AutoRiza comprised: Read More »
Zadie Smith book cover

Langston Hughes Festival celebrates Zadie Smith’s literature

On the day that Zadie Smith receives City College of New York’s venerated Langston Hughes Medal, scholars and writers hold a symposium at CCNY on Nov. 16 to deconstruct the noted novelist’s work. Entitled “I am the sole author of the dictionary that defines me," the event runs 12:30 – 3 p.m. in City College’s Aaron Davis Hall, Theater B, located at 135th St. and Convent Ave. It is free and open to the public. Read More »
Bones of Contention Film

Faculty films “Bones of Contention” and “Thy Father’s Chair” premiere in NYC

“Bones of Contention,” a documentary by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Andrea Weiss, premieres Saturday, Oct. 21 at Cinépolis Chelsea. This is one of latest releases by faculty in The City College of New York’s Department of Media and Communication Arts. Read More »
CWE PR Panelists

CWE panel discusses Puerto Rico hurricane aftermath, Oct. 24

Attendees encouraged to bring disaster relief donations Read More »
Novel MAS model linked emotion regulation

CCNY psychologists develop new model that links emotions and mental health

For decades psychologists have studied how people regulate emotions using a multitude of ways to conceptualize and assess emotion regulation. Now a recent study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE by Elliot Jurist and David M. Greenberg of The City College of New York, shows how a new assessment model can give clinicians an exciting new way to think about clinical diagnoses including anxiety, mood, and developmental disorders.     Read More »
World University Rankings 2017

CCNY scores highly on global & Chronicle of Higher ed. rankings

Two new rankings reflect The City College of New York’s impressive academic standing internationally and its ability to boost remarkably the social mobility of its students. In its 2017 appraisal of the top schools globally, the Center for World University Rankings places City College, whose student population represents 89.6% of the world’s 193 sovereign states, in the top 1.2%. Read More »
Mike Holober

Jazz standout Mike Holober is inaugural Stuart Katz Professor at CCNY

Internationally renowned jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mike Holober is The City College of New York’s inaugural Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities & the Arts. The endowed professorship is supported by a $1 million gift to City College by distinguished alumnus Stuart Z. Katz, Esq., a 1964 graduate. Read More »
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Mexican author Mónica Lavín leads 2017 CCNY Cátedra Vargas Llosa

Acclaimed Mexican writer Mónica Lavín co-presents The City College of New York’s fifth Cátedra Vargas Llosa, Oct. 24 -27, an international academic project honoring Spanish-language literary giant and Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa.   Read More »

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