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Noted physicist Tony Liss is City College of New York Provost

Dr. Tony Liss, an internationally known physicist with research experience at the world’s highest energy accelerators, is The City College of New York’s new provost, CCNY President Vincent Boudreau announced. Liss had served as interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs since March 2018. Read More »
Yaritza Holguin, MPA student and congressional intern

MPA student Yaritza Holguin's passion for social justice grows into a career of community service

Yaritza Holguin has a longstanding commitment to social justice and serving her community. As a student in the Master’s in Public Administration program (MPA) at CCNY, her passion has led her to build upon her grassroots experience and forge a career in social impact. Read More »
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Alfano book breaks down non-invasive optical spectroscopic methods

When it comes to the application of light and photonics technologies to the study of biological, biomedical and condensed matter systems, few have charted the path better than Robert R. Alfano, Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering at The City College of New York. Read More »
The third cohort of University Innovation Fellows

Third cohort of CCNY students qualify for Stanford global fellowship program

The third cohort of City College of New York undergraduate students are named University Innovation Fellows by the Stanford program. They are among 358 students from 96 higher education institutions in 16 countries that become agents of change by ensuring that their peers gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to compete in the economy of the future and make a positive impact on the world. Read More »
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CCNY duo wins Gilman International Scholarships

Winter break for City College of New York undergraduates Seher Ali and Oneika Pryce this time around means three weeks in Jordan and Senegal, respectively, as Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholars.  The two students are recipients of the competitive national award that provides support for overseas travel and research. A junior majoring in biotechnology in City College’s Division of Science, Ali travels to Amman, Jordan, on Dec. 28 for a stint studying Arabic at the Qasid Institute.   Read More »
NIH and TRISH grant recipient Jacek Dmochowski

CCNY biomedical engineer receives NIH and TRISH grants for brain research

The City College of New York’s biomedical engineering professor Jacek Dmochowski uses ultrasound and lasers to stimulate the brain treating mental disorders as well as physical and mental wellness during deep space exploration missions. Read More »
Nicole Sealey

CCNY visiting poet Nicole Sealey wins Hodder Fellowship

Award-winning poet and author Nicole Sealey is adding another accolade to her numerous honors. The Doris Lippman Visiting Poet in The City College of New York’s MFA in Creative Writing Program is one of five winners internationally of 2019-2020 Hodder fellowships. Read More »
Laurie Woodard

Historian Laurie Woodard is CCNY’s latest NEH award winner

City College of New York historian Laurie Woodard is the recipient of a 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities faculty award for her book project on famed actress and civil rights activist Fredi Washington’s role in the Harlem Renaissance. Read More »
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CCNY-Yale researchers make shape shifting cell breakthrough

A new computational model developed by researchers from The City College of New York and Yale gives a clearer picture of the structure and mechanics of soft, shape-changing cells that could provide a better understanding of cancerous tumor growth, wound healing, and embryonic development. Read More »
PS 161 students rehearsing for High School Musical Jr.

Educational theatre program presents “High School Musical Jr.” on Dec. 14

The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at The City College of New York is collaborating with PS 161 for a presentation of Disney’s “High School Musical Jr.” This is the eighth collaboration with the Harlem-based school. The students of PS 161’s drama club have been working under the direction of Wendy Rojas, drama teacher and CCNY education theatre alumna, and candidates in The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre. Read More »


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