U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat, Hon. Charles Rangel, applaud $400K investment in new CCNY transportation program

The City University of New York is investing $400,000 in a new transportation and infrastructure training program at The City College of New York. The investment follows ongoing efforts to improve equity, representation and access to jobs in the transportation, infrastructure and construction sectors for residents of Harlem, Inwood, Upper Manhattan and the Northwest Bronx. U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat and his predecessor as Representative for New York’s 13th congressional district, Charles B. Rangel, applauded the CUNY move. “For generations, the communities of Northern Manhattan and the Bronx
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CWE undergraduates Michelle Caines [left] and Sheila Castillo, Women's Forum Award winners 2020

Two more CCNY students receive $10k Women’s Forum fellowships

Michelle Caines and Sheila Castillo bring to three the number of City College of New York undergraduates at its Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE) awarded $10,000 Women’s Forum Education Fund fellowships in 2020. The awards are given to high-potential women, age 35 and over, whose education and lives have been disrupted by extreme adversity. They recognize extraordinary and often heroic efforts in overcoming adversity in restructuring lives for success. Sandra Serrano, a senior pursuing a BA degree with a concentration in urban studies and public
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Hajoe Moderegger, CCNY art professor and Fulbright recipient

Award-winning CCNY visual artist Hajoe Moderegger receives Fulbright

Can the codes of an old, traditional craft coexist with, and influence, the new code of digital devices, interfaces, storytelling, image and sound making? Hajoe Moderegger, visual artist and associate professor at The City College of New York, seeks to find that out as a Fulbright Scholar to Hong Kong. He’s the recipient of a 2020-2021 award whose start date is deferred to January 2021 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. “Through cultural and theoretical research, and the production of a cyborg opera in collaboration with a traditional puppet master, I want to understand and communicate how
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Physics students at CCNY

CCNY is named top physics school, joins $115M DOE-funded Brookhaven Quantum Research Center

A top producer of physics graduates nationally, The City College of New York is among 23 elite partner institutions in a five-year $115 million Quantum Information Science (QIS) project led by the Long Island-based Brookhaven National Laboratory. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded project is one of five such QIS research centers being set up in the United States. “Supporting the National Quantum Initiative Act, these interdisciplinary, multi-institutional centers will facilitate the advancement of QIS technology. Realizing the full potential of quantum-based applications in computing
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Michael Eric Dyson_CCNY Langston Hughes Medal recipient 2020

2020 CCNY Langston Hughes Medal goes to author Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson, the award-winning author, renowned Georgetown University sociologist and noted political analyst, receives the Langston Hughes Medal from The City College of New York on Nov. 12. The medal is awarded to highly distinguished writers from throughout the African American diaspora at CCNY's annual Langston Hughes Festival, which is celebrating its 42nd anniversary this year. It recognizes honorees for their impressive works of poetry, fiction, drama, autobiography and critical essays that help to celebrate the memory and tradition of Langston Hughes. Past award winners include
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Landscape architecture leader Ed Hollander establishes CCNY fellowship.

Hollander Fellowship to encourage underrepresented students in landscape architecture

City College and the Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture announced the establishment of the Hollander Design Fellowship. This three-year fellowship was established by Hollander Design Landscape Architects to encourage and support New York City students from demographics and communities that are historically underrepresented in landscape architecture to pursue the field. “Landscape architecture is a profession that is felt at the community level, and all communities should have a voice in helping to shape the fabric of our lives outdoors,” said Edmund Hollander, FASLA, president of
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CCNY English Prof. Keith Gandal

CCNY’s Keith Gandal asks why NYC COVID death rate is four times that of Mumbai

Why would New York City, with its excellent, state-of-the-art hospitals, have a death rate from COVID-19 that is significantly higher than that of Mumbai, with its extremely overcrowded slums that house more than half of its citizens? New research, from Keith Gandal, professor of English in the Division of Humanities and the Arts at The City College of New York, and his brother Neil Gandal, professor of economics at Tel Aviv University, examine the surprising fact that the New York City death rates from COVID-19 have been four times that of Mumbai, India. According to their research, the
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EazySense with Dr. Patricia Broderick, medical professor at the CUNY School of Medicine, on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.

CCNY's Patricia Broderick talks about the Covid brain on Eazysense radio show

Patricia A. Broderick, inventor, researcher and medical professor in the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, is the host of “Eazysense” on Bold Brave Media Tune in Radio Talk Show and recently spoke about spinal cord injuries during the Covid-19 pandemic. “The Covid Brain” focuses on conceptual and empirical leaps into the temporal synchrony of movement, freezing and panic disorders. The episode also focused on what affects movement other than muscles, limbs and spiny interneurons. As the inventor of The BRODERICK PROBE®, named after her father, and owner of its Trademark
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CCNY establishes President’s Innovation Fund

CCNY Establishes President’s Innovation Fund

In August, The City College of New York announced the establishment of the President’s Innovation Fund, part of a holistic, coordinated, innovation acceleration strategy. The fund seeks to address a gap in resources for the development of early-stage innovations into new products and ventures. City College President Vince Boudreau described the establishment of the fund as “an institutional call to demonstrate our commitment to catalyze the development of innovations conceived at City College to achieve greater commercial and societal impacts.” The President’s Innovation Fund is part of a
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CCNY Campus

City College features prominently in 2021 Princeton Review & ARWU rankings

A constant presence on annual rankings of the world’s top schools, The City College of New York once again makes the list of The Princeton Review’s best colleges in the Northeast. CCNY is also listed among the best 1,000 schools globally in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The Princeton Review’s “2021 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website feature recognizes CCNY as one of the 224 best colleges in the Northeast. The website feature salutes a total of 655 colleges that The Princeton Review recommends over five regions: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, and
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