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Space-bound fruit fly cultures in a vented fly box

City College-bred fruit flies, parasites, in space odyssey

Hurtling around Earth, at 17,500 mph some 248 miles in space, is a small swarm of City College of New York-bred fruit flies and their parasitic wasps. The insects, from biologist Shubha Govind’s lab, are part of an experiment on the International Space Station (ISS) whose outcome could be beneficial to astronauts on exploration missions. Read More »
Sitarist Ravi Shankar performing

Concert for Ravi Shankar at CCNY, April 24

CCNY Libraries presents The Concert for Ravi Shankar on Tuesday, April 24 at 2:30 p.m at The City College of New York. The concert, to be held in Shepard Hall, Room 95, celebrates the life and work of iconic sitarist Ravi Shankar. Read More »
Forbes Best Value Colleges 2018

CCNY makes list of Forbes’ 2018 best value colleges in America

Looking for a school where your educational investment is likely to reward you with a healthy return and ensure opportunities for social mobility? Then include The City College of New York among your options, according to Forbes. It lists CCNY among America's Best Value Colleges for 2018. Read More »
Black Girls CODE

Black Girls CODE a brighter future at CCNY

This Saturday, April 21st, a new generation of innovators will visit the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York. Fifty girls aged 14-17 from NYC high schools will take part in a Black Girls CODE Product Design Workshop with Reaktor and learn how they could become builders and engineers of technological innovation and their own futures. Read More »
CCNY vintage postcard exhibit

Wish you were here! CCNY postcards from the past

Starting Wednesday, April 18 through May 29, 2018, the City College Archives at The City College of New York will exhibit more than 120 historic postcards collected by Dalton Whiteside, a CCNY architecture student, Certified CCNY Architectural/Historical Tour Guide and Archives Research Assistant at City College. Read More »
Joel Sati Soros Fellow 2018

Recent CCNY grad Joel Sati wins $90K Soros fellowship for graduate school

Award supports 30 stellar immigrants and children of immigrants Kenyan-born Joel Sati, a 2016 City College of New York alumnus, is one of 30 recipients of 2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. The program provides $90,000 each to outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants for graduate studies in the United States. Read More »
Hidetaka Hirota book

Immigration book by CCNY’s Hidetaka Hirota wins national award

City College of New York historian Hidetaka Hirota’s seminal maiden book, “Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy,” is winner of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society’s Best First Book Award. Read More »
Roland Maio NSF Grad Research Fellow_2018

CCNY trio receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Roland Maio, a member of The City College of New York’s Class of 2018, and two recent CCNY graduates are recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The three awards to City College are the most among the nine fellowships to City University of New York schools. The fellowships recognize and support exceptional students who have proposed graduate-level research projects in their fields. Selection is through a national competition.  In addition to Maio, CCNY’s other NSF fellows and their research thrusts and new schools are: Read More »
CUNY School of Medicine Mini-Medical School at The City College of New York

Is sleep loss a health risk? Find out April 25 at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School

Getting enough sleep can be a struggle. But according to The National Center For Health Research, the gap between getting just enough sleep and getting too little may affect your health, your mood, your weight, and your ability to concentrate. Read More »
Poet Nicole Cooley is featured guest at 46th annual poetry festival.

46th Annual CCNY Poetry Festival is Woodstock of the Spoken Word

Prize winning poet and author Nicole Cooley will be the featured guest poet for the 46th annual City College Poetry Festival on Friday, May 4th. Dubbed “the Woodstock of the Spoken Word,” the festival has become New York’s longest-running poetry celebration. Read More »


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