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CUNY School of Medicine Dean Carmen Renee’ Green is on Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

CCNY’s CUNY School of Medicine Dean Carmen Renee’ Green on Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s podcast Chasing Life

Dr. Carmen Renee’ Green, dean of the CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York, is on Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a podcast that focuses on approaching the new normal mindfully, finding a balance between self-care and productivity as well as talking to doctors and researchers about the surprising science behind how one can thrive. On episode Pain is a Four-Letter Word, Gupta, chief medical correspondent at CNN, talks with Green about how to treat a disease where the cause is unknown and each patient’s symptoms are unique. Green uses her expertise in pain medicine
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"Savage Land," CCNY filmmaker Campbell Dalglish's award winning film

CCNY filmmaker Campbell Dalglish’s “Savage Land” wins top awards at Euro film festival

Adding to its growing list of accolades, “Savage Land,” by award-winning City College of New York filmmaker Campbell Dalglish, is the winner of the top two awards – Best Story and Best Film -- at the European Fusion Film Festival in the United Kingdom. Since its premiere at The Americas Film Festival of New York last June, the documentary has raked in a steady stream of awards. Thus far, “Savage Land,” which examines the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Cheyenne Arapaho Mah-hi-vist Red Bird Goodblanket in his family’s kitchen in Clinton, Oklahoma, back in 2013, has won “Best Feature
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Lawrence Tabak, CCNY Classs of '72

Lawrence Tabak, CCNY Class of ’72, heads National Institutes of Health

Dr. Lawrence A. Tabak, a 1972 City College of New York graduate, will become the National Health Institutes’ (NIH) acting director, beginning on December 20, 2021. Tabak’s appointment was announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra. Tabak has been the principal deputy director and the deputy ethics counselor of NIH, the nation's medical research agency, since 2010. He also previously served as acting principal deputy director of NIH in 2009, and was the director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research from 2000-2010. A dentist and biomedical scientist
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Nowrin Nisa, CCNY Honors student

Honors student Nowrin Nisa stars at national science research conference

Nowrin Nisa, an Honors student at The City College of New York majoring in psychology, was a winner at the 2021 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Digital Conference with her presentation on Covid-19. Mentored by associate medical professor Erica Lubetkin of the CUNY School of Medicine at CCNY, Nisa was recognized for her research and paper entitled: “Exploring the Effects of COVID-19 on Employees at Community- Based Organizations Serving Upper Manhattan." She was awarded the 2021 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference Presentation Award. Nisa, a senior, is pursuing a double
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Nicholas Roc joins Foundation for City College Board

Nicolas Roc joins Foundation for City College Board

The City College of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of financial services executive Nicolas Roc to the Foundation for City College Inc. Board. He joins 12 other distinguished Board members. Roc is head of US Equity Trading for Securities Lending at global investment manager BlackRock. He has spent his entire professional life in financial services, having worked for Societe Generale and Deutsche Bank before coming to BlackRock in 2011. Since then, he has held increasingly responsible positions with the company in London, Hong Kong and New York. A native of Paris, Roc is the son
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Paula Scher Pentagram Senior Partner

Design firm Pentagram and CCNY collaborate on new student portfolio enrichment program

There are few design houses that have more widespread identity recognition than Pentagram. Their diverse clientele includes the National Gallery of Art, The Wellcome Trust, and Shake Shack. A program initiated this Fall with The City College of New York’s Electronic Design and Multimedia program (EDM) by Pentagram senior partner, Paula Scher, offers students the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be affiliated with an elite firm. The Pentagram Portfolio Program offers 27 current students and recent alumni the opportunity to develop their portfolios for careers in the design industry
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Peggy Cifrino, Colin Powell School Board of Visitors

Peggy Cifrino joins Colin Powell School’s Board of Visitors

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret “Peggy” Haberstroh Cifrino to its Board of Visitors. The longtime aide to General Colin L. Powell (1937-2021), the 1958 CCNY alumnus for whom the School is named, joins 27 other distinguished Board Members. "Peggy Cifrino was Dad’s trusted aide for decades and was by his side through his government service and beyond. Over the years, she has come to understand and love this school as much as he did,” said Linda Powell, the Chair of the Colin Powell School
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Alessandra Carriero, BME Professor

Grove School biomedical engineer Alessandra Carriero seeks brittle bone cure

Among the remaining incurable conditions that affect children is osteogenesis imperfecta or brittle bone disease, an inherited (genetic) bone disorder that is present at birth. At The City College of New York, Alessandra Carriero, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is engaged in a groundbreaking study on improving treatment for children with this rare disease that is characterized by fragile bones that break easily. Carriero’s research in City College’s Grove School of Engineering is supported by a two-year $419,606 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through its
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Alethea Pace, a student in the MFA in Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice (DIAP) program at CCNY, is a recipient of the Harkness Promise Award by Dance Magazine.

CCNY's MFA DIAP student, Alethea Pace, receives Harkness Promise Award

Alethea Pace, a student in the MFA in Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice (DIAP) program at The City College of New York, is one of two recipients of the Harkness Promise Award by Dance Magazine. Pace is a multidisciplinary choreographer and performer committed to creating work in and with her community that is rooted in social justice. She strives to help her community overcome challenges facing people of color. She was a member of Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre for eight years and collaborated with various multimedia community-centered organizations, such as Angela’s Pulse and the
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Opioid overdose crisis leads to novel CCNY partnership study of psychosocial treatments for Black people who use cocaine

Amid a national opioid overdose crisis that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates cost nearly 50,000 lives in 2019, The City College of New York and its partners are embarking on a study to evaluate the effectiveness of substance use disorder treatments for Black people who use cocaine. Hailed as innovative, the two-year project is supported by a $334,300 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN). Lesia M. Ruglass and Adriana Espinosa, professors in the department of psychology in City College’s Colin Powell
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