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THREE-PEAT! CCNY Men's Cross Country Wins Third Straight CUNYAC Championship

The CCNY men's cross country team became the third team in CUNYAC Conference history to complete a three-peat at the men's cross country championships, capturing their fourth CUNYAC crown by a 42-point margin over the field. "He knew the pressure was on him to come out and perform," CCNY Head Coach Demetrius Murray commented about Padilla's performance. "To take the challenge, go out there and do what he needed to do, he ran really well. That's a testament to the program itself." Read More »
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Mexican novelist Carmen Boullosa delivers Cátedra Vargas Llosa lecture

Carmen Boullosa, the internationally acclaimed Mexican writer, concludes The City College of New York’s sixth Cátedra Vargas Llosa, Friday, Oct. Read More »
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The K-core as a predictor of structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems

A network metric called the K-core could predict structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems, according to research by physicists at The City College of New York. The K-core appears able to forecast which species is likely to face extinction first, by global shocks such as climate change, and when an ecosystem could collapse due to external forces. Read More »
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CCNY & partners develop GPS-type app for the visually impaired

Navigating a busy airport or bus terminal can be a challenging proposition for anyone, let alone the visually impaired or disabled. Enter ASSIST, an app for indoor navigation in development by a City College of New York-led consortium. The ASSIST app is part of the SAT-Hub project, which has received a boost from a $750,000 three-year grant from the Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program at the National Science Foundation. Read More »
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CCNY presents Pulitzer winner Tyehimba Jess and Juniper recipient Hasanthika Sirisena

Tyehimba Jess, the 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner, and Hasanthika Sirisena,   winner of the 2016 Juniper Prize for Fiction, are this month’s Kowald Reading Series guests at The City College of New York. Read More »
City College selected as a top green campus.

City College chosen once again as a leading green college

The City College of New York has once again been selected as one of the 399 most environmentally responsible colleges for 2018 according to The Princeton Review Guide to 399 Green Colleges. The Princeton Review chose the schools for this ninth annual edition of its "green guide" based on data from the company's 2017-18 survey of hundreds of four-year colleges concerning the schools' commitments to the environment and sustainability. Read More »
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CCNY’s CUNY School of Medicine launches HIV prevention ad campaign

Researchers from the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York are making strides in HIV prevention with the launch of their bus shelter ad campaign “PEPTALK” in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. The campaign focuses on increasing awareness and access to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), a medication that prevents HIV infection if taken within 72-hours of exposure to the virus and consistently for 28 days. Read More »
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CCNY study breaks Förster resonant energy transfer (FRET) distance limit

Using engineered nanocomposite structures called metamaterials, a City College of New York-led research team reports the ability to measure a significant increase in the energy transfer between molecules. Reported in the journal ACS Photonics, this breakthrough breaks the Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) distance limit of ~10-20 nanometers, and leads to the possibility of measuring larger molecular assemblies.  Read More »
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Latina Ad trailblazer Daisy Expósito-Ulla in Hispanic Heritage Month talk at CCNY

Communications guru Daisy Expósito-Ulla joins the American Advertising Federation (AAF) chapter at The City College of New York for a conversation on Oct. 25 about her dynamic, high-profile career at the cross sections of marketing and social equity. The event, 12:30 – 2 p.m. in Shepard Hall room 250, is part of City College’s Lunch with Leaders Ad/PR Lecture Series and commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month.  Read More »
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CCNY’s eight Clinton Fellows tackle education at Clinton Global Initiative

This year’s Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at the University of Chicago, Oct. Read More »

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