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Rommi Smith

Rommi Smith, British Parliament’s Writer-in-Residence, performs at CCNY

City College of New York’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, whose mentors have ranged from literary great Donald Barthelme to distinguished poet Marilyn Hacker, welcomes British playwright, poet and the U.K. Parliament’s inaugural Writer-in-Residence Rommi Smith for a talk and reading. Her talk, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the Rifkind Room (NAC 6/316) is entitled “Our Voices, Ourselves.” On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Smith will give a reading and performance from 5 p.m. Read More »
Original sketch by George Lois

Legendary art director celebrated, works exhibited at City College

  The work of groundbreaking art director George Lois will be on display at The City College of New York and celebrated with an opening reception on Tuesday, September 12.    Read More »
Maria Tamargo

Top materials science award for CCNY’s Maria Tamargo

Chemistry professor Maria Tamargo’s molecular beam epitaxy research at The City College of New York ranks among the most innovative in the field. The North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Advisory Board has just recognized her stature in the field by selecting Tamargo its 2017 MBE Innovator Award recipient.  She will receive the honor at the North American MBE Conference (NAMBE) in Galveston, Texas, in October. Read More »
Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith wins CCNY’s Langston Hughes Medal

Zadie Smith, the award-winning British-born novelist, is the recipient of this year’s City College of New York’s Langston Hughes Medal. She joins a list of literary luminaries, including James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou and Walter Mosley, who have received the honor.  The award will be presented at City College’s annual Langston Hughes Festival on November 16. Read More »
Visiting Professor Nimmi Gowrinathan

$1.2 Million Grant for New Beyond Identity Initiative

  The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York has a new gift of $1,291,000 from the NoVo Foundation, which works to transform global societies from cultures of domination to ones of equality and partnership. Visiting Professor Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan, a leading analyst and commentator on gender and violence, will be the head researcher and administrator of the grant. Read More »
Ana Carnaval

NSF awards CCNY-led team inaugural convergence research grant

City College of New York biodiversity expert Ana Carnaval co-heads an interdisciplinary team of scientists that won a National Science Foundation Growing Convergent Research award. Twenty-two other teams nationally are recipients of the NSF’s first grants to address societal challenges through scientific collaboration. Carnaval’s collaborators include: Read More »
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New programs welcome back CCNY students

After an inspiring 170th Anniversary celebration, students and faculty are back on City College of New York’s historic grounds excited for the semester to begin. As the summer turns to fall, new programs are brightening the campus. There are programs focusing on both electrical engineering and computer science concepts as well as a program that incorporates identity-driven research from activist-scholars studying immigration, social movements, protest, gender and violence. Read More »
Beth Baron

CCNY Historian Beth Baron is CUNY Distinguished Professor

Historian and author Beth Baron is the latest CUNY Distinguished Professor at The City College of New York. She is the 15th current faculty member at CCNY to earn that distinction. Read More »
Teresa Bandosz

City College researchers produce smart fabric to neutralize nerve gas

From the lab of City College of New York chemical engineer and Fulbright Scholar Teresa J. Bandosz comes a groundbreaking development with the potential to thwart chemical warfare agents: smart textiles with the ability to rapidly detect and neutralize nerve gas. The fabric consists of a cotton support modified with Cu-BTC MOF/oxidized graphitic carbon nitride composites. The latter were developed in the lab previously and tested as nerve agent detoxification media and colorimetric detectors. Read More »
Naresh Devineni

CCNY’s Naresh Devineni receives DOE Early CAREER Award for outstanding research

Naresh Devineni, assistant professor in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering and NOAA CREST, is one of 59 recipients nationwide of 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Early CAREER awards. Read More »

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