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New Central Park fly species gets CCNY professor's moniker

(City College of New York) Introducing Themira lohmanus, a fly like no other, and the most recently discovered species in the popular Manhattan urban oasis of Central Park! The immature insects subsist on duck droppings, and have a strong CCNY connection: Themira lohmanus is named after City College of New York entomologist, and Professor of Biology, David Lohman.

Q&A: Yancey Richardson on Gender Diversity in the Art World

3 weeks agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

A study published this spring by The City University of New York’s Guttman College argued that the art world remains predominantly white and male. Nearly 70 percent of the artists represented at 45 prominent New York galleries were male, the study suggested. Show More Summary

Convergent evolution of mimetic butterflies confounds classification

David Lohman, associate professor of biology at The City College of New York's Division of Science, is co-author of a landmark paper on butterflies "An illustrated checklist of the genus Elymnias Hübner, 1818 (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae)."...Show More Summary

CCNY-led research team identifies new organelle in parasitic wasp venom

(City College of New York) City College of New York biologist Shubha Govind and her research team have identified the composition of 'virus-like particles' (VLPs) found in the venom of a wasp that is a parasite of fruit flies. Invisible to the eye, wasp VLPs suppress the flies' immune responses by killing their blood cells.

College GameDay’ is headed to New York City, and no one seems particularly pleased about it

When you think of ESPN’s College GameDay, you surely imagine the show’s set placed in front of a big, open area where masses of monochromatically dressed college kids have assembled to mill around and jump up and down. But on Sept. 23,...Show More Summary

Introducing the Intimate Bedroom Rock of Soccer Mommy

There’s a kind of a cliché about the kids who go to college in New York City — that while their pals in Ann Arbor and South Bend are content to fumble through four years of sloppily drunken coming-of-age-stuff, these eager young achievers have put themselves on an accelerated track. ... More »

Public exhibit features artwork depicting the NYPD on 9/11

A series of paintings, sculpture and illustrations depicting the New York City Police department's actions during Sept. 11 is part of a new exhibit at John Jay College. NYPD Commissioner … Click to Continue »

CCNY engineering professor Michel Ghosn wins international award

(City College of New York) Michel Ghosn, a civil engineering professor in the City College of New York's Grove School of Engineering, is the winner of the 2017 IASSAR Research Award. The award is presented every four years by the International Association on Structural Safety and Reliability at its quadrennial meeting.

Berklee College To Take Over Historic NY Recording Studio

"Berklee College of Music will try to revive one of New York City’s most storied recording studios, where artists from Bruce Springsteen to Lady Gaga and the cast of the Broadway show “Hamilton” have produced hit albums."

NSF awards CCNY-led team inaugural convergence research grant

(City College of New York) 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.

New York to axe Confederate busts from 'hall of fame'

New York authorities are taking steps to remove two busts of Confederate commanders from a "Hall of Fame" as America's most populous city joins others in erasing symbols of the pro-slavery Civil War South. Bronx Community College said the bust of General Robert E. Show More Summary

Robert E. Lee & Stonewall Jackson Are Part Of Bronx College's 'Hall Of Fame'

As New York City residents demand that the federal government rename General Lee Avenue and Stonewall Jackson Drive in Brooklyn’s Fort Hamilton, monuments to the two slaveholding Confederate generals sit unperturbed outside Bronx Community College. [ more › ]

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.

Researchers link genes and motor skills development

(City College of New York) Genes for many may be widely associated with determining certain traits and characteristics. Now a study co-led by John H. Martin of The CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York is demonstrating that they could also influence neural motor skills. Show More Summary

City College engineers produce long lasting, energy density battery

(City College of New York) A new generation of manganese dioxide-zinc batteries with unprecedented cycle life and energy density is the latest innovation at the City College of New York-based CUNY Energy Institute. The discovery has made the common household battery suitable for large grid storage applications.

CCNY physicists master unexplored electron property

(City College of New York) While the charge and spin properties of electrons are widely utilized in modern day technologies such as transistors and memories, another aspect of the subatomic particle has long remained uncharted. ThisShow More Summary

Grant awarded to Hunter College to study factors that influence HIV seroconversion

(The City University of New York) Hunter College's Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training (CHEST; @CHESTNYC) has been awarded a two-year milestone-based award (UG3-AI133674) for more than $2.9 million from the NationalShow More Summary

Expert on Legionnaires' Disease Urges People to Take Caution This Summer

After several people in New York City were diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease in less than two weeks, an expert at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) urges people to take caution.

CCNY researchers produce molecules with potential against HIV

(City College of New York) As the HIV/AIDS epidemic approaches its fourth decade, each year brings promising news of pioneering research to alleviate the scourge. Add City College of New York scientists to the list with a rapid method to access new molecules that could inhibit the virus that causes AIDS.

REX selected to design new performing arts center at Brown University

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

REX, the award-winning firm based in New York City, has been selected by the Corporation of Brown University as the architect for Brown?s new performing arts center (PAC) to be located in the heart of the College Hill campus. Administered...Show More Summary

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