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Prof. Nath's Excellent Math Adventure

Prof. Nath's Excellent Math Adventure

Dr. Rishi Nath has agreed to blog about his travels this summer as he visits universities in Europe for academic events. "I hope it gives a flavor for what research trips are like for students who are considering a career in mathematics (or academics in general) or those who are guess curious as to what mathematicians do outside the classroom."

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York Students: Apply for Project CHANGE and Earn Tuition Assistance

York Students: Apply for Project CHANGE and Earn Tuition Assistance

The CUNY Creative Arts Team (CAT) has been awarded major five-year funding from the New York State Department of Health for a program that will involve selected students from York College.

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Molina Healthcare Of Florida Honors York College Alumna As A Community Champion

Molina Healthcare Of Florida Honors York College Alumna As A Community Champion

TAMPA, FL – June 1, 2010 – Molina Healthcare of Florida recognized six unsung heroes at its first annual Community Champions Awards dinner, which was held at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa.

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Student Follows Rocky Path to Original Geology Research in Yemen

Student Follows Rocky Path to Original Geology Research in Yemen

As the summer semester gets going, we celebrate the small-college experience that gives York its distinct personality in the City University system. The close student-faculty relationship here encourages undergraduates to engage in high-level academic research, from first idea to final presentation. Here is one team that has had its share of adventure:

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Examining August Wilson's African-American voice raises York student's career sights

Examining August Wilson's African-American voice raises York student's career sights

This summer we celebrate the small-college experience that gives York its distinct personality in the City University system. The close student-faculty relationship here encourages undergraduates to engage in high-level academic research, from first idea to final presentation. Here is one team that makes the connection:

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Henke Assumes Presidency of Caribbean Group

Henke Assumes Presidency of Caribbean Group

Dr. Holger Henke, Assistant Provost at York College, CUNY, recently assumed the Presidency of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA), the largest professional organization of scholars and activists working on issues pertaining to the Caribbean region.

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Jamaica’s Sovereignty Saga, Crisis in the Caribbean Nation

Jamaica’s Sovereignty Saga, Crisis in the Caribbean Nation

Some Caribbean people—in and out of the region—long have taken gang operations for granted. But the current Jamaican saga forces many individuals to raise several questions—about governance and other consequences for Jamaica , potential impact on Jamaica ’s dealings with the United States generally, and security implications for the Caribbean as a whole, among other things.

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CT Program Unveils Spring 2010 Video Productions

CT Program Unveils Spring 2010 Video Productions

These videos were provided and funded by the Communications Technology Program, in conjunction with the Department of Academic Computing and Educational Technology. Without collaboration and support by academic programs and the administration, this service to the campus would not be possible. The Communications Technology Program looks forward to your continued support in the coming academic year.

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Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology Gets Initial Accreditation

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology Gets Initial Accreditation

Dr. Dana Fusco, Dean of the School of Health & Behavioral Sciences, recently announced to the York College community that the Medical Laboratory Scientist program at the College has been awarded initial accreditation by the National Review Board.

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Science Majors Racking Up Scholarships At York

Science Majors Racking Up Scholarships At York

The saying that it’s nice to know people but nicer to have people know you, was proven at York recently when an alumnus of the College came home to recruit outstanding students for his institution’s PhD program in microbiology.

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Undergraduate Research: the Relationship Changes Everything

Undergraduate Research: the Relationship Changes Everything

In the week leading up to commencement, we celebrate the small-college experience that gives York College its distinct personality in the City University system. The close student-faculty relationship at York enables undergraduates to engage in high-level academic research, from first idea to final presentation. Here is a look at one of the students who participated in the first Research Day.

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York’s Wickham Named Athlete of the Year; Pope Sweeps Coach of the Year Awards

York’s Wickham Named Athlete of the Year; Pope Sweeps Coach of the Year Awards

York College sophomore Kadisha Wickham has been named the 2010 CUNY Athletic Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Year and York Head Coach Thomas Pope has won both the men’s and women’s CUNYAC Coach of the Year Honors. Also earning accolades was senior Alexandra Nkrumah, who won the CUNYAC Sportsmanship Award, while also earning All-Star status. Eight other York College athletes earned All-Star honors as well.

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Research in poetry: Engineers of the heart bridge language gap

Research in poetry: Engineers of the heart bridge language gap

In the week leading up to commencement, we celebrate the small-college experience that gives York its distinct personality in the City University system. The close student-faculty relationship here encourages undergraduates to engage in high-level academic research, from first idea to final presentation. Here is a look at two students who met in a poetry class:

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York Spreads Research Wings and Soars

York Spreads Research Wings and Soars

April 15th wasn’t just “Tax Day. It was also Research Day -- at York College. York has joined the Council on Undergraduate Research, the premiere organization monitoring, studying and showcasing undergraduate research.

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CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Returns: Screens Haiti Doc

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Returns: Screens Haiti Doc

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien returned to the York College Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 30, 2010 with an advance look at “Rescued,” a documentary about the children of Haiti, before and after January’s earthquake.

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York Sweeps CUNYAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

York Sweeps CUNYAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

The York College men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams swept the 2010 CUNYAC Championships held at Icahn Stadium Sunday afternoon. The women’s team dominated the competition en route to their fourth consecutive title and fifth overall, while the men took home their seventh outdoor title and the first since 2006.

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Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made Of

Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made Of

One word after seeing a pair of final rehearsals: Buy your tickets early. York College Department of Performing and Fine Arts presents “The Tempest,” directed by Tom Marion. April 30, 4 p.m.; May 1, 2 p.m.; May 4, noon; May 7, 7 p.m.; May 8, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Esonwune Named All-Met Player of the Year

Esonwune Named All-Met Player of the Year

York College junior center, Marcel Esonwune was honored by the National Invitational Tournament and Met-Basketball Writers Association and was named the 2009-10 All-Met Division III College Basketball Player of the Year at the 77th Annual NIT/ MBWA Haggerty Award Dinner Wednesday evening.

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Act III, Scene III - The Tempest

Act III, Scene III - The Tempest

York College’s first fully staged Shakepeare play and the players seem intent on making it a memorable run. York College Department of Performing and Fine Arts presents “The Tempest,” directed by Tom Marion. April 30, 4 p.m.; May 1, 2 p.m.; May 4, noon; May 7, 7 p.m.; May 8, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Legendary Jazz Impresario George Wein To Be Honored At 3rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert

Legendary Jazz Impresario George Wein To Be Honored At 3rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert

Featuring world-renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis and special guest appearance by premier modern jazz pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis.

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