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Authentic Research Experience in Microbiology

Authentic Research Experience in Microbiology (AREM) is a modular approach to integrating genomics research into the general biology or microbiology curriculum. AREM investigates the microbiome of New York City across its boroughs, its streets and parks and across time. AREM is the first large scale genomics approach to understanding makeup of microbial communities in the urban environment. AREM was created by Professor Theodore Muth at Brooklyn College and was funded by the National Science Foundation. Follow the links below to find out more about having an AREM module in biology courses at your school.

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Advanced Technological Education: Mechatronics

Mechatronics Technology Center City Tech's Mechatronics Technology Center (MTC) was established in September 2010 by a grant from the National Science Foundation under the Advanced Technology Education (ATE) program. It provides a multidisciplinary platform for students to learn the latest mecharonics/robotic technology and to gain experience through hands-on projects.

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The 2016 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

The awards honor the work of K. Patricia Cross, Professor Emerita of Higher Education at the University of California-Berkeley.

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10th Annual USRC

Student researchers are provided a platform to share their research findings, enhance their presentations skills, and/or receive guidance from seasoned researchers, mature scholars, and their peers. In addition to monetary awards for competitive presentations, Minority Access will distribute summaries of exemplary research presentations to research departments of pharmaceutical and/or high tech firms.

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Systems Biology Center New York - Summer Research Program

The Systems Biology Center New York (SBCNY) Undergraduate Research Program offers summer research fellowships to City University of New York (CUNY) undergraduates who are planning to pursue PhD or MD/PhD degree programs after graduation and who are interested in incorporating systems biology approaches into the research that they pursue.

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Call for Interns - Food and Nutrition Programs Unit

Public Health Solutions (PHS), one of the largest not-for-profit organizations in New York City and a nationally recognized Public Health Institute (PHI), addresses critical public health needs such as food security and nutrition, women’s reproductive health; early childhood development and family support; and so much more.

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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

In 2007 the ESA Foundation established a scholarship program to assist women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in Computer & Video Game Arts. In 2009 we extended this opportunity to graduating high school seniors and doubled the amount of awards granted from 15 to 30.

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The Aerospace States Association Scholarship

An integral part of the mission of the Aerospace States Association (ASA) is to support and develop initiatives that significantly enhance student and teacher education in space and aeronautics and increases the number of students in the pipeline.

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National Science Foundation - Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Baruch College

The REU Program: • Offers advanced research training for one academic year to 12 undergraduate students who attend four-year colleges and universities in the New York metropolitan area. • Targets students who belong to historically disadvantaged groups. • Provides a concentrated research experience in which each student plans and executes an independent project and works with a faculty mentor and their research team on existing research projects.

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Neuroscience Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

The Brooklyn College NSF REU Program in Neuroscience is currently seeking talented and enthusiastic undergraduate applicants for our upcoming Spring 2016 Program. We would greatly appreciate your help in reaching out to eligible students about this exciting 15-week mentored research opportunity! Now Seeking Applicants for Our Spring 2016 Program!

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CUNY Pipeline

The Pipeline Program provides orientation to the academy through a six-week summer research institute at the Graduate Center and research projects conducted with a CUNY faculty member.

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Chem Major Valedictorian Makes Four for Four at York

Chem Major Valedictorian Makes Four for Four at York

For the fourth consecutive year the York College valedictorian comes from the Chemistry Department and like his three immediate predecessors, he too has plans to attend medical school.

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Aviation Major to Pursue M. Phil Degree at Cambridge University

Aviation Major to Pursue M. Phil Degree at Cambridge University

Muhammad Khattak was always one step ahead in his quest for excellence at York College, CUNY. The recent graduate received three scholarships from the National Aircraft Finance Association and has now been accepted into the M. Phil in in Real Estate Finance program at Cambridge University.

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York's Latest Salk Scholar Heads to Medical School

York's Latest Salk Scholar Heads to Medical School

Professor Louis Levinger called it when he predicted that then-sophomore Kyla-Gaye Pinnock would go places as a Biotech major in his class. She is now heading to medical school and has just been awarded the prestigious Salk Scholarship.

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Professor and Former Mentee Come Full Circle as Dr. and Patient

Professor and Former Mentee Come Full Circle as Dr. and Patient

In his 20-plus year medical career, Dr. Daniel Brietstein, a pain management specialist in Lake Success, Long Island, must certainly have treated a few people from York College. But there is something special about one particular patient that has brought him full circle.

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Men's Basketball Knocks off Staten Island in CUNYAC Quarterfinals

Men's Basketball Knocks off Staten Island in CUNYAC Quarterfinals

STATEN ISLAND N.Y. - The York College men's basketball team - the defending CUNYAC Champs - kept their hopes of a repeat alive with a thrilling, 70-67, road victory over the College of Staten Island in the CUNYAC quarterfinals on Sunday.

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York Theater Professor Gets Impressive CUNY Recognition in Two Areas of Scholarship

York Theater Professor Gets Impressive CUNY Recognition in Two Areas of Scholarship

York College professor Timothy Amrhein says “Theater is a multi-faceted art that combines creativity and research to form a foundation of life, learning and understanding.” That being the case, the associate professor and chair of the Department of Performing and Fine Arts, is living proof.

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York Makes List at # 1 for Graduating Students with Lowest Debt

York Makes List at # 1 for Graduating Students with Lowest Debt

Based on a study conducted by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), NerdScholar, a scholarship information organization and website, recently listed York College as the “US College with the lowest student debt in 2013” at $2, 271.

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York Hosts HHC CEO for Ebola Forum

York Hosts HHC CEO for Ebola Forum

By Alma Sacasa, Ram Raju, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE, the president and CEO of New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), was the keynote speaker at a recent York College public forum on the Ebola disease.

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