New graduate traineeship program at CUNY aims to create the next generation of scientists in bio-inspired nanoscience

The NanoBioNYC research traineeship program is set to officially launch during Earth Week on April 18th, 2023. Funded by a $3 million dollar National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in partnership with CUNY, it aims to give students the tools to succeed in careers in bio-nanoscience research by offering internships with industry or academic labs, professional […]

Is Quantum Mechanics the Answer to Our Problems? Macaulay’s Dr. Emily Rice Dives Into How Quantum Phenomena Helps Manage Her Complex Identity

Dr. Emily Rice, an Associate Professor of Astrophysics at the Macaulay Honors College of CUNY and resident research associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), is one of the keynote speakers at the TEDxCUNY conference held on March 10, 2023.  Dr. Rice is extremely involved in the scientific […]

Turkish-Syrian Border Earthquakes Shake Communities

On Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, Turkey experienced two major earthquakes measuring 7.8 and 7.5, respectively.  The earthquakes have been estimated to have killed 45,000 people. The first earthquake occurred near Gaziantep, close to the Turkish-Syrian border. The second occurred near Ekinözü.  Turkish President Erdogan expressed that “words are not enough” to describe the calamity.  The […]

Seven Killed, Three Injured By Palestinian Gunman Near Jerusalem Synagogue on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Friday nights, the streets in Jerusalem are silent. Few cars travel the road as the city prepares to observe the Sabbath. Instead, many people walk with their families to their synagogues to pray.  However, on Friday, Jan. 27, a 21-year-old Palestinian gunman drove to a synagogue and disturbed this peaceful scene. As worshippers finished […]

Hunter’s Most Affordable Dorm Slated for Demolition, Administration Offers Little in Response

Hunter College’s most affordable dorm option, Brookdale Campus, also known as the current home for many Macaulay Honors and Hunter College students, is being demolished to make way for SPARC Kips Bay: a “first of its kind,” 1.6 billion dollar life sciences campus.  The new building is slated to house “Hunter’s School of Nursing and […]

The Future of Magazines

The growth and expansion of digital news media has led to widespread debate regarding the future of print publications, particularly that of pop culture magazines. Glossy issues of Entertainment Weekly were once the primary source for lifestyle and celebrity news. Yet, after three decades on newsstands, the American entertainment magazine announced in February of this […]