At CUNY, Mission to Elevate Science Begins to Bear Fruit

New York Times

A Look at CUNY's focus on science initiatives, including the Advanced Science Research Center and Serving Science (the CUNY Science Café):

The most visible manifestation yet of the billion-dollar transformation taking place at the City University of New York might also be the most unassuming: a so-called science cafe series in a Japanese restaurant on the Upper West Side. There, the public listened as faculty members described their work in fields ranging from the global water crisis to the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read more here


Serving Science with a Side of Sushi and a Sip of Sake <pdf>

American Society of Cellular Biologists

CUNY's own Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Gillian Small, and independent science consultant, Dr. Beth Schachter describe the process of setting up Serving Science and reflect on  the success of our science café's inaugural year in the August 2009 newsletter of the American Society of Cellular Biologists (ASCB). The article may be downloaded here <pdf>