Christopher Anderson Featured on SeriouslyMedia

College of Staten Island (CSI) Assistant Professor Christopher Anderson, PhD, wrote an article, “When certainties fade: The changing state of academic research into the changing world of news,” which appeared on SeriouslyMedia.com. The piece was co-authored with Northwestern University’s School of Communication Professor Pablo Boczkowski.

Read the full article on SeriouslyMedia.com.

Sarah Schulman Discusses Latest Book

College of Staten Island (CSI) Distinguished Professor Sarah Schulman was featured in an Auto Straddle article in which she discusses her 18th book Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair and various LGBTQ issues with Editor-in-chief Marie Riese Bernard.

View the full article at Autostraddle.com.

Technology Article by OIT Staff, Patricia Kahn, Mark Lewental and Linda John, in Educause Review

College of Staten Island (CSI) Office of Information Technology (OIT) Services staff members Patricia Kahn, Mark Lewental and Linda John are the authors of “Supporting Accessibility with a Cloud-Based Environment,” an article that was featured in Educause Review. The work focuses on using specific technology to support college students with disabilities as well as all students.

Read the full piece on EducauseReview.com.

 

 

Pulitzer Winner Tyehimba Jess Featured in New York Times

College of Staten Island (CSI) Assistant Professor of English Tyehimba Jess was featured in the New York Times article “How CUNY Became Poetry U.” Jess won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Olio.

CSI English professor Cate Marvin is interviewed in the article, which also mentions Professor Patricia Smith.

The article, by Elizabeth A. Harris, goes on to discuss the Pulitzer award and what it means for CUNY. It also touches on the notion that New York City is the capital for poetry, drawing prospective professors to CUNY for its location and diverse student body.

Read the article at NY Times.com.

 

 

 

Donna Gerstle Selected as a 2017 Woman of Distinction

Donna Gerstle, Director of the Center for Environmental Science and the Principal Investigator of the Staten Island Breast Cancer Research Initiative (SIBCRI) at the College of Staten Island/CUNY was selected as a 2017 Woman of Distinction for the 24th Senate District by Senator Andrew J. Lanza. The Woman of Distinction program honors exemplary women from across New York State whose professional accomplishments, personal achievements, or commitment to excellence merit special recognition. The program was created in 1998 as part of the State celebration of Women’s History Month.

Professor Gerstle is also the Deputy Coordinator of the Environmental Science Master’s Program and lectures in the Departments of Physics, Environmental Science, and Mathematics. For decades, Prof. Gerstle has lent her scientific, legal, and educational expertise to collaborate with government agencies and officials to promote a healthier environment.

CSI Dean of Science and Technology Vivian Incera commented, “We are very proud of the high honor received by Prof. Gerstle. We feel blessed to have people like her, whose commitment to CSI values, and her outstanding record of funding and teaching, and dedication to promote a healthier environment for all in the Island and beyond have led to such a prestigious awards. Prof. Gerstle is a role model for the new generation of women in the STEM fields. She is a true force of nature. We look forward to her future achievements.”

Jonathan Peters Featured on WNYC

College of Staten Island (CSI) Professor of Accounting and Finance and Research Fellow at The University Transportation Research Center at The City College of New York, Jonathan Peters, PhD, was featured on WNYC’s “The Affordability Project.” Dr. Peters weighed in on the issues surrounding Staten Island’s North Shore buses, specifically the incidents that delay scheduling and service.

Listen to the broadcast segment on WNYC.

Emily Rice Comments in UDaily

College of Staten Island (CSI) Assistant Professor of Engineering Science & Physics Emily Rice, PhD, was featured in the UDaily article “Brown Dwarf Mysteries.” Rice discusses how brown dwarfs hold important keys to understanding our universe.

View full article at Udel.edu.