College of Staten Island Professor Zaghloul Ahmed, PhD, and his patented spinal stimulation technology were featured in an article on Science & Enterprise online. The story, “Neuro Device Company to Begin Clinical Trials in Europe,” discusses the trials which will “test a non-invasive device that stimulates nerves and the spinal cord to treat neuromotor disorders,” according to the article.
Read the full piece on the Science & Enterprise Web site.
Members of the newly formed group “Sustainable Staten Island” are making a plea to local elected officials. Ruth Silverberg, Associate Professor of Educational Studies at the College of Staten Island (CSI), and Steve Lawton, President of the Communications Workers of America Local 1102, are among those asking politicians to focus on human rights issues facing Staten Island.
Watch the interview with Anthony Pascale on NY1.
College of Staten Island Distinguished Professor Sarah Schulman was recently featured in “Palestine and anti-Semitism in the Age of Trump,” an article in The Villager online by Bill Weinberg. In the story, Schulman comments that, “I think some in the administration have been troubled for a long time about the hypocrisy of the U.S. position… Obama and Kerry may understand there is an apartheid system in Israel that is unjust and violates international law.”
Read the full piece on The Villager Web site.
Sarah Schulman, Distinguished Professor of English at the College of Staten Island, was featured in the Vancouver Sun online. In the article, “Conflict, abuse, flirting, ‘Believe Women’ & Sarah Schulman,” Schulman discusses her views on such things as difference, conflict, and flirting.
Read the whole article by Douglas Todd on the Vancouver Sun Web site.
College of Staten Island Political Science Professor Xia Ming weighed in on the situation involving the possibility of the U.S. moving to block Chinese access to artificial islands in disputed areas of the South China Sea.
In the article, “China Hits Out at Tillerson Threats, Warns of ‘Major War,'” Ming commented that, “…tensions in the resource-rich South China Sea could escalate under the Trump administration, however.”
Read the full story on the Radio Free Asia Web site.
Former College of Staten Island (CSI) Mathematics professor Richard Schwartz was featured in The Jerusalem Post online. The article, “Aliya Stories: Making social activism spiritual,” detailed his move from Staten Island to Israel so that “he could not only continue his longtime environmental, social-justice and vegan advocacy work in Israel but also perhaps make an even greater impact,” according the article.
While at CSI, Schwartz created a unique course, “Mathematics and the Environment,” and also wrote a textbook, Mathematics and Global Survival.
Read the full article in The Jerusalem Post online.
In “A New Understanding of Loyalty: An Interview With Author Sarah Schulman,” writer Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore talks to Distinguished Professor at The College of Staten Island, Sarah Schulman. In the piece, recently published on Truthout online, Schulman discusses some of her many published works and some of the history behind them.
View the full interview on the Truthout Web site.
College of Staten Island (CSI) Assistant Professor of Engineering Science and Physics Emily Rice, PhD, was featured in an article on Astronomy Magazine online. The piece, “Astronomy on Tap lights up the nights” by Liz Kruesi, discusses the Astronomy on Tap events and Rice’s involvement in them.
According to the article, “The program continues to grow, in part, Rice says, because ‘it unites the stereotypical scientist persona with the very human, very social, very creative persona.’”
Read the full article on the Astronomy Magazine Web site.