Press Releases

March 4, 2015
Dr. Silvia C. Formenti Appointed Chair of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center New Department of Radiation Oncology Established at Weill Cornell Medical College
NEW YORK (March 4, 2015) — Dr. Silvia C. Formenti, an international expert in the use of radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer, has been appointed chair of the newly established Department of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College and radiation oncologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, effective April 15.

July 28, 2014
GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $55 MILLION IN THE FIRST ROUND OF NY CUNY 2020 AWARDS
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the first round of NY CUNY 2020 awards, providing $55 million to fund eight innovative projects involving 20 participating CUNY campuses designed to connect academic excellence with entrepreneurship and local economic development.

March 12, 2014
Dr. Mary C. Pearl to Become Macaulay Honors College’s First Provost and Senior Associate Dean
Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary C. Pearl, Ph.D.

February 12, 2014
BEYOND SCHOOL SUPPLIES: HOW DONORSCHOOSE IS CROWDSOURCING REAL EDUCATION REFORM
Every chance he gets, Charles Best, the founder of DonorsChoose.org, leafs through the carefully lettered, colorfully illustrated thank-you notes from public school students that arrive daily at the loft office he shares with his staff in the garment district of Manhattan.

January 15, 2014
Giving ‘Nobly’ To Beat Cancer
The 50 years that Edward H. Meyer spent in the advertising business provided what he describes as plenty of “excitement and enjoyment,” but the work did not seem to “serve any higher purpose as far as I could see.”