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Bronx Students Design Their Own Robots—Thanks to Intel and Lehman College

October 17, 2014 1:01 pm Admissions, Biological Sciences Dept, School of Education, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building, Uncategorized

Thanks to a partnership between Intel, Lehman College and the Department of Education, three South Bronx students from High School/Middle School 223, designed their own robots that used a 3D printer to bring their creations to life. The pilot program with Lehman, Students and Robots, is part of Intel’s 21st Century Robot Project, which seeks to [...]

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GFP: Lighting Up Life: Nobel Laureate Dr. Martin Chalfie to Address Discovery of “Green Fluorescent Protein”

April 17, 2014 12:30 pm Chemistry Dept, Research, Science Building

Dr. Martin Chalfie’s co-discovery of green fluorescent protein (GFP) revolutionized the biological sciences and enabled scientists to look at the inner workings of living cells. GFP is used to tell where genes are turned on, where proteins are located within tissues, and how cell activities change over time.

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Budding Scientists Prepare for Second Annual Bronx SciFest

February 7, 2014 12:31 pm Admissions, Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building, Students

The Bronx SciFest represents an important step in establishing robust science opportunities among the borough’s students.

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Killing Cancer: Lehman Breakthrough Could Lead to Effective Gene Therapy

November 9, 2013 1:00 am Biological Sciences Dept, Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building, Spotlight on Research

Researchers at Lehman College have discovered a novel mechanism for killing cancer cells and are engaged in clinical trials for a variety of human tumors. It is a new generation of medication that could give doctors fresh alternatives in combining drug therapies with radiation or chemotherapy, while lessening side effects on the patient. The team [...]

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Science Hall: First CUNY Building to Achieve Top Green Building Rating

August 1, 2013 9:33 am Biological Sciences Dept, Chemistry Dept, Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, President Fernández, Science Building, Sustainability

Lehman’s new Science Hall earned a LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, one of only 67 in New York State and fewer than 1,200 worldwide.

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High School Senior Wins First Ever Bronx SciFest

February 25, 2013 4:28 pm Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building

Keyko Sánchez, a 17-year-old senior, who attends Herbert H. Lehman High School in the Bronx, came in first place in the first ever Bronx SciFest, held in Lehman College’s new Science Hall last week.

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Lehman’s Stuck on Science—The Riverdale Press

December 27, 2012 11:12 am Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building

The Riverdale Press recognized Lehman College’s Women In Science program with a recent story, focusing on two students from the Bronx.

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Lehman College Dedicates New $70 Million, ‘Green’ Science Hall to Expand Teaching, Research, and STEM Outreach

October 12, 2012 12:24 pm School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building

Lehman College entered a new phase of its history today with dedication of its $70 million teaching and research building, Science Hall, the first phase of a three-phase complex that will create a “campus within a campus” dedicated to the sciences.

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Watch the Dedication Live!

October 11, 2012 12:13 pm School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building

The Lehman Division of Information Technology has arranged to stream the dedication of Science Hall LIVE on Friday, October 12, from 10 – 11 a.m. Join in the celebration of Lehman’s new $70 million “green” teaching and research facility.

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