August 2014 News

  1. William Fife

    Aviation Expert Managed Development Changes at New York and New Jersey’s Busiest Airports

    William Fife ’67 received the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2014 Metropolitan Section Civil Engineer of the Year Award for his years of service.

  2. Manhattan College

    College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Welcomes Historian of Religion Charles H. Long

    Charles Long to discuss the dilemmas of American religion on Sept. 11.

  3. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College To Host Annual Student Activities Lecture Series

    General manager for the Yankees Brian Cashman, police officer Richard Donohue, and Bravo’s Luis Ortiz to speak at annual lecture series, Sept. 8-12.

  4. Students snorkeling

    The Allure of the Field Trip Endures at Manhattan College

    Manhattan's course catalog offers endless opportunities for students to engage in non-traditional learning through hands-on experiences outside of the classroom.

  5. William Walters

    College Names William H. Walters as Executive Director of Library

    Walters will oversee the Mary Alice and Tom O’Malley Library.

  6. Manhattan College Classroom

    Manhattan College Teams Up With Alum to Give Local Middle School Students a Roadmap to Success

    DREAM University, a new five-week literacy and physical education program at Manhattan College, helps students maintain skill sets and active lifestyles during the summer.

  7. Anthony Amiano

    Communication Student is Likely Youngest Elected Official in Westchester County

    Once a Valhalla Viking and now a Manhattan Jasper, Anthony Amiano ’15 advocates for education reform as a member of the Valhalla School Board.

  8. Virtually Sacred Book Cover

    Professor Investigates Connection Between Virtual Worlds in Video Games and Religion; Fosters Student Research and Publications

    Robert Geraci releases new book on how video games might play a role in the religious options of modern life and publishes paper with student as a result of NSF grant.

  9. Manhattan College Students

    Manhattan College Partners with Bloomberg for Education

    The finishing touch on the College’s state-of-the-art finance lab prepares business majors to succeed in a challenging employment industry.

  10. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Cultivating Next Generation of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Students and Educators

    A new center for educators backed by the National Science Foundation, combined with Manhattan’s tried and true programs for high school students, keep the College at the forefront of STEM education.

  11. Manhattan College Flowers

    Manhattan College Receives Second National Science Foundation Grant

    College obtains funding to support and promote engineering education for middle and high school teachers.

  12. saguro cactus

    Biology Major Maps the Mortality of Cacti

    Biology major Zachary Scheid ’15 is harnessing mathematical formulas to project the mortality of an icon of the American Southwest: the saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), in collaboration with Lance Evans, Ph.D., professor of biology, and Mark DeBonis, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics.

  13. dylan gray

    Coding Decay: Physics Major Tracks the Unseen

    Dylan Gray ’15 is conducting research with Rostislav Konoplich, Ph.D., professor of physics, who is currently doing research on the Higgs boson project. Together, they are using ROOT, a special data analysis framework software used by physicists at CERN to analyze the calculated results of the decay of muons.

  14. student conducts fall prevention research with alumnus

    Exercise Science Major Conducts Fall Prevention Study with Alumni Field Experts

    Exercise science major Shannon Garrity ’15 is investigating the epidemic of falling in older adults with Louis DePasquale ’73 and professor of kinesiology Lisa Toscano ’79 to validate a fall assessment tool comprised of a series controlled pushes—what they call waist-pull perturbations.