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Thesis Year Snapshots: 2021

Each year we profile a few graduating students from each school. In this first of the 2021 series we meet Brandy Vazquez, Juan Carlos Javier, and Taesha Aurora from The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture

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Healthcare-Related Research Showcased

The bioengineering research of faculty, students, and alumni featured in April symposium

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Cooper Alumni and Faculty Awarded Rome Prize

The highly competitive prize has been awarded to Firelei Báez, Eric Mack, and William Villalongo 

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Engineering Alumna Wins Soros Fellowship

Aziza Almanakly EE'20 was awarded the highly prestigious Soros Fellowship to pursue studies in quantum computing

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Nader Tehrani Elected to Academy of Arts & Letters

The dean of The Irwin S. Chanin School of architecture will be inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Letters on May 19

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Art Grad Launches Magazine as Antidote to Covid Blues

Dayi Novas is a one-woman show when it comes to the production of Ouch! A Happy Magazine for Everyone

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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.