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BMCC Student—the Only Community College Winner—Lands Grand Prize in Nobel Science Challenge
Date:3/12/2010

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) science major Kimberly Thompson wins $5,000 in CUNY Nobel Science Challenge.

New York, NY (Vocus) March 12, 2010 -- Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) science major Kimberly Thompson just won first place in the economics category of the 2009 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge—as well as $5,000 as an overall Grand Prizewinner.

Thompson--the contest's only awardee from a community college--wrote her award-winning essay on the Nobel-prizewinning work of Elinor Ostrom, who proposed eight basic tenets relating to sustainable common-pool (shared) resources.

“A key component to Ostrom’s work,” writes Thompson, “is an interdisciplinary approach; her research and publications draw from conservation biology, ecology, psychology, and economics, among others.”

Altogether, 12 CUNY undergraduates received awards in the CUNY-wide contest for their essays based on 2009 Nobel prize-winning work in chemistry, physiology and medicine, physics, and economics.

First, second and third prizes included an Apple iMac Computer, a Dell Mini 10 Netbook, and an Amazon Kindle, and were presented at an award ceremony sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Professor Gillian Small, at CUNY’s central offices on East 80th Street in Manhattan.

Over 100 applicants wrote about the science behind the 2009 Nobel prizes, and how it impacts on humanity. The impetus for the competition, said Vice Chancellor Small, came about when the 2009 Nobel winners were announced, and she was reading a recent book of essays, Unscientific America, How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future.

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