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    School strikes out in ‘Science All-Stars’

    This past summer, CUNY featured its 2012 All-Star Science Team in commercials during New York Mets games, but a representative from Queens College was not in the lineup. In order to be selected as an All-Star, each student went through an application process which stipulated that the individual must be of legal status, a college graduate and enrolled in an accredited school. They also asked for a personal statement, transcript, three reference letters and statements of past research involvement as well as proposal of future research. In the end, 16 students were awarded a $126,000 scholarship from the National Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The NGRFP, funded by the National Science…