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Virtual Reality Hamlet Hits the Stage at the Tribeca Film Festival

BROOKLYN, New York – Attendees at the Tribeca Film Festival will have the opportunity to step onto the battlements of Elsinore Castle and get a unique view of Hamlet as he is confronted by the ghost of his murdered father and learns the depths...

From Tandon to TED

Every year, TED selects a group of rising stars in a variety of fields to become Residents. There’s a rigorous application process and only those with a record of achievement, strength of character, and innovative approach to solving the world...

A Walk and a Talk: Allan Goldstein's essay featured in award-winning magazine on disability

Kaleidoscope Magazine recently featured a personal essay by Allan Goldstein, senior lecturer in Technology, Culture, and Society at NYU Tandon, in their winter/spring 2017 issue. The award-winning magazine, which highlights the experiences of...

Honoring Women in STEM: Tatiana Pilon

“There was always a huge push at home to go above and beyond in my education,” Tatiana Pilon said of her parents, whom she credits with instilling in her the drive to explore and to push the boundaries of education and success. Raised in...

Where Physics and Art Intersect

In the fall of 2016, the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics hosted a presentation “Creative Turbulence: Experiments in Art and Physics,” whose co-authors included Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan, postdoctoral...

Tech Kids Unlimited Challenges Teens to “Hack” Fake News

BROOKLYN, New York – What do computer programming, journalism, and teenagers have in common? Tech Kids Unlimited (TKU), a tech-based organization for children and teens with special needs, is uniting the three at a hackathon at the NYU Tandon...

Allan Goldstein honored for commitment to education and disability advocacy

“Disability is not a tragedy. It’s just a different way of living,” Senior Lecturer Allan Goldstein told his students during a recent session of his Disabilities Studies course. Since beginning the course five years ago at NYU...

Tandon Students Collaborate to Design Innovative Financial Solutions for Baby Boomers

Kathleen Chao, Adhish Patel, and Lillian Warner – graduate students who are active in the NYU chapter of Design for America (DFA) – are not yet out of their 20s, but when Professor Anne-Laure Fayard of Tandon’s Department of...

Tech Kids Unlimited Garners Google Rise Award for Promoting Computer Science and Technology to Youth with Learning Differences

Google has granted Tech Kids Unlimited (TKU) a RISE Award to support the nonprofit’s efforts to empower teens with special needs to learn about, create, develop, and share the tools of technology. TKU was founded by Beth Rosenberg, an adjunct...

Transformational Disabilities Studies Course featured on the Big Screen

There are probably not many instructors who can say that their courses are so innovative and inspiring that they’ve been the subject of a documentary film. Senior Lecturer Allan B. Goldstein has that distinction. His Disabilities Studies class...