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The NewCities Foundation Gets a New Fellow

When the NewCities Foundation — a global nonprofit dedicated to making cities more inclusive, connected, healthy, and vibrant — sought to recruit new associate fellows to help to bridge the gaps between theory and practice and between...

Celebrating an Innovative Music Legend

The 30th-anniversary celebration of Prince’s legendary film Sign ‘O’ the Times held recently at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering served as an ode to the complex and masterful artist. Enthusiasts gathered in Downtown Brooklyn (...

Limitless Possibilities: Consultant to Disabilities Studies course receives patent for assistive stylus device

As more engineers reimagine everyday products through the lens of assistive technology, designing with empathy is essential to creating user-friendly and adaptive devices that can benefit people with disabilities. For many people with physical...

Merging the human experience with technology at the 2017 Integrated Digital Media Showcase

Reimagining how we experience the world through technology, over 100 student-produced projects at the 2017 Integrated Digital Media (IDM) Spring Showcase explored the intersections of being human, art, storytelling, nature, identity, community and...

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...