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Striving for the Magic Number: 4.0 Workshop Draws Crowds

On a blustery Friday night in February with a steady rain falling, students from NYU and Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) trooped into Pfizer Auditorium at the latter’s Brooklyn campus for a three-hour workshop —...

Black History Month Feted in Style

Beverly Johnson could have gone home to Long Island after a long workweek and Jocette Hyman-Paul could have stayed in Long Island with her family, but both women chose to brave Friday-night traffic to travel to the Polytechnic Institute of New York...

Economist and Honorary Doctorate Abby Joseph Cohen Returns to NYU-Poly

It's been almost 13 years since Dr. Abby Joseph Cohen received an honorary degree from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), and the esteemed expert in financial markets — then the managing director at Goldman Sachs...

Student Engineers Paying it Forward

During National Engineering Week and a February-long celebration of Black History Month, NYU-Poly highlights the legacy of its alumni and the continued impact of the African-American community on the Institute.  "We LAUGH, we EAT, we...

Capco and NYU-Poly Department of Finance and Risk Engineering bring together leading experts to discuss the post-crisis future of finance

The inaugural annual conference of the NYU-Poly-Capco Institute Paper Series in Applied Finance will take place on June 16, 2011 at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). The conference will provide a forum for senior financial...

U.S. Secretary of Energy Addresses Graduates at NYU-Poly’s 156th Commencement

Raised the son of a professor of chemical engineering at what was then Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu had an ample store of NYU-Poly memories to draw from as he addressed the graduating class of 2011 at Avery...

Nobel Laureate Economist Myron Scholes Delivers Lynford Lecture

A record turnout of 300 students, faculty, and members of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU community filled Pfizer Auditorium on April 20 to hear Myron Scholes speak as part of the Lynford Lecture Series, which is generously funded by Jeffrey...

Bloomberg Terminals Strengthen Department of Finance and Risk Engineering’s Theory-to-Practice Approach

The Department of Finance and Engineering (FRE) has recently transformed its seminar room in Rogers Hall into a modern day financial lab. Inside it are nine newly-acquired Bloomberg terminals that provide access to real-time financial data and news...

155th Commencement Held at Historic Radio City Music Hall

Yesterday the class of 2010 closed the first decade of the 21st century and entered the world as graduates of Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Friends, classmates, and family members dressed up for commencement exercises at Radio City...

Can We Fight Corporate Crime? Forbes’ Neil Weinberg Thinks So

The possible misdeeds of Goldman Sachs, one of the biggest investment firms in America, and the proven misdeeds of other financial institutions (think Madoff, Enron, WorldCom) provide the larger backdrop in the financial markets against which...